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Airline Flight # Gate Arriving From Time Status
American 3532 A8 Chicago-O'Hare 9:54 PM On Time
American 1271 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 10:44 PM On Time
American 4400 A1 Miami 10:13 PM On Time
Delta 1124 B14 Atlanta 9:18 PM 9:08 PM
Delta 1978 B15 Atlanta 11:37 PM 11:25 PM
Delta 5062 B10 Boston 9:25 PM On Time
Delta 5287 B14 Minn/St. Paul 10:48 PM On Time
Delta 4175 B12 New York-JFK 8:53 PM 8:28 PM
Delta 5221 B12 New York-LGA 8:52 PM 8:23 PM
JetBlue 381 A2 Boston 9:25 PM 9:30 PM
JetBlue 1146 A4 Ft. Lauderdale 10:50 PM 11:08 PM
Southwest 326 B11 Orlando 9:30 PM On Time
United 458 B3 Chicago-O'Hare 8:49 PM 8:23 PM
United 4330 B4 Houston 10:58 PM On Time
United 4500 B4 Newark 8:08 PM 7:42 PM
United 4576 B2 Newark 10:21 PM On Time
United 5273 B1 Washington-IAD 11:09 PM On Time
US Airways 2006 A5 Charlotte 9:10 PM On Time
US Airways 1922 A6 Charlotte 11:25 PM On Time
US Airways 4056 A8 New York-LGA 9:36 PM On Time
US Airways 3783 A7 Philadelphia 10:25 PM On Time

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Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
American 3549 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 7:30 PM Departed
US Airways 2070 A6 Charlotte 7:40 PM Departed

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RIC Reports FY08 Passenger Traffic Up 4.6% to 3.63 Million

Passenger Traffic Tops Previous Fiscal Year Record Despite Industry Challenges of Record-High Energy Costs and Economic Uncertainty

July 29, 2008

Richmond International Airport, VA., (July 29, 2008): Richmond International Airport (RIC) reports total passenger traffic for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY08) surpassed the previous record set last year as 3.63 million travelers used the airport during the July 2007 through June 2008 period, up 4.6 percent over FY07's 3.47 million.

"We continue to see the considerable resiliency of the local economy," notes Capital Region Airport Commission President and CEO Jon E. Mathiasen, AAE. "While increased energy costs will continue to influence air service options across the country, the region's notable representation of Fortune 1000 corporate headquarters sites, more than 35,000 small businesses, the significant presence of state and local governments, and growth examples such as the expansion of nearby Fort Lee provide a certain amount of insulation for Virginia's Capital Region."

Additionally, for FY08, total cargo (freight and mail) decreased 2.4 percent to 114.5 million pounds handled, and airfield operations increased 8.0 percent, with strong growth for air carrier and general aviation segments.

For the month of June, passenger traffic decreased 5.0 percent to 319,530 from last year's all-time record. While a portion of the drop can be attributed to the loss of service from now-defunct Skybus Airlines, general economic uncertainty and fare changes related to record-high energy costs facing commercial aviation certainly contributed, as well.

In June, three airlines saw substantial passenger growth: AirTran (+13.9%), Continental and Northwest (each +10.9%), while US Airways claimed the largest share of passenger traffic at 23.8 percent, closely followed by Delta at 22.4 percent.

Richmond International Airport is the gateway for Virginia's Capital Region, and offers about 190 daily nonstop flights on Air Canada, AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest, United, US Airways and their respective regional affiliates between Richmond and more than 20 domestic and international destinations.

For Information:
Troy M. Bell, CM
Director - Marketing & Air Service Development/PIO
Richmond International Airport
Phone: (804) 226-3022
E-mail: tbell@flyrichmond.com


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