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    CVG is the lowest fare airport in the region

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    • CVG is the lowest fare airport in the region, ranking #69 in the U.S. DOT’s average airfare report for second quarter 2017. Passengers are paying on average $200 less per ticket than four years ago.
    • CVG continued to set passenger traffic records and increase its air service offering in September, 2017
      • Local passenger traffic was up 20.5 percent year-over-year, the highest local passenger September volume on record at CVG. This was the 37th consecutive month of year-over-year local passenger growth for CVG. YTD local passenger traffic is up 21.1 percent. 
      • Total enplanements were up 16.9 percent year-over-year. Total passenger volume (local + connections) exceeded 329,400 passengers, the best September volume at CVG since 2009. YTD, total enplanements are up 15.9 percent.
    • Cargo volume was up 36.7 percent with 93,343 tons marking the best month on record in CVG history. YTD cargo tonnage is up 22.8 percent.
    • Frontier announced a new nonstop flight to San Jose, California to begin spring 2018. Its nonstop flight to Miami, Florida began October 5th. 
    • CVG opened a second Vino Volo location in Concourse A. 
    • CVG launched Google Street View Virtual Tour for passenger convenience.   www.cvgairport.com/terminal/360 
    • CVG and Delta Air Lines celebrated the 20th anniversary of nonstop service to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport.  Two round-trip business class tickets to Paris were awarded in a contest that drew more than 18,500 entries.
    • Candace McGraw was appointed as Chair of Airports Council International-NA to serve a 2-year term.