Expecting record-breaking summer travel months
In April, local passenger traffic was up 25 percent with more than 343,282 originating passengers, setting a new all-time record for the month of April in CVG’s 70-year history. All scheduled carriers at CVG are experiencing year-over-year growth:
Allegiant: up 60%
Frontier: up 18.9%
United: up 25.5%
Delta: up 11%
o American: up 2.5%
Over the last three years, originating passenger volume has grown 63 percent while airfares have decreased more than 36 percent.
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“At CVG, we’re embracing what’s next and welcoming this tremendous growth, as we work to continue breaking records by growing both passenger and cargo operations, introducing new flight options and experiencing lower airfares,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG.
“A positive passenger experience is a top priority for CVG. With the increased passenger volume, we encourage travelers to arrive to the airport two hours before their scheduled departure to allow adequate time to check baggage, go through security and arrive at the gate in time for boarding.”