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.