Published on : Saturday, September 6, 2014
The number of scheduled passengers increased 4.1 percent in June and 6.2 percent in July 2014 in comparison to the same periods a year ago, according to the Pittsburgh International Airport Monthly Scheduled Airline Traffic Report prepared by the Allegheny County Airport Authority.
This marks the third and fourth consecutive month of increases in enplaned passengers at PIT.
Some of the contributing factors include: Maturing routes on Southwest to Houston Hobby and Nashville, operating for more than a year and almost a year respectively; an additional 3,000 passengers on PEOPLExpress flights to Newport News in July; service on American Airlines to Los Angeles, operating for 11 months, and larger aircraft flying to Chicago.
A total of 763,921 passengers traveled through the airport in July 2014 compared to 719,380 in July 2013. Year-to-date, traffic is up 0.8 percent as 4,622,730 passengers have passed through the airport in 2014 compared to 4,584,099 in July of 2013.
A total of 755,989 passengers traveled through the airport in June 2014 compared to 725,944 that traveled in June 2013. Year-to-date, traffic is down 0.2 percent as 3,858,809 passengers have passed through the airport in 2014 compared to 3,864,719 in June of 2013.
Source:- Pittsburgh International Airport