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8/8/2013 - Stable Traffic in June at Orlando International Airport

 

ORLANDO, FL. - June brought stability to air travel at Orlando International Airport. Service additions from JetBlue to Bogota, Colombia and from Delta to Columbus, Ohio; Hartford, Connecticut; Indianapolis, Indiana; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Omaha, Nebraska and Richmond, Virginia helped to offset continued capacity reduction from the airports largest carrier Southwest/AirTran. Overall traffic was down one half of one percent in June. At the halfway point in the calendar year, international traffic continues to outpace domestic traffic. International visitation is up by 5.6 percent, on track for another record year.

Southwest cut back its capacity by more than 65 thousand seats compared to last June while other airlines increased their capacity by more than 41 thousand seats. Those airlines increasing capacity were led by US Airways, Silver Airways, Delta, Gol and Alaska Airlines.

June 2013 Statistical Data:

  • Domestic traffic experienced a 0.5 percent reduction with 2,714,605 passengers
  • International traffic declined 0.2 percent with 295,023 passengers, (approximately 17 passengers per day)
  • Overall traffic was stable with a slight 0.5 percent dip from June of 2012 with 3,009,628 passengers

In June American Airlines celebrated 35 years of service at Orlando International while JetBlue celebrated 13 years of air service for Central Florida travelers.

Orlando International also welcomes Naturally Inspired, a new store featuring handmade items from all over the world to the "A" side of the main terminal building.

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For more information contact Carolyn Fennell or Rod Johnson in the Office of Public Affairs at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055.

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For more information please contact Carolyn Fennell or Rod Johnson in the Office of Public Affairs at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055.

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