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12/18/2013 - Orlando International Has Stable October for Passenger Traffic


ORLANDO, FL. - Stable is best word to describe October traffic at Orlando International Airport (MCO). In total some 2.7 million passengers moved through the terminal in October which represents no change from the previous year. Once again, record numbers of international guests helped to offset a slight decline in the number of domestic passengers.

Significant air service changes for the month include:

  • Aer Lingus service Dublin, Ireland up one flight per week to three
  • WestJet service to Ottawa, Canada new service four flights per week
  • WestJet service to Winnipeg, Canada new service three flights per week
  • Delta service to Raleigh/Durham up seven flights to 14 per week
  • And Southwest service to Albany up seven flights to 15 per week

October 2013 Travel Statistics:

  • Domestic service decreased 0.5 percent in October to 2,420,048 passengers
  • International service increased 4.5 percent for the month to 300,088
  • Overall traffic remained stable with 0.0 percent increase for October
  • Year-to-date domestic traffic is down 2.4 percent with 25,716,971 passengers
  • Year-to-date international traffic is up 4.5 percent representing a new record for ten months of the year of 3,310,280 passengers
  • Aircraft operations at Orlando Executive Airport were up 4.6 percent in October

In October a number of airlines celebrated service anniversaries at Orlando International Airport. Air Canada 18 years; WestJet 9 years; Aer Lingus 6 years; Lufthansa 6 years and Virgin America 3 years of service to the Central Florida community.


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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