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PIT Airport May 2008 Passenger Traffic Report

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PASSENGER TRAFFIC REPORT FOR MAY 2008

  • Combined traffic for 12 airlines up 8.6 percent for month/13.6 percent for year
  • Seven airlines report growth of more than 14 percent for May 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA – Combined traffic for 12 of the 13 airlines serving Pittsburgh International Airport (www.FlyPittsburgh.com) increased by 8.6 percent in May 2008 compared to May 2007, according to the May 2008 Scheduled Airline Traffic Report, prepared for the Allegheny County Airport Authority. Year-to-date figures show those same airlines have reported a 13.6 percent increase in traffic through May 2008 compared to May 2007.

The 12 airlines – AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, Southwest, Midwest, Myrtle Beach Direct Air, JetBlue, Air Canada, and USA3000 – had a total of 533,477 passengers at Pittsburgh International Airport in May 2008 compared 491,041 passengers in May 2007, an 8.6 percent increase (533,477/491,041; 8.6 percent). Through the first five months of the year the 12 airlines have enplaned and deplaned a total of 2,363,730 passengers compared to 2,080,478 passengers in May 2007, which is a 13.6 percent increase (2,363,720/2,080,478; 13.6 percent).

Nine airlines showed an increase in passenger traffic in May 2008 compared to May 2007, led by Southwest Airlines, Pittsburgh International Airport’s second-largest carrier. Southwest had a 9.9 increase (138,182/125,778; 9.9 percent) and was followed by United (73,711/62,556; 17.8 percent), Delta (88,983/77,917; 14.2 percent); Continental (52,703/44,303; 19.0 percent), Northwest (50,942/49,318; 3.3 percent), AirTran (40,512/34,671; 16.8 percent), USA3000 (17,339/14,272; 21.5 percent); Air Canada (4,454/3,747; 18.9 percent) and Myrtle Beach Direct Air (2,067/1,653; 25.0 percent).

A total of 784,927 scheduled passengers were enplaned and deplaned at the airport in May 2008, a 13.3 percent decrease compared to May 2007 (784,927 in May 2008/905,392 in May 2007) as those gains were not enough to offset the losses in traffic posted by US Airways (251,450/414,351; 39.3 percent); American (38,078/42,600; 10.6 percent), JetBlue (18,794/25,389; 26.0 percent), and Midwest (7,712/8.837; 12.7 percent).

Year-to-date figures show traffic behind the pace of 2007. Through the first five months of 2008, traffic is 10.9 percent lower than the same time period in 2007 (3,571,897/4,010,893; 10.9 percent).

May 2008 Scheduled Traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airline Passengers Percentage of Passengers
US Airways 251,450 32.03
Southwest 138,182 17.60
Delta 88,983 11.34
United 73,711 9.39
Continental 52,703 6.71
Northwest 50,942 6.49
AirTran 40,512 5.16
American 38,078 4.85
JetBlue 18,794 2.39
USA 3000 17,339 2.21
Midwest Airlines 7,712 0.98
Air Canada 4,454 0.57
Myrtle Beach Direct Air 2,067 0.26
Total 784,927 100.0



2008 Year-to-Date Scheduled Traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airline Passengers Percentage of Passengers
US Airways 1,208,177 33.82
Southwest 600,537 16.81
Delta 402,038 11.26
United 311,154 8.71
Continental 216,676 6.07
AirTran 209,042 5.85
Northwest 208,579 5.84
American 175,712 4.92
USA 3000 93,564 2.62
JetBlue 84,983 2.38
Midwest Airlines 38,212 1.07
Air Canada 17,336 0.49
Myrtle Beach Direct Air 5,887 0.16
Total 3,571,897 100.0

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May 2008 Stats

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