ORLANDO, FL. Ramping up for the busy holiday season, air carriers significantly increased the number of flights serving Orlando International Airport (MCO) in November, creating a rise in passenger traffic. Travelers were given 74 new flights every week to chose from, which meant greater choices and options for business and leisure travelers in Central Florida. Airlines increasing service to MCO in November included, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, AirTran, WestJet, Air Canada, Sun Country and Copa.
Destinations receiving more service to and from Orlando included Atlantic City, Detroit, Indianapolis, New York, Columbus, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Panama City, Miami, Minneapolis, White Plains, Raleigh/Durham, San Juan, Nassau, Mexico City, Calgary and Hamilton, Canada.
For the month, November passenger traffic at Orlando International remained steady, up nearly one percent, 0.84 to 2.8 million travelers for the month. (2,838,377)
Total operations at Orlando Executive Airport decreased by -8.85% with 12,918 flights for November.
In a recent survey Orlando International Airport, Floridas busiest airport, was rated as the favorite airport of American travelers according to TripAdvisor.com, the largest travel related community in the world.
For more information, contact Carolyn Fennell at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at (407) 825-2055.
Copyright Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. All rights reserved.