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April 2014 Passenger Statistics

Aided by a late Easter holiday and late spring break season, April 2014 passenger statistics increased by another impressive margin.  Total passengers through Toledo Express rose 17.9% over April 2013 to 19,467, besting the usually heavy travel month of March 2014.  Allegiant Air handled 12,744 for an increase of 32.9% over April 2013 and American operated…
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March 2014 Passenger Statistics

March 2014 passenger growth continued the upward momentum, albeit at a much slower pace than the previous months.  With PGD in the mix for over a year now, the rapid upward growth will now be fairly minimal after April.  Allegiant has switched over to A320s on the Orlando and Tampa/St. Pete flights which is a…
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Toledo Airports Private Management

For the past seven or so months, a group of investors from a local family – the Treeces – have been vying to take over management of Toledo Express Airport and Toledo Executive Airport.  They have faced very tough criticism mainly from the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and most of all The Blade.  We at…
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February 2014 Passenger Statistics

February 2014 again saw a substantial increase in passenger volume by 20.3%.  The bulk of the increase came from Allegiant which had an increase of 31.6%.  This can be attributed to PGD and also an increase in seats from utilizing 176 seat A320 aircraft on the SFB and PIE routes.  Allegiant saw an increase in…
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November 2013 Passenger Statistics

    Allegiant Air Month  Available Seats  Enplanements Load Factor  Deplanements Load Factor  Total Passengers January                3,058               2,629 86%               2,504 82%                       5,133 February                3,192               3,092 97%               2,795 88%                       5,887 March                6,908               6,656 96%               5,988 87%                     12,644 April                5,436               4,218 78%              …
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January 2014 Passenger Statistics

January 2014 continued the momentum of passenger increases.  Allegiant Air again lead the way with a 48.6% increase in passengers because of the addition of Punta Gorda/Fort Myers.  American had a rough month with 26 cancellations and a reduction of available seats bye 33%.  While that may sound like bad news, American’s passenger totals actually…
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