Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport Photo by Ringo Chiu.

Long Beach Airport passenger traffic rose 8% in May, year-over-year, to about 345,000. Year-to-date traffic is up 9% to about 1.7 million.

Air carrier passenger totals in May were

• JetBlue Airways, with 268,000, up 4%

• Southwest Airlines, with 45,000, up 28%

• Delta Air Lines with 17,000, up 6%

• American Airlines with 15,000, up 33%

Air cargo—FedEx and UPS—was down 8% in the month to 1,815 tons, and down 16% year-to-date to 7,817 tons.