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John Wayne Airport had an 8% year-over-year hike in international travelers in June, its first monthly increase of the year.

About 32,000 international fliers passed through JWA’s gates last month compared with 29,600 in June 2014.

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The airport’s year-to-year declines in international traffic ranged from drops of 5% to 35% in each of the first five months of 2015.

Southwest Airlines began flying to Puerto Vallarta on June 7, which accounted for some of the 8% increase. It was already flying to Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos.

The airport overall had about 849,000 passengers in June 2015, a 3.5% increase over the 821,000 in the same month last year, and commercial flights increased to 3,363, up about 1% from 3,326 in June 2014.

The three busiest airlines were Southwest, with about 382,000 passengers; United, with about 116,000 passengers; and American, with about 113,000 passengers.

About 72% of all John Wayne Airport passengers flew the three carriers.

Through the first six months of 2015 the airport had 4.8 million passengers—up about 5% from 2014’s year-to-date June total of 4.6 million.