November 27, 2017
Long Beach Airport
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Long Beach Airport passenger declined 5% year-over-year in September—the first monthly decline this year.
Long Beach Airport traffic rose 11% year-over-year in August to 350,000 passengers; year-to-date traffic is up 10% to 2.7 million.
Long Beach Airport traffic in July and year-to-date were each 10% higher year-over-year, with 358,000 passengers in the month and 1.2 million in the first seven months this year.
About 350,000 passengers moved through Long Beach Airport in June, up 12% compared with the same month last year.
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.
Long Beach Airport passenger traffic grew 9% in April to 348,000, compared with the same period last year.
Long Beach Airport passenger traffic grew 11% year-over-year in March to $356,000.
JetBlue Airways Corp. said it will cut its activity at Long Beach Airport by a third, from 35 daily flights to 23, on Sept. 5, in a move that opens up opportunities for other carriers, including John Wayne Airport’s largest air carrier by passenger totals, Southwest Airlines.
Long Beach Airport traffic increased 11% in February compared with the same month last year to a total of about 306,000. Year-to-date the airport has seen about 627,000
Year-over-year Long Beach Airport passenger traffic year-over-year increased 7% in January to about 321,000.
JetBlue Airways Corp. plans to contest $264,000 in fines levied against it between April and November for violating the Long Beach Airport curfew, news reports said.
Long Beach Airport passenger traffic was 1.9 million in 2017, up 33% over the previous year.
Hawaiian Airlines plans to fly daily from Long Beach Airport to Honolulu starting June 1.