Passenger as well as cargo traffic up for CVG Airport in first quarter
April 25, 2018: US gateway Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) also reports increase in passenger as well as cargo numbers.
The airport continues to register tremendous passenger growth, air service enhancements and achieving best airfare ranking. The passenger traffic for the hub in the first three months of the year grew 17 percent year-over-year. The airport set a new cargo record in the first quarter with more than 289,835 tonnes handled, that represents an increase of 41 percent year-over-year.
The airport launched seven new destinations during the first quarter.
During the first quarter, CVG completed upgrades to the parking garage, baggage claim, curb fronts and other areas incorporating regional branding elements from Ohio and Kentucky including the Roebling Bridge, Smale Riverfront Park and Kentucky’s bourbon heritage to enhance the passenger experience.
Another major US gateway Los Angeles Airport set a new cargo record in 2017, breaking 18 year old record.