Passenger Traffic at Los Angeles Airport Up 6% in Q1
Los Angeles International Airport announced operational results for the first quarter of 2014.
Total passenger traffic at the airport increased nearly 6% in Q1 year-over-year. International passenger volume was 4.3 million, up 7.5% from 4 million in Q1 2013, while domestic traffic rose 5% to 11.6 million.
The airport also reported that the top five carriers in passenger traffic in the first quarter were American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines, with 15.87%, 15.53%, 15.09%, 11.03%, and 5.16% of the market respectively.
Last year, LAX accommodated approximately 66.7 million passengers, down from its all-time high of 67.3 million set in the year 2000.
Los Angeles International Airport was the sixth busiest airport in the world by passenger volume in 2013 and held the title “world’s busiest origin and destination airport” in 2011.
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