American Airlines (AA) and Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) are growing again! New, daily nonstop service to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) begins May 3, 2019. The route will be offered on the Canadair CR-9, a 76-seat aircraft with dual class service.
For the first time in its 58-year history, Asheville Regional Airport served more than one million annual passengers. In 2018, 1,134,568 passengers utilized a commercial flight at AVL, on one of these six airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, Elite, Spirit and United.
Passenger numbers grew by 18.6% compared to 2017, making 2018 the fifth consecutive record year of growth for the airport.
Additionally, AVL is the fourth largest commercial service airport in North Carolina, and is one of the fastest-growing small hub airports in the country. A recent economic impact study showed that the airport contributes nearly $1.5 billion annually to the local economy.
Fourth annual Wings for Autism
® event a huge success
On January 26, local families with loved ones on the autism spectrum arrived at Asheville Regional Airport for the fourth annual Wings for Autism® event at the airport. This event was held in partnership with The Arc of Buncombe County, Allegiant Air, Worldwide Flight Services, Bojangles' and the Transportation Security Administration.
AVL WELCOMES AVIATION PROPERTIES AND CONTRACTS MANAGER
Christina Madsen joins airport team
The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority is pleased to welcome a new Aviation Properties and Contracts Manager to the Authority staff.
Christina Madsen brings over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry to the airport, including her most recent role as the Deputy Aviation Director for Business and Properties at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Utah.