Source: NY Times.
Strong growth in passenger volume at Ontario International Airport (ONT) in the US state of California continued in September as the number of air travelers who passed through the airport rose 14%, while passenger numbers increased more than 13% in the first nine months of the year.
The number of arriving and departing passengers totaled than more 420,000 last month, up from 369,000 in September a year ago.
The total included more than 402,000 domestic passengers, nearly 12% more than the 360,000 in September 2017. The number of international travelers doubled to 17,842 from 8,772 in September last year.
“The steady increases in passenger volume show that air carriers and travelers have great faith in Ontario as a viable aviation gateway in Southern California,” said Alan D. Wapner, president of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA).
“Our customers are sophisticated travelers who know a first-rate airport when they see it and demand the best services and amenities. We promise to work hard every day to exceed their expectations.”