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Lehigh Valley International Airport sees increased passenger traffic in February

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)  is starting the year 2018 on a strong note.

53,564 passengers traveled through ABE in February, a 15 percent increase since February 2017, according to the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority.

“Allegiant posted the most significant jump with their additional flights performing well, but our legacy carriers, especially Delta and United, also experienced a sharp increase in traffic for the month,” said Thomas R. Stoudt, Executive Director of the LNAA.

"Maintaining steady growth and continuing to enhance the customer experience remains paramount to achieving our mission,” said Stoudt.

ABE has experienced five consecutive months of positive passenger growth starting in October 2017. 

In 2017, 692,154 passengers traveled through ABE, the highest level since 2012.

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