Savannah/Hilton Head International Shows Three Percent Increase for First Quarter Travel

April 24th, 2013

SAVANNAH, GA – Enplanements at Savannah/Hilton Head International for the first quarter of 2013 showed an increase of three percent. Year to date enplanements total 175,990 compared to last year’s figure of 170,920. Savannah/Hilton Head International served 1,612,000 passengers in 2012.

Market share for airlines serving Savannah/Hilton Head International for the first quarter was as follows: Delta Airlines 50%, US Airways 29%, United 15%, and American Airlines 6%. The Airport finished out the quarter with a 75% load factor, a five percent increase over 2012.

Air Carriers have increased flights to accommodate Spring and Summer travelers visiting the Low Country and surrounding communities. Currently, 41 daily flights are available offering non-stop service to/from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Philadelphia, New York, Newark, Washington Reagan and Washington Dulles. For current flight information, check the Airport’s website at www.savannahairport.com and follow the airport on Facebook and Twitter for local updates and airfare deal alerts.