Ontario, California, 2014-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger numbers at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) rose 2.7 percent from January 2014 through July 2014, compared to the same period last year. ONT airlines served 2,366,198passengers compared to 2,303,947 travelers during the same period in 2013.
International traffic continues its upward climb compared to last year. This year’s activity from January through July reflects a 68.7 percent increase over the same period in 2013. ONT is currently served by two Mexico-based carriers , Volaris, and AeroMexico. Both provide nonstop service between ONT and Guadalajara, Mexico. Volaris plans to add a third flight on September 1st.
“ONT’s numbers continue to be encouraging, and as we’ve said before we’ll keep a close watch on passenger volume for the remaining five months of the year. The improving economy appears to be encouraging an increase in air travel,” said ONT airport manager, Jess Romo . “ July 2014 reflected an increase of over 7.5 percent compared to July 2013. Carriers continue to monitor performance of their routes a nd no doubt work to maximize profitability at ONT . ”
ONT is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a medium-hub, full-service airport with direct commercial jet service to 14 major U.S. cities and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There are approximately 60 daily flights offered by 8 air carriers. For more information about ONT, please visit www.flyOntario.com, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ONTAirport, and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/flyONTAirport.
Contact: Maria Tesoro