Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport pax up 6% in Mar-2013, JetBlue leads market share in 1Q2013
US' Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport reported (17-May-2013) a 6.0% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers to 2.5 million in Mar-2013 including a 6.2% increase in domestic passengers and a 5.2% increase in international passengers. The airport said most of the airport's major carriers experienced positive growth including AirTran (+41.0%), United Airlines (+17.4%), US Airways (+9.1%), JetBlue (+8.3%), Southwest (+7.4%) and Delta (+1.4%). On the negative side, Virgin America was down 14.8%, American Airlines was down 3.0% and Spirit Airlines was down 1.1%. The top five carriers at the airport in the first three months of 2013 are as follows:
- JetBlue: 1.2 million passenger, 17.5% market share;
- Spirit: 1.1 million, 16.2%;
- Southwest: 959,702, 14.5%;
- Delta: 821,432, 12.4%;
- United: 568,717, 8.6%.