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Miami International Airport adds seven airlines

Jul 25, 2019

Seven new airlines have been added to the 65 that carry passengers into and out of Miami International Airport. At the same time, seven of its existing large carriers have registered double-digit passenger gains in 2019 compared to last year.

Overall, the airport’s passenger traffic has risen slightly this fiscal year, according to eight-month figures supplied by Miami-Dade’s Aviation Department. With a total of about 30 million passengers between October 2018 and May 2019, passenger traffic rose 2.51% from the same period a year ago.

American Airlines remains by a vast margin the airport’s biggest carrier, serving 18,432,854 passengers the past eight months through May up 3.17% over the same period the previous year, October 2017 through May 2018. Handling almost 60% of Miami International’s passenger traffic, it and its subsidiary Envoy Air had a 66.7% share of the airport’s passenger market.

Delta and United remain among the biggest carriers but…

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