San Antonio International Airport

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The San Antonio International Airport is launching new non-stop flight service to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. It's the latest in a series of new routes established over the last two years.


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The San Antonio International Airport saw a 5 percent increase in travelers over a one-year period – from 7.9 million to 8.3 million people – and recorded 17 straight months of passenger growth, as of November 2017.

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San Antonio International Airport was dotted with camouflage Wednesday as service members from the Army, Navy and Air Force checked baggage and made their way through security lines.

More than 3,000 servicemembers from local military installations arrived at San Antonio airport on their way home for the holidays.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Airport is getting new daily non-stop routes to Oakland, California,  Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and a new direct flight to Washington D.C.’s Reagan International Airport through Southwest Airlines. City officials say it’s part of a plan to increase the airport’s reach.

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Air Canada has begun a daily nonstop flight between San Antonio and Toronto. The first flight landed at San Antonio International Airport Monday afternoon.

Rus Handy is the Aviation Director for the City of San Antonio. He says the flight to Toronto is important because it’s now the airport’s second international destination. Handy says until now, Mexico was the only one.  He also says he thinks the flight’s going to be a huge benefit to tourism.