In April Pensacola International Airport regained 4 percent more seat capacity over April 2012. Total enplanements for April 2013 were flat over April 2012 and total passengers for the month of April 2013 reported 128,231, an slight decrease of 1 percent compared to 129,884 in total passengers carried in April 2012. The combined load factor for all airlines in April 2013 was 81 percent. Fiscal year-to-date, our total passengers are up 1.6 percent and seat capacity is up 6 percent. Air freight in April reported an increase of 9 percent in April 2013 compare to April 2012 and fiscal year-to-date, our total air freight is up 14.6 percent from October through April 2013 due to the arrival of UPS that began operations November 2011. Pensacola International Airport, the 98th largest airport in the United States, connects 1.5 million passengers annually anywhere in the world through eleven international hubs served by six major carriers. Over the past year, Pensacola International Airport has been fortunate with the support of the region, it has been able to add new non-stop air service to major markets. Three daily flights to Miami served by American Eagle and US Airways providing daily service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Effective November 3, 2013, Southwest Airlines will begin twice daily service to Nashville and daily service to Houston Hobby. Airlines: AirTran Airways, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines (Express Jet/Silver Airways) and US Airways (Air Wisconsin, Mesa and PSA) and Southwest Airlines effective November 3, 2013. Hubs: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas Ft Worth, Houston Hobby (Nov 3), Houston Intercontinental, Miami, Nashville (Nov 3), Orlando, Tampa, and Washington Reagan National.
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