Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport boardings jumped 6.85 percent in January for the sixth consecutive month of passenger increases over the prior year, officials said today.
Boardings rose to 20,761 passengers in January with increases in business traffic helping fuel the spike, said Mike Landguth, Airport Authority president.
Atlantic Southeast Airlines experienced a rise of 15.6 percent in the month. American Eagle’s boardings soared 27.3 percent in the period, according to the airport.
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Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...