New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark Welcome 144m Passengers

New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark Welcome 144m Passengers
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New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark combined welcomed 144 million passengers in 2023, which was four million higher than in 2019.

Such a figure is three per cent higher above the pre-pandemic figure of 2019, which shows steady growth for the Port Authority, who reported the news.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark Welcome 144m Passengers…

New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark Welcome 144m Passengers
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Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole had this to say on the results at New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark:

“We are driving the investment of $30 billion of redevelopment work at our airports, and the results are in: a record-shattering 144 million passengers in 2023″.

“These extraordinary numbers are a clear testament to the ambitious work we’ve undertaken to modernize our airports, giving passengers a streamlined, comfortable, and 21st century travel experience no matter which airport they choose.”

Adding to this was Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton, who also said the following on the growth across New York JFK, LaGuardia & Newark:

“As passengers continued returning to our airports, many for the first time in years, we are delighted to greet them with an entirely transformed experience from curb to gate”.

“Demand for air travel has not only returned but has surpassed pre-pandemic levels. We are delighted to provide new world-class facilities to this record-breaking number of travelers.”

All eyes will be on how 2024 will go for the big three airports in the New York area, with LaGuardia, Newark & JFK always striving to grow.

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