San Antonio International Airport Continues Record-Breaking Run into 2018

Tonya Hope |

SAN ANTONIO (March 7, 2018) – According to recent airport industry reports, San Antonio International Airport (SAT) once again experienced passenger growth in January. This is the 19th  consecutive month of record growth. SAT recorded 702,546 total passengers in the month of January – a substantial increase of 7.8% from the same time last year. This represents the highest level of traffic for any month of January on record.

Domestically, traffic climbed 7.3% compared to the same time last year. This boost is attributed to both the addition of new routes and capacity increases by most of the domestic carriers. Internationally, traffic increased by a staggering 22%.

SAT processed a total of 20,894,489 pounds of cargo in January representing a 14.9% increase from year to year.

The airport’s Air Service Division, led by Brian Pratte, continues to heighten awareness of air service options, including carriers and destinations throughout San Antonio and the surrounding region through an aggressive and effective marketing and advertising campaign.


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