Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the fastest-growing airport in the United States for the fourth consecutive year, based on a survey of frequent travelers by Global Traveler, a leading industry publication geared to business and luxury fliers who travel extensively in the U.S. and abroad.
“We knew that the combination of first-rate facilities, operations know-how and broad local support positioned us well to develop Ontario International into a premier aviation gateway and deliver the air service and amenities that sophisticated air travelers demand,”Alan D. Wapner, Mayor pro Tem of the City of Ontario and President of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) Board of Commissioners
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Based on Passenger Volume
It was in Dec 2021 that the airport announced it “welcomed 475,502 travelers in November – nearly matching its pre-pandemic numbers – as the Inland Empire-based airport surpassed 4 million passengers for the year. million for the year“.
Ontario Airport handled 475.5K travelers in November, 2021, nearly matching its pre-pandemicOntario International Airport (ONT)
Ontario Connected with More Cities Now
Honolulu, Austin, Houston, Mexico City, El Salvador, Chicago O’Hare, and Reno-Tahoe are some cities airlines have added to their flights operating from Ontario.
“Notwithstanding the slowdown caused by the pandemic, ONT has continued to build on the relationships we’ve established with our longtime airline partners, while attracting new ones – and the destinations they serve,” Wapner said.Alan D. Wapner
18th Annual Global Travel Tested Reader Survey Awards
The ranking was based on the 18th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey. It was conducted in the form of open-ended ballots that ran in subscriber copies of Global Traveler and online at globaltravelerusa.com/survey from Dec. 14, 2020, to Sept. 30, 2021. Ballots were distributed via direct mail and email during the same period.
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- Just when Uber has spread its operations throughout the world and even inspired the ‘uberization’ of every legacy industry, it is a surprise that the ride-hailing app was allowed to operate on the Ontario Int. Airport just in the last week of Dec 2021.
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