Record Breaking Passenger Boardings at Chattanooga Airport in October

28, 394 - Largest Single Month of Boardings on Record

(November 19, 2007) - The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport saw a record-breaking number of passengers board airplanes in October. Passenger boardings grew by 25% over the same month in 2006, with 28,394 enplanements - the highest one-month total on record. Chattanooga airlines American Eagle, Continental, Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink and US Airways Express all saw strong growth in their July boardings. Allegiant Air, the airport's low cost carrier offering low fare service into Florida, filled nearly 90% of their seats for the month.

"With seven airlines and 12 nonstop destinations available from Chattanooga, local travelers have more reasons than ever to Check Chattanooga First when making their holiday travel plans," said Mike Landguth, President and CEO of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority.

The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is served by Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta Connection Carriers, Northwest Airlink and US Airways Express with nonstop service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Memphis, Orlando/Sanford, Tampa/St. Pete, Washington D.C., and beginning December 5, Skybus Airlines to Columbus, Ohio, and beginning December 13, Allegiant Air to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Visit for more details.