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PSP Air Traffic Rising, Fares Dropping In Late 2021

holiday vacation jack russell dog waiting in airport terminal ready to board the airplane or plane at the gate, luggage or bag to the side. Photo from Alpha Media Palm Springs CA
holiday vacation jack russell dog waiting in airport terminal ready to board the airplane or plane at the gate, luggage or bag to the side. Photo from Alpha Media Palm Springs CA

Air fares at Palm Springs International Airport are falling 29% compared to where they were in 2018.

 

Traffic at the airport in September 2021 was up 28% from September 2019 numbers, which were recording-setting at that time.

 

Helping to contribute to PSP’s passenger records are more year-round flights, more airlines, and the drop in airfares.

 

Palm Springs International Airport has 41% more departing seats for sale in October 2021 compared to October 2019.

 

Airport officials say they still expect 2019 to retain its record-setting numbers, as travel during the first half of 2021 was sluggish due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Total passenger numbers at the airport for 2021 are still 30% behind the 2019 numbers.

 

 

holiday vacation jack russell dog waiting in airport terminal ready to board the airplane or plane at the gate, luggage or bag to the side.

Photo from Alpha Media Palm Springs CA


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