ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ontario International Airport (ONT) is anticipating a merry – and busy – holiday season, with passenger volumes expected to surpass pre-pandemic 2019.
ONT officers estimate that 303,266 holiday vacationers will make the most of the widespread Southern California gateway from Sunday, December 18, through Wednesday, January 4.
The busiest travel days, with extra than 19,000 airline passengers, shall be:
- Thursday, December 22 (19,182)
- Wednesday, December 28 (19,099)
- Thursday, December 29, (19,182)
The lightest travel days shall be Christmas Day (10,799) and New 12 months’s Day (13,973).
Based mostly on present schedules, airways working at ONT are providing 378,406 seats during the 18-day holiday interval, 5.3% extra than winter holidays in 2019. Airways predict a median 80% of the seats shall be stuffed.
“We’re making ready for the anticipated improve in winter holiday travel and doing every part in our energy to keep away from the stress that may be frequent at many different airports,” stated Atif Elkadi, chief govt officer of the Ontario International Airport Authority. “Terminal halls shall be decked, retail and eating concessions, in addition to passenger lounges, shall be open, and our hallmark hassle-free buyer expertise shall be on show.”
Elkadi highlighted the availability of ample parking shut to ONT passenger terminals and inspired vacationers to guide areas on-line at discounted charges earlier than arriving at the airport. He additionally famous the newly opened Lot 6, the place 1,337 new areas turned obtainable at a charge of $15 per day.
Vacationers and non-travelers alike will discover new and enhanced facilities and providers at ONT this holiday season, together with:
- ONT+, is a free service that allows the non-traveling public to greet household and mates at the gate or spend extra time with them as they put together to depart
- CLEAR expedited safety lanes
- Aspire premium lounges
- Scrumptious meals and beverage choices accessible through cell ordering from terminal gate areas
Travel through ONT has surpassed pre-pandemic ranges from March through November. Airport officers anticipate to welcome an estimated 5.8 million passengers for the yr as a complete.
About Ontario International Airport
Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the quickest rising airport in the United States, in accordance to World Traveler, a number one publication for frequent fliers. Situated in the Inland Empire, ONT is roughly 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the heart of Southern California. It’s a full-service airport which gives nonstop business jet service to extra than two dozen main airports in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and Taiwan. More info is on the market at www.flyOntario.com. Observe @flyONT on Fb, Twitter, and Instagram
About the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA)
The OIAA was shaped in August 2012 by a Joint Powers Settlement between the Metropolis of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino to present general path for the administration, operations, growth and advertising and marketing of ONT for the good thing about the Southern California economic system and the residents of the airport’s four-county catchment space. OIAA Commissioners are Ontario Mayor Professional Tem Alan D. Wapner (President), Retired Riverside Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge (Vice President), Ontario Metropolis Council Member Jim W. Bowman (Secretary), San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman (Commissioner) and retired enterprise govt Julia Gouw (Commissioner).
OIAA Media Contact:
Steve Lambert, (909) 841-7527 [email protected]
SOURCE Ontario International Airport