The Daytona Beach News-Journal interviewed Daytona Beach Campus College of Business Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Bijan Vasigh about the trend in which airlines are shifting traffic away from regional airports and instead to major hubs.
The recent addition of JetBlue Airways led to an increase in traffic at the Daytona Beach International Airport by 70 percent since 2009. Despite this growth, the airport does not expect to add more flights or carriers.
In the article, Vasigh says that the Daytona Beach airport’s growth is similar to many Florida airports which have experienced 6 to 7 percent growth in the last few years.
The story is titled “Soaring Totals Unlikely to Score Daytona New Destinations.”
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