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Passenger Count at Baton Rouge Metro Airport Up 14% in December

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) passenger enplanements increased by 14% in December, and finished up 2.6% for 2019. Passenger volume is up for the third consecutive year with a 10% increase over that time period.    Total BTR passengers reached 822,425 for 2019, making the airport the second largest in Louisiana by passenger volume. American captured the most passengers with 312,985, followed by Delta at 295,498, and United at 213...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Agreement with Uber Approved

The Baton Rouge Metro Council approved an operation agreement between the Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) and Uber ridesharing company. The contract specifies the terms and conditions for operating at BTR, which are commensurate with the Lyft agreement reached earlier this year.   As with the Lyft agreement, Uber drivers will be provided a designated terminal-front pickup zone, which will give drivers more flexibility when picking up or d...

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport Passengers Up 11.2% Percent in September

Passenger volume at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport was up 11.2% percent in September, the largest single-month increase in 2019. Increased seating capacity on American and United combined with higher demand were key factors in the growth. Year-to-date passenger volume through September is up 1.8%. Passenger numbers were up 8% for 2017 and 2018 combined.     Total BTR passenger volume for September was 65,625 with American capturing the...

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2019 Baton Rouge Metro Airport 14th Annual “Business Opportunities Workshop”

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) Business Opportunities Workshop will be held tomorrow, October 16th, from 7:30 am to noon at the BTR Multiplex Facility (4400 Airpark Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70807).   This is a free event for all firms interested in pursuing work at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport. Attendees can network with local firms of all sizes and learn about opportunities at BTR. The workshop will also provide an overview of Small &...

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