Passenger movement through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers FL in May 2018 shattered figures from the same month in 2017, with 668,665 travelers representing a 6.3% increase. The record month contributed to a year-to-date increase of 5.4% over the same period last year, according to a statement. Delta Air Lines led the month with 177,028 passengers traveling to and from the airport.
- Delta was followed by Southwest Airlines with 142,848 passengers,
- American Airlines at 107,568,
- JetBlue with 83,980 and
- United Airlines at 75,026, the release adds.Passengers increased in year-over-year comparisons despite a decrease in aircraft operations. Arrivals and departures were down 2% at 5,806. About 2.75 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in May 2018 compared to 2.55 million in May 2017.