The Lehigh Valley International Airport saw a 17% rise in traffic in February, it’s largest increase since February of 2011.

In addition, traffic has been up for the last six months, consecutively.

The rise in passenger traffic is encouraging to airport officials, who have been working to create a better travel experience for those utilizing LVIA. “Improving the overall experience for our passengers has become a key area of emphasis. Our mission is to exceed expectations in convenience, customer service and amenities”, said Charles Everett, Executive Director. “People are responding very well to the changes we have made in these areas. It is exciting to see hard work pay off”.

Officials are optimistic that this trend will continue throughout the busy travel months ahead.

“We encourage the public to consider LVIA when beginning to research travel options. Airline reservations can be made directly via our website: FLYLVIA.COM”.

Lehigh Valley International Airport is conveniently located near Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania and is served by Allegiant Air, Delta, United, and US Airways with 9 nonstop destinations with connections to the world. LVIA serves a twelve county area with a population base of 3.6 million people. The Airport is easily accessible from communities in eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey areas. For more information on LVIA, visit www.flylvia.com or www.facebook.com/flylvia.