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Momentum in May

June 23, 2022

83,502 passengers chose ABE in May (Hanover Township, PA) – Early signs of momentum for an expected busy summer travel season are supported by Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) eclipsing the May passenger traffic numbers from 2019 (76,400). Last month, 83,502 passengers traveled through ABE – highest total for May…

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TSA Pre✓® Open Enrollment Returns

June 3, 2022

Sign-up for the expedited screening program at ABE from June 6th – June 17th (Hanover Township, PA) – TSA Pre✓® can help you Get Away Faster, Get Home Faster. The TSA Pre✓® Mobile Unit returns to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) this summer for  open enrollment or renewal sessions. Appointments are available…

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Operational Change for Landline Bus Service

May 31, 2022

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has been notified of an operational change from American Airlines.   All passengers using The Landline Company bus service must process through Transportation Security Administration – TSA Checkpoint at PHL -Philadelphia International Airport, not ABE.   Both operators indicate, discussions continue with TSA to allow…

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Is There a Wait Time at the Security Checkpoint?

May 23, 2022

LNAA partners with Veovo to provide real-time data on TSA passenger screening at ABE (Hanover Township, PA) – Delays due to heavy passenger traffic at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Checkpoint is a source of travel stress. “Tensions certainly rise as travelers reach this point of their airport journey, and…

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Prepare For Heavy Summer Travel

May 17, 2022

82,321 passengers chose ABE in April (Hanover Township, PA) – All indications have signaled a strong return to pre-pandemic levels of travel at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). The resurgence continued in April by nearly eclipsing 2019 passenger traffic numbers (83,560). Last month, 82,321 passengers traveled through ABE – a…

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Funding to support the Terminal Connector/TSA Checkpoint Project

April 23, 2022

$1.7 million from the Aviation Transportation Assistance Program (Hanover Township, PA) – Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is among nine other airports that will receive the assistance of $10 million in state investments to enhance aviation operations, safety, and security for passengers. On Friday, ABE was awarded $1.7 million from…

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Traffic Takeoff in March

April 20, 2022

Over 73,000 passengers choose ABE (Hanover Township, PA) – Similar to the early travel resurgence in 2021, passengers were flying through Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) last month, as traffic numbers nearly reached pre-pandemic levels. 73,196 passengers traveled through ABE in March – a 57.09% percent increase from 2021 and…

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Enforcement of Mask Mandate Halted

April 18, 2022

Following a decision earlier today by a federal judge in Florida to overturn the CDC’s national mask mandate on public transportation, in airports, and on airlines, the Transportation Security Administration effective immediately will no longer enforce its Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation…

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CDC Extends Mask Requirement for Travel

April 13, 2022

Statement from the Transportation Security Administration The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will extend the Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs for 15 days through May 3, 2022. CDC continues to monitor the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, especially the BA.2 subvariant…

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Sunflower Lanyards at ABE

Program provides extra support and assistance for passengers with Hidden Disabilities (Hanover Township, PA) – Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) launched the Sunflower Lanyard program in April 2022. First established at Gatwick Airport (Great Britain), this Program exists to discreetly self-identify individuals with non-visible or Hidden Disabilities such as autism,…

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American Airlines to offer new connection options with Landline

April 7, 2022

Service to Philadelphia International Airport (ABE) will start June 3rd (FORT WORTH, Texas) — American Airlines is giving customers a new option to connect to its global network through a new agreement with transportation platform Landline. Starting June 3, Landline will connect customers in Allentown/Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (ABE), and Atlantic City,…

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Regional Partnership to Protect Passengers

ABE is the first airport to select LifeAire Systems for mitigation of airborne pathogens (Hanover Township, PA) – In the midst of designing a brand new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Checkpoint at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), the unexpected arrival of COVID-19 and ensuing pandemic posed the following question: How…

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National Library Week Celebration

March 28, 2022

Focusing on the important role of local libraries from April 4th – April 8th (Hanover Township, Pa.) – Since 1958, National Library Week is an annual event that highlights the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)…

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Full of Challenges in February

March 24, 2022

Winter weather and airlines cancellations impact passengers; Mask requirement extended (Hanover Township, PA) – An active month for Mother Nature along with flight cancellations created a February full of challenges at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). 53,000 passengers traveled through ABE in February – a 101.5% percent increase from 2021….

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New Year For Air Travelers

February 16, 2022

Mask mandate in effect until March 18th; Arrive early for morning departures (Hanover Township, PA) – Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) had a steady flow of passenger traffic for the start of 2022. 49,787 passengers traveled through ABE in January – a 111.4 percent increase from 2021.    Month                Passengers         …

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