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TSA Pre✓® Enrollment Event

September 13, 2021

Sign-up for the expedited screening program at ABE from October 4th – 8th (Hanover Township, PA)– TSA Pre✓® can help you Get Away Faster, Get Home Faster. TSA Pre✓® open enrollment sessions return to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) from October 4th through October 8th. Schedule your appointment TODAY! Click here. *Per the Transportation Security Administration, masks are…

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Summer Travel Surge at ABE

August 18, 2021

Passenger traffic numbers surpass July 2019 (Hanover Township, PA) –  A resurgence of summer air travel at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in July produced passenger traffic numbers that flew past 2019. 97,221 passengers used ABE last month – a 252% percent increase from July 2020. “Leisure destinations for family…

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ABE unveils Recite Me for travelers

July 26, 2021

Website feature launched to enhance customer accessibility and inclusion (Hanover Township, PA) – Providing a customer-friendly resource for accessing information online can reduce the stress of air travel. Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) now ensures that inclusive experience on FlyABE.com. ABE is excited to announce the arrival of Recite Me. “Effective…

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Sizzling Start to Summer Travel

July 19, 2021

88,528 passengers choose ABE in June  (Hanover Township, PA) – In 2020, the summer travel season was stifled by COVID-19, as only 78,851 passengers used Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) from June through August. One year later, it’s a sizzling start to the vacation season of 2021. 88,528 passengers flew…

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Parking Advisory: Overflow Parking Lot is open

June 25, 2021

Due to a significant increase in passenger traffic due to summer travel, additional parking for passengers is available in the Overflow Lot located along Bert Daday Drive at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Directions: After you enter the main drive of the airport, make your first right onto Bert Daday…

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Major Surge in May

June 16, 2021

71,512 passengers traveled safely through ABE last month  (Hanover Township, PA) – Air travel has returned with a major surge of passenger traffic across the country, including at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). 71,512 passengers used ABE last month – a 445.6 percent increase from May 2020.  “Industry experts predicted…

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Arrive Early at ABE!

June 11, 2021

Increased passenger traffic at TSA Checkpoint (Hanover Township, Pa.) – Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has an important travel tip for passengers that have morning departures scheduled in 2021: give yourself extra time, so you don’t miss your flight. Airports across the country are experiencing significant increases in passenger traffic, which…

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TSA Pre✓® RV Returns

June 1, 2021

Sign-up for the expedited screening program from July 7th – July 15th  (Hanover Township, PA) – TSA Pre✓® can help you Get Away Faster, Get Home Faster. The TSA Pre✓® RV returns to Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) this summer, with open enrollment sessions operating in their mobile unit. Appointments are available…

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Elevating the Customer Experience

May 27, 2021

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) breaks ground for Security Checkpoint Expansion / Terminal Connector Since 1974, an underground tunnel has been the direct connection for passengers between the Main Terminal and Departure Building at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). That existing travel route is about to change! On Thursday, May…

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1,000% better than April 2020

May 19, 2021

55,338 passengers traveled safely through ABE last month (Hanover Township, PA) – The steep descent of passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) due to COVID-19 travel restrictions occurred in April 2020. One year later, the resurgence has begun! 55,338 passengers used ABE last month – a 1,913 percent…

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TSA: Mask Mandate at Airports Remain

May 18, 2021

Joint Statement: Mask Mandate On Public Transportation Remains in Effect The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the U.S. Department of Transportation remind the traveling public that at this time if you travel, you are still required to wear a mask on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into,…

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Nearly $1.8 million in PennDOT funding for ABE

May 14, 2021

Security Checkpoint and Terminal Connector project to kickoff in 2021 (Hanover Township, PA) –  Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is among (12) airports selected in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to receive funding from the PennDOT Aviation Transportation Assistance Program. On Wednesday, May 12th, Governor Tom Wolf announced $10 million of…

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TSA Extends Face Mask Requirement

May 1, 2021

Masks required in airports and onboard commercial aircraft until September 13th (Hanover Township, PA) – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and…

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Traffic Marches Upward

April 22, 2021

46,596 passengers choose your neighborhood airport last month (Hanover Township, PA) – For the first time in 12 months, passenger traffic at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is marching upward as the vaccination rollout and rescinding of COVID-19 travel restrictions has positively impacted the aviation industry. 46,596 passengers used ABE…

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A Pledge to Fly Local

April 14, 2021

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) announces travel program for local businesses (Hanover Township, PA) – With air travel showing optimistic trends of returning this summer,  Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) has an important message for businesses and organizations within the region: Fly Local! On Tuesday, April 13th, your neighborhood airport…

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