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CVG ranks No. 44 in Department of Transportation average airfare ranking for 3rd quarter

The U.S. Department of Transportation released its average airfare ranking report for third quarter 2016.

Below is a summary as it relates to CVG:
· CVG average fare ranked #44 compared to #18 in 3Q

· CVG average fare of $363 decreased 15 percent compared to $427 in 3Q 2015
◦ Fares decreased 32 percent compared to $533 in 3Q 2014
◦ Fares are down $170 round-trip over the last 24 months

· Low-cost carrier capacity at CVG was 21% in 3Q 2016 compared to 18 percent in 3Q 2015

· Regional comparisons:
◦ Louisville (SDF) ranked #12 – average fare $424
◦ Dayton (DAY) ranked #20 –average fare $406
◦ Lexington (LEX) ranked #26 – average fare $395
◦ CVG ranked #44 – average fare $363
◦ Columbus (CMH) ranked #46 – average fare $362
CVG offers more nonstop destinations than any airport in the region, including direct international service to Paris, Toronto, Cancun, Montego Bay, Punta Cana and Freeport Grand Bahama. CVGairport.com is your award-winning, travel-planning resource with flight status, security wait times, parking availability and weather.

From CVC Communications

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