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Passenger travel at DC area airports is sky high

Their bold efforts to woo new airlines, upgrade amenities are paying off

Dulles International Airport, which has struggled to attract travellers in recent years, posted a small but significant gain, fuelled largely by international travellers. Last year, about 21.8 million flew through Dulles.


MORE than 70 million passengers flew through the Washington region's three airports in 2016 - a sign that airport leaders' aggressive efforts to court new airlines, offer amenities and upgrade shopping and dining options are paying off, officials said.

Last year, both...

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