While air travel may be down nationwide, that's not the case in Eastern Carolina.
At Pitt-Greenville Airport passenger traffic is on the upswing. Airport manager Jerry Vickers says in November they saw 6.3% more passengers, compared to last November.
In November the airport had 9,809 on US Airways Express and another 746 passengers on charter flights. Also during that time US Airways Express had a 74.1% of their seats filled using the airport. Earlier this month, the airline added an additional daily jet flight to Charlotte.
Pitt-Greenville has seen a passenger increase for each month of 2009, except during October.