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April 11, 2024

XNA Sees Terrific March; Airlines Add to Summer Plans

Terrific passenger numbers at Northwest Arkansas National Airport are now so routine that it’s going to be big news when…
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March 20, 2024

Low-Cost Airlines Create Wins for XNA Biz Travelers

Low-cost carriers at Northwest Arkansas National Airport are providing value to businesses and business travelers that isn’t talked about much.…
March 13, 2024

It’s not 1M in Calendar Year, but it’s Impressive

If you tilt your head just right and squint a little, Northwest Arkansas National Airport is a 1 million passenger…
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March 5, 2024

Wichita Company, XNA Weighing Hotel

A Wichita developer on Tuesday shared his vision for what a 90-room hotel focused on business travelers could include at…
March 1, 2024

XNA’s Top Destinations Less Costly, Stats Show

The cost of flying to Northwest Arkansas National Airport’s top three destinations declined more than 10% in the most recent…
February 14, 2024

XNA Starts 2024 with Another Record-Breaking Month

Arkansas travelers apparently didn’t get the memo that January is supposed to be way less busy in the air travel…
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January 15, 2024

Delta to Restart its New York Nonstop in April

Delta Air Lines plans to restart its nonstop service from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to New York LaGuardia. That restart,…
January 12, 2024

XNA Officially Hits Passenger Record of 991,489

Northwest Arkansas National Airport didn’t get to 1 million passengers in 2023, but it came pretty darn close. XNA officials…
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December 29, 2023

Bests of 2023 Bring Clear Benefits to XNA Travelers

Northwest Arkansas National Airport didn’t have many big air-service wins in 2023, but it scored a ton of small victories…
December 21, 2023

XNA Broke Passenger Record – it’s Unofficial for Now

The number of people who boarded flights departing from Northwest Arkansas National Airport is up to 912,379 through the year’s…
December 12, 2023

XNA Plans Focused Pursuit of Southwest

Nothing stirs up a conversation on Northwest Arkansas National Airport social media accounts quite like someone mentioning Southwest Airlines. The…
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December 5, 2023

Authority Picks Escape Lounges as XNA Partner

Northwest Arkansas National Airport is now on its way to becoming the nation’s smallest airport with a branded lounge. The…
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November 15, 2023

Terrific October, but Math Suggests XNA Won’t Reach 1 Million

October is almost always a big month at Northwest Arkansas National Airport, but it’s never been this good. The airport…
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October 31, 2023

25 Years of XNA Marked by Near-Constant Changes

One constant at Northwest Arkansas National Airport is its ever-changing nature. The increasing passengers, new flights, runway repairs, a parking…
October 27, 2023

‘Dead Zone’ Makes for Affordable XNA Getaway

Finding the right place to go for the right amount of money always matters. There’s no better time to price…
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October 14, 2023

7 Straight Record Months Sets Stage for Record Year

September was the Northwest Arkansas National Airport’s seventh consecutive month of record-breaking traffic. Data provided by the airport Friday shows…
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October 11, 2023

Fares to Tampa Fell 60% at XNA, Data Shows

Flying to Chicago, Denver and Tampa/St. Petersburg was far less expensive in this year’s second quarter compared to the same…
September 14, 2023

XNA Remains on its Way to Best Year

Northwest Arkansas National Airport’s superb passenger numbers month after month suggest 2023 is almost certain to be the airport’s best…
August 20, 2023

XNA to Chicago for $168? Savannah for $237? Yes, Really

Price-savvy travelers departing from Northwest Arkansas National Airport almost always lean hard on its low-cost carriers. They won’t be required…
August 18, 2023

Terrific July Numbers Keep XNA on Record Pace

Northwest Arkansas National Airport followed the best month ever with its second-best month in its nearly 25 years. Boosted by…
July 26, 2023

XNA Fare Averaged $470, Low-Cost Options Below $125

Passengers flying from Northwest Arkansas National Airport paid 5% less for flights than they did a year before the COVID-19…
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July 17, 2023

Airlines Selling Hog-Focused Nonstops at XNA

Airlines serving Northwest Arkansas National Airport have added nonstop junkets to their schedules to serve football-crazy fans. The number of…
July 14, 2023

Passengers Boost XNA to Record 97K

The best month in the history of Northwest Arkansas National Airport was its most recent one, pulling in more than…
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June 27, 2023

XNA’s Growth was more than Pandemic Bounce-Back

Most airports saw huge increases in their number of passengers last year, but not many in the middle of the…
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June 13, 2023

Crush of May Passengers Filled Up Flights, Records Show

The number of passengers boarding flights at Northwest Arkansas National Airport led to the third biggest month in its history.…
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June 7, 2023

Surge of Walmart Attendees Fuels XNA’s Busiest Days

Three of Northwest Arkansas National Airport’s four busiest days have occurred since Friday. Boosted by the swell of out-of-towners headed…
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May 19, 2023

Low-Cost Airlines Beef Up Summer Offerings from XNA

The low-cost airlines serving Northwest Arkansas National Airport will step up how often they fly from the region this summer,…
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May 17, 2023

XNA’s Best April Follows its Best March

Northwest Arkansas National Airport only a decade ago didn’t have a single month where it topped 60,000 outbound passengers. Now…
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April 24, 2023

Average XNA Flight Topped $500, but Low-Cost Options Way Less

Three low-cost carriers at Northwest Arkansas National Airport charge about one-third as much as their larger competitors, new federal data…
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April 17, 2023

Travelers at XNA Set Record for March Trips

If Northwest Arkansas National Airport felt way busier than you’d expected it to be for your spring break trip, your…
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March 27, 2023

There’s Always a Need to Plan the Next Adventure from XNA

Your spring break trip was great and all, but it’s over and it’s time to plan the next junket from…
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March 14, 2023

February’s Solid Stats Bode Well for Big March

Northwest Arkansas National Airport saw 63,658 passengers board flights in February, officials reported March 13. It was an especially busy…
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March 7, 2023

Phooey on Spring Break; Go Later for Less than $100

Travelers are going to pack the planes at Northwest Arkansas National Airport during spring break week, but some of Arkansans’…
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March 2, 2023

Breeze Beefing Up Orlando as it Prepares to Pause Phoenix

Breeze Airways in May makes two big shifts in its flying from Northwest Arkansas National Airport. The good news is…
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February 24, 2023

BreezeThru to Charleston starts March 3

Federal statistics show there’s high demand for flights from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to New York, Chicago and a whole…
February 16, 2023

XNA starts 2023 with impressive 62K passengers

Northwest Arkansas National Airport followed its second-best year with the second-best January, starting 2023 on a high note. XNA saw…
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February 14, 2023

Breeze ‘Valley of the Sun’ Trip to Start

Breeze Airways on Friday begins its first nonstop flight from Northwest Arkansas National Airport to Phoenix. The expanding, low-cost carrier…
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February 1, 2023

Daily Flights to Phoenix Start Friday

The airlines serving Northwest Arkansas National Airport haven’t provided daily flights to a new nonstop destination in over three years.…
January 25, 2023

Long layover flights can mean huge savings

Many travelers prefer nonstop flights because they save so much time compared to flights with a connection. Others favor nonstops…
January 20, 2023

Higher fares? Yes, but many XNA options beat the average

The average cost of a domestic flight from Northwest Arkansas National Airport was up, but how much passengers spent depended…
January 18, 2023

XNA Can Officially Call 2022 its Second-Best Year

The numbers are in, and Northwest Arkansas National Airport can chalk up 2022 as its second-best year. The airport served…
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December 28, 2022

New Route Provides 2022’s Best Success at XNA

It wasn’t all that long ago that FareFlightNWA easily selected 10 best successes at Northwest Arkansas National Airport in a…
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December 15, 2022

Year 2022 Almost Certain to End up as XNA’s Second-Best

New statistics just about guarantee that 2022 will go down as the second-busiest year at Northwest Arkansas National Airport. The…
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December 14, 2022

Crystal Bridges, XNA Working to Bring Art to Terminal

Northwest Arkansas National Airport is exploring the possibility of a small art gallery in the terminal. After gaining the Regional…
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December 13, 2022

Airfares are Up, but Savvy Shoppers Can Find Great Deals

Reports of higher airfares aren't the most encouraging circumstances for people in Northwest Arkansas who are starting to think about…
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November 15, 2022

XNA Puts up Solid October Passenger Numbers

Fall’s best month in terms of passengers didn’t disappoint at Northwest Arkansas National Airport. Data made public today by airport…
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November 2, 2022

Airlines at XNA Offer Great Fares in Travel ‘Dead Zone’

Northwest Arkansas residents are fast approaching two so-called dead zones that allow them to find the least expensive airfares from…
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October 31, 2022

Biz Travel Way Up in Q2, Data Suggests

New federal data shows just how much the Arkansas airport, built with business travelers in mind, is looking like its…
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October 27, 2022

No One Had 3 XNA-to-Phoenix Airlines on their Bingo Card

Northwest Arkansas National Airport took two big steps in the past week that provide travelers with better options to the…
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October 24, 2022

American Adds Phoenix Just Days after Breeze

The king of the hill at Northwest Arkansas National Airport wasn’t about to let another airline fly into one of…
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October 19, 2022

Phoenix, Orlando Added at XNA; BreezeThru to Charleston

Breeze Airways on Wednesday announced it would add service at Northwest Arkansas National Airport, creating new ways to get to…
October 13, 2022

Northwest Arkansas Airport Posts its Second-Best September

With school back in session and fall business travel not ramped up, September is rarely a big month at U.S.…