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Ontario Airport Updates - September 2017

Ontario Airport International Service

Ontario airport authority approves plan to boost international service

Ontario Airport posts August 2017 statistics

Airline passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased 8.2 percent in August 2017 compared with the same month in 2016. In August 2017, the airport served a total of 387,351 passengers compared with 357,854 in August 2016.

Domestic passenger traffic in August 2017 totaled 375,109, an increase of 8.8 percent from 344,676 in the same month the previous year. International passenger traffic dipped 7.1 percent from 13,178 in August 2016 to 12,242 in August 2017.

In the first eight months 2017, domestic passenger traffic increased 7.1 percent from 2,664,459 in 2016 to 2,854,562 in 2017. International passenger traffic increased 3.7 percent in the eight-month period from 94,036 in 2016 to 97,472 in 2017. Overall, passenger traffic in the eight-month period increased 7 percent from 2,758,495 in 2016 to 2,952,034 in 2017.

handled increased 14.6 percent from 339,832 tons in 2016 to 389,483 tons in 2017.

About Ontario International Airport (ONT)

Ontario International (ONT) Airport is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a full-service airport with nonstop commercial jet service to 18 major airports in the U.S., Mexico and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There is an average of 64 daily departures offered by 8 air carriers. More information is available at Follow @flyONT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

About the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA)

The OIAA was formed in August 2012 by a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino to provide overall direction for the management, operations, development and marketing of ONT for the benefit of the Southern California economy and the residents of the airport's four-county catchment area. OIAA Commissioners are Ontario Council Member Alan D. Wapner (President), Retired Riverside Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge (Vice President), Ontario Council Member Jim W. Bowman (Secretary), San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman (Commissioner) and retired business executive Julia Gouw (Commissioner).


Launched in 2015, MAG USA is the United States’ ‘go-to’ organization for delivering market-leading commercial solutions that transform customer experiences in airports with a focus on Airport Lounges, Car Parking Distribution and Services, as well as P3, Retail and Terminal Developments. MAG USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Manchester Airport Group, UK (MAG) which owns and operates Manchester and London Stansted, East Midlands. |

August 2017 August 2016 % Change YTD 2017 YTD 2016 % Change
Passenger Traffic
Domestic 375,109 344,676 8.8% 2,854,562 2,664,459 7.1%
International 12,242 13,178 -7.1% 97,472 94,036 3.7%
Total 387,351 357,854 8.2% 2,952,034 2,758,495 7.0%
Air Cargo (Tons)
Freight 55,727 47,684 16.9% 389,483 339,832 14.6%
Mail 2,411 2,004 20.3% 18,806 17,366 8.3%
Total 58,138 49,688 17.0% 408,289 357,198 14.3%

Omnitrans Highlight Summary for the period September 4-8, 2017

The Marketing Team was pleased to join OIAA and Travelers Aid staff at Ontario Airport last Tuesday to kick off our new 15-minute Route 61 service to the airport. Both returning travelers and airport staff were pleased to hear about the enhanced service, and several took immediate advantage of the convenient route. As you know, advertising is in place and will continue through the month; staff also will be participating in upcoming airport employee meetings. Special thanks to Supervisor Curt Hagman for attending and visiting with Buster!

Token Transit Update - As of 9/5 we went over 1,000 mobile fare purchases, generating over $10,000 in fare revenue. Sales are still trending upward.

The Rail Department is currently recruiting for a Rail Operations Analyst Intern. This position will be temporary and part-time working under the Director of Rail Operations performing a variety of highly responsible and complex administrative functions. The selected intern will assist in managing official Agency records, provide administrative support for various on-going tasks and programs including special projects specific to the Rail Operations Department. Further information regarding this exciting internship Rail Operations Analyst Intern.

Special Transit Services Staff attended the City of Rialto Senior Health and Wellness Expo on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Staff discussed Omnitrans Programs (Bus, Paratransit, Travel Training, Volunteer Driver Reimbursement, Taxi and Lyft) with approximately 50 expo attendees.

EV SCE Power Shutdown/New CNG Plant - SCE will be doing a power shutdown at East Valley next Friday 9/15/17 from 10am – 2pm to tie in the electric service for the new CNG plant and facility. Maintenance will meet next week to discuss the shutdown and what contingencies will be needed to support operations during the outage.

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) attended a second 4 hour workshop facilitated by Insight Strategies President and Managing Partner, Terri Fisher, on leadership competencies and the candidate selection process. This is part of curriculum development for the “Leadership Program” that will be tailored to Omnitrans by the SLT and focus on leadership and succession opportunities.

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