Seniors keep Medford airport afloat

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Rogue Valley-Medford International Airport's sustained passenger traffic rebound can be attributed to the elderly.

"The major market for air travel here is primarily seniors, and they are seeing their portfolios going up, their real estate is doing better, and their stock is doing better," said Mark Dennett, a former airline marketing executive and present-day consultant.

"Seniors 65-plus are feeling more comfortable about taking trips. People are coming here to see grandkids and going elsewhere to see grandkids."

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