Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport's passenger and cargo traffic has increased for eight consecutive months.

Passenger traffic was up 3.6 percent in May with 196,894 passengers, as compared to the same period in 2017 when there were 189,991 passengers, according to a statement from the airport.

Cargo traffic increased 26.3 percent in May, as compared to the same period in 2017. In May, more than 9.7 million pounds of cargo passed through GSP. During the same period last year, 7.6 million pounds passed through the airport.

"This continued growth is exciting," GSP President and CEO Dave Edwards said in a statement. "We are looking forward to seeing these numbers continue to increase with the addition of a sixth airline operating from GSP and additional cargo flights."

Several new nonstop flights have recently been added to GSP.

Delta Airlines earlier this week added two additional daily nonstop flights to New York City, and starting Sept. 8 Frontier Airlines will offer nonstop flights to Denver, Las Vegas and Orlando.

Frontier will also launch new nonstop service to Tampa in November, while American Airlines will offer two daily nonstop flights to Miami starting Dec. 19.