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Vacation Express to resume seasonal nonstop Memphis-Cancun service on May 23

Vacation Express will resume its summer nonstop weekly service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN) departing every Sunday starting May 23, 2021 for six-night rotations.

Afternoon FedEx flight on TWY N heading to RWY 18R for departure

Preliminary Report: Memphis International Airport is world’s top cargo airport

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has regained its status as the world’s busiest cargo airport, according to preliminary 2020 world airport traffic rankings released by Airports Council International (ACI). The last time MEM held the top spot in the cargo rankings was 2009.

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American Airlines to launch seasonal nonstop Memphis-Orlando service June 5

American Airlines has announced that it will launch seasonal weekly nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) starting June 5, 2021. The airline will operate this route on Saturdays through September 4.

FlyMemphis.com

Memphis International Airport launches redesigned flymemphis.com

Memphis International Airport has launched a redesigned website, www.flymemphis.com. The site, which will be managed in-house, includes a number of improvements and added features.

Financial agencies issue updates to Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority ratings

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has received updates from financial rating agencies Moody’s Investor’s Service, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) and Fitch Ratings.

Amber Floyd

Amber Floyd joins Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority as General Counsel

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the addition of Amber Floyd as its new General Counsel, effective April 5. Floyd will be responsible for overseeing Airport Authority legal matters including litigation, legal advice, claims, leasing and contracts and risk management.

Spring Break Travel Tips

Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Spring Break

Traffic will increase during the primary Spring Break travel periods, which are expected to be March 11-14 and March 25-28. Passengers can ensure more efficient travel by utilizing the following tips:

Boss the therapy dog

MEM remembers Boss, one of our original therapy dogs

MEM mourns the recent passing of Boss, a 14-year-old English golden retriever who was part of our original team of therapy dogs that began working at the airport in 2014.

Sunrise over MEM

MLGW water pressure issues force closure of MEM passenger terminal

Ongoing system-wide water pressure issues by Memphis Light, Gas and Water have forced the temporary closure of the Memphis International Airport (MEM) passenger terminal.

Sunset at MEM

MEM has reopened

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has reopened its passenger terminal at following Friday’s water pressure related closure. The airport reopened on Saturday.