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Fourth of July fireworks

MEM shares travel tips for 4th of July weekend

More than 55,000 people are expected to pass through the TSA checkpoint at Memphis International Airport (MEM) during the 4th of July travel period, which will take place between June 29 and July 5. The peak day is expected to be Friday, when more than 10,000 people are projected to pass through the checkpoint.

Avelo Airlines launches nonstop service between Memphis and Raleigh-Durham

Avelo Airlines has launched its new nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). Headquartered in Houston, Avelo Airlines is the tenth airline serving MEM.

Cancun, Mexico

Vacation Express resumes nonstop Memphis-Cancun flights

Vacation Express has resumed its summer nonstop weekly service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN). The flights depart on Sundays through July 23, allowing passengers to enjoy six-night vacation packages at a variety of resorts in the Cancun, Riviera Maya and Costa Mujeres areas.

MEM shares summer travel tips ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Coming off its busiest week since 2008, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is projecting approximately 52,000 people to pass through the TSA checkpoint during the Memorial Day weekend travel period, which will take place between May 25 and May 30. The peak day is expected to be Friday, with more than 9,500 people passing through the checkpoint.

Airport Authority board passes FY 2024 budget

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to approve a balanced MSCAA budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024).

Washington, D.C.

Southwest Airlines to launch service between Memphis and Washington DC on July 11

Southwest Airlines has announced that it will begin daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) starting July 11. The route will operate through September 4.

Delta Air Lines launches new nonstop service between Memphis and Boston

Delta Air Lines has launched daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The first flight departed at 7 a.m. this morning.

Memphis International Airport announces winners of 16th Annual High School Visual Arts & Photography Competition

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced the winners of its 16th Annual High School Visual Arts & Photography Competition.

Los Angeles

Spirit Airlines to launch nonstop service between Memphis and Los Angeles on June 7

Spirit Airlines has announced it will launch daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting June 7.

Terry Blue

Airport Authority Board selects Terry Blue to succeed Scott Brockman as President/CEO

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners has selected Terry Blue as its next President and CEO. Blue, who currently serves as Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Scott Brockman, whose retirement will be effective on December 31, 2023.