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Airport Authority board passes FY 2025 budget

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to approve a balanced MSCAA budget for Fiscal Year 2025 (July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025).

Memphis International Airport announces winners of 17th annual High School Visual Arts & Photography Competition

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced the winners of its 17th annual High School Visual Arts & Photography Competition.

Spirit Airlines to launch seasonal nonstop service between Memphis and Dallas-Fort Worth starting July 11

Spirit Airlines has announced that it will offer seasonal nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) starting
July 11. The flight is scheduled to operate through November 5 three times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

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Vacation Express resumes nonstop Memphis-Cancun flights

Vacation Express has announced that it will resume its summer nonstop weekly service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN) starting on May 19. The Memphis-Cancun service will be operated by VivaAerobus and will feature 180-seat Airbus 320 aircraft.

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MEM Launches Recite Me Assistive Website Toolbar

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has launched Recite Me, an assistive toolbar, on MEM’s website at flymemphis.com. The assistive tools include a screen reader, multiple reading aids, translation to over 100 languages, customizable styling options, and more. 

Memphis International Airport receives $5 million for infrastructure needs

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has received $5 million in federal funding toward the design and construction of a Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) Facility. This funding was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2024 signed into law on March 9, 2024.

KBRA affirms Airport Authority’s “A+” rating

KBRA has affirmed an “A+” rating and stable outlook for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) revenue bonds issued for Memphis International Airport (MEM).

MEM expects 45,000 people to pass through TSA checkpoint for Spring Break

Approximately 45,000 people are expected to pass through the TSA checkpoint at Memphis International Airport (MEM) during the Spring Break travel period, which will take place March 7-11. The peak days are expected to be March 8 and March 10 with projected throughputs of 9,500 and 10,000, respectively.

2023: A milestone year for Memphis International Airport

Memphis International Airport (MEM) experienced a milestone year in 2023, highlighted by a record number of 4.8 million origin and destination (O&D) passengers traveling through the airport. Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) presented an overview of 2023 milestones at its Board of Commissioners meeting on February 15.

Southwest Airlines to launch nonstop service between Memphis and Las Vegas starting October 3

Southwest Airlines has announced that it will offer seasonal nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) starting October 3. The flight will operate five times weekly from Thursday through Monday.