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Southwest Airlines to begin nonstop Memphis-Denver service October 3

MEMPHIS, TENN. (March 8, 2018) – Southwest Airlines has announced that it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Denver International Airport (DEN) beginning October 3, 2018. The flight will run daily and Southwest will utilize Boeing 737 aircraft with an average of 143 seats. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.southwest.com/?src=PRPRPROCTBSE180308   …
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Oakland, California

Allegiant to begin nonstop Memphis-Oakland service in May

MEMPHIS, TENN. (March 7, 2018) – Allegiant has announced that it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) starting May 30. The flight will run twice weekly on Wednesday and Saturday. The flight is currently scheduled to be seasonal in nature, ending in mid-August, though strong demand could…
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Memphis International Airport to host MEM Modernization Pre-Bid Networking Forum March 8

MEMPHIS, TN (February 21, 2018) — In preparation for its B Concourse modernization project, Memphis International Airport (MEM) will host the MEM Modernization Pre-Bid Networking Forum at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis (3700 Central Ave.) on Thursday, March 8 from 8-10:30 am. The airport recently received statements of qualifications from contractors for the concourse modernization construction.…
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Airport Authority launches new online DBE certification process

MEMPHIS, TN (February 16, 2018) — Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has launched a new online certification process for businesses to apply for and renew Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification. Both new applicants and those renewing their certification will be able to utilize the electronic system to more conveniently and effectively complete applications. The automated…
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Memphis International Airport announces new Uber & Lyft pickup area effective March 1

MEMPHIS, TN (February 15, 2018) – Starting March 1, Uber and Lyft customers at Memphis International Airport (MEM) will have a new pickup location. The pickup areas will be located outside each of the A, B and C ticketing lobby exits on the outer commercial drive. The change is being made to reduce traffic congestion…
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Cancun, Mexico

Vacation Express returns with summer nonstop Memphis-Cancun flights

MEMPHIS, TN (February 13, 2018) — Vacation Express will resume its summer nonstop weekly service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN) on Saturday, May 19. The Memphis-Cancun service will be available between May 19-August 4, with flights departing MEM on Saturday and returning Friday as part of six-night packages offered by…
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Memphis International Airport prepares for next phase of modernization project

MEMPHIS, TN (February 8, 2018) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) continues to prepare for the next phase of its modernization project, which involves the modernization of MEM’s B Concourse as well as consolidating all airline, retail and food and beverage businesses into B upon completion of the project. During the B Concourse construction, all airlines will operate…
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Average airfares at Memphis International Airport have decreased by $180 since 2012

MEMPHIS, TN (January 18, 2018) – Third quarter 2017 data released by the Department of Transportation (DOT) reflects a continued decrease in the average airfares at Memphis International Airport (MEM). Highlights: MEM’s average airfare for 3rd quarter 2017 was $379.29, a decrease of $26.32 compared to 2nd quarter 2017, and a decrease of $16.68 compared to 3rd quarter…
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Delta Resumes Weekly Memphis-Orlando Service in February

Delta Air Lines has added a returning weekly seasonal flight to its schedule, with nonstop flights between Memphis and Orlando International Airport to begin on Saturday, February 17. The Memphis-Orlando flights will operate on Saturdays through March 31. Delta will utilize a 76-seat Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft for the service.  Flight schedule: Memphis to Orlando Departs:…
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Urban Market in A-B Connector

Airport adds new Cinnabon, Starbucks & Urban Market, relocates PGA Tour Shop

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Dec. 22, 2017) — In preparation for its concourse modernization project, Memphis International Airport (MEM) has added new food and beverage options for passengers and has relocated the PGA Tour Shop. The new airport amenities are designed to accommodate the increased flow of passengers to the A and C Concourses during construction on the B…
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