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Frontier Airlines announces nonstop Memphis-Philadelphia service

Service will run four times weekly starting April 9 MEMPHIS, TENN. (September 26, 2017) –Frontier Airlines has announced it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) beginning April 9. The service, which is scheduled to be seasonal, will run four times weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.…
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Fitch affirms ‘A’ rating for Airport Authority

Rating outlook remains stable MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 25, 2017) – Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) ‘A’ rating on the authority’s outstanding $282 million general airport revenue bonds (GARBs). The Airport Authority’s outlook remained stable. Fitch cited a number of factors that contributed to the rating, including Memphis International Airport’s nearly…
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Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 18

Memphis, Tenn. (September 21, 2017) – Local job-seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 18, 2017. The fair, which will feature 19 different airport employers, will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the airport’s Project Center at…
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Frontier Airlines announces nonstop Memphis-Orlando service

MEMPHIS, TENN. (September 20, 2017) –Frontier Airlines has announced it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) beginning November 2. The service will run three times weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. The airline will utilize a 186-seat Airbus 320 aircraft for the flight.   Tickets are on sale…
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Airlines Begin Issuing Travel Waivers Ahead of Hurricane Irma Impact

Hurricane Irma may impact air travel this weekend. Please check directly with your airline for the latest information about your flight status and scheduling. See below for links to airline travel alerts and waiver information. Air Canada: https://goo.gl/q6wNFb Allegiant: https://goo.gl/GWNxj1 American: https://goo.gl/vt8Uyc Delta: https://goo.gl/7y5J91 Frontier: https://goo.gl/BUvYvm Southwest: https://goo.gl/Uhw3p1 United: https://goo.gl/eDPZ2a

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Baggage Carousel Replacement Project Begins

Travelers may notice temporary construction walls that have been placed in the B baggage area. Work has begun on a project to replace the baggage carousels in B baggage, which currently serves Delta and Allegiant passengers. All four baggage carousels will be replaced during the project, with construction taking place on two carousels at a…
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MEM, Area Chambers Form Mid-South Chamber Air Service Coalition

Representatives from MEM recently met with a host of regional chambers during the inaugural gathering of the Mid-South Chamber Air Service Coalition. The Greater Memphis Chamber hosted the event. Members of the coalition include: Bartlett Chamber of Commerce Collierville Chamber of Commerce Covington/Tipton Chamber of Commerce Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Greater Jonesboro Chamber of…
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Airport Restaurant Vendor HMS Host Donates $5000 to Dress for Success

HMS Host, which operates several restaurants Memphis International Airport, presented a $5,000 grant today to the Memphis branch of the non-profit organization Dress for Success, which provides professional attire, support and career development tools to disadvantaged women in the community. HMS Host’s news release can be found at https://hmshostfoundation.org/hmshost-foundation-presents-5000-grant-dress-success-memphis/.  The presentation was made at this morning’s Board…
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Allegiant treats Central BBQ patrons to free lunch, vacation giveaways

Central BBQ patrons got a pleasant surprise yesterday when they showed up at the restaurant’s popular downtown location: free lunch, courtesy of Allegiant! The airline didn’t stop there, giving away five Las Vegas vacations to lucky passengers and bringing in an Elvis impersonator to entertain the crowd. The airline said it wanted to show its…
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Frontier Airlines launches nonstop Memphis-Las Vegas service

MEMPHIS, TENN. (August 14, 2017) –Frontier Airlines will launch its inaugural nonstop flights today between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS). The service will run four times weekly, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. The airline will utilize a 186-seat Airbus 320 aircraft for the flight.   Tickets are on…
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