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Pest Control Service

Airport Authority to Host Open House for Pest Control Services on July 25

On Tuesday, July 25, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) will host an informational session for companies interested in bidding on an upcoming pest control contract. The open house will take place on Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. in the MSCAA board room, located on the mezzanine level of Memphis International Airport above the A and…
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Paradies Support our Troops USO program

MEM passengers step up to “Treat Our Troops”

Launched in the spring of 2016 by Paradies Lagardère, which operates retail stores at Memphis International Airport, “Treat Our Troops” has proven to be a popular way for Memphis passengers to give back to the military. “Treat Our Troops” gives travelers the opportunity to donate various items to U.S. military troops across the world. In…
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GLO Airlines launch

GLO Airlines to suspend flights nationwide July 15

New Orleans-based carrier GLO Airlines has announced that it is suspending its operations nationwide effective July 15. GLO began service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in November 2015.  Below is a news release that GLO issued today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLO FORCED TO SUSPEND FLIGHT OPERATIONS EFFECTIVE JULY…
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Glen Thomas

Airport Authority promotes Glen Thomas to Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 27, 2017) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the promotion of Glen Thomas to Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications.  Thomas has served as Senior Manager of Strategic Communications and Community Outreach since September 2013. In his new role, Thomas will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and managing…
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Runway 18 C

Airport Authority board passes FY 2018 budget

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 22, 2017) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners today passed the budget for Memphis International Airport (MEM) for fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018). This $120.4 million Operations and Maintenance (O&M) budget sets the fees and charges that the airlines pay to the Airport…
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MEMPerks parking rewards program

MEMPERKS frequent parking program celebrates 1000th new member

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 15, 2016) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) recently celebrated an important milestone for its innovative MEMPERKS frequent parker program with the enrollment of the program’s 1000th new member. John Howard of Cordova was the program’s 1000th enrollee. All new enrollees receive a bonus of 60 points, which is redeemable for one free…
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Scott Brockman

Scott Brockman elected as chairman of American Association of Airport Executives

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 10, 2017) – Scott Brockman, A.A.E., President and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, was elected today as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for 2017-2018 during the 89th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition in Long Beach, CA.  “Scott Brockman’s election by his peers as Chairman of AAAE…
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Chip Gentry

Airport Authority hires Chip Gentry as new Air Service Research and Development Manager

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 9, 2017) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the addition of David “Chip” Gentry as its new Air Service Research and Development Manager. In his new role, Gentry will be responsible for developing and executing air service development initiatives and strategies designed to increase domestic and international passenger activity and cargo…
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Michael Fulton

Michael Fulton joins Airport Authority as Government Affairs Director

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 5, 2017) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has selected Michael Fulton as its new Government Affairs Director. In his new role, Fulton will be responsible for managing the governmental affairs functions for the airport, maintaining relationships with government officials or their key staff and providing oversight of local, state and federal initiatives.…
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Frontier jet

Frontier Airlines announces nonstop Memphis-Las Vegas service

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 4, 2017) – Frontier Airlines has announced that it will begin nonstop flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) starting August 14. 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…
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