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Marshall Stevens

Marshall Stevens to join MSCAA as Vice President of Operations/Chief Operating Officer

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has selected Marshall Stevens as its new Vice President of Operations. Stevens will succeed Terry Blue, who will assume the role of MSCAA’s President and CEO on January 1, 2024, following the retirement of current President and CEO Scott Brockman.

Charles W. Baker Airport

Airport Authority to build new terminal for Charles W. Baker Airport in Millington

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has approved a construction project that will replace the terminal at Charles W. Baker Airport in Millington.

MEM shares summer parking update, tips for travelers

Over the past few weeks, Memphis International Airport has seen a significant uptick in social media comments and inquiries about the parking situation. We have regularly included parking updates and information in our news releases about holiday and peak travel, most recently the 4th of July weekend. Moving forward, will utilize the website and social media to proactively remind passengers ahead of peak days in the coming weeks as summer continues.

Southwest Airlines launches service between Memphis and Washington DC

Southwest Airlines has launched its seasonal daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). The route will operate through September 4.

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.

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