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Memphis International Airport to open new concourse on February 15

Memphis International Airport (MEM) will open its modernized B concourse on Tuesday, February 15. The first flight at the new concourse is scheduled to be a ­­­­­Delta Air Lines flight arriving at MEM at 6:18 pm. Departing flights will begin operations at the new concourse on Wednesday, February 16.

Boston, Massachusetts

Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Boston service in September

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) starting September 6, 2022. The route was was originally scheduled to begin in October 2020, but had been delayed due to the pandemic.

Air Service in the Age of the Pandemic

One of the most common things an airport hears is “We need flights to .” We understand that, and we are continually meeting with airlines to expand options for passengers. Air service was a complex process prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that complexity has reached new levels as the aviation industry has worked to rebound.

Memphis City Council approves appointment of Belinda Anderson to Airport Authority Board

The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Belinda Anderson to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Anderson, who was nominated by City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, will serve her new term from January 1, 2022 until December 31, 2028.

Airport Authority VP of Finance/CFO Forrest Artz to retire in October

Forrest Artz, Vice President of Finance/CFO for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), has announced his retirement effective October 29, 2022. Artz joined MSCAA in 2008 and he has 23 years of experience in the aviation industry.

Airport Authority board elects Michael Keeney as Chairman

Michael Keeney, managing shareholder at the Memphis office of Lewis Thomason Law Firm, has been selected as the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA). He succeeds Pace Cooper, whose term as Chairman ends on December 31, 2021. Keeney’s term begins January 1, 2022.

Airport Authority issues 2021 Business Diversity Development annual report

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its Business Diversity Development (BDD) report for the Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021). According to the report, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBEs) were awarded 29% of the $173.85 million total spent in the areas of construction, professional services and goods & services contracts.

Boston, Massachusetts

American Airlines to launch nonstop service between Memphis and Boston in June

American Airlines has announced it will launch nonstop service Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) starting June 9, 2022. The airline will operate a 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft for the route.

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Memphis International Airport offers holiday travel tips

Memphis International Airport (MEM) is projecting more than 111,000 people to pass through the security checkpoint during the 18-day holiday travel period that runs from Friday, Dec. 17 through Mon., January 3. With that in mind, MEM is sharing the following tips to help ensure a more efficient travel experience.

Spirit Airlines to launch nonstop service between Memphis and three destinations in 2022

Spirit Airlines has announced it will launch nonstop service to three destinations at MEM in 2022, with daily flights to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) on April 20 and daily flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning June 8.