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MSCAA President & CEO Scott Brockman attends Tennessee Association of Air Carrier Airports (TAACA) meeting

On January 25, MSCAA President and CEO Scott Brockman joined other airport executives with the Tennessee Association of Air Carrier Airports (TAACA) for a meeting with Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee legislators.

2022: A Year of Reinvention for MEM

2022 was a pivotal year in the history of Memphis International Airport (MEM). A new $245 million passenger concourse, the launch of Spirit Airlines, the return of near prepandemic-level passenger traffic, and a new $309 million centralized deicing facility highlighted a year of reinvention for MEM.

Memphis International Airport announces World Class Tour dates for 2023

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced its Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour dates for 2023. The first tour of the year will take place on March 23.

Jack Sammons Reappointed to Airport Authority Board

The Memphis City Council has confirmed the reappointment of Jack Sammons to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) board of commissioners. Sammons was nominated by City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland.

American Airlines launches nonstop service between Memphis and Austin

American Airlines has launched its nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The first incoming flight arrived at 9:10 pm on January 10, while the inaugural outbound flight departed January 11 at 8:20 am.

Airport Authority issues 2022 Business Diversity Development annual report

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its Business Diversity Development (BDD) report for the Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022).

Boston, Massachusetts

New nonstop service between Memphis and Boston to begin on Delta Air Lines starting May 8

Delta Air Lines will launch daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) starting May 8, 2023.

MEM Christmas holiday traffic expected to exceed prepandemic levels

Memphis International Airport (MEM) is projecting approximately 129,000 people to pass through the TSA checkpoint during the Christmas holiday season, which will take place between December 16 and January 2. With passenger volumes expected to be high and airlines booked to capacity, MEM is recommending that passengers arrive at the airport at least two hours before their scheduled departure time. This is especially important for travelers with early morning flights between 4-7 a.m.

Austin, TX

American Airlines to launch nonstop service between Memphis and Austin in January

American Airlines has announced it will launch nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) starting January 11, 2023.

Amber Floyd

MSCAA General Counsel Amber Floyd honored by Memphis Bar Association with Multiple Awards

Amber Floyd, General Counsel for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, was recognized Thursday, December 8, at the Memphis Bar Association’s annual meeting with the Sam A. Myar, Jr. Award and the W. J. Michael Cody Access to Justice Award.