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Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Christmas week

Memphis International Airport is preparing for another busy holiday travel week as Christmas approaches. Here are some tips for holiday passengers: Arrive Early & Check with Airlines Prior to Traveling MEM is recommending that travelers arrive at the airport at least two hours before their departure time to ensure that they have plenty of time…
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Economic impact reports detail airport contributions at national and local level

MEMPHIS, TENN. (December 19, 2018) – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) recently announced the findings of its most recent economic impact study, Taking America Beyond the Horizon: The Economic Impact of Commercial Service Airports in 2017. The study summarizes the economic benefits that the 493 commercial airports in the U.S. make to the national economy. The Economic…
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Fantasy Flight

Fantasy Flight to take children from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to the “North Pole” Wednesday

MEMPHIS, TN (December 11, 2018) – Delta Air Lines and Memphis International Airport will host the annual “Fantasy Flight” to the “North Pole” for patients from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their families on Wednesday, December 12. Children will arrive at the airport at 5 p.m. Wednesday to check in and receive special boarding…
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Airport issues 2018 Business Diversity Development annual report

Disadvantaged, minority, women-owned businesses comprise 30% of spending MEMPHIS, TENN. (November 30, 2018) –Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its 2018 Business Diversity Development report. According to the report, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBEs) were awarded 30% of the $55 million total spent in the areas of construction, professional services and goods…
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Michael Fulton

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s Fulton selected as Memphis Business Journal “Top 40 under 40” honoree

MEMPHIS, TENN. (November 26, 2018) – Michael Fulton, Government Affairs Director for Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), was recently selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” honorees. According to Memphis Business Journal, “Each year, MBJ honors the best and brightest young professionals in the Mid-South who are making a difference in…
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Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Thanksgiving week

MEMPHIS, TN (November 12, 2018) – With recent passenger growth trends matching increased capacity by airlines, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is preparing for a significant surge in travelers during the Thanksgiving travel period. The airport estimates that as many as 1,000-1,500 additional passengers per day could travel through MEM during this time. As a result,…
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American Airlines to add Memphis-Washington D.C. frequency in January; Flight will run four times daily on weekdays

MEMPHIS, TENN. (October 22, 2018) – American Airlines will add an additional frequency between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport (DCA) on January 7, 2019. The airline will run four nonstop flights between MEM and DCA on weekdays, with one flight on Saturday and two on Sunday. The airline will use…
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Airport announces 2019 schedule for Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 19, 2018) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced its 2019 schedule for its Jon K. Thompson World Class Tours.  Named after Jon K. Thompson, one of the Airport Authority’s longest-serving board members, these tours are designed to give attendees a better look at the airport’s operations and a better understanding about…
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American Airlines adds second Memphis-Miami frequency at Memphis International Airport

MEMPHIS, TENN. (October 18, 2018) – American Airlines has added a second frequency between Memphis and Miami for passengers at Memphis-International Airport (MEM). The second route began on October 4. Tickets are on sale at www.aa.com. The second frequency will run five days a week: Monday-Wednesday and Saturday-Sunday.  For Memphis passengers, the additional flight will also…
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MSCAA Job Fair

Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 24

Memphis, Tenn. (October 9, 2018) – Local job-seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 24, 2018. The fair, which will feature at least 13 different airport employers, will take place from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the airport’s Project Center at…
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