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Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Salt Lake City service in August

MEMPHIS, TENN. (December 14, 2019) – Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) starting August 1, 2020. Delta will utilize a 132-seat Airbus A319 for the route, which will operate daily. Tickets are now on sale at www.delta.com. Delta previously…
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Christmas 2019 decor in terminal

Yuletide Travel Tips from MEM

The Christmas season is a popular one for travel, with students getting a break from school until the New Year and adults taking advantage of vacation time. With passenger numbers continually increasing, Memphis International Airport is expecting a busy holiday season. During the week of Thanksgiving, on Dec. 1, screened 10,744 passengers and employees, making…
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Fantasy Flight

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

MEMPHIS, TN (December 10, 2019) – Delta Air Lines and Memphis International Airport will host the 10th annual “Fantasy Flight” to the “North Pole” for patients from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their families on Friday, December 13. Children will arrive at the airport between 5:15 and 5:30 p.m. Friday to check-in and receive…
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Drone over bridge

DJI joins Memphis partners in FAA drone pilot program

Memphis, TN (December 3, 2019) – DJI, a global company specializing in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has joined the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) at Memphis International Airport. DJI joins several local participants involved in the Memphis program, including the City of Memphis, Memphis Fire Department,…
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Business Diversity Development Annual Report 2019 Cover

Airport issues 2019 Business Diversity Development annual report

Disadvantaged, minority, women-owned businesses comprise 30% of spending MEMPHIS, TENN. (November 21, 2019) –Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its 2019 Business Diversity Development (BDD) report. According to the report, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBEs) were awarded 30% of the $103 million total spent in the areas of construction, professional services and…
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Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Thanksgiving week

Airport expects busiest holiday week since 2007 MEMPHIS, TN (November 21, 2019) – With record passenger numbers expected across North America during Thanksgiving week, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is offering tips for holiday travelers. Between Friday, November 22 and Monday, December 2, approximately 170,000 passengers are expected to arrive at or depart from MEM, an increase…
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Pamela Cleary

Memphis City Council approves reappointment of Pamela Z. Clary to Airport Authority Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (November 20, 2019) – The Memphis City Council has approved the reappointment of Pamela Z. Clary to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Clary, who was nominated by City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, will serve her new term from January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2026. Clary has been…
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Las Vegas, Nevada and Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Allegiant to add additional Memphis-Las Vegas, Memphis-Ft. Lauderdale flights this summer

MEMPHIS, TENN. (November 19, 2019) – Allegiant will provide more options for Memphis travelers this summer, adding frequencies to its popular service to both Las Vegas and Ft. Lauderdale. The airline will fly eight times weekly between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) starting May 10, and five times weekly…
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Memphis International Airport announces 2020 schedule for Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (November 18, 2019) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced its 2020 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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Punta Gorda, Florida

Allegiant launches nonstop flight between Memphis and Punta Gorda/Ft. Myers

MEMPHIS, TENN. (November 15, 2019) – Allegiant has launched its new nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). The flight will run twice weekly on Friday and Monday through April 30 and will then return for the summer on May 22. Tickets are on sale at www.allegiant.com.  This flight addition brings…
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