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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 5, 2022. The airline will operate a 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft for the route.

Christmas decor in terminal

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.

Memphis International Airport offers Thanksgiving travel tips

Memphis International Airport (MEM) is projecting a total of 78,000 people to pass through the security checkpoint during the Thanksgiving travel period from Friday, November 19 through Monday, November 29. With numbers approaching 2019 levels, MEM is providing passengers with tips to help ensure a more efficient travel experience.

Memphis International Airport partners with Züpmed to provide onsite COVID testing and services

Memphis International Airport has partnered with ZüpMed, a local concierge medical clinic to open an onsite COVID-19 testing and services location in the B ticketing lobby. The site will be open seven days a week from 5 am-8 pm.

Miami, Florida

Frontier Airlines launches nonstop Memphis-Miami service today

Frontier Airlines will launch its new nonstop flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Miami International Airport (MIA) this afternoon. The service will run three times weekly, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Memphis International Airport launches Sunflower program to assist travelers with hidden disabilities

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has launched a Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard program to assist travelers with hidden disabilities.

Memphis International Airport holds full-scale emergency response exercise

On Monday, October 18, 2021, Memphis International Airport held its 2021 Full-Scale Emergency Response Exercise. This exercise allows all airport departments to practice and evaluate the airports’ ability to effectively manage a mass casualty incident should were such an incident to occur.