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HMS Host Dress for Success contest winner

Airport Restaurant Vendor HMS Host Donates $5000 to Dress for Success

HMS Host, which operates several restaurants Memphis International Airport, presented a $5,000 grant today to the Memphis branch of the non-profit organization Dress for Success, which provides professional attire, support and career development tools to disadvantaged women in the community. HMS Host’s news release can be found at https://hmshostfoundation.org/hmshost-foundation-presents-5000-grant-dress-success-memphis/.  The presentation was made at this morning’s Board…
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Allegiant giveaway winner

Allegiant treats Central BBQ patrons to free lunch, vacation giveaways

Central BBQ patrons got a pleasant surprise yesterday when they showed up at the restaurant’s popular downtown location: free lunch, courtesy of Allegiant! The airline didn’t stop there, giving away five Las Vegas vacations to lucky passengers and bringing in an Elvis impersonator to entertain the crowd. The airline said it wanted to show its…
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Frontier jet water cannons

Frontier Airlines launches nonstop Memphis-Las Vegas service

MEMPHIS, TENN. (August 14, 2017) –Frontier Airlines will launch its inaugural nonstop flights today between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS). The service will run four times weekly, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. The airline will utilize a 186-seat Airbus 320 aircraft for the flight.   Tickets are on…
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June 2017 enplanements chart

MEM surpasses two million enplanements in FY2017

MEMPHIS, TN (July 27, 2017) – Memphis International Airport reached two million enplanements in Fiscal Year 2017, the first time that the airport has reached this level since 2012. At the July meeting of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners, MSCAA Vice President of Finance and Administration /CFO Forrest Artz reported that MEM…
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Pest Control Service

Airport Authority to Host Open House for Pest Control Services on July 25

On Tuesday, July 25, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) will host an informational session for companies interested in bidding on an upcoming pest control contract. The open house will take place on Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. in the MSCAA board room, located on the mezzanine level of Memphis International Airport above the A and…
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Paradies Support our Troops USO program

MEM passengers step up to “Treat Our Troops”

Launched in the spring of 2016 by Paradies Lagardère, which operates retail stores at Memphis International Airport, “Treat Our Troops” has proven to be a popular way for Memphis passengers to give back to the military. “Treat Our Troops” gives travelers the opportunity to donate various items to U.S. military troops across the world. In…
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GLO Airlines launch

GLO Airlines to suspend flights nationwide July 15

New Orleans-based carrier GLO Airlines has announced that it is suspending its operations nationwide effective July 15. GLO began service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in November 2015.  Below is a news release that GLO issued today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLO FORCED TO SUSPEND FLIGHT OPERATIONS EFFECTIVE JULY…
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Glen Thomas

Airport Authority promotes Glen Thomas to Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 27, 2017) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the promotion of Glen Thomas to Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications.  Thomas has served as Senior Manager of Strategic Communications and Community Outreach since September 2013. In his new role, Thomas will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and managing…
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Runway 18 C

Airport Authority board passes FY 2018 budget

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 22, 2017) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners today passed the budget for Memphis International Airport (MEM) for fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018). This $120.4 million Operations and Maintenance (O&M) budget sets the fees and charges that the airlines pay to the Airport…
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MEMPerks parking rewards program

MEMPERKS frequent parking program celebrates 1000th new member

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 15, 2016) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) recently celebrated an important milestone for its innovative MEMPERKS frequent parker program with the enrollment of the program’s 1000th new member. John Howard of Cordova was the program’s 1000th enrollee. All new enrollees receive a bonus of 60 points, which is redeemable for one free…
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