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Cancun, Mexico

Vacation Express preparing for May 22 start for Nonstop Memphis-Cancun summer service

Vacation Express is preparing for its first nonstop Memphis-Cancun flights in 2022, which begin on May 22. The summer weekly service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN) will run through July 24.

Memphis City Council approves appointment of Albert Glenn to Airport Authority Board

The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Captain Albert T. Glenn to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Glenn, who was nominated by City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, will complete the term vacated by Jim Keras, who is stepping down from the MSCAA board after 15 years of service.

MEM Concourse Rotunda

Memphis International Airport offers Spring Break travel tips

MEM is projecting more than 38,000 people to pass through the security checkpoint during the 5-day holiday travel period March 10-14, with expected peak travel days on Thursday, March 10, Friday, March 11 and Sunday, March 13. MEM is sharing the following tips to help ensure a more efficient travel experience.

Sunrise at MEM

S&P Global Ratings Affirms Airport Authority’s “A” Rating

S&P Global Ratings has affirmed “A” rating for Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) revenue bonds issued for Memphis International Airport (MEM). MSCAA’s outlook is stable.

Memphis International Airport to open new concourse on February 15

Memphis International Airport (MEM) will open its modernized B concourse on Tuesday, February 15. The first flight at the new concourse is scheduled to be a ­­­­­Delta Air Lines flight arriving at MEM at 6:18 pm. Departing flights will begin operations at the new concourse on Wednesday, February 16.

Boston, Massachusetts

Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Boston service in September

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) starting September 6, 2022. The route was was originally scheduled to begin in October 2020, but had been delayed due to the pandemic.

Air Service in the Age of the Pandemic

One of the most common things an airport hears is “We need flights to .” We understand that, and we are continually meeting with airlines to expand options for passengers. Air service was a complex process prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that complexity has reached new levels as the aviation industry has worked to rebound.

Memphis City Council approves appointment of Belinda Anderson to Airport Authority Board

The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Belinda Anderson to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Anderson, who was nominated by City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, will serve her new term from January 1, 2022 until December 31, 2028.

Airport Authority VP of Finance/CFO Forrest Artz to retire in October

Forrest Artz, Vice President of Finance/CFO for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), has announced his retirement effective October 29, 2022. Artz joined MSCAA in 2008 and he has 23 years of experience in the aviation industry.

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.