Press Room

Welcome to the MEM Press Room!

All airport media inquiries should be directed to Glen Thomas, Public Information Officer. Please see this page for contacts for other entities doing business at MEM, such as air carriers, the FAA, TSA, and others. 

Contact Information for Glen Thomas, PIO

  • Phone: 901-922-8301, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Email
  • After Hours: The PIO’s mobile number is available on request

Police reports can be requested by email.
Public records requests should be directed here.*

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) is committed to responsive and transparent communications with local and national media.  *Pursuant to Tennessee law, only a citizen of Tennessee may make a Public Records Request from a Tennessee public entity.

News

  • Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 30
    Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 30
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Local job seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 30, 2019. The fair, which will feature at least 14 different airport employers, will take place from 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m. at the airport’s Project Center at 4225 Airways Boulevard.

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  • Fitch affirms ‘A’ rating for Airport Authority; Rating outlook remains stable
    Fitch affirms ‘A’ rating for Airport Authority; Rating outlook remains stable
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) ‘A’ rating on the authority’s outstanding $355 million general airport revenue bonds (GARBs). The Airport Authority’s outlook remained stable.

    Fitch cited a number of factors that contributed to the rating, including Memphis International Airport's nearly 100 percent origin and destination (O&D) traffic base, carrier diversification, sound financial operations, and the presence of FedEx’s massive cargo operations.

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  • Structural work begins for Memphis International Airport’s modernization project
    Structural work begins for Memphis International Airport’s modernization project
    Thursday, October 10, 2019

    Project on schedule to be completed in early 2021

    Structural work has begun on Memphis International Airport’s (MEM’s) B Concourse modernization project. With demolition complete and below grade activity nearly complete, work now involves the use of large cranes to erect and set steel beams that will serve as the framework for the new concourse design.

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  • Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for fall break travelers
    Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for fall break travelers
    Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    Passengers advised to arrive at airport 2 hours before departure

    Memphis International Airport is preparing for a busy upcoming fall break travel period, with the heaviest travel days expected between October 10-14. Airlines at MEM have a total of 45,740 available seats during that five-day period, and most flights are expected to be at or near capacity. With MEM experiencing its busiest year since 2008 for origin and destination passengers, the airport is providing some tips for fall break passengers.

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