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

  • Spring Break/COVID-19 Update from Memphis International Airport
    Spring Break/COVID-19 Update from Memphis International Airport
    Friday, March 13, 2020

    Like many other airports around the nation, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is experiencing a reduction in passenger traffic this week as concerns about the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) have increased. While specific numbers are not yet available, MEM expects that passenger numbers will be significantly below previous projections for Spring Break. As a result, the airport and its partners have taken some additional steps and are sharing the following information:

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  • Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for spring break travelers
    Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for spring break travelers
    Monday, March 9, 2020

    Passengers advised to arrive at airport 2 hours before departure

    Memphis International Airport (MEM) is preparing for another busy spring break travel period, with the heaviest travel days taking place March 12-15. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen about 33,600 passengers and employees during this period, a 4.5% increase compared to the same peak period in 2019. Here are few tips for spring break travelers:

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  • Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Boston service in October
    Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Boston service in October
    Friday, March 6, 2020

    Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) starting October 4, 2020. 

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