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Torn Basil

Italian-themed restaurant Torn Basil opens at Memphis International Airport

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 7, 2018) – Torn Basil, an Italian-themed restaurant, has opened near gate A27 at Memphis International Airport (MEM). The restaurant offers pizza, meatballs, salads and sandwiches, as well as a breakfast menu. Torn Basil is operated by HMS Host, which also operates Starbucks, Maggie O’Shea’s, Moe’s, Cinnabon Baked to Go, Urban Market,…
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Airport Authority extends bid deadline for Concourse B construction

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 25, 2018) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has extended the deadline for its B Concourse construction bidding from May 15 to June 15. The change will allow the pre-qualified prime contractors additional time to prepare pricing and form their construction teams. With the extension, the selection of the project’s contractor is…
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Memphis International Airport maintains status as world’s 2nd busiest cargo airport; MEM is busiest cargo airport in North America

MEMPHIS, TENN. (April 19, 2018) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) has maintained its ranking as the world’s 2nd busiest cargo airport and the busiest cargo airport in North America, according to preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings released by Airports Council International. In 2017, more than 4.33 million metric tonnes of cargo were handled at MEM,…
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Lyft, Uber introduce “Rematch” program at Memphis International Airport

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 9, 2018) – Ride-share companies Lyft and Uber have introduced a new “Rematch” program at Memphis International Airport (MEM) that is designed to reduce wait times and provide drivers with more flexibility. Rematch allows drivers to accept ride requests immediately after dropping off a customer. Previously, drivers were required to return to…
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Memphis International Airport B Concourse to close for construction April 4; Operations will be focused on A & C Concourses until 2021

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 4, 2018) – In a significant step in its concourse modernization project, Memphis International Airport (MEM) will close its B Concourse for construction on Wednesday, April 4. Airlines, restaurants, and retail businesses will operate out of the A and C Concourses until the project’s expected completion in 2021. Below is a recap…
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