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MSCAA 2019 Job Fair

Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 30

Memphis, Tenn. (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…
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Swearing in of MSCAA Board Member Gregory Fletcher

Memphis City Council approves appointment of Gregory Fletcher to Airport Authority Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 19, 2019) – The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Gregory Fletcher to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Fletcher, who was nominated by Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, will fill the term vacated by Keri Wright, which will expire on December 31, 2020. Fletcher is a…
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Edge4Vets

Airport Authority and partners to host Edge4Vets veteran career development workshop on Oct. 1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 17, 2019) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) and its partners will host an Edge4Vets career development workshop for local veterans on Tuesday, October 1. The workshop will take place from 10 am until 3:30 pm at the Hilton Memphis at 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard in Memphis.  MSCAA’s Edge4vets partnership includes the…
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James (Jim) Keras

Memphis City Council approves reappointment of Jim Keras Jr. to Airport Authority Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 5, 2019) – The Memphis City Council recently approved the reappointment of Jim Keras Jr., owner of Jim Keras Automotive Group, to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Keras, who was nominated by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, joined the MSCAA board in 2007. His new term will expire on…
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Pace Cooper

Memphis City Council approves reappointment of Pace Cooper to Airport Authority Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 28, 2019) – The Memphis City Council recently approved the reappointment of Pace Cooper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Hotels, to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Cooper, who was nominated by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, joined the MSCAA board in 2013 and currently serves as the…
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Moody’s Investors Service upgrades Airport Authority’s rating to “A2,” modifies outlook to “Stable”

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 27, 2019) – Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) general airport revenue bonds to “A2” and has modified MSCAA’s rating outlook from “positive” to “stable.” In its report, Moody’s cited the “sustained track-record of positive enplanement growth at the Memphis International Airport since fiscal year 2016 that has…
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B ticketing lobby

Airport Authority board passes FY 2020 budget

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 22, 2019) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners recently voted to approve the MSCAA budget for fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020). This $125 million Operations and Maintenance (O&M) budget sets the fees and charges that the airlines pay to the Airport Authority and…
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Nathan Luce

Airport Authority promotes Nathan Luce to Director of Procurement

MEMPHIS, TENN. (February 21, 2019) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the promotion of Nathan Luce as its new Director of Procurement. In his new role, Luce will oversee the operations of the Procurement department, which is responsible for managing the Airport Authority’s purchasing, bidding, and contract services. In addition, the department coordinates…
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901 Drones launch pad

Airport and partners to host public meeting for drone pilot program on February 27

MEMPHIS, TENN. (February 13, 2019) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) and its partners in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration Pilot Program (UAS IPP) will host a public meeting on Wednesday, February 27. The meeting will take place at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn at 6 pm. The meeting will…
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landing gear

Airport Authority receives $3 million state grant for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility

MEMPHIS, TENN. (January 28, 2019) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has been awarded a $3 million grant from the State of Tennessee’s Department of Transportation as part of the Aeronautics Economic Development Fund. The funds will be used toward the design and site development for a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) hangar at MEM.…
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