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

  • Uber reaches agreement to operate at Memphis International Airport
    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    MEMPHIS, TN – Uber and the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) have reached an agreement that immediately enables the ridesharing platform’s driver-partners to pick-up and drop-off at Memphis International Airport (MEM).

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  • Memphis City Council approves appointment of Michael Keeney to Airport Authority Board
    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    MEMPHIS, TN  – The Memphis City Council has approved the appointment of Michael Keeney to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners. Keeney, who was nominated by Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell Jr., replaces the board position vacated by Jack Sammons, who accepted the position of Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Memphis in May.

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  • Allegiant announces further expansion in Memphis
    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    New nonstop flights to Austin and the Tampa Bay area with fares as low as $48

    MEMPHIS, TN — Allegiant today announces the expansion of its ultra-low-cost flights in Memphis with the addition of nonstop service to Austin, Tex. and Tampa/St. Pete beginning Oct. 1, 2015. The new flights are on sale starting today with introductory one-way fares as low as $48*.

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  • American Airlines to add nonstop flights between Memphis and New York-LaGuardia
    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    MEMPHIS, TN - American Airlines will add two daily nonstop flights between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA), beginning November 5. Ticket sales for these flights will begin on July 4.

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