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

  • Frontier Airlines announces nonstop Memphis-Philadelphia service
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Frontier Airlines has announced it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) beginning April 9. The service, which is scheduled to be seasonal, will run four times weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The airline will utilize a 186-seat Airbus 320 aircraft for the flight.  

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  • Fitch affirms ‘A’ rating for Airport Authority
    Monday, September 25, 2017

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 25, 2017) – Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) ‘A’ rating on the authority’s outstanding $282 million general airport revenue bonds (GARBs). The Airport Authority’s outlook remained stable.

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  • Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 18
    Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Local job-seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 18, 2017. The fair, which will feature 19 different airport employers, will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the airport’s Project Center at 4225 Airways Boulevard.

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  • Frontier Airlines announces nonstop Memphis-Orlando service
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    MEMPHIS, TENN. (September 20, 2017) –Frontier Airlines has announced it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) beginning November 2. The service will run three times weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. The airline will utilize a 186-seat Airbus 320 aircraft for the flight.  

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  • Airlines Begin Issuing Travel Waivers Ahead of Hurricane Irma Impact
    Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Hurricane Irma may impact air travel this weekend. Please check directly with your airline for the latest information about your flight status and scheduling. See below for links to airline travel alerts and waiver information.

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  • Baggage Carousel Replacement Project Begins
    Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Travelers may notice temporary construction walls that have been placed in the B baggage area. Work has begun on a project to replace the baggage carousels in B baggage, which currently serves Delta and Allegiant passengers. All four baggage carousels will be replaced during the project, with construction taking place on two carousels at a time, leaving two operational to accommodate travelers.

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