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

  • Airport issues 2018 Business Diversity Development annual report
    Airport issues 2018 Business Diversity Development annual report
    Friday, November 30, 2018

    Disadvantaged, minority, women-owned businesses comprise 30% of spending

    Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has released its 2018 Business Diversity Development report. According to the report, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBEs) were awarded 30% of the $55 million total spent in the areas of construction, professional services and goods & services contracts. This represents an increase of 3% in D/M/WBE spending compared to 2017. 

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  • Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s Fulton selected as Memphis Business Journal “Top 40 under 40” honoree
    Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s Fulton selected as Memphis Business Journal “Top 40 under 40” honoree
    Monday, November 26, 2018

    Michael Fulton, Government Affairs Director for Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), was recently selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” honorees. According to Memphis Business Journal, “Each year, MBJ honors the best and brightest young professionals in the Mid-South who are making a difference in their professions and in the community.” 

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  • Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Thanksgiving week
    Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Thanksgiving week
    Monday, November 12, 2018

    With recent passenger growth trends matching increased capacity by airlines, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is preparing for a significant surge in travelers during the Thanksgiving travel period. The airport estimates that as many as 1,000-1,500 additional passengers per day could travel through MEM during this time. As a result, some vendors are adjusting their hours of operation and the airport plans to employ additional parking measures. 

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