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.


  • Airport announces $1 million air service development program
    Thursday, May 17, 2012

    The Nation's Hassle-Free Passenger Airport Now Even More Attractive for New Service by Carriers

    MEMPHIS, TN – Memphis International Airport today unveiled an aggressive Air Service Development Program designed to attract new non-stop service. The program offers financial incentives and fee savings to airlines that add new direct service to and from Memphis International Airport and commit to those routes for at least 12 months.

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  • Airport arts contest for high school students 'sells' Memphis to millions of visitors
    Tuesday, May 8, 2012

    By Wayne Risher, Commercial Appeal 

    MEMPHIS, TN - Five million people who change planes in Memphis each year may never set foot on Beale Street, but they can feel the city's vibe just the same.

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