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.


  • Southwest to add nonstop MEM-BWI flight for summer season
    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    MEMPHIS, TN  – Southwest Airlines has announced that it is adding a seasonal second daily non-stop flight between Memphis International Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) to its summer schedule, which begins June 7, 2015. The additional flight will be the second seasonal addition for Southwest in 2015 and is scheduled to conclude in August.

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  • Fantasy flight to take St. Jude, Lebonheur patients to “North Pole” Tuesday
    Monday, December 15, 2014

    MEMPHIS, TN – For the sixth consecutive year, the Memphis International Airport and Delta Air Lines will host a “Fantasy Flight” to the “North Pole” for a group of children that includes patients from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

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  • Delta announces additional flight cuts
    Friday, December 12, 2014

    MEMPHIS, TN – Delta Air Lines has notified the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) that it will cease its nonstop flights to O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, effective December 31.

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  • Airport Authority hires Will Livsey as senior manager of air service research and development
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the hiring of Will Livsey as its new Senior Manager of Air Service Research and Development. Livsey will be responsible for researching, developing and executing a significant increase in air service at Memphis International Airport (MEM). 

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