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

  • Yuletide Travel Tips from MEM
    Yuletide Travel Tips from MEM
    Friday, December 20, 2019

    The Christmas season is a popular one for travel, with students getting a break from school until the New Year and adults taking advantage of vacation time. With passenger numbers continually increasing, Memphis International Airport is expecting a busy holiday season. 

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  • Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Salt Lake City service in July
    Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Salt Lake City service in July
    Saturday, December 14, 2019

    Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) starting July 6, 2020.

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  • Fantasy Flight to take children from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to the “North Pole” Friday evening
    Fantasy Flight to take children from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to the “North Pole” Friday evening
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019

    Delta Air Lines and Memphis International Airport will host the 10th annual “Fantasy Flight” to the “North Pole” for patients from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their families on Friday, December 13.

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  • DJI joins Memphis partners in FAA drone pilot program
    DJI joins Memphis partners in FAA drone pilot program
    Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    DJI, a global company specializing in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has joined the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) at Memphis International Airport.

    DJI joins several local participants involved in the Memphis program, including the City of Memphis, Memphis Fire Department, Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Department of Transportation Division of Aeronautics, FedEx, AirXOS, Measure, Avitas, and 901Drones.

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