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

  • Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Indianapolis service in October
    Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Memphis-Indianapolis service in October
    Saturday, August 29, 2020

    Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch daily nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND) starting October 1, 2020. Delta will utilize a 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft for the route, which will operate daily. 

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  • Memphis International Airport’s modernization project continues to take shape
    Memphis International Airport’s modernization project continues to take shape
    Thursday, August 27, 2020

    Project on schedule to be completed in mid-2021

    Despite the pandemic’s effects on passenger travel, Memphis International Airport’s (MEM’s) concourse modernization project continues to progress. With exterior work nearly completed, the focus of the project has shifted to the interior of the redesigned concourse, with tasks including the installation of metal framing, finishes and ceiling tile. 

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  • Airport Authority promotes Jason McBride to Director of Properties
    Airport Authority promotes Jason McBride to Director of Properties
    Thursday, August 20, 2020

    Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced the promotion of Jason McBride to Director of Properties.

    His promotion became effective August 1 and he will report to Forrest Artz, Vice President of Finance & Administration/CFO. McBride succeeds Angela Washington, who retired on July 30 after 32 years with MSCAA.

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