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11/21/2016 TAA Board Authorizes New Lease for Raytheon - Also Votes to Extend Tucson International Airport Lease with City
The Board of Directors of the Tucson Airport Authority on Monday authorized a new lease agreement with Raytheon Missile Systems (Raytheon) and voted to exercise the option to extend Tucson International Airport's lease and operating agreement with the City of Tucson by another 25 years to 2098....more
10/3/2016 Arrival of Aeromar Flight Marks Return of International Airline Service at TUS
Regularly scheduled international commercial airline service returned to Tucson International Airport Monday (October 3, 2016) with the arrival of Aeromar Flight 106 from Hermosillo, Los Mochis, Mazatlán and Guadalajara in Mexico....more
9/21/2016 Concessions To Change at Tucson Airport After TAA Board Votes To Award New Contracts
With a goal of offering travelers a strong sense of place along with high-quality food, beverage and merchandise offerings, the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously on Wednesday (September 21) to award contracts to new operators for new and expanded food and beverage as well as news, gifts and specialty retail concessions in the terminal....more
8/31/2016 Commercial Airline Flights from TUS to Mexico to Return
Regular international commercial airline service is scheduled to return to Tucson International Airport October 3 when Aeromar launches service to Hermosillo, Los Mochis, Mazatlán and Guadalajara in Mexico....more
6/27/2016 American and United Airlines Officially 'Moving' at TUS
With the 'A Brighter TUS' terminal renovation project in full swing, passengers will experience a new change as American and United airlines will not only move check-in counters but their flights will change concourses....more
6/16/2016 Tucson Airport Authority, Uber agree to contract for service
In as many days, the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) has added yet another transportation option for passengers traveling from the Tucson International Airport (TUS). With an agreement reached, Uber will now be allowed to pick-up arriving passengers through the company’s mobile app. Official pick-ups may begin immediately....more
6/15/2016 Tucson Airport Authority reaches agreement with Lyft to begin service June 16
Tucson International Airport (TUS) passengers have asked for it, and now they’re getting it. The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) has reached an agreement with Lyft so arriving passengers can order a car from the company’s mobile app and take it straight from the airport....more
6/6/2016 Tucson Airport Authority Breaks Down First Wall For ‘A Brighter TUS’
Construction for ‘A Brighter TUS’ has officially commenced as Tucson Airport Authority President and CEO Bonnie Allin took a sledgehammer to one of the walls being torn down inside Tucson International Airport (TUS)....more
5/23/2016 Tucson Metro Chamber and Tucson International Airport Announce American Airlines Tucson-New York Flights
After more than a year and a half of gathering support, the Tucson Metro Chamber and Tucson International Airport are pleased to announce that American Airlines will start non-stop service to and from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport starting October 7....more
5/9/2016 American and United Airlines Will Be ‘Moving’ at TUS
Passengers on American and United airlines in June will experience some of the first changes of the "A Brighter TUS" terminal renovation project. American Airlines' check-in counters will move from the east end of the terminal to the west end of the terminal....more
5/4/2016 TAA Fire Department Adds First Aid Kits to #StopTheBleed
In a nationwide campaign by the Department of Homeland Security to raise awareness about preventing death from blood loss in emergency situations, the Tucson Airport Authority Fire Department has recently installed four first aid kits to its jurisdiction to “Stop the Bleed.”...more
4/6/2016 Tucson International Airport Set to Assist With Second “Fly SAAFE” Program
The second Fly SAAFE (Southern Arizona Autism Flight Event) program will make its way to the Tucson International Airport (TUS) on April 12 with the partnership of TUS, Tucson Alliance for Autism (TAFA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines (AA)....more
4/6/2016 A Brighter TUS… Arriving in 2017
With the goal of improving the passenger experience at Tucson International Airport (TUS), the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) Board of Directors has approved a multi-phase terminal improvement project to expand the security checkpoint areas, open up more choices in the post-security area and improve critical infrastructure....more
3/4/2016 TAA Board Awards Contract for Phase II of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project
The remaining spaces in the parking lots in front of the passenger terminal at Tucson International Airport will be covered with solar canopy structures under a contract with Sturgeon Electric, Inc. that was approved by the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors....more
2/15/2016 Tucson Airport Sees Biggest January Passenger Increase in 10 Years
Airline passenger traffic at Tucson International Airport started 2016 on an upswing with almost 12,000 more passengers passing through the terminal in January compared with the same month in 2015....more
2/4/2016 TAA Police Lead Regional Airport Response Group
In efforts to enhance the relationships among public and government safety entities, the Tucson Airport Authority Police Department has spearheaded a new initiative called the Regional Airport Response Group....more
1/27/2016 Tony Finley Becomes New Chairman of TAA Board
Tony Finley took over chairmanship for 2016 of the Tucson Airport Authority at its annual meeting on Monday. The board also elected its officers for the year....more
1/19/2016 TAA Hires George W. Bootes III As Chief Economic Development Officer
George W. Bootes III (George) has joined the Tucson Airport Authority as the Chief Economic Development Officer. Among his responsibilities, Bootes will oversee infrastructure planning for TAA’s vacant land and promote airport development....more
12/9/2015 Chris Schmaltz Joins TAA as Associate General Counsel
Chris Schmaltz has joined the Tucson Airport Authority as Associate General Counsel. In this capacity, Schmaltz will aid the General Counsel in providing comprehensive legal advice and services to TAA management and Board of Directors on a wide variety of matters....more