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Generous Donation Restocks Tucson International Airport’s Military Lounge Ahead of Reopening

When the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) cut the ribbon on its newly renovated Military Lounge at Tucson International Airport (TUS) in 2020, it celebrated both the traveling members of our Armed Forces who would enjoy the space and the thoughtful…

June 23, 2021

Frontier Airlines Adds Las Vegas Route to Tucson International Airport

Travelers through Tucson International Airport (TUS) now have increased odds of finding a convenient, affordable flight to and from McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas. Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday that the airline would be adding LAS nonstop service to five…

June 23, 2021

Pacific Northwest is Newest Destination for Nonstop Flights from Tucson

Tucson International Airport’s newest nonstop destination airport is Paine Field in Everett, Washington. While the destination might come as a surprise to some, it is welcome news for those in Seattle who know of its advantages. Alaska Airlines will begin…

June 3, 2021

Barrio Brewing Co. Lands at Tucson International Airport

Travelers ready to fly again will notice a change to the pre-security restaurant available at Tucson International Airport (TUS). The Tucson Airport Authority celebrates the partnership between two Southern Arizona institutions – TUS and Barrio Brewing Company. Hailed as Arizona’s…

May 27, 2021

Busy Holiday Weekend Kicks Off Summertime Travel at Tucson International

Tucsonans and their Southern Arizona neighbors are among the millions of Americans eager to fly again as many flights departing Tucson International Airport (TUS) are selling fast. Updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control has encouraged more people to…

May 26, 2021

Deadline to Get Required REAL ID Extended Again

Federal officials have extended the deadline requirement to use an identification compliant with the REAL ID act to go through TSA security checkpoints at airports. Per an announcement made April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security said the new…

April 27, 2021

Tucson International Airport Earns Arizona Airport Safety Award

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) is proud to announce that Tucson International Airport has (TUS) been honored with the 2020 Arizona Airport Safety Award. This distinction is presented by the Arizona Aviation Safety Advisory Group (ASAG) and Scottsdale FAA Flight…

February 11, 2021

TUS Welcomes Back Allegiant Air with Low Fares to Indy, Provo and Vegas

On February 11 Tucson International Airport (TUS) welcomes back Allegiant Air and its ultra-low fare nonstop flights to Indianapolis and Provo, Utah. On February 18, Allegiant is scheduled to add flights to Las Vegas. “This is an important milestone in…

February 9, 2021

COVID-19 Impacts Send Tucson Airport Passenger Numbers Down 55%

Less Than 2 Million Travelers for the First Time in 38 Years Airline passenger traffic at Tucson International Airport (TUS) dropped by more than half in 2020 to less than 1.7 million travelers as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…

January 25, 2021

Tucson Gains Another New Destination As Southwest Airlines Adds Oakland

Southern Arizonans will gain another new airline destination – and a new nonstop flight to the Bay Area – when it begins service between Tucson International Airport and Oakland International Airport on March 11. Flights are scheduled and seats are…

January 5, 2021

John Voorhees Joins TAA as VP, Chief Commercial Officer

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) has announced that John “Dutch” Voorhees has joined the Tucson Airport Authority as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. As VP/CCO, Voorhees will be responsible for driving and maximizing all aeronautical and non-aeronautical business development…

December 14, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Celebrates New Facility at Tucson International Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has moved to a new location at Tucson International Airport (TUS), and to celebrate officials participated in a ribbon cutting Friday, December 4 – all while observing proper safety protocols in a COVID-19 environment. The…

December 4, 2020

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