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Alaska’s Turkey Week Fare: $79 to San Jose

Alaska Airlines has a special $79 fare deal through Thanksgiving Day on its new nonstop Tucson-San Jose. Fare is available each way and is nonrefundable. Available seats at this price are limited day but the calendar (here) shows the lowest fare…

November 21, 2017

American Airlines To Open New Connections With Nonstop Tucson-Charlotte Flights

Southern Arizonans will gain an important new air service connection starting February 15/16 when American Airlines introduces nonstop flights between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The new daily service is an overnight flight from Tucson…

November 20, 2017

Things To Know About Thanksgiving Holiday Travel at TUS

The Thanksgiving holiday once again looks to be another 11 days of heavy travel. While Tucson International Airport and the airlines are geared up to meet the expected demand, there are a few things to know that can help travelers…

November 17, 2017

Tucson International Airport Runway Construction Reaches a Milestone

Contractors have wrapped up repaving the 10,996-foot main commercial runway at Tucson International Airport this weekend so aircraft are once again be able to use the full length of the runway. Since early October, construction contractors have been working in…

November 17, 2017

Via Air Announces Tucson Flights Nonstop to Austin Starting January 18

Via Air, a Florida-based airline, announced Wednesday (November 15) it will be coming Tucson International Airport with nonstop flights to Austin, Texas beginning January 18. To introduce the new service, Via Air is offering a special one-way fare of $119.…

November 15, 2017

Southwest Great Escape Fare Deals to 6 Destinations

Feeling like you missed out on a holiday fare special for Thanksgiving and don’t want to let it happen again in December? Want to make some room for visitors this winter in Tucson? Or would you like to invite someone…

November 14, 2017

TSA Implements New Screening Requirement for Carry-On Electronics

New security screening procedures for carry-on battery-powered electronics are now being used at Tucson International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) held a news conference at the airport to announce that TUS is the latest airport get the new procedures,…

October 24, 2017

Community Project Reduces Buffelgrass by 94% on TAA Land​

In a cooperative effort to control the spread of Buffelgrass, a highly flammable invasive grass species, a coalition of agencies came together to pursue federal funding through a Federal Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant. Two sites were identified under…

October 18, 2017

New Security Checkpoints Now Open

The second of two TSA security checkpoints at Tucson International Airport (TUS) opened Wednesday (September 20), completing another significant portion of the airport’s ‘A Brighter TUS’ terminal renovation. The A Concourse checkpoint is for passengers departing on Southwest and United…

September 20, 2017

Special Introductory Fares to Chicago on United

To introduce its new year-round nonstop flights between Tucson and Chicago O’Hare International Airport, United Airlines is offering special round-trip fares as low as $368. Restrictions apply and the fares vary by day of the week. To see a calendar…

September 4, 2017

Alaska Airlines Launches Nonstop Flights from TUS to San Jose

Alaska Airlines today launched daily nonstop flights from Tucson International Airport (TUS) to Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), giving southern Arizonans a new alternative when they travel to the San Francisco Bay Area. The first flight departed Tucson at 7…

August 29, 2017

Sun Country Airlines to Return to Tucson International Airport

Sun Country Airlines is returning to Tucson International Airport this winter giving southern Arizonans another opportunity to fly to the Twin Cities, but more importantly for Tucson’s tourism industry it will give Midwesterners more chances to escape the cold and…

May 10, 2017

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