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TAA Receives Formal Approval For Major Airfield Safety Enhancements

David Hatfield Senior Director of Business Development and Marketing dhatfield@flytucson.com 520.573.4840   For Immediate Release: December 5, 2018         After eight years of preparation, a major project to enhance airfield safety at Tucson International Airport (TUS) has been given formal approval…

December 5, 2018

Holiday Music to Grab Your Bags By at TUS

  Adding to the sounds of the season, Southern Arizona musicians will welcome passengers with performances in the arrivals lounges in Baggage Claim at Tucson International Airport. The schedule of planned performances (click on name for contact info if available):…

November 21, 2018

Tucson Welcomes Its Newest Airline – Allegiant Now Flying to Two New Cities

Cutting the ribbon for Allegiant’s Tucson arrival, from left, Bill Assenmacher, representing the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors; Bonnie Allin, TAA President and CEO; Daniel Meier, Allegiant Manager of Airports; Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega; and Brent De Raad,…

November 15, 2018

Passengers Fill Frontier Airlines Flights for Return to Tucson

  Passengers filled nearly every seat – both coming and going – for Frontier Airlines’ return to Tucson International Airport Wednesday (November 7, 2018). The airport celebrated with a traditional water arch welcome and treats for passengers on both the…

November 7, 2018

Allegiant Puts Tucson on its Route Map

  Allegiant today (August 21, 2018) announced it will start serving Tucson International Airport (TUS) in mid-November with nonstop flights to Bellingham, Washington, just across the border from Vancouver, and to Provo, Utah. To celebrate the new service, Allegiant is…

August 21, 2018

Frontier Airlines Brings New Nonstop Flights Between Tucson and Denver

Special Introductory Fare of $29 One Way Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is bringing its “Low Fares Done Right” service to Tucson International Airport starting November 7 when it introduces service to/from its hometown Denver. As part of the announcement Tuesday…

August 7, 2018

Southwest Airlines Announces New Tucson Flights to San Jose and Las Vegas

Southwest Airlines is adding more flights to its schedule at Tucson International Airport (TUS) later this year, including new nonstop flights to San Jose, Calif, additional flights to Las Vegas and the return of weekly flights to Oakland. The new…

May 31, 2018

Arizonans Should Consider Getting Travel ID Before 2020

Arizonans who use their driver’s license or ID card to go through TSA security at U.S. airports and other restricted, federally-controlled facilities should take action to get an Arizona Voluntary Travel ID through the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle…

April 18, 2018

New Study Values Tucson Airport Authority’s Annual Economic Impact at $7.4 Billion

TUS and RYN Airports Support More than 43,000 jobs and $2.3 Billion in Wages Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN) contribute $7.4 billion in annual economic impact to southern Arizona supporting 43,062 jobs paying $2.3 billion in wages.…

April 4, 2018

TUS Installs Mamava Lactation Suites to Support Breastfeeding Moms

  Nursing mothers traveling through Tucson International Airport now have access to Mamava lactation suites providing privacy while breastfeeding or pumping. The suites, part of the Mamava network, debuted Wednesday on each of the concourses of the airport terminal. Each…

March 14, 2018

Austin is Now Just One Plane Ride Away on Via Air

Via Air, a Florida-based airline, now flies nonstop between Tucson International Airport and Austin, Texas. The new flights are scheduled for 2 hours and 5 minutes, reducing the flight-time by about half of the previous connecting flight schedule of just…

March 4, 2018

American Airlines Flights to Charlotte Open New Connections to the East and Caribbean

American Airlines has launched daily nonstop flights between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), opening up new one-stop connections to more than 70 destinations in the east, southeast and the Caribbean. “From Tucson, the new nonstop flight…

March 4, 2018

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