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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

TUS Serves More Than 3.4 Million Passengers in 2017

More than 3.4 million passengers flew in and out of Tucson International Airport (TUS) in 2017, a 4.5% increase over 2016. The Tucson Airport Authority announced the numbers at its Annual Meeting on Monday, January 22. December’s total of 299,752,…

January 22, 2018

Special Fare Deals Fare Can Get a Minnesotan to Tucson

When you talk to your Minnesota friends and relatives this holiday season, don’t just boast about the weather invite them to come experience it this winter. Tucson’s newest airline, Sun Country is putting its flights on sale with fares starting…

December 19, 2017

TAA Celebrates Completion of TUS Solar Project

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) celebrated the completion of the Tucson International Airport (TUS) Solar Project on December 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The $14.3 million project is expected to generate an additional 411,800 kilowatt hours (kWh) monthly at…

December 7, 2017

Enjoy Holiday Music to Grab Your Bags By

  This holiday season travelers arriving at Tucson International Airport can enjoy performances by area musicians on the Baggage Claim level. Here is the planned schedule (Please, check back for updates):  Live@TUS Holiday Entertainment Schedule Monday, December 4 @ 7 p.m.…

November 29, 2017

American Airlines + Tucson Celebrate 90 Years Together

On time, at precisely 5 p.m. November 28, 1927, a six-passenger Fokker Universal arrived at Tucson Municipal Airport. Commercial airline service had arrived in Tucson. Standard Airlines was the name painted on the side of the plane. A little more…

November 27, 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

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

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

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