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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

Alaska Airlines to Fly Nonstop to San Jose and Silicon Valley

Southern Arizonans will gain nonstop access to another Bay Area airport in August when Alaska Airlines introduces daily nonstop service between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Thursday’s announcement was part of the single largest…

March 9, 2017

TAA Board OKs New Airport Parking Rates

The Tucson Airport Authority has spent $3.6 million on capital improvements to the airport, including to the parking facilities. To meet rising operating costs, and to continue work on improving Tucson International Airport, the TAA Board of Directors on Monday…

January 23, 2017
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2016 Tucson Airport Passenger Growth Was Most Since 2007

Airline passengers using Tucson International Airport grew by 3.4% to almost 3.3 million in 2016. It was the largest increase at the airport since 2007. The October launches of new nonstop flights to New York on American Airlines and into…

January 23, 2017

Fly to San Jose for Just $84 on Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has a special air fare deal on its new nonstop flights between Tucson and San Jose, now priced as low as $84 each way. Available seats at this price are limited but the calendar here shows the lowest fare by…

January 3, 2017

Potentially Long TSA Lines at Tucson International Airport

Tucson International Airport takes pride in its reputation for making the travel experience less stressful. With the end of Daylight Saving Time, effective November 6, the flight schedule on both concourses may cause for longer than usual security checkpoint lines…

November 3, 2016

DOT bans all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from airplanes

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have issued an emergency order banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. The ban prohibits all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices from…

October 15, 2016

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