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June 25, 2021

TAA President and CEO Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee

Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) President and CEO Danette Bewley joined fellow leaders in the aviation and air travel industry to advocate for modernizing aviation infrastructure in the 21st century. The collective testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations,…

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…

May 27, 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 13, 2021

Bruce Goetz Promoted to TAA Executive VP/Chief Operating Officer

Bruce Goetz, A.A.E., I.A.P. has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA). “As the TAA focuses on functional realignment to deliver the Strategic Plan, it is important to…

May 4, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Hires Anthony Casella as Chief Technology Officer

Anthony Casella has joined the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) as Chief Technology Officer. He brings decades of leadership experience and Information Technology knowledge to a diverse, dedicated team of professionals. Casella already understands the needs of both private and public…

February 16, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Police Department Adds EOD Robots to the Force

The Tucson Airport Authority Police Department (TAAPD) has acquired two Explosive Ordnance Disposal robots through the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), which connects civilian law enforcement operations across the nation with their counterparts in the United States Armed Forces. Police Chief…

January 25, 2021

Bruce Dusenberry Named Chair of Tucson Airport Authority Board 

Business and community leader Bruce Dusenberry was elected on Monday (January 25) to serve as 2021 Chair of the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors. The election was part of the board’s first meeting following the annual meeting of all…

January 25, 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…

December 14, 2020

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…

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