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Pacific Northwest is Newest Destination for Nonstop Flights from Tucson

Tucson International Airport’s newest nonstop destination airport is Paine Field in Everett, Washington. While the destination might come as a surprise to some, it is welcome news for those in Seattle who know of its advantages. Alaska Airlines will begin…

June 3, 2021

CALEA Public Input Session for TAAPD

  Public comments are currently being accepted for the reaccreditation of the Tucson Airport Authority Police Department’s Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) certification. This notice is to make the public aware that written comments will be accepted…

May 28, 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 27, 2021

Busy Holiday Weekend Kicks Off Summertime Travel at Tucson International

Tucsonans and their Southern Arizona neighbors are among the millions of Americans eager to fly again as many flights departing Tucson International Airport (TUS) are selling fast. Updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control has encouraged more people to…

May 26, 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 13, 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…

May 4, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Promotes Allen Kinnison to Director of Airside Operations

Allen Kinnison has been promoted to Director of Airside Operations for the Tucson Airport Authority. In his new role, Kinnison oversees the day-to-day airside operations at both Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN). This includes the management of…

May 4, 2021

Deadline to Get Required REAL ID Extended Again

Federal officials have extended the deadline requirement to use an identification compliant with the REAL ID act to go through TSA security checkpoints at airports. Per an announcement made April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security said the new…

April 27, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Hires Twyla Salaiz as VP, Chief People Officer

Twyla Salaiz has joined the Tucson Airport Authority as Vice President and Chief People Officer. To accept her new role, Twyla has literally moved across an airfield from Raytheon Missiles and Defense where she had been in various human resources…

April 15, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Promotes Kirk Eickhoff to Vice President and CFO

  Kirk Eickhoff has been promoted to Vice President of Finance/CFO for the Tucson Airport Authority. Eickhoff served as TAA Director of Finance for the past two years, and before that was the Manager of Financial Planning, Budgeting and Analysis.…

April 15, 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…

February 16, 2021

New Members and New Category Added To Independent Tucson Airport Authority

Three new members were elected to join the Tucson Airport Authority Monday (January 25), including Tucson Mayor Regina Romero and Pima County Economic Development Director John Moffatt, who are part of a new category called, Advocacy Members. The third addition…

January 25, 2021

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