Tag Archives: McAllen International Airport

Allegiant Offers Non-Stop to Phoenix

Allegiant Phoenix

Beginning Oct. 3, Allegiant will provide nonstop service from McAllen International Airport to Phoenix, Ariz. via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. To celebrate, Allegiant is offering one-way fares on the new route starting at $79. “We are grateful for our partnership with Allegiant, and are excited to be working with them on the addition of a new year-round route to Phoenix,” said McAllen Mayor James E. Darling. “This route will enhance westward…

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McAllen Business Power Network

Join the McAllen Chamber of Commerce at the Business Power Network. Accelerate connections, develop new leads and market your business at no cost. Grow your business and build your business contact list with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and its members. The McAllen International Airport serves as sponsor for this month’s installment. You must call in advance to reserve a seat at 956-682-2871.

McAllen Entities Pair Up for Discount Airfare

Aeromar

The McAllen Economic Development Corporation and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce are partnering to offer a $250 roundtrip airfare from McAllen to Mexico City via Aeromar Airlines. “McAllen Economic Development Corporation is happy to support McAllen International Airport and our great partner, Aeromar Airlines with this promotional offer. We are committed to expanding business opportunities and partnerships that benefit our community,” said MEDC President and CEO, Keith Patridge. “This fare promotion…

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Allegiant Offers Seasonal Flights from MFE

Beginning in May, Allegiant Air will be offering direct flights from McAllen International Airport to Orlando/Sanford, Fla. Following soon after in June, the airline will also offer direct travel to Los Angeles, Cali.  Both cities’ non-stop flights will be available throughout the summer until August. “We are excited for another busy summer knowing that Allegiant offers families in our region a great choice for economical fares and inclusive vacation packages,”…

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Temporary TSA Pre✓ Center to Open at MFE

TSA Pre✓

A temporary TSA Pre✓ application center will be open at McAllen International Airport April 16-18. “We’re pleased to offer this enrollment opportunity to those who live in or around McAllen,” said TSA Federal Security Director Jess Presas. “Travelers can pre-enroll online at tsa.gov and make an appointment at the McAllen International Airport enrollment center to complete the application process.” Walk-ins also are accepted on a space-available basis. The temporary application center will be…

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Delegation Gears up for McAllen Day in Mexico

McAllen Convention Center (photo McAllen.net/City of McAllen)

The McAllen Convention and Visitors Bureau is gearing up for its annual McAllen Day in Mexico City on March 28. Organizing and making the event possible is a huge undertaking that involves city government, the Chamber of Commerce and La Plaza Mall. Delegates are also instrumental, including travel agents, tour operators and hotel representatives in promoting the city’s amenities and shopping opportunities. In all, it will be a delegation of…

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Aeromar Enhances Mexico Service

Aeromar

Customers have from now until Feb. 15 to book promotional introductory rates for Aeromar’s new enhanced flight schedule from McAllen International Airport to Mexico. The flight schedules connect McAllen via Mexico City to Acapulco, Oaxaca and Puerto Escondido as well as San Luis Potosi and Ixtapa Zihuatanejo. One-way fares start at $203. In addition, travel must take place by Dec. 19. “It is exciting to extend our service beyond Mexico City…

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McAllen Day in Monterrey Oct. 24

McAllen Day in Monterrey

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce, City of McAllen, Rio Grande Regional Hospital and McAllen International Airport are sponsoring McAllen Day in Monterrey on Oct. 24. This annual event gives McAllen Chamber members the opportunity to promote their tourism-related goods and services. The chamber will invite 150 travel agents, tour operators and media as well as 50 medical doctors to attend. Participation is $1,000. The cost includes a seat on a chartered flight to…

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McAllen Airport to Improve Safety

McAllen International Airport

The McAllen International Airport was recently awarded $2.06 million in Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Grant funds. The money will improve safety as well as replace aging infrastructure at the airport. “The McAllen International Airport is the gateway to the world for all traveling to and from our city,” said McAllen Mayor Jim Darling.  “With these funds, the City of McAllen will be able to invest in the necessary improvements…

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Hurricane Awareness Tour Coming to McAllen

The 2016 NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour will feature a U.S. Air Force WC-130J Hurricane Hunter aircraft May 7 at McAllen International Airport.

In just over a month, hurricane season begins. This season is forecasted to be more active than usual, so being prepared for the upcoming season is imperative. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration brings its Hurricane Awareness Tour to McAllen International Airport May 7 in order to educate the public on those providing information during hurricane season. McAllen International Airport is one of only two Texas airports to host the 2018 NOAA tour. The…

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