Tag Archives: McAllen International Airport

Aeromar Offers Mexico City Special

Aeromar

Aeromar is offering a limited promotion for $250 round-trip airfare from McAllen to Acapulco via Mexico City. The promotional fare will connect McAllen International Airport via Mexico City International Airport to Acapulco International Airport. Flights to Mexico City from McAllen operate five times weekly with a connection to Acapulco. Departure days from McAllen include Monday, Wednesday, Thursda, Friday and Sunday with afternoon departure times. The promotional fare can be found only…

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McAllen Airport Director Earned Her Wings

Elizabeth Suarez’s 20-year career with the City of McAllen now has her as director of aviation.

Elizabeth Suarez was well on her way to law school before deciding to take an interview with the City of McAllen on Christmas Eve 1999. Suarez was a graduate student at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio when a human resources manager from McAllen’s city government made a recruiting visit to the campus. A transit manager job opportunity was available. A political science undergraduate degree to go with graduate-level studies…

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McAllen International Airport Flying High

McAllen International Airport

In 2019, record growth hit McAllen International Airport with 432,178 passenger boardings. This is a 20 percent increase from 2018 and also the highest number of enplanements in MFE’s history.  Over the last 20 years, MFE’s compounded annual growth rate in passenger enplanements has trended progressively steady at 1.4 percent. This steady growth has MFE as the leading airport in the Rio Grande Valley, capturing the majority of market share…

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Allegiant Offers New Non-Stop to Phoenix

McAllen International Airport staff and advisory board members help “launch” Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight to Phoenix.

Allegiant is now providing nonstop service from McAllen International Airport to Phoenix, Ariz. via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.  “We are grateful for our partnership with Allegiant Air 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 connectivity for our community as well as offer affordable, non-stop service to a key business…

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Development Makes the RGV Prosperous

Eighty years ago, the Rio Grande Valley was a rural, agriculturally based economy with little growth happening. Fast forward to 10 years ago, and the RGV was quickly becoming a thriving metropolitan area as development intensified. Today, the region has completely transformed economically. It has become an area developed by improving and increasing commercial, retail, industrial, entertainment, medical and higher education institutions.  Education In 2013, the transformation of the RGV’s…

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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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