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McAllen Airport Now Offers Free SPI Shuttle

McAllen International Airport is now offering MFE Destination Connect. The free, luxury shuttle service brings MFE travelers to their next destination in South Padre Island. This new partnership between the airport and SPI creates new connectivity which allows travelers to experience both destinations while visiting. McAllen International Airport currently welcomes travelers from nine nonstop destinations throughout the U.S. and Mexico.  This pilot shuttle service program operates on Thursdays, Fridays and…

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Aeromar Adds New International Routes From McAllen

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Starting June 10, Aeromar will add nonstop service from McAllen International Airport to both Guadalajara International and Puerto Vallarta International airports. The routes will fly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. “These new routes expand our connectivity from McAllen to four important destinations in Mexico: Mexico City, Monterrey, and now Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta,” said Danilo Correa, Aeromar CEO. “Our strong alliance with the City of McAllen positions us to…

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Inaugural Monterrey Flight Takes Off From MFE

On April 22, the McAllen International Airport celebrated Aeromar’s inaugural international nonstop flights to and from Monterrey International Airport (MTY). The new nonstop route is the Rio Grande Valley’s very first to Monterrey. “The relationship between our communities is vital and will only flourish with our new nonstop flight,” said McAllen Mayor Jim Darling. “Our airport is leading the region in creating these connections. We are grateful for our partnership with…

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New Aeromar’s Service Flies Nonstop to Monterrey

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Starting April 22, Aeromar will provide scheduled nonstop service from McAllen International Airport (MFE) to Monterrey International Airport (MTY). The flights will operate year‐round, initially on Thursdays and Sundays, seating 72 passengers. They will depart McAllen at 1:15 p.m. and arrive in Monterrey at 2:15 p.m. Return flights will depart Monterrey at 3:10 p.m. and arrive in McAllen at 4:10 p.m. Introductory promotional fares will begin at $118 dollars one…

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Allegiant Begins Non-Stop to Nashville in May

Beginning May 27, Allegiant will provide nonstop service from McAllen International Airport to Nashville, Tenn. via Nashville International Airport. “Nashville is a one-of-a-kind destination with its deep, historic musical roots and cultural scene,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue. “We’re excited to provide our brand of convenient, affordable nonstop service for McAllen-area residents to experience all that the Music City has to offer.” “We are grateful for…

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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 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 Entities Pair Up for Discount Airfare

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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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