Each year, as Labor Day approaches, many Arizonans celebrate the holiday with a timely trip away from the triple digits. If you are looking to escape over the Labor Day weekend to a cooler destination, we are offering some valuable tips. It is very important for passengers to plan ahead before they travel through Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.Read More
Chad R. Makovsky, A.A.E., ACE, IACE, Director of Aviation Services, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, AZ, has been awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).Read More
This February, American Airlines will add two new destinations to its route map that are exclusively served by its Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) hub.Read More
The City of Phoenix has notified the CEO and Board of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA) that effective June 30, 2024 it will conclude its membership with the PMGAA.Read More
This November, American Airlines will add more than 25 daily departures from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)Read More
The City of Phoenix Aviation Department is the recipient of a $10 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant. The funding will be used to create a Cultural Corridor that reconnects disadvantaged and underserved communities adjacent to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport with Downtown Phoenix.Read More
PHOENIX – The summer travel season is in full swing, and many are already making travel plans for the busy end of the year holiday season. However, for an estimated seven million people in the United States experiencing dementia thinking about travel or planning a future getaway can be overwhelming.Read More
America’s most famous highway, Route 66, the Mother Road, has lured travelers west since it first opened in 1926. Now, you can catch a glimpse of sites along this iconic route at America's Friendliest Airport®.Read More
PHOENIX – The summer travel season begins with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. As the number of people traveling continues to increase and people continue to focus on leisure travel, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is expecting robust summer travel passenger volume.Read More
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Bond Rating Upgrade, Record Passenger Numbers Echo Tourism Recovery
PHOENIX – Moody’s Investors Services (Moody’s) raised its long-term rating to Aa2 from Aa3 on Phoenix Civic Improvement Corporation’s (CIC) senior-lien general airport revenue bonds (GARBs) and raised its long-term rating to Aa3 from A1 on CIC’s junior-lien GARBs, issued on behalf of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).Read More
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a Winner in IDC Government Insights’ Sixth Annual Smart Cities North America Awards
PHOENIX – America’s Friendliest Airport® is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of an award in the IDC Government Insights’ sixth annual Smart Cities North America Awards (SCNAA) in the category of Digital Equity and Accessibility.Read More
Planned Tempe Residential Developments Fail to Protect Sky Harbor and the Community.Read More
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Airport Museum hosts its first ever Night at the Museum event at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Friday, March 24, from 4-7 pm at the Terminal 4, level 3 gallery.
America’s Friendliest Airport® is seeing record numbers of passengers already this year and it is going to be even busier this month with Spring Break vacationers.Read More
Monday, Feb. 13, marked a milestone day for America’s Friendliest Airport® as more than 200,000 visitors came through the airport. This is the single busiest day in Phoenix Sky Harbor International’s history.Read More
America's Friendliest Airport® is looking forward to welcoming travelers to Arizona for Super Bowl LVII.Read More
Phoenix Sky Harbor Becomes First Airport in the World to Offer Waymo Rider-Only Autonomous Vehicle Service
PHOENIX, AZ – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, America’s Friendliest Airport®, has set another milestone today with Waymo launching fully autonomous vehicle service to the general public at Phoenix Sky Harbor. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego arrived today at the 44th Street and Washington PHX Sky Train® Station via a Waymo vehicle to launch the new service.Read More
PHOENIX – America’s Friendliest Airport® is kicking off the holiday season with a special initiative designed to show appreciation. The 12 Days of Gratitude will commence on December 5 and run through December 16.Read More
Phoenix, AZ (November 19, 2022) – Breeze Airways, the Seriously Nice™ low-fare airline founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, is adding twice-weekly service from Phoenix, AZ, to Charleston, SC, and Provo, UT, on Saturday ahead of four additional destinations beginning in February 2023.Read More
It’s time to start planning holiday travel, and for travelers flying someplace this Thanksgiving, here are some handy tips for navigating America’s Friendliest Airport®.Read More
PHOENIX — American Airlines, Phoenix’s hometown airline and the largest carrier serving Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX), is adding extra flights so that sports fans have more options to get in on the game day action. The airline has added a total of 91 flights – between PHX and 22 U.S. cities – from Feb. 9 and Feb. 14 to accommodate additional traffic to and from the region, giving sports fans more travel options so that they can touch down, rally with their team, and enjoy the game (or tournament).
Frontier Airlines Celebrates Crew Base Opening at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport; Begins New Nonstop Service from Phoenix to Six Destinations
Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines celebrated the opening of a new crew base at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.Read More
PHOENIX – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, America’s Friendliest Airport®, sets a global milestone to becoming the first airport in the world to offer travelers the ability to take a Waymo autonomous vehicle as a means of transportation to and from the airport.Read More
PHOENIX -- Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) raised its long-term rating to ‘AA-‘ from 'A+' on Phoenix Civic Improvement Corporation's (CIC) senior-lien general airport revenue bonds (GARBs) and raised its long-term rating to ‘A+’ from ‘A’ on the corporation's junior-lien GARBs, issued on behalf of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).Read More
Phoenix – Breeze Airways is launching four new destinations from Phoenix, including nonstop service to Hartford, Richmond and Bentonville-Fayetteville, as well as one-stop/no plane change flights to New Orleans.Read More
PHOENIX – Lynx Air, an ultra-low-cost Canadian start-up carrier based in Calgary, has announced nonstop service to Phoenix. The Phoenix-Calgary nonstop flight will run three times weekly beginning February 7, 2023.Read More
Phoenix, AZ – America’s Friendliest Airport® is excited to welcome additional international air service to Mexico. American Airlines will begin daily, nonstop service from Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexico on January 10, 2023.Read More
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a Sustainability Leader among U.S. AirportsRead More
Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix’s fourth largest carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced ten new routes that will begin in the winter season.Read More
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee unveiled the Super Bowl LVII countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Today marks 173 days until Arizona hosts a fourth Super Bowl.
Jay DeWitt Named Assistant Director/Chief Development Officer at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
PHOENIX – Jay DeWitt, a 28-year professional with the City of Phoenix, has been named Assistant Director/Chief Development Officer for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. The Aviation Department owns and operates Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport, and Phoenix Goodyear Airport.Read More
Roxann Favors Named Assistant Director/Chief Revenue Officer at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
PHOENIX – Roxann Favors, a leader with nearly 20 years of management experience at the City of Phoenix, has been named Assistant Director/Chief Revenue Officer for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. The Aviation Department owns and operates Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport and Phoenix Goodyear Airport.Read More
PHOENIX – Today, Breeze Airways Chief Operating Officer Michael Wuerger announced service from Phoenix to Charleston, South Carolina and Provo, Utah beginning Nov. 2, 2022.Read More
PHOENIX – Today, the Aviation Department officially launched its City of Phoenix Airport Worker Child Care Scholarship Program to promote an added benefit for workers in the aviation industry, which has been challenged for more than two years by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
PHOENIX – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has added a new service to support customers who are blind or have low vision as they travel. This new service, called Aira, provides guidance through a mobile app to assist passengers with a variety of needs, including moving through crowds, avoiding obstacles, finding gates, using self-service kiosks and navigating through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints.Read More
PHOENIX – Providing customers with world-class service and amenities are goals for America’s Friendliest Airport®, and today, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is pleased to showcase the opening of its new eighth concourse.
PHOENIX – This summer, the travel season rebounds as industry experts predict more Americans will travel this summer than at any time since the start of the pandemic.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Sheldon E. Daisley, A.A.E., Airport Planner, City of Phoenix Aviation Department, Phoenix, AZ, has been awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).Read More
PHOENIX — Moody’s Investors Service cited strong economic conditions and a robust tourism market in affirming an Aa3 rating to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s senior lien bonds and an A1 rating on junior lien bonds.
PHOENIX – After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport looks forward to welcoming Condor Airlines back to Phoenix. Beginning May 21, Condor Airlines will resume its nonstop Phoenix-Frankfurt flight.Read More
TSA enables Arizona residents to use mobile driver’s license or state ID for verification at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in collaboration with the State of Arizona and Apple, deployed a new technology that allows airline passengers to use their state-issued mobile driver’s license or mobile identification card in Apple Wallet on iPhone or Apple Watch to verify their identity for airport security screening purposes.Read More
PHOENIX – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s 8th concourse at Terminal 4 will be opening this summer, and today, Phoenix City Council approved the recommended proposals for new restaurants, shops, and a common use lounge at the new concourse.Read More
PHOENIX — Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will be hosting its first job fair of the year on Feb. 15 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
PHOENIX – The City of Phoenix Aviation Department will be hosting a virtual Aviation Business Summit on Feb. 22 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., with a bonus Bidding Bootcamp workshop on Feb. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Bidding Bootcamp is hosted in partnership with the Equal Opportunity Department and the Arizona Chapter Associated General Contractors of America.Read More
PHOENIX—A beloved mural by Paul Coze that greeted travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for decades is once again ready to be visited and seen at the airport’s Rental Car Center.
PHOENIX – After a year and a half hiatus due to COVID-19 related restrictions, British Airways has announced they will resume service between Phoenix and London. U.S. travelers now once again have a nonstop option to get to the United Kingdom with the announced resumption of British Airways’ nonstop service to London Heathrow Airport.Read More
PHOENIX – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has been accredited by Airports Council International (ACI) for providing a safe airport experience for all travelers. The ACI Airport, Health Accreditation program requires a thorough assessment of an airport’s cleaning and safety practices. Those practices are then measured against the international industry standard.Read More