Arizona Pilots Association Launches Passport Program

The Arizona Pilots Association in conjunction with programming assistance from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has announced the launch of Arizona’s very own Airport Passport Program (AZAPP).  In doing so, the pilot group joins with nine other states which are already running successful Airport Passport Programs.  What makes Arizona’s program unique is that instead of […]

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Is Sustainability Leader Among U.S. Airports

Being America’s Friendliest Airport® means more than making sure our passengers have an exceptional experience at our airport. It is also ensuring that as a business we are protecting the environment and the resources of Arizona for future generations. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s commitment to being future friendly and an industry leader in sustainability […]

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American Airlines to Launch Nonstop Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexico

America’s Friendliest Airport® is adding additional international air service to Mexico. American Airlines will begin daily, nonstop service from Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexico on January 10, 2023. “Mexico is Phoenix’s number one trade and tourism partner which makes air service to Monterrey increasingly important for our local economy,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “As American […]

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Scottsdale Airport Sees 2,000th U.S. Customs and Border Protection Visitor Processed – New Record

The Scottsdale Airport celebrated a new record for processing international aircraft last week with its 2,000th flight completed during this Federal fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30, 2022). If this pace keeps up, especially as the airport enters its higher operational months, the city projects ending the year with about 2,090 aircrafts. This is […]

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West-MEC’s Aviation Program Soars to New Heights

Photo above – West-MEC Aviation Program Instructor Terry Menees confers with students. Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC), a career technical education (CTE) public school district serving Phoenix, Arizona, is preparing students to enter the aviation industry with high-value credentials. In 2021, 13 out of 26 West-MEC’s high school aviation program students were able to head […]

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