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Indy Airport Expects a Surge in Holiday Travel

Nearly 90,000 passengers expected at IND around Thanksgiving

Air travel is expected to hit near pre-pandemic passenger traffic levels at the Indianapolis International Airport surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday.

Indy Airport Celebrates Inaugural Nonstop Flight to Palm Springs

Inaugural flight expands Indy airport connectivity to Western United States

With Allegiant’s inaugural nonstop flight, Hoosiers now have convenient access to a top 10 California destination that was previously unserved out of Indy, and is a top U.S. leisure destination.

Indy Airport Outpaced Peer Airports in Passenger Traffic Recovery

More than 2 million people traveled through IND from July - September

Passenger traffic recovery attributed to new nonstop flights, new airlines, and resuming key routes – all resulting in more seat capacity, the most critical driver of growth.

Indy Airport Anticipates Big Travel Day on Sunday

National band championship event will bring 39,000+ visitors to Indy

Early morning flights (5 a.m. – 7 a.m.) are the most impacted and airport officials encourage travelers flying out during this timeframe to arrive at least two hours early.

National Association of Women Business Owners - Indianapolis Shines the Spotlight on Awardees at Annual Visionary Awards Luncheon

NAWBO-Indianapolis honors organizations and business leaders for their career and community achievements

Indianapolis Airport Authority was presented the first-ever Corporate Partner of the Year Award.

Indy Airport’s Top Executive Named Industry Visionary Leader

Under Rodriguez’s leadership, IND a ‘shining example for airports in United States’

Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez has been named the 2021 Airports Council International – North America Excellence in Visionary Leadership Award recipient, the highest honor given by the organization to an active airport chief executive officer or director.

Another Nonstop Headed for Sun, Fun This Winter Out of Indy

United launches new nonstop flight to Orlando, resumes Ft. Myers service in December

Currently United offers nonstop air service from Indy to Denver, Newark, Washington-Dulles, Houston-Intercontinental, Chicago-O’Hare and San Francisco. Flights to Ft. Myers and Orlando will be flown as United Express, operated by Republic Airways.

Indy Airport Unveils Indiana, Naturally Photo Exhibit

The public may choose favorite photos via online contest

Indiana is teeming with natural beauty throughout the state – and now guests traveling through the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) can experience that beauty with the new Indiana, Naturally photography exhibition that’s on display now through December 2021.

Mayor Joe Hogsett Honors Four Recipients with 2021 Access and Inclusion Awards

Indy Airport to Host Virtual Meeting, Detail Concessionaire Opportunities

Public information session to showcase food, beverage concept locations

Businesses eligible for the DBE or ACDBE programs and local businesses are encouraged to attend. Current experience operating concessions at an airport is not required.

Indy Air Travel Ticking Up Again This Weekend

Indy airport says arrive early and plan ahead – especially for parking

The federal Transportation Security Administration estimates nearly 17,000 passengers will fly out of the Indy airport on Friday, and another almost 18,000 passengers on Saturday.

Contour Airlines Takes Off to Three New Nonstop Destinations Today

Contour launches regional flights to Milwaukee, Nashville, Pittsburgh

Contour is the second airline this year to kick-off operations out of Indy

Indy Air Travel Expected to Hit Record High This Weekend

Indy airport advises travelers to arrive early, plan ahead

Based on projections provided by the federal Transportation Security Administration, the Indy airport is anticipating more than 17,000 passengers will fly out of Indianapolis on Friday, and nearly 18,000 will fly out on Saturday.

Indy Airport Receives Largest Airport Improvement Grant in the Nation

$56 million grant largest in Indy airport history

In total, the Indianapolis Airport Authority received more than $71 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants this year.

Indy Airport Reminds Travelers that Federal Mask Mandate Extended

Face masks required in airports, on flights until Jan. 18, 2022

Exemptions to the face mask requirement for travelers under the age of 2 years old and those with certain disabilities will continue. There is an increase to the range of civil penalties that may be imposed on individuals who violate the federal mask mandate.

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