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Indy Airport Executive to Speak at United Nations Event

Indy airport selected to speak based on its sustainability initiatives, IND Solar Farm

Mario Rodriguez, executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, will serve as a panelist speaker at the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization Seminar on Green Airports.

Indy Airport to Host Holiday, Winter Events for Public

Events include music, art, and a special holiday trip

The Indianapolis International Airport kicks off winter this month with a line-up of holiday and seasonal attractions featuring art exhibitions, live holiday music, and special events hosted by the airport’s airline partners.

Allegiant Air Launches New Route to Phoenix Today Out of Indy Airport

Allegiant now offers 12 nonstop destinations out of Indianapolis

Allegiant Air departs on its inaugural nonstop flight to Phoenix-Mesa today, marking a new seasonal route from the Indianapolis International Airport to the U.S. Southwest.

Newest Art Exhibition at Indy Airport to Feature Local Artists’ Representational Works

Artwork on display through March 2018

Three talented Hoosier artists – whose works feature local Indianapolis landscapes, seasons, and a blend of dreams and reality – will be on display this winter at the Indianapolis International Airport.

Indy to Tampa: Frontier Airlines Launches Inaugural Tampa Flight Today

Tampa flight marks Frontier’s fifth nonstop destination out of the Indy airport

Travelers looking to escape Indiana’s cold weather are now able to catch a new seasonal nonstop flight to Tampa through Frontier Airlines. 

Indy Airport to Begin Rolling Out Nation’s Largest Electric Shuttle Fleet

Fleet part of larger effort to reduce the airport’s overall carbon emissions

The Indianapolis International Airport has begun launching the largest airport electric shuttle-bus fleet in the United States as the first bus rolled into operation in the Economy Lot – a preview for passengers, ahead of what will eventually be a nine-bus fleet.

Indy Airport Aims to Increase Local Retailer, Restaurant Presence

Passenger feedback among factors driving ideas on where food, retail are located in the airport

The Indianapolis Airport Authority hosted an information session today for 120 businesses representing food, beverage, and retail companies interested in submitting proposals to open up shop at the airport.

Indy Airport Hits Record for Nonstop Flights Out of New Terminal

New Southwest flight to Oakland further expands West Coast connectivity

The Indianapolis International Airport celebrated a record achievement today with the announcement of a new Southwest Airlines’ nonstop flight to Oakland, California.

Condé Nast names Indy Airport Best in the Nation for Fourth Consecutive Year

Award based on responses from more than 300,000 travelers

The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has been ranked as the top domestic airport in the U.S. for the fourth year in a row in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.

Indianapolis Airport Authority receives $18 million in federal, state funds

Grant total is the highest awarded to Indy airport to date

The Indianapolis Airport Authority announced today it has received $18 million in federal and state funds to assist with critical infrastructure, safety and sustainability projects at both the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and IAA’s reliever airports.

Indy Airport Growth on Trajectory to Make History in 2017

West Coast flight connectivity ‘most Indy airport has ever offered’

The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) reports it anticipates setting a new record for passenger traffic in 2017, and is just one flight away from hitting the airport’s all-time high in nonstop flights leaving out of Indianapolis.

Alaska Airlines Takes Inaugural Flight from Indy to San Francisco Today

‘This really is a significant milestone for Indianapolis and the airport’

Today Alaska Airlines will lift off out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on its inaugural flight to San Francisco – making it the third daily, year-round nonstop flight from Indy to the Bay Area city and Silicon Valley. With recent air service announcements, this makes up the most West Coast connectivity in the airport’s history.

Indy Airport Delivers on Commitment to Diversity

‘We take an open-door approach to providing opportunities for diverse businesses’

The Indianapolis Airport Authority hosted more than 96 representatives from minority, disadvantaged, women and veteran-business enterprises this morning at a forum to learn about the unique aspects of airport work and upcoming procurement and professional service opportunities at the IAA.  

Indianapolis Airport Sells Nearly 2,000 Acres to Plainfield

The nearly $1.6 million sale protects ongoing conservation efforts

Today the Indianapolis Airport Authority Board authorized the sale of nearly 2,000 acres of conservation land to the Town of Plainfield, furthering the commitment the IAA made in 2015 to restore non-aviation land to local communities and local tax rolls. 

Indy Airport Commemorates 16th Anniversary of 9/11

Ceremony to remember, celebrate ‘collective strength of the American People’

Today the Indianapolis Airport Authority hosted a ceremony at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of the infamous tragedy that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. 

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