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Description:Santa Claus will take a brief break from the hustle-and-bustle at the North Pole to drop in at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) this Saturday, November 28. Although he has made his own flight plans to IND, the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) Fire Department will ensure he arrives at the terminal in style, aboard one of its massive fire and rescue trucks. Children of all ages will be able to witness the grand entrance from inside Civic Plaza (food court area) at 11:00 a.m.
Description:Our community speaks and we listen. The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) continues to honor its promise to give land back to the people we serve, one of the few airports in the country returning land to our community’s property tax rolls. This past weekend, the IAA had great success with a land auction that put more than 320 acres of property back into productive use. 100% of the tracts, located in Marion and Hendricks counties, sold in just a couple of hours during the Saturday morning auction at The Palms in Plainfield.
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is the community’s airport and that is the catalyst for the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) to continue to return airport land to the people we serve. Friday, the IAA board is expected to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to eventually transfer a portion of nearly 2,000 acres of conservation land to the town of Plainfield. This follows a similar MOU that was announced last month between the IAA and the Hendricks County Park Board.
Description:On January 15, 2016 business owners, dignitaries, and community leaders will gather to celebrate the 11th Annual Champions of Diversity Awards Dinner. The Indiana Minority Business Magazine will recognize 12 individuals, organizations, and institutions that have demonstrated tremendous effort in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
Description:The Snow Team at the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) has a brighter outlook about winter storms, thanks to a “one of a kind” gift from area art students. Reporters and photographers are invited to the unveiling of a special snowplow, among the IAA fleet, decorated with TLC and a “message of kindness” from area students. Karla Allison’s art class at McClelland Elementary School designed and painted an 18-foot snow plow blade, a tradition at the IAA for the past seven years. Find out why the students chose a unique message that will warm the hearts of the Snow Team as it battles winter weather. The plow will become an integral part of the IAA snow team’s arsenal, helping to keep runways and airport roads safe and open throughout virtually all weather challenges.
Description:Want to win a flight on Frontier Airlines? It’s as easy as taking a dip in the pool! In celebration of Frontier’s new nonstop service to Orlando, the low-cost airline will hold a special celebration Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in Civic Plaza at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Immediately following a brief presentation, visitors to the airport can take turns hopping into a swimming pool full of colored balls, not water. If they can find a specially-marked ball before time is up, they win a travel voucher from Frontier.The celebration will launch Frontier’s new daily nonstop service to Orlando, which was announced in July. Beginning Sunday, flights will leave IND daily at 3:45 p.m. and arrive in Orlando at 6:05 p.m. Returning flights will depart Orlando at 2:45 p.m. and arrive in Indianapolis at 5:05 p.m. (*all times local)
Description:The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is honored to announce yet another prestigious award for the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). For the second year in a row, readers of the popular magazine Condé Nast Traveler have rated the Indianapolis International Airport the Best Airport in America. The 28th annual readers’ poll was released this week and rates hotels, resorts, airports and travel destinations around the world.
Description:The Indianapolis Airport Authority's auction of 320 acres of surplus land has been rescheduled for Nov. 21. The auction will occur at The Palms Conference Center, Plainfield, Indiana, as previously planned, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company conducting the auction in cooperation with Colliers International.
Description:Imagine taking your family on a hike through a new premiere nature park in central Indiana. That vision could come to life in the wake of a new collaboration between the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and the Hendricks County Park Board. The IAA board of directors, today, approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward a plan to transfer maintenance of nearly 2,000 acres of conservation land owned by the IAA to Hendricks County Parks and Recreation and to eventually sell a portion of the land to the organization as well.
Description:The sky is the limit on new jobs, new business and new economic development in Fishers as part of a major land initiative between Fishers and the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA). The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) Board of Directors approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Fishers this morning, clearing the way for the Fishers City Council to vote on the measure on Monday, Oct. 19. The agreement solidifies a partnership between Fishers and the IAA, and makes the undeveloped land at the Fishers Metropolitan Airport available for economic development opportunities.
Description:They're coming back to Indiana when the WNBA Championship game ends and Indiana Fever fans will get their first chance to greet and cheer the team at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is excited to invite the public to join us for a Welcome Back Rally for the Indiana Fever this Thursday in the airport’s Civic Plaza. Fans should be in place by 11:45 a.m. to welcome the team home following Wednesday night’s final game.
Description:The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is advising neighbors of Metropolitan Airport (UMP) in Fishers and surrounding areas that overnight construction work may cause a temporary increase in noise levels for five days and nights beginning Wednesday, Oct. 7. During this time, the airport’s single runway will be closed.
Description:Looking for a convenient way to escape the upcoming dark, cold winter months? The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and Frontier Airlines today announce new daily seasonal nonstop service from Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) beginning January 5, 2016.
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is inviting the public to join us in a welcome rally for the Indiana Fever Wednesday morning at 10:45 a.m. in the airport’s Civic Plaza. The Fever took down the New York Liberty in Game 3 and have advanced to the WNBA Finals for the third time. After tonight’s #FeverWin, the Fever are headed home to prepare for their finals matchup against the Minnesota Lynx. Join Fever and Pacers Sports & Entertainment staff members to welcome the team home! Fever staff will be on hand with cheer cards, cheer sticks and more. Wear your Fever gear and cheer on the team as they prepare to bring home another WNBA Championship!
Description:So what types of items do travelers leave behind at the airport and never retrieve? Jewelry, laptops, cameras and more and you will see it all, along with many other surplus airport items, when the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) holds a public auction. The auction is Tuesday, September 29, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the former U.S. Postal Hub Facility, located at 2601 S. Hoffman Rd. in Indianapolis. An inspection day will be held on Monday, September 28, at 10:00 a.m. There will be ample public parking on-site.
Description:The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) will offer approximately 320 acres of surplus land at auction Saturday, Oct. 24, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company conducting the auction in cooperation with Colliers International.
Description:Nonstop flights out of IND continue to rise in 2015 with a focus on meeting our travelers’ needs. Today, the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and American Airlines are pleased to provide new options for central Indiana travelers looking for convenient routes to New York City. Beginning Jan. 5, 2016, American s will offer three new weekday nonstop flights from Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to La Guardia Airport (LGA) with additional flights offered on weekends. Tickets for these new flights are now available for bookings.
Description:The Labor Day weekend forecast is hot but the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is providing relief with cool jazz this Friday for guests and travelers. IND is bringing Indy events to life in Civic Plaza to help get visitors in the mood for the long holiday weekend and the September Indy Jazz Fest. The live music begins at 11:00 a.m. in Civic Plaza and includes popular Indy performers: vocalist Everett Greene and electric violinist Cathy Morris.
Description:It is a day that our nation will never forget and a day the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) will pause to remember. The IAA will hold a ceremony on Friday, September 11, to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. The solemn remembrance will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the airport Civic Plaza and will feature an Honor Guard, a musical performance by the Ben Davis High School choir and a displayed artifact of World Trade Center steel recovered from Ground Zero.
Description:U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly today welcomed an announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation awarding the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) an Airport Improvement Program federal discretionary grant of $2,655,000. The grant will help rehabilitate a runway and install taxiway lighting at Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport in Fishers. Donnelly wrote a letter in May of 2015 to Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta in support of the application from the Indianapolis Airport Authority.
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) will join the list of locations offering customers a new, innovative and sustainable way to travel this fall. BlueIndy is installing its Bolloré electric Bluecars, in the largest U.S. rollout of plug-in car-sharing. The French company picked Indianapolis as its first U.S. city for service in May 2014, with the goal of installing up to 200 stations by the end of 2016. BlueIndy’s car sharing service will be inaugurated on September 2nd at 11:00 a.m.
Description:Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has another achievement to celebrate: recent technology upgrades in the terminal have created a Wi-Fi system that is faster than any airport in the United States. Boasting an average of 40 mbps (megabits per second), IND’s Wi-Fi allows more passengers to comfortably stream more movies, television shows and music than ever before.
Description:The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce yet another addition to the growing list of nonstop service offerings out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). OneJet, the new air transportation network that provides increased access to small and medium-size markets, is adding service from IND to Nashville International Airport (BNA) beginning September 8, 2015.
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) was formally inducted into the prestigious Airports Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence today, one of only four airports globally to have earned the honor in 2015. ACI World Director General Angela Gittens presented the award to Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) leaders in the airport’s Civic Plaza.
Description:A live ceremony/press event in which Indianapolis International Airport (IND) celebrates its induction into the prestigious Airports Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence in 2015. ACI World Director General Angela Gittens will make the presentation and also award IND “Best Airport in North America” for the fourth time in five years.IND joins an elite group of airports globally to be inducted into the Director General’s Roll of Excellence this year for winning several top airport awards in a short span of years. Only two other airports -- Seoul’s Gimpo International Airport and GVK’s CSIA Mumbai Airport – were given this honor.
Description:Travelers heading to sunny Orlando will soon have a new, convenient way to get there as Frontier Airlines announces nonstop service from Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Orlando International Airport (MCO). Tickets are available for purchase beginning today; service begins October 25, 2015. Flights will leave IND daily at 3:45 p.m. and arrive in Orlando at 6:05 p.m. Returning flights will depart Orlando at 2:45 p.m. and arrive in Indianapolis at 5:05 p.m. (all times local).
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is kicking off Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard weekend with live music and entertainment in Civic Plaza today from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. And, for race fans who don’t want the hassle of driving and trying to find a parking space at Sunday’s Brickyard, IND is providing a faster and convenient transportation option with continuous shuttle service on race day.
Description:Indianapolis ACE Academy hosting 5th annual youth aviation career education campMEDIA RESERVATIONS: call 317-487-5025 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org INDIANAPOLIS – Some central Indiana students will get a chance to fly, see flight simulators, meet aviation leaders, and learn what it takes to run an airport or become an airport firefighter or police officer. The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is excited, once again, to be involved in the Indianapolis Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy, a six-day program for students interested in aviation careers. The ACE Academy is a nationally-recognized, FAA-endorsed mentoring and educational program hosting its 5th annual IND chapter academy next week (July 6 – 11) in Indianapolis.FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Southwest Airlines® announces new, convenientnonstop service to ChicagoIND now offering 41 nonstop flights out of Indianapolis with latest additionINDIANAPOLIS— Business and leisure travelers will soon have a new nonstop flight option to Chicago out of Indianapolis International Airport (IND). The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce today that Southwest Airlines® is adding nonstop service between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and IND. Flights can be purchased beginning today; the twice-daily service will begin January 6, 2016.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Saturday is Field Day at the new Indianapolis International Airport community honey bee ApiaryHive inspections, demonstrations will mark opening of new sustainability initiativeMEDIA RESERVATIONS: call 317-487-5025 or email: email@example.com INDIANAPOLIS-Beekeeping enthusiasts and the general public are invited to see what all the buzz is about at the new Indianapolis Airport Community Apiary this Saturday, June 27th. The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and the White Lick Beekeepers Association will present a “Field Day” at the honey bee apiary which is a “bee yard” for hives. The event will include information and demonstrations about beekeeping and hive management.
Description:IND Solar Farm at Indianapolis International Airport honored with 2015 Sustainability AwardWorld’s largest airport-based solar farm can power over 3200 homes INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has received recognition for using airport land to help build a sustainable community. The IND Solar Farm won a 2015 Indianapolis Sustainability Award from the city at a ceremony in downtown Indianapolis Thursday evening with Mayor Greg Ballard. IND has the largest solar farm of any airport in the world and it will generate enough electricity to power 3200 average homes. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:What: The 4th annual IND Airport Charity Golf OutingWhen: Tuesday, June 16 12 noon (registration begins at 10:45 a.m.) Silent auction and dinner follows golf eventWhere: Deer Creek Golf Club 7143 S. State Highway 39 Clayton, IN 46118Why: Proceeds from the golf outing and silent auction will benefit the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund and go directly to IND’s sponsor child, Henry, and his wish to visit Walt Disney World. Proceeds will also benefit the Anna’s Celebration of Life Foundation. Anna’s Celebration of Life ensures that kids with special needs are afforded the joy of celebrating their “specialness.”FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Indianapolis International Airport brings a taste of the Indiana State Fair to latest art display Newest temporary exhibits feature fair photography and an emotional printed fabric installationINDIANAPOLIS – Though the Indiana State Fair is still two months away, visitors to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) will get a flavor of the fair in a new temporary art exhibit debuting this Sunday, June 14th. In addition to the fair-inspired exhibits, a unique fabric installation inspired by a stroke victim will also be on display at the airport through August 30th.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:OneJet announces new Memphis service from Indianapolis International Airport Nonstop flights scheduled to begin June 22ndINDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and OneJet are pleased to announce today the addition of nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Flights between the two cities are scheduled to begin June 22nd. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is giving our community more options for business and leisure travel: this Sunday, June 7th, Southwest Airlines® begins daily service between IND and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).Sunday’s inaugural flight to LAX is the latest in a series of new offerings from Southwest, now IND’s leading airline for departures and seat capacity. Nonstop service to Dallas debuted in April; new service to Boston begins later this month. Since 2014, IND has added 19 airline/destinations, the most in more than a decade. Currently, passengers can travel to 39 nonstop destinations from the Indianapolis International Airport.Last month, Southwest also announced two new daily nonstop flights to LaGuardia airport in New York. Those flights begin November 1st, 2015.
Description:Summer break travelers are getting another new nonstop destination out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) today. The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) celebrate the start of Indianapolis’ only nonstop service to South Carolina with seasonal flights to Myrtle Beach. The new flights will operate twice weekly between IND and the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) through Sept. 13. Travelers can find flight days, times and the lowest fares only at Allegiant.com.“The vacation season just got brighter for families across our central Indiana community and all IND travelers,” said Mario Rodriguez, the executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA). “Allegiant is offering yet another new nonstop destination out of IND this year with a focus on leisure travel. The IAA is committed to supporting flights that fit the budgets of all of our customers, opening up new travel options for everyone.”“Myrtle Beach is a great complement to our current destinations from Indianapolis,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant Travel Company senior vice president of planning. “With family-friendly attractions and relaxing beaches, Indianapolis travelers will now have nonstop, low-cost access to one of their favorite vacation destinations.”Allegiant launched at IND in February and has debuted seven flights. Other destinations Allegiant serves at IND include New Orleans, St. Petersburg, Orlando/Sanford, Southwest Florida, Ft. Lauderdale and Las Vegas.
Description:IND to provide convenient race-day shuttles between the airport and Indianapolis 500 this SundayINDIANAPOLIS— The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is reaching out to race fans who don’t want the hassle of driving and trying to find a parking space at Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Fans will have a faster and convenient option at IND. Whether arriving on a flight or taking advantage of a special parking rate at the airport garage, race fans will be able to catch a continuous shuttle service between 8 a.m. and noon on Sunday. Return trips will run for two hours after the race ends; shuttles will also be available for early returns. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Southwest Airlines® announces new nonstop service out of IND to New York CityTwice-daily flights to La Guardia will give business travelers new, convenient optionsINDIANAPOLIS— Both business and leisure travelers have a new nonstop flight option to the Big Apple out of Indianapolis International Airport (IND). The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce today that Southwest Airlines® is adding nonstop service between La Guardia (LGA) airport in New York and IND. The twice-daily flights will begin November 1, 2015.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Indianapolis Airport Authority hires business development executive New IAA hire will help attract new flights to IND for the community INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce that it has selected Mark Busalacchi as its’ new director of business development. Mark has more than twenty years of aviation industry experience on both the airline and airport side, including stints at JetBlue Airways, Midwest Express Airlines and most recently at Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers. As director of business development, Busalacchi will be responsible for air service development and will work strategically with the community to build a strong business case to attract more key flight destinations to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Tee up and serve others at the same time! Join the Indianapolis Airport Authority on Tuesday, June 16 at Deer Creek Golf Club for a team building golf outing benefiting two children’s charities. Enjoy 18-holes of golf (including cart), box lunch, dinner, and a chance to win various prizes. You can also take part in an awards presentation, silent auction, and dinner directly after golf in the clubhouse banquet hall.This is a popular event, so register as soon as you can! Registration is required and it’s on a first-come, first-served basis. Return the registration form before June 3, with checks payable to the Deer Creek Golf Club.The 2015 charity golf outing will benefit Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. Proceeds will go directly toward our sponsor child Henry and his wish to go to Disney World. Proceeds will also benefit Anna’s Celebration of Life. Anna’s Celebration of Life ensures that kids with special needs are afforded the joy of celebrating their “specialness.”
Description:Indianapolis Airport Authority strengthens its communications and marketing teamIAA hires marketing executive and Indianapolis television news veteran INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce that it has selected a marketing executive and former veteran of television news to join its’ communications and marketing team. Jeff Dutton is serving as manager of communications and customer excellence for the IAA and will help handle media relations, market the Indianapolis International Airport’s services and projects, and grow the IAA’s commitment to world-class customer service. For the last three and a half years, Dutton served as the vice president of marketing and creative services for the Bohlsen Group, a public relations agency in Indianapolis. Prior to that, he spent more than two decades as the award-winning creative services director for WTHR-TV, the top-rated NBC affiliate in Indianapolis. Jeff was part of a marketing team that helped turn around the station’s ratings woes and propel it into first place as Indiana’s News Leader. He has also won several national broadcasting awards and regional Emmys.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:There’s music in the air on “First Fridays” as IND hosts a new community showcase for Central Indiana talent Indianapolis International Airport (IND) wants travelers to experience Indiana through monthly music performances INDIANAPOLIS - You’ll hear more than jet engines humming at the Indianapolis International Airport on “First Fridays” monthly. Singers are humming, musicians performing and DJ’s playing in IND’s Civic Plaza! The Indianapolis Airport Authority is bringing the sounds of Central Indiana to travelers and other visitors heading in and out of the airport. On the first Friday of every month, visitors will hear a variety of singers and musicians from all across our state, or a disc jockey playing a music blend, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This Friday, May 1st, the featured performers are Devitt and Davis, acoustic artists from Bloomington, who will play a blend of folk rock, blues, country and jazz from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:OneJet announces new nonstop flights from Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to PittsburghThe latest addition to IND’s growing list of direct flights to begin May 11th INDIANAPOLIS – (Apr 24) – Good news for business and leisure travelers looking for more convenient flight options from Indy: OneJet today announced it will expand its nonstop flights from Indianapolis International Airport (IND) with the addition of service to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The new flights are scheduled to begin May 11th and follow OneJet’s April 6th commencement of service between Indianapolis and Milwaukee.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:OneJet to announce another new nonstop flight out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND)Corporate jet will now offer two new direct destinations out of IND giving the community new regional choices INDIANAPOLIS – (April 23, 2015) – OneJet, the air travel network developing nonstop service options across the eastern United States, will hold a press conference on Friday, April 24th, to announce expanded service from Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Representatives of OneJet and the Indianapolis Airport Authority will make brief remarks and be available for one-on-one interviews. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:IND recruits developers for 545 acres of land in an effort to help boost local economyLand available for development includes prime properties surrounding the old terminal and along Washington StreetINDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has released its Request for Proposals (RFP) for master developers interested in 545 acres of land that IND plans to return to the local market. This RFP solicits qualifications and information from individuals and firms that wish to be considered as developers for the land available. RFPs are due back for review by Aug. 10, 2015. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:April 14, 2015Facebook Comment PolicyIndianapolis Airport Official Facebook PageThe purpose of the Indianapolis Airport Facebook page is to share information about what is happening at the Indianapolis Airport. Comments are allowed on this page. Specific guidelines are in place to promote a more productive dialogue and the appropriate use of this page.Comments posted on the Indianapolis Airport Facebook page will be removed if they:• Are unrelated to the subject matter of the original post;• Are vulgar or offensive;• Contain personal attacks of any kind;• Contain offensive comments that target or disparage any ethnic, racial, or religious group;• Are spam or include links to other sites; or• Pose a public safety issue (e.g. if posted comments include personal information or refer to open police investigations, etc.)While comments are subject to immediate removal for the above reasons, the poster may receive a response via Facebook direct message when a more thorough response is warranted. Please note that the comments expressed on this site may not reflect the opinions and official position of the Indianapolis Airport, its appointees, or employees.
Description:A new spring break and summer destination out of IND on a new nonstop Allegiant FlightAllegiant launches new Florida destination today for the Central Indiana communityINDIANAPOLIS – Ready for a quick trip to a sunny destination? Central Indiana travelers can head to South Florida on a new flight from Allegiant starting today. The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce that Allegiant Air has added new, nonstop service from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL). The inaugural flight heads out of IND today at 7:21 p.m. The flights will operate twice weekly between IND and the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Southwest Airlines® inaugural non-stop flight to Dallas takes off Wednesday MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP:Gate celebration takes place Wednesday, April 8, 1:00 -2:00 p.m.*Media must arrive by 12:45 p.m. to be escorted to the gate*INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce more nonstop flight options for travelers out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). On Wednesday, April 8th, Southwest Airlines® begins daily service between IND and Dallas Love Field (DAL). The inaugural flight will take off from Indianapolis at 2:05 p.m. local time. Southwest Airlines plans a special gate celebration prior to the first flight.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:New statue at IND will commemorate a Hoosier aviation hero WHAT: The unveiling of a seven-foot tall bronze statue in the likeness of Col. Harvey Weir Cook. He was a pioneer of commercial and military aviation in Indiana who helped found the city’s first principal airport, the Indianapolis Municipal Airport, in 1931. It is today’s Indianapolis International Airport (IND). The statue will be placed on prominent display at the center entrance to the Ticketing Hall of the Weir Cook Memorial Terminal.WHO: Members of the Col. H. Weir Cook familyIndiana artist Bill WolfeSincerus Foundry general manager Steve GieseMilitary/Veterans Coalition of IndianaWeir Cook Memorial Project TeamRolls-Royce executives (lead sponsor of the donation-funded statue)Indianapolis Airport Authority officialsWHERE: Inside the center entrance from the upper (departure) level to the Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Terminal Building’s Ticketing Hall.WHEN: Thursday, April 2, at 10 a.m.
Description:IAA seeks partner for major stormwater and wastewater project at INDRequest for Qualifications released today are due back for review on May, 11 2015In an effort to both continue its record of sustainability and to allow it to efficiently accommodate future expansion and improvements, the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is, pursuant to the issuance of a Request for Qualification (RFQ), seeking qualifications from potential partners to address long-term stormwater and wastewater capacity issues at the airport.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Indianapolis Airport Authority supports rapidly diminishing honey bees and helps boost food securityIAA is opening a honey bee apiary, increasing sustainable growth initiatives at INDOur nation’s honey bees are dying and these pollinators are crucial to keeping fruits, nuts and vegetables in our diets. Experts say the bees add $15 billion a year to the U.S. economy, helping provide food security. The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is supporting honey bee preservation by opening the Indianapolis Airport Community Apiary, a “bee yard” for bee hives. It’s a new partnership with the White Lick Beekeepers Association.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Indianapolis Airport Authority lands two more deals as it releases land and helps spark economic growthIAA’s land use initiative will benefit the community; RFP for developers to be released March 31, 2015INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) has garnered two more land deals as part of its initiative to place more than 1,200 acres back into the market. New development on airport land will add to the property tax rolls and help create jobs in our community. The latest land sold consists of two parcels in Hendricks County with a combined purchase price of more than $430,000. The two sections of land are located in the southwest corner of I-70 and State Road 267 and in the southwest corner of Washington St. and Ronald Reagan Parkway.SEE ATTACHED FOR MORE INFORMATION
Description:IND wins another national award for the best shoppingand dining experiences among airports its’ sizeIndianapolis International Airport serves the community with the “Best Overall Concession Program” for the fourth timeINDIANAPOLIS – When you eat or shop at restaurants and retailers at the Indianapolis International Airport, you’re sampling and experiencing some of the very best! Airport Revenue News (ARN) has again included the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) among the elite ranks of airports operating world-class concessions programs. For 2014, IND earned a first-place ranking in ARN’s prestigious annual awards program as “Airport with the Best Overall Concession Program” among airports of comparable size. The ARN awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional airports that are driving innovation within concessions. SEE ATTACHED FOR MORE INFORMATION
Description:IND celebrates new international nonstop flight with ribbon cutting ceremonyVideo footage from today’s event: https://file.ac/ZBqUCo23k3E/INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) celebrated its new international nonstop flight from IND this morning with an inaugural flight to Cancun by way of Vacation Express. Vacation Express will operate weekly flights to Cancun through August 2, departing from IND on Sundays and returning on Saturdays.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:The Indianapolis International Airport showcases community talent in the latest artist displayNewest temporary art exhibits feature a traveler in space, a journey by air and a trip to the past in “science” INDIANAPOLIS – Take a trip through the world of art when you travel through the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). IND is proud to continue our year-round community showcase of Central Indiana artists. Three Hoosier artists are featured in a new set of exhibitions that opened on March 9. You can view the exhibitions in the airport terminal’s Ticket Hall and Concourse B display cases. They will run through June 14 and the displays highlight the personal and artistic interests of each artist.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:IND help travelers soar into spring with new international nonstop flight to CancunMEDIA AVAILIBILITY:Mario Rodriguez, IAA executive director, and Michele Olson, Vacation Express director of marketing, are available Wednesday afternoon to discuss new international flight at INDINDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is excited to announce a new international nonstop flight to Cancun by way of Vacation Express, set to launch this Sunday, March 15. The seasonal flight will operate every week until August 2, departing from IND on Sundays and returning on Saturdays.WHO: Vacation Express, one of the country’s largest tour operators with more than 25 years of experience, is bringing a new airline to the Indianapolis market. They offer all-inclusive vacation packages with exclusive, nonstop flights from 18 cities as well as most U.S. cities on scheduled airlines to destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica. For IND flights to Cancun, Vacation Express is partnering with Volaris Airlines out of Mexico.WHAT: Mario Rodriguez, IAA executive director, and Michele Olson, Vacation Express director of marketing, will be available Wednesday, March 11 from 1-2PM for interviews regarding the new international flight from IND to Cancun. Since 2014, this new flight increases the total new airlines and destinations scheduled at IND to 18 – the largest net increase in new air service since 2005.WHEN: Wednesday, March 11 | 1 – 2 PMWHERE: Indianapolis International Airport7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial DriveIndianapolis, IN 46241SEE ATTACHED FOR MORE INFORMATION
Description:INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce that Allegiant Air has added new, nonstop service from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) starting June 4, 2015. Allegiant’s launch of service from IND this month has been the largest in the company’s history.With this announcement, Allegiant will now serve 7 markets for passengers in Central Indiana. Allegiant’s business model is focused on connecting travelers to world-class leisure destinations. Other destinations Allegiant serves at IND include New Orleans, St. Petersburg, Orlando/Sanford and Southwest Florida. Allegiant will launch service to Las Vegas this Friday, February 27, 2015, and will also begin nonstop service to Ft. Lauderdale in the spring.Allegiant usually operates mainline jet service, which typically has 150 seats or more on each plane. For the new flight to Las Vegas, Allegiant will operate with a larger Boeing 757 which has 215 seats.Allegiant’s rapid expansion in the Indianapolis market has provided unique and desirable additions to IND’s route map, further enhancing its level of air service that outperforms many airports of its caliber. Introducing new air service at IND is always a positive for passengers in Central Indiana as it increases competition and adds new flight options. It’s also a great way to serve our community, giving all travelers out of IND new options for affordable vacations.
Description:Hoosier hospitality at the heart of the Indianapolis International Airport being named best airport for the fourth yearIND has received this top honor from ACI four out of the past five yearsINDIANAPOLIS – People who travel through the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) year-round have helped the community’s airport win recognition as the best airport in North America for the fourth year and IND is honored by their vote of support. Airports Council International (ACI) announced that IND has won top airport again, in 2014, as part of its prestigious annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards for performance excellence. ACI also recognized IND as the best airport in North America in 2013, 2012 and 2010.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Southwest Airlines® announces new nonstop service to Dallas from IndianapolisWith additional IND-DAL flight, Southwest will now serve 15 of IND’s top 20 passenger marketsINDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce today that Southwest Airlines® is extending its flight schedule to add new, nonstop service to Dallas. Starting in April, Southwest will launch new daily service between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Dallas Love Field (DAL). FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Appreciative mother wins Allegiant’s Valentine’s Day weekend sweepstakes for inaugural flight to St. PetersburgMEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP:Winner of sweepstakes will be available for photos and interviews from 2 – 2:30 p.m. Flight will depart IND at 3:58 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, with sweepstakes winner on board.INDIANAPOLIS – Allegiant will start nonstop service to St. Petersburg, Fla., from IND this Thursday, Feb. 12, and on board will be the very grateful winner of its Valentine’s Day weekend sweepstakes, Erin Wagler, a mother of two from Wauseon, Ohio.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Allegiant launches IND service with inaugural flight to New OrleansUpcoming destinations include St. Petersburg, Orlando/Sanford, Southwest Florida and Las VegasWIN 2 ROUNDTRIP TICKETS TO ST. PETERSBURG To celebrate start of nonstop service to St. Petersburg, Fla., Allegiant announces a ticket giveaway — one lucky couple will win roundtrip tickets for a relaxing Valentine’s Day weekendINDIANAPOLIS – Allegiant celebrates its launch of service at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) today with an inaugural flight to New Orleans and a ticket giveaway contest where participants were asked to “pack your bags” and come to the airport for a chance to win tickets on the flight. As a last minute surprise, Allegiant and IND announced that everyone who entered the sweepstakes won roundtrip tickets on the inaugural flight! Passengers will take flight from IND at 3:35 p.m. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Allegiant Air to celebrate inaugural flight at IND with trip giveawayINDIANAPOLIS – Pack your bags and head to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. for a chance to win tickets on Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight to New Orleans. Winners take flight that same day!FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Indianapolis Airport Authority announces new director of parking operations INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce that it has selected Steven Wilson as its new director of parking operations. Wilson comes to the table with more than a decade of experience in parking operations and managerial positions.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Angela Cain, Indianapolis TV veteran, joins Indianapolis Airport Authority as director of public affairs30-year communications, media relations and public relations leader Angela Cain to join the IAA team Monday, January 26INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is pleased to announce that it has selected Angela Cain as its new director of public affairs. With 30 years of television journalism and management experience, Cain has had a distinguished career as a versatile and multitalented communications, media relations and public relations professional.
Description:Indianapolis Airport Authority crafts its first deal as part of land use initiativeIAA’s initiative will place acres back into productive use creating a new source of property tax revenuesINDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) has landed its first deal as part of its initiative to place more than 1,200 acres back onto the market. The land being purchased consists of approximately 80 acres located in Hendricks County with a purchase price amounting to $8.0 million.FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:Frontier Airlines launches new flight from IND to ATL, with continuing service to MIA beginning spring of 2015 New service commencing March 6 will expand local traveler options this upcoming spring breakFrontier Airlines announced today the addition of a new nonstop daily flight from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). That new Frontier flight will also offer same-plane direct service over ATL to Miami International Airport (MIA). This new service will begin March 6, 2015, just in time for spring break. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE ATTACHED
Description:More than 100 brokers and developers turn out for the Indianapolis Airport Authority open house on land use initiative Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to be released Feb. 27, 2015INDIANAPOLIS – Many gathered at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) this morning for an informational session about the 1,200 acres of IND land going back onto the market. Brokers, developers, community leaders and economic development groups were invited to join IAA team members to learn more about the land available for lease and sale, which is valued at an estimated $83 million. SEE ATTACHED FOR MORE INFORMATION
Description:The Indianapolis Airport Authority to host informational session about 1,200 acres going back on real estate marketAirport executives to brief brokers and developers on opportunities Jan. 20, 2015INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) recently announced an initiative to fuel the local economy by placing more than 1,200 acres of IND land back into the market. The IAA is hosting an open house on Jan. 20, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. where commercial real estate brokers and developers can learn more about the land available for lease and sale. Airport leaders will speak about the initiative, IND’s property and the airport’s role in supporting local economic growth and development.
Description:ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NONSTOP SERVICE TO FORT LAUDERDALE WITH $76 FARESINDIANAPOLIS. Jan. 13, 2015 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces the addition of low-cost, non-stop jet service to Fort Lauderdale from Indianapolis beginning April 8, 2015, continuing Allegiant’s rapid expansion in Indianapolis. In celebration of Indy’s first ultra-low-fare link to South Florida, the company is offering one-way fares as low as $76. SEE ATTACHED FOR MORE INFORMATION.