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Mitchell Memo June 2015

OneJet Nonstop to Pittsburgh and Indy

A brand new air service provider, OneJet, chose Milwaukee for its first route! Nonstop service is now offered between Milwaukee and Pittsburgh and Milwaukee-Indianapolis.

With nonstop routes, TSA PreCheck access, and expedited boarding, these flights offer travelers the quickest way to fly to Indy or Pittsburgh.  Complimentary onboard amenities include bottled water and newspapers.

OneJet flights can be booked on Expedia.com or through your corporate travel agent.

Delta to Boston Starts Next Week

Delta's new nonstop route to Beantown takes off this week! Timed for Milwaukee-based business traveler, these daily flights to Boston depart in the morning and return in the evening.  Delta is using dual-class aircraft on this route.  Book your trip today at Delta.com!

Alaska Airlines Prepares for July Launch

We are looking forward to welcoming Alaska Airlines to the Milwaukee market on July 1.  Enjoy Alaska's legendary service on its new nonstop flights from Milwaukee to Seattle-Tacoma.  From there, Milwaukee travelers can make easy connections to Alaska, the west coast, and Hawaii.

Southwest Flights to the South and West

In April, we helped Southwest Airlines launch new nonstop service to Dallas-Love Field and San Diego.  Fly on full-size 737 jets with free checked bags and no change fees. These great new routes can only be found online at Southwest.com!  In all, MKE now has nonstop service to 39 destinations across North America.

Where Will You Go This Summer?

Our nine airlines offer nonstop service to 39 destinations across North America.  Whether you choose to visit the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, explore the northwoods of Minnesota, or walk the Freedom Trail in Boston, there are plenty of opportunities to take family-friendly trips from Mitchell Airport this summer.  Visit mitchellairport.com to see our route map and plan your trip today!

Mamava Suites for Traveling Moms

MKE became the first airport in the nation to purchase Mamava Lactation Suites, and they're already a big hit with traveling moms!  Traveling moms are not required to use them, but they do offer the option of a clean, private, and pleasant space to pump/nurse before boarding a flight to any of our 39 nonstop destinations.  You will find the Mamava Lactation Suites in the Concession Mall and on Concourses C and D.

ACE Program Develops Future Leaders

We are excited to again host summer interns from the Milwaukee Public Schools this year.  The State of Wisconsin's ACE Program is a great summer employment initiative that provides high school students with leadership training and learning opportunities.  ACE partners include the TSA, Cessna/Citation Service Center, Signature Flight Support, Paradies Gift Shops, 128th Air Refueling Wing, and General Mitchell International Airport.

Baggage Claim Project Almost Finished

Be sure to check out the progress we're making on our new Baggage Claim facility.  The $45 million project includes complete replacement of the baggage claim building, carousels, and roadway.  Three of the five new carousels are already open to the public, and workers are putting finishing touches on the glass canopy that extends over the roadway.  Watch for the installation of the green roof in the coming weeks.  The project is expected to wrap up next month!

Customer Service is Job #1 at MKE

Congratulations to Lonniece and Joseph, from Prospect Aviation Services, and Marina from Airport Administration.  Travelers were so impressed with their customer service, they nominated them for our customer service award. Nice job, folks!  If you receive outstanding customer service, you can nominate an employee at MitchellAirport.com.

Honoring Wisconsin's War Heroes

Stars and Stripes Honor Flight honors all veterans by flying World War II, Korean War and terminally ill veterans from other conflicts to Washington, DC to visit their memorials. The Greatest Generation is slowly fading away, and Stars and Stripes Honor Flight has pledged to celebrate each and every remaining World War II and Korean War hero before it is too late.  More of these veterans will be aboard the next Honor Flight departing from Mitchell Airport the morning of June 6.

Golfing for a Good Cause

Attention, Golfers!  Enjoy a fun outing on the green while supporting Mitchell Airport's aviation history museum, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight, which is a tax-deductible non-profit organization.  The event will be held Tuesday, June 9 at Muskego Lakes Country Club. There will be $5,000 hole-in-one cash prizes, door prizes, and a pig roast dinner.  Visit mitchellgallery.org to register.

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