Year in Review: MKE Earns Positive Remarks from Travel Critics

February 12, 2010

NewspaperTravelSection120422Read what major media outlets said about MKE in 2009: / December 2009
Travel writer Brett Snyder, better known as the Cranky Flier, spent part of the holidays flying, and blogging, his way across the country during the busiest travel times of the year. Lucky for us, a red-eye flight landed him in MKE where he had time to explore and give MKE rave reviews! / Today In the Sky / September 2009
Travel columnist Ben Mutzabaugh discusses falling fares from MKE. On the heels of MKE’s introduction of low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines, Mutzabaugh also credits other leading low-cost carriers, AirTran and Midwest, for driving down fares. / September 2009
Nationally recognized travel writer Chris Elliott, who also writes a regular travel column for and serves as reader advocate for National Geographic Traveler, ranked MKE as the least expensive travel destination for fall 2009 travel in a September 10 posting on his blog.

Airport Business / May 2009
Following AirTran Airways’ announcement of a 50 percent expansion in service from MKE, Airport Business assistant editor Brad McAllister wrote, “While most airports across the U.S. struggle to maintain air service, Milwaukee has turned vibrant.”