2020 News Releases

AMERICAN AIRLINES ADDS NONSTOP SERVICE TO MIAMI


MILWAUKEE (September 1, 2020) – –   American Airlines is adding nonstop service between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Miami International Airport (MIA) beginning November 7, 2020. The new flights will be offered every Saturday through April 4, 2021. 

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MITCHELL GALLERY OF FLIGHT, USO LOUNGE NEW LOCATIONS


MILWAUKEE (August 25, 2020) – –  The Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the USO Lounge have officially opened inside their new pre-security locations. Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Milwaukee County Supervisor John F. Weishan Jr., and several other distinguished guests joined together for an official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the move and remodel.

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UNITED AIRLINES ADDS NONSTOP SERVICE TO FLORIDA


MILWAUKEE (August 12, 2020) – –  United Airlines today announced plans to add nonstop flights between Milwaukee and two popular Florida destinations this winter. The new daily service to Fort Myers and Tampa begins on December 17. The flights will be operated with full-size Airbus A319 aircraft, featuring in-flight Wi-Fi and First, Economy Plus, and Economy seating. Tickets are now available for purchase on united.com and the United mobile app. 
 

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BRONZEVILLE CROSSING OFFICIALLY OPENS AT MKE AIRPORT


MILWAUKEE (August 11, 2020) – – Located post-security on Concourse C, Bronzeville Crossing highlights the collaboration between MKE and retail partner Paradies Lagardère to source local products from Milwaukee County neighborhoods and make them available to travelers. This partnership also highlights Milwaukee County’s vision to achieve racial equity by supporting local businesses owned by people of color.  


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WHAT SUMMER TRAVELERS NEED TO KNOW


MILWAUKEE (June 25, 2020) – – As more travelers take to the skies this summer, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) has important travel information to share as passenger traffic gradually returns to the Airport. Passenger health and safety are top priorities at MKE, and there are special procedures in place.

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MKE TO BE FEATURED IN NATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL


MILWAUKEE (May 5, 2020) – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE), along with 22 other airports across North America, are coming together for JetStream Music Festival to support local musicians during the COVID-19 crisis.  

The multi-hour livestreamed festival will take place at 5 p.m. CST on May 6 on each of the participating airports’ Facebook pages, including MKE’s.

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MKE NOW OFFERS COAT CHECK SERVICES TO TRAVELERS


MILWAUKEE (February 13, 2020) – Just in time for the upcoming spring break travel season, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is proud to announce the debut of a new coat check service. The new amenity is sure to be a hit with travelers heading to warm weather destinations.

In partnership with retail partner Paradies Lagardère, the new service will be offered inside the newly opened Summerfest Marketplace store, which is located pre-security in the Airport’s concession mall. 

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SUMMERFEST MARKETPLACE OFFICIALLY OPENS AT MKE


MILWAUKEE (January 15, 2020) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, along with Airport Director Brian Dranzik, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. President and CEO Don Smiley, and Paradies Lagardère President and CEO Gregg Paradies today unveiled the first-ever Summerfest merchandise store outside the grounds of Henry Maier Festival Park. At 3,466 square feet, Summerfest Marketplace, located inside the main terminal of Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, is the largest retail space at MKE. 

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UNITED AIRLINES ANNOUNCES FLIGHTS FROM MKE TO SAN FRANCISCO


MILWAUKEE (January 10, 2020) – United Airlines has announced that it will add new nonstop service from Milwaukee to San Francisco this summer. Beginning in June, United will add a daily nonstop flight from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for the upcoming summer travel season.

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