2019 News Releases

CHOOSE MKE TO ADD FLIGHTS, JOBS, AND MILLIONS OF $$$ TO OUR HOMETOWN 


MILWAUKEE (October 21, 2019) – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) today introduced a new campaign series featuring animated videos that aim to educate local travelers about the importance of starting their flights from MKE (yes, even international flights).

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INSPIRING GIRLS TO PURSUE CAREERS IN AVIATION 


MILWAUKEE (October 5, 2019) –Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport hosted more than 50 girls during Women in Aviation Southeastern Wisconsin’s Girls in Aviation Day Saturday, October 5th. The event was put on in partnership with Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. 

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COUSINS SUBS® AND STARBUCKS® OPEN IN CONCOURSE C 


MILWAUKEE (September 23, 2019) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Airport Director Brian Dranzik today celebrated the opening of two new restaurants at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport; Starbucks® Coffee and Cousins Subs®. Global restaurateur HMSHost is bringing the new food and beverage brands to travelers in Concourse C to further expand the choices and convenience travelers enjoy at the airport.

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MIDWEST EXPRESS-BRANDED AIRCRAFT UNVEILED, INITIAL FLIGHT DESTINATIONS ANNOUNCED 


MILWAUKEE (August 28, 2019) – Midwest Express today revealed the Elite Airways aircraft, complete with exterior Midwest Express branding, that will service initial flight destinations to Cincinnati, OH (CVG), Omaha, NE (OMA), and Grand Rapids, MI (GRR).  The plane was on display at a news briefing at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport where travelers were treated to the legendary Midwest Express chocolate chip cookie that will be baked onboard all Midwest Express-marketed flights.

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MKE ANNOUNCES FARMER'S FRIDGE HEALTHY FOOD OPTIONS 24/7


MILWAUKEE (August 27, 2019) – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is pleased to announce new healthy, fresh food options available to travelers 24 hours a day. Farmer’s Fridge has opened two fresh-food vending machines inside the Airport.

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MKE RECEIVES HONOR ROLL DESIGNATION FROM MMSD


MILWAUKEE (August 19, 2019) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE), has again been recognized as a member of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s (MMSD) Industrial User Honor Roll for 2018. This is the sixth consecutive year that MKE has received the designation.

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ENROLL IN TSA Pre✓® AT MKE FOR A LIMITED TIME


MILWAUKEE (July 8, 2019) – Passengers looking to speed their way through airport security will have the opportunity to enroll in the TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program when Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) hosts a TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment Center this summer.

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MKE CORPORATE RECOGNITION PROGRAM ACKNOWLEDGES FISERV


MILWAUKEE (April 8, 2019) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Fiserv President & CEO Jeffery W. Yabuki stressed the importance of community as they kicked off a new Corporate Recognition Program at MKE.

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MAJOR REFRESH OF SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS COMING TO MKE


MILWAUKEE (April 3, 2019) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has announced a major refresh of the restaurants and retail shops at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, which is owned and operated by Milwaukee County.

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ABELE HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF FLYING FROM MKE


MILWAUKEE (March 25, 2019) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today released results of a study identifying the significant positive impacts that Milwaukee Mitchell International (MKE) and Timmerman Airports create for the state and local economies.

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ESCAPE THE POLAR VORTEX WITH WARM WEATHER FLIGHTS FROM MKE


MILWAUKEE (January 30, 2019) – MKE is helping travelers escape subzero temperatures with nonstop flights to more than a dozen warm weather destinations in the U.S. Mexico and the Caribbean.

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MKE ACHIEVES THIRD-HIGHEST LOCAL PASSENGER COUNT IN AIRPORT HISTORY


MILWAUKEE (January 29, 2019) – Local passenger traffic at MKE broke seven million for just the third time in Airport history, rising three percent in 2018.

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