2022 News Releases

'CYBER MONDAY' WARM WEATHER DEALS FROM MKE

MILWAUKEE (November 28, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is offering tips on how to score the best deal on flights this winter and spring. With several airlines releasing deals as part of 'Cyber Monday', now is the perfect time to book. 

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SANTA'S MAILBOX SET UP AT MKE

MILWAUKEE (November 25, 2022) – – A special Santa's Mailbox has arrived at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. Travelers are invited to drop their letters off for Santa Claus from November 28 through December 2. MKE and Alaska Airlines will fly all letters received to the North Pole. 

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MKE AIRPORT UNVEILS NEW PARKING SYSTEM

MILWAUKEE (November 22, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport has unveiled a new parking access/revenue system control system, launching an improved parking experience for travelers just in time for this year's holiday system. 

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SUN COUNTRY ANNOUNCES 2023 SUMMER SCHEDULE

MILWAUKEE (November 15, 2022) – – Sun Country Airlines has announced its summer 2023 schedule from Milwaukee, which will include nonstop flights to and from Minneapolis-St. Paul beginning May 5, 2023. 

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COAT CHECK PROGRAM RETURNS

MILWAUKEE (November 11, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport's incredibly popular coat check service has returned to the Airport for the fourth straight year. Travelers can once more check their coats at the Summerfest Marketplace. 

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MKE RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL MARKETING AWARD

MILWAUKEE (November 7, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport was awarded the 2022 Print Communications Award at the Airports Council International - North America Marketing & Communications Conference in Vancouver. 

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MKE RANKS HIGH FOR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

MILWAUKEE (October 6, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport ranked high for customer satisfaction in newly released surveys by two highly respected organizations. 

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MKE HOSTS GIRLS IN AVIATION DAY

MILWAUKEE (September 24, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport hosted nearly 60 enthusiastic school-aged girls as part of the 8th annual 'Girls in Aviation Day' which is a day dedicated to highlighting the career opportunities available for girls in the aviation industry.

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SURFACE FRICTION TESTER HELPS KEEP RUNWAYS SAFE

MILWAUKEE (August 25, 2022) – – MKE has a newly-implemented vehicle designed to keep runways even safer. The continuous friction measuring vehicle is used to measure the rate of slippage and the loss of friction on the runway surface due to rubber buildup or pavement wear. 

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CLEAR LAUNCHES EXPEDITED LANES AT MKE

MILWAUKEE (August 9, 2022) – – CLEAR has launched expedited security screening lanes at MKE. Members will use CLEAR's network of dedicated lanes to verify their identity. After verification, a CLEAR Ambassador escorts members through the dedicated lane and directly to TSA physical security. 

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MKE CELEBRATING DISABILITY PRIDE MONTH

MILWAUKEE (July 13, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is celebrating Disability Pride Month by highlighting accessibility features at the Airport, including the recently implemented adult-changing tables and Sunflower Lanyard Program. 

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TSA PRECHECK MOBILE ENROLLMENT COMING TO MKE

MILWAUKEE (June 29, 2022) – – TSA PreCheck will offer passengers at MKE the opportunity to enroll at the Airport from July 25 to August 5. 

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GARDEN DISTRICT KITCHEN & BAR UNVEILS NEW MENU

MILWAUKEE (June 28, 2022) – – The Garden District Kitchen & Bar, Milwaukee Mitchell's latest restaurant to open as part of its major refresh, unveiled a brand-new menu which will feature iconic Wisconsin food items. 

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AIR CANADA RESUMES SERVICE FROM MKE TO TORONTO

MILWAUKEE (June 23, 2022) – – Air Canada has resumed its daily nonstop service between Milwaukee and Toronto. The route had been suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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DELTA LAUNCHES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO JFK

MILWAUKEE (June 7, 2022) – – Delta Air Lines has added daily nonstop service between Milwaukee Mitchell and New York - JFK. This new service is in addition to their existing nonstop service from MKE to LaGuardia. 

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ACE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM RETURNS TO MKE

MILWAUKEE (June 7, 2022) – – The Aviation Careers Education (ACE) program is returning to Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. 

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MKE NAMED OFFICIAL SUMMERFEST SKYGLIDER SPONSOR

MILWAUKEE (June 2, 2022) – – MKE will serve as the official Summerfest Skyglider Sponsor for 2022. The 94 Airport-themed cars will highlight the 35+ destinations that you can reach nonstop from MKE. Additionally, Recombobulation Area signs have been installed at the exits. 

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DELTA ADDS NONSTOP SERVICE FROM MKE TO NY-JFK

MILWAUKEE (April 6, 2022) – – Delta Air Lines will add daily nonstop service between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and New York-JFK International Airport (JFK) beginning June 6, 2022. 

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JETBLUE LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE FROM MKE

MILWAUKEE (March 27, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport welcome its newest airline today - JetBlue Airways. JetBlue has launched new daily nonstop flights to Boston and New York/JFK. 

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MKE AWARDED 2021 ASQ AWARD

MILWAUKEE (March 10, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport was recognized as one of the world's best airports for customer experience, receiving a 2021 international ACI Airport Service Quality Award.

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MKE PREPARED FOR SPRING BREAK TRAVEL SEASON

MILWAUKEE (March 3, 2022) – – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is gearing up for its busiest spring break travel season since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. MKE is offering a record number of nonstop departures this season.

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AIR CANADA TO RESUME SERVICE FROM MKE TO TORONTO

MILWAUKEE (FEBRUARY 24, 2022) -- Air Canada has announced plans to resume daily nonstop service between Milwaukee and
Toronto beginning July 1. 

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          FLY NONSTOP FROM MKE TO MYRTLE BEACH ON SPIRIT

MILWAUKEE (February 23, 2022) – – Spirit Airlines is adding Myrtle Beach to its growing list of destinations served nonstop from Milwaukee this summer. With low fares and a flight time of just over two hours, the new flights make it easy to enjoy South Carolina's beachfront. 

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           VIRAL TEDDY BEAR REUNITED WITH OWNER AT MKE

MILWAUKEE (February 15, 2022) – – The teddy bear left behind at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport has been reunited with its owner, 5-year-old Ezekiel Burnett. The teddy bear's family saw the Airport's social media post after it went viral -- reaching over 4 million people across the globe. 

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR JETBLUE FLIGHTS

MILWAUKEE (February 2, 2022) – – Tickets are now on sale for JetBlue Airways’ new nonstop flights from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport to Boston Logan International Airport and New York/John F. Kennedy International Airport. The flights will be flown seven days per week from Milwaukee.

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