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November 2016
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United Airlines Breaks Ground on New Technical Operations Center at Bush Airport

The airline’s new United Technical Operations Center will add approximately 200,000 square feet of additional hangar capacity for maintaining widebody aircraft, in addition to a new warehouse distribution center, technical services building and administrative offices.

The Countdown is on to Super Bowl LI

With less than 100 days before the Feb. 5 NFL Championship Game at NRG Stadium, Houston Airports are finishing preparations to welcome the anticipated one million visitors to our city.

Houston Airports Celebrates One Year Anniversary of International Concourse at Hobby

October 15, 2016 marked the one year anniversary of the opening of the international concourse at William P. Hobby Airport. The $156 million international concourse already has earned accolades from industry leaders and, more importantly, customers.

Houston Spaceport Partner Demonstrates Drone Technology

Intuitive Machines — the first company based at the Spaceport’s location at Ellington Airport — offered a glimpse into emerging and important drone technology.

Houston Welcomes Two New Additional Non Stop Flight Options to Mexico City

Houston will soon enjoy two new nonstop flights to Mexico City offered by Southwest Airlines and Volaris. These new routes are a result of the recent changes to the Bilateral Air Transport Agreement between Mexico and the United States. 

Singapore Airlines launches route from Bush Airport to Manchester, England

Singapore Airlines and Houston Airports celebrated the launch of the airline’s new route Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, when the inaugural flight between Manchester Airport in England and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston touched down.

Houston Airports Honors Excellence in Customer Service 

Houston Airports held its third annual Houston Friendly Rewards & Recognition Awards on Friday, Oct. 7 to celebrate employees who go above and beyond to enhance the passenger experience at the airports.

Engineering News-Record Names Hobby Expansion "Project of the Year"

Efforts to bring international air service back to William P. Hobby Airport — and the successful collaboration between the Houston Airports, Southwest Airlines, and an army of construction partners — earned the ambitious expansion of the airport the 2016 Project of the Year designation.

Houston Airports Earns Best In Category Honor from American Marketing Association - Houston Chapter

The Marketer of the Year award is AMA Houston's annual program honoring exceptional marketing work. Initiatives designed to create a change in culture and a more customer-focused approach overall landed the Houston Airports the Best in Category recognition. 


Houston Airports Supports Consular Corp Event

Houston Airports’ partnership with the Consular Corp has been a significant component to the Airports' growth, including attracting new airlines, promoting travel and encouraging international trade and investment.

Community Engagement

As the central source of contact with civic, business and community leaders, Houston Airports Municipal & Community Affairs promotes and educates the community regarding the Houston Airport System and its economic importance to the region. 

Wings For All Program Returns to Bush Airport

Houston Airports recently hosted several families for an airport rehearsal specially designed for with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and aviation professionals. 

Wings Over Houston Continues to Soar

Thousands of Houstonians came out to Ellington Airport for the 32nd Annual Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Houston Airshow on October 22-23, 2016.

Upcoming Events
William P. Hobby Airport

April 15, 2017
Hobby Fest
Details will be announced next year.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport

March 4, 2017
Houston Rodeo Parade

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Ellington Airport

November 15-17, 2016
Spacecom Expo

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May 20, 2017
Ellington Centennial Celebration
Details will be announced next year.
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