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The USA’s Fastest Growing Airport: Miami’s Secretopens in new window
Fifty US airports have grown this winter, with Miami, Dallas, Austin, Sarasota, and Orange County up the most. Miami – obviously an already large airport – has seen one-fifth more capacity added, a considerable amount. It is now the USA’s sixth busiest airport.
18
Nov
2021
simpleflying.com
16% of vaccine exports went through MIA, latest data showsopens in new window
Miami International Airport ranked first in the nation for vaccine exports in September, according to the most recent government data. While MIA accounted for 5.7 percent of the nation’s vaccine exports for all of 2020, it accounted for 16 percent in September. MIA has taken its stepped-up role by exporting vaccines to hard-hit Brazil, as well as other parts of Latin America, the Caribbean and the world.
18
Nov
2021
mailchi.mp
Miami International Airport Employees Honored For Helping Passenger Find His Lucky Dog Pennyopens in new window
The lost and found office at bustling Miami International Airport receives thousands of unique missing items every year, but one of their recent finds was truly a first of its kind: a Japanese Shiba Inu hunting dog, found near a TSA checkpoint.
28
Oct
2021
miami.cbslocal.com
What Is Miami Like Now? Covid Travel Tips for Beaches, Restaurants, Outdoors opens in new window
What Is Miami Like Now? Covid Travel Tips for Beaches, Restaurants, Outdoors
19
Oct
2021
www.bloomberg.com
Veterans welcomed back to Miami airport as part of Honor Flight festivitiesopens in new window
Veterans welcomed back to Miami airport as part of Honor Flight festivities
18
Oct
2021
www.local10.com
America’s Best and Worst Airports for Layovers in 2021 opens in new window
America’s Best and Worst Airports for Layovers in 2021
05
Oct
2021
financebuzz.com
MIA employee uses his free time to turn his aviation dreams into a passionate projectopens in new window
MIA employee uses his free time to turn his aviation dreams into a passionate project
24
Aug
2021
wsvn.com
Splash of colour comes to Miami International Airportopens in new window
Splash of colour comes to Miami International Airport
17
Aug
2021
airport-world.com
MIA makes top 10 in Scott’s Cheap International Flights list for 2021opens in new window
MIA makes top 10 in Scott’s Cheap International Flights list for 2021
16
Aug
2021
wsvn.com
MIA has been trying to lure low-cost carriers for 20 years. It’s finally taking off opens in new window
MIA has been trying to lure low-cost carriers for 20 years. It’s finally taking off
10
Aug
2021
www.miamiherald.com
MIA to host World Travel Expo Miami in May 2022opens in new window
MIA to host World Travel Expo Miami in May 2022
20
Jul
2021
MIA to host World Travel Expo Miami in May 2022 | Miami&
Spotlight on route development at MIA: Sunny delight!opens in new window
Miami International Airport’s route network continues to grow with Emirates launching services to Dubai and Southwest and JetBlue joining the gateway’s low-cost carriers, writes MIA’s communications director, Greg Chin.
08
Jul
2021
airport-world.com
Mom gives baby fitting name after giving birth at Miami International Airportopens in new window
Mom gives baby fitting name after giving birth at Miami International Airport
25
Jun
2021
www.foxnews.com
Emirates Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flights Between Miami, Dubai Starting in Julyopens in new window
Emirates Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flights Between Miami, Dubai Starting in July
25
Jun
2021
www.nbcmiami.com
Spirit Aims to Dominate South Florida With 30-Route Miami Expansionopens in new window
Spirit Aims to Dominate South Florida With 30-Route Miami Expansion
09
Jun
2021
airlineweekly.com
Emirates Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flights Between Miami, Dubai Starting in Julyopens in new window
Emirates Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flights Between Miami, Dubai Starting in July
07
Jun
2021
www.nbcmiami.com
Miami International Airport Opens Rapid COVID-19 Test Siteopens in new window
New COVID-19 testing sites have opened at Miami International Airport.
24
May
2021
miami.cbslocal.com
Miami International Airport plugs in 10 new wheelchair charging stationsopens in new window
Miami-Dade County leaders and advocates for the local disability community recently conducted a plug-in ceremony to celebrate the installation of 10 new wheelchair charging stations at Miami International Airport.
20
May
2021
communitynewspapers.com
MIA opens 2 sites offering Pfizer vaccine to employees, travelers and Floridians opens in new window
MIA opens 2 sites offering Pfizer vaccine to employees, travelers and Floridians
11
May
2021
wsvn.com
Miami Int’l Airport Begins Using Tech Aimed at Stopping Drones From Coming Near Flightsopens in new window
Miami Int’l Airport Begins Using Tech Aimed at Stopping Drones From Coming Near Flights
07
May
2021
www.nbcmiami.com
Over $1.1 billion worth of flowers to go through Miami International Airport ahead of Mother’s Dayopens in new window
Ninety percent of all flowers entering the United States by air come through Miami International Airport (MIA) — that means almost all of the flowers you’ll see this Mother’s Day at one point came through the airport.
30
Apr
2021
www.local10.com
Air Travel Up as More Travelers Head to South Floridaopens in new window
Airports are seeing an uptick in air travel as spring breakers and more are escaping to South Florida for vacation.
22
Mar
2021
www.nbcmiami.com
Air Travel Shows Signs of Comeback in South Floridaopens in new window
Air Travel Shows Signs of Comeback in South Florida
19
Mar
2021
www.nbcmiami.com
MIA joins DHS campaign against human traffickingopens in new window
MIA joins DHS campaign against human trafficking
19
Mar
2021
airportimprovement.com
Frontier Airlines Heads Into Spring with Three New Routes From Miamiopens in new window
Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has officially added three new cities to their roster of sought-after destinations from Miami. The airline announced Monday that it will now fly to Cancun, Mexico four times a week; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic two times a week; and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands two times a week.
09
Mar
2021
www.nbcmiami.com
All Female Crew Makes Historic American Airlines Flight From Miami To Dallas On International Women’s Dayopens in new window
In celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday, American Airlines made a historic flight from Miami to Dallas-Fort Worth. The flight had all-female crews, both on the plane and the ground. That’s right, the check-in crew, the cargo team, the air traffic controller, the pilots, and the flight attendants were all women. In addition, all team members supporting the flight from the airline’s Integrated Control Center in Fort Worth, Texas, were all women.
09
Mar
2021
www.msn.com
Most Innovative Terminal In The World’ In The Shape Of A Bee Coming To Miami After Developer Signs Utilities Deal opens in new window
18
Feb
2021
‘Most Innovative Terminal In The World’ In The Shape Of A Bee Coming To Miami After Developer Signs Utilities Deal – The Next Miami
Miami International Airport receives COVID-19 relief fund grantopens in new window
18
Feb
2021
Miami International Airport receives COVID-19 relief fund grant – Airport World (airport-world.com)
The process behind Valentine's Day flower deliveries, arrangementsopens in new window
Flowers are a Valentine's Day tradition, and while they come in many colors, the people who grow and deliver them have their eye on plenty of green. This year, Americans celebrating the holiday plan to spend an average of $196 on gifts. But as Nancy Chen reports, getting millions of fresh bouquets from growers to grateful recipients requires a monumental effort.
16
Feb
2021
www.cbsnews.com
2020 Was A Terrible Year For Air Cargo, With A Big Exception At Miami International Airportopens in new window
The leading global airline association says 2020 was the worst year for global air cargo since it began keeping track thirty years ago. Miami International Airport sees things differently.
08
Feb
2021
www.forbes.com
MIA sets new record for cargo shipments in 2020 opens in new window
Miami International Airport set a new record for cargo volume in 2020 with 2.32 million tons, which was 57,382 more tons than its total in 2019.
02
Feb
2021
airport-world.com
Southwest Airlines adds 4 new routes; Hawaii and Florida are winnersopens in new window
Florida and Hawaii are the big winners in the latest expansion announced by Southwest Airlines. The nation’s biggest low-cost carrier confirmed four new routes Tuesday. They include two to Miami (MIA) as well as one to Sarasota (SRQ) on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
29
Jan
2021
thepointsguy.com
Miami International Airport Joins ‘Blue Lightning’ Initiative Designed To Prevent Human Traffickingopens in new window
On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Miami International Airport joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “Blue Lightning” initiative. The initiative is designed to prevent human trafficking by training and educating frontline airport workers.
28
Jan
2021
miami.cbslocal.com
Perishables across the Pondopens in new window
19
Jan
2021
www.aircargoweek.com
Lester Sola: Pilots county’s airports toward $5 billion capital investment opens in new window
Lester Sola: Pilots county’s airports toward $5 billion capital investment
07
Oct
2020
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European Air Transport launches Miami-Brussels freighter flightsopens in new window
European Air Transport launches Miami-Brussels freighter flights
06
Oct
2020
www.aircargonews.net
Aeropuerto de Miami, entre los más seguros del mundoopens in new window
El director del Consejo Internacional de Aeropuertos explica el porqué de la certificación para recuperar una actividad con pérdidas de $104.000 millones
24
Sep
2020
www.diariolasamericas.com
Aeropuerto de Miami adquiere piezas de artistas localesopens in new window
https://www.diariolasamericas.com/cultura/aeropuerto-miami-adquiere-piezas-artistas-locales-n4207154
18
Sep
2020
www.diariolasamericas.com
Several airlines resume flights (translated from Spanish)opens in new window
There are already 19 airlines that return to their almost normal traffic at Miami International Airport. With the reopening of commercial passenger flights on Virgin Atlantic and Aerolineas Argentinas, there are already 19 airlines that return to their almost normal traffic at Miami International Airport.
10
Sep
2020
www.telemundo51.com
Four international airlines return to Miami International Airportopens in new window
Miami International Airport (MIA) welcomed back four airlines serving international routes this month.
19
Aug
2020
www.miamitodaynews.com
Miami International Airport welcomes back three international airlinesopens in new window
Miami International Airport began August with a triple shot of new air services, when it welcomed back three more airlines – each of which is serving international routes.
11
Aug
2020
airport-world.com
MIA's new baggage handling system speeds up screening procesopens in new window
Robots move bags around new $324 million MIA luggage system, speeding up screening
15
Oct
2019
www.miamiherald.com
Program at MIA Gives Wings to Children with Special Needsopens in new window
Flying with children can be challenging for parents and scary for children who have never flown before. It can be even more frightening for children with special needs.
04
Oct
2019
miami.cbslocal.com
Director Lester Sola talks to Jimmy Cefalo on 610AM WIODopens in new window
Director Lester Sola discusses the capital improvement program with Jimmy Cefalo on 610AM WIOD
17
Sep
2019
news.miami-airport.com
Lester Sola-Plan multi millonario para reconstruir el Aeropuerto de Miamiopens in new window
Lester Sola, Director del Aeropuerto Internacional de Miami, habla sobre los planes recien aprobados por la Comision de Miami-Dade para reconstruir el Aeropuerto de Miami
08
Aug
2019
envivo.caracol1260.com
CNN Travelopens in new window
28
Nov
2018
bit.ly
RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIMEopens in new window
28
Nov
2018
www.airport-world.com
Departing MIA director Emilio González on why 'it was a good time to call it quits'opens in new window
"Emilio González is cleaning out his desk and packing his belongings as he prepares to leave his post as the head of the county's largest economic engine, the Miami International Airport," writes Keith Larsen for the South Florida Business Journal. Read more below or by visiting https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2017/11/21/why-emilio-gonzalez-left-mia.html.
21
Nov
2017
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10 Best US Airports for Traveling with Kidsopens in new window
"There are all sorts of things to look forward to when we travel, but the airport is not generally one of them. If flying with kids conjures up images of agonizing lines, stressful bathroom visits, and long walks down grimy hallways with cranky toddlers, maybe for your next trip you should try rerouting through one of the airports below," writes Colette Herbstman for MOMMY POPPINS. Read more below or by visiting https://mommypoppins.com/los-angeles-kids/best-of-lists/10-best-us-airports-for-traveling-with-kids.
20
Nov
2017
(pdf)
FLYING HIGHopens in new window
Miami International Airport is the second-largest hub in the country for international ravelers, welcoming 70 percent of all international travelers to the state—and it’s growing. Here’s how.
06
Jul
2017
aventuramagazine.com
FTE AIRPORT INNOVATION POWER LIST 2017opens in new window
27
Apr
2017
www.futuretravelexperience.com
MIA IS AMERICA’S CARGO GATEWAY TO THE WORLDopens in new window
AmericaTeve’s public affairs show, Ventana a Miami, featured MIA as the busiest U.S. hub for international freight.
18
Apr
2017
www.youtube.com
Rolling back the yearsopens in new window
27
Mar
2017
www.aircargonews.net
Focus: Miami targets sea-airopens in new window
21
Mar
2017
www.aircargonews.net
Travel + Leisure - MIAopens in new window
02
Feb
2017
www.travelandleisure.com
Airport-Technology - MIAopens in new window
06
Dec
2016
www.airport-technology.com