Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to begin expansion of security checkpoint

Project to increase capacity at the security checkpoint by about 33 percent   On Sunday, Oct. 1, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will begin construction on a project to expand and enhance its Transportation Security Administration security checkpoint. The project, designed to ensure continued convenience and passenger processing efficiency as the airport grows, will increase the number of […]

Allegiant announces 8 new nonstop destinations at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Allegiant Air today announced it is adding eight new nonstop destinations at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (Gateway Airport); the largest service expansion since the popular low-cost airline arrived in Mesa nearly 10 years ago. With these additional routes, Allegiant will offer service to 46 nonstop destinations from the greater Phoenix area. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned […]

WestJet Airlines returning to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in October

WestJet Airlines today announced that its Canadian flights will be returning in October to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The nonstop flights provide access for the growing number of Canadians who visit the region and own homes in the Phoenix east Valley, according to a press release. “The east Valley market continues to grow, with more than […]

Gateway Airport, MomDoc Charities partner for mothers’ room

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in coordination with MomDoc Charities has a new feature for traveling mothers who are nursing or just need a quiet place for their baby or toddler. Two mothers’ rooms are after the security screening in the terminal and near baggage claim, according to a press release. The mothers’ rooms are separate rooms […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to host TSA pre-screening enrollment

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration, has announced a temporary enrollment center event for TSA Pre-Check sign-ups. Appointments may be reserved between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Jan. 23-27 at the airport’s General Aviation Center, 5803 S. Sossaman Road in Mesa, according to a press release. Appointments will be booked between […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport celebrates eight million Allegiant passengers since 2007

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport continued its year-long growth trajectory, posting the highest passenger traffic counts for the month of October in the airport’s history.  In October, 100,891 passengers traveled through the airport, an 8 percent increase over October 2015.  In addition, the airport welcomed its 8,000,000th Allegiant passenger since the airline began operations in Mesa in […]

NewLeaf airlines to begin charter service from Canada to Gateway Airport

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and NewLeaf Travel Co. announced Nov. 16 new charter service from Canada to the Phoenix East Valley. The service, beginning in January, will offer Canadian visitors  access to all the amenities the greater Phoenix region has to offer. (Read related story) NewLeaf will operate three nonstop flights each week from Calgary starting […]

New growth, more interest making Queen Creek the East Valley’s hot spot

Growing up in a farm community with dreams of working on the family farm, Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney never thought he would be where he is today. “I enjoy meeting with people. It’s the thing that I was not looking forward to the most. I’m not a people person. I’ve never been a people […]

Sexton to answer questions about Gateway Airport

Brian Sexton, community relations manager for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, will discuss the history of and what’s coming in the future at the airport. The event will take place 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Mary Lou Fulton Story Time Room of the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. This is a free […]

Gateway Airport to break ground on $10 million reconstruction project

Officials from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 20. It will mark the start of work on the $10 million North Apron Reconstruction Program. The ceremony will start at 10 a.m. at the Arizona State University Hangar, 5703 S. Sossaman Road in Mesa, according to a press release. The public is […]