Tag: Daniella Levine Cava

MIA hosts rehearsal tour for future travellers with special needs

In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Miami International Airport hosted its latest MIA Airport Instruction and Readiness (MIAair) tour for 14 children with special needs and their families or guardians. The tour allowed participants to rehearse the air travel experience from start to finish...

Miami International Airport unveils new glass boarding bridge

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and officials from Miami International Airport (MIA) celebrated the inauguration of the latest glass passenger boarding bridge at gate H17, marking a milestone in the airport's ongoing modernization efforts. Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County Mayo...

MIA welcomes Barcelona service by LEVEL with “flying colors”

Miami-Dade County and LEVEL officials hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Miami International Airport on April 3 to celebrate the airline’s launch of Barcelona-Miami service, which made Miami the airline’s fifth U.S. destination and its only route in Florida. The event was also celebrated wit...

Innovation Authority launches second public challenge with MIA

Miami-Dade Innovation Authority, Inc. (“MDIA”), a nonprofit that works to strengthen the relationship between local government and technology companies as a way to improve the quality of life for Miami-Dade County residents, today launched its second Public Innovation Challenge. Kicking off Thu...

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announces A+ Fitch Rating for MIA

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava proudly announces that Fitch Ratings upgraded its rating of Miami International Airport’s (MIA) revenue and refunding bonds from A to A+ on March 2, citing MIA’s "outperformance in enplanement recovery" and "superior franchise strength." Fitch beco...

MIA announces World Travel Expo in June 2023

With the goal of promoting tourism to Miami International Airport’s network of 166 destinations across the globe, Miami-Dade County officials and local travel industry executives hosted a kickoff event on December 2 for members of the Consular Corps of Miami to announce the first World Travel Expo...

Alaska Airlines turns up the heat with Miami re-launch

Alaska Airlines resumed daily Seattle-Miami service for the first time since 2012, making Miami the airline’s 100th nonstop destination from its ­­­­­­hometown airport in Seattle and ­­­­giving South Florida residents another travel option to the Pacific Northwest. Alaska Airlines w...

Biometric boarding landing soon at MIA

Passengers departing from Miami International Airport will soon be able to board their international flights with just the quick, touchless click of a camera, thanks to a recently approved contract that will implement biometric boarding at all of MIA’s 130-plus gates. Installation is expected t...

MIA wins four national awards for government innovation

Four projects that improved passenger and cargo operations at Miami International Airport were recognized with 2022 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen servic...

American Airlines adding more than 600 jobs in Miami

As part of American’s ongoing commitment to Miami, the airline is adding more than 600 home-based reservations jobs. The airline currently has 200 new representatives in training, and a goal to hire more than 400 in the next couple of months, bringing the total of home-based reservations agents...

Ralph Cutié named new MIA Director and CEO

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced the appointment of Rafael (Ralph) Cutié – who had been serving in the role as Interim Director – as the new Director and CEO of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department following a search. “MIA is the County’s largest economic engine and plays ...

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