Tag: MIA

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...

MIA hosts latest rehearsal tour for children with special needs

One month before the busy Thanksgiving travel week, Miami International Airport hosted its second MIA Airport Instruction and Readiness (MIAair) tour of 2023 for 25 children with special needs. The tour allowed participants to walk through the airport travel experience from start to finish in a s...

MIA earns global accreditation for accessibility

In recognition of its commitment to "prioritizing and ensuring an accessible, safe, and inclusive traveling experience for passengers with disabilities," Miami International Airport has been accredited by the Airports Council International (ACI) Accessibility Enhancement Accreditation (AEA) program....

United Announces Largest South Pacific Expansion in Aviation History

United Airlines today announces the largest South Pacific network expansion ever to and from the continental U.S., including the first non-stop flight between San Francisco and Christchurch set to commence on December 1. United will be the only carrier to directly connect the U.S. and the South ...

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...

MIA now offering accessibility lanes in Customs

Passengers with mobility issues can receive special queueing assistance Passengers with disabilities or limited mobility arriving at Miami International Airport from foreign destinations can now request special queueing assistance when traveling through the U.S. Customs and Border Prote...

MIA earns high praise from FAA for airport accessibility

In recognition of its outstanding achievements in airport accessibility, Miami International Airport received the Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award from the Federal Aviation Administration during its 13th Annual National Civil Rights and Training Conference for Airports on July 28. The awar...

LEGO Store at MIA has young travellers making connections

Second airport location of its kind now open near gate D14 Miami International Airport’s newest retail store is helping passengers young and old include different kinds of connections to their travels. Opened in May by Duty Free Americas, the airport’s new 742-square-foot LEGO® store is lo...

MIA scores GOL, regains Brasilia service

MIA scores GOL, regains Brasilia service

Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL resumed service at Miami International Airport for the first time since the pandemic with the first of four weekly flights to Brasilia. GOL is using 176-seat Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for the new service, which will increase to daily service starting on July 4. GOL...

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...

TUI fly brings Brussels service back to MIA

Belgian low-cost carrier TUI fly is bringing its Brussels-Miami route back to Miami International Airport on April 2 with twice-weekly service, reconnecting the two cities with nonstop flights for the first time since the pandemic began. The re-launched route will be served by TUI fly’s Boeing ...

MIA welcomes back Cartagena service by Avianca Airlines

Officials from Miami-Dade County and Avianca Airlines celebrated the re-launch of Avianca’s daily Cartagena-Miami service on March 28 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Miami International Airport. Cartagena became Avianca’s fifth Colombian route and 10th route overall at MIA. Colombia is the...

Frontier Airlines and MIA launches two routes

On April 15, low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines and Miami-Dade County officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the airline's inaugural flight from Miami International Airport to San Salvador that day, as well as its new Miami-Guatemala City service that began on April 1...

MIA receives $39.5 million in COVID-19 relief from second CARES Act grant

Miami International Airport was awarded $39.5 million in COVID-19 relief funding from the federal government, in the second round of airport grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. The second grant follows $207 million in funding that MIA received last April from the federal government...

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