Tag: Miami International Airport

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...

Miami airport to celebrate first flight by Porter Airlines

Officials from Miami-Dade County and Canadian economy carrier Porter Airlines will celebrate the airline’s launch of a daily Miami-Toronto service with an inaugural ceremony on Wednesday, 13 December. Porter’s first departure from Miami International Airport to Toronto Pearson International Air...

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 airport welcomed record passenger numbers over Thanksgiving period

Miami International Airport welcomed 1.86m passengers during the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period, beating its previous record of 1.73m travellers in 2021 by 7.3 per cent. The peak travel season also brought three of MIA’s five busiest days ever on 18, 25 and 26 November with 26 November setting...

Airline staff caught throwing wheelchairs to the ground

A video has gone viral on social media showing airport baggage handlers throwing a wheelchair down a ramp and to the ground at Miami International Airport, sparking online outrage. American Airlines is facing backlash after the carrier's logo was seen printed on the back of the baggage handler caug...

Total restroom makeover coming to MIA

Miami International Airport’s (MIA) 207 public restrooms are scheduled for a total makeover by 2030 as part of the airport’s future-ready initiative to execute significant capital investment projects to modernize the airport under Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava’s administration. ...

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: Florida’s winter gateway to Scandinavia

On September 18, Officials from Miami-Dade County and Norse Atlantic Airways gathered at Miami International Airport to celebrate the airline’s launch of nonstop service from MIA to London Gatwick and Oslo – two destinations previously unserved from MIA. The inaugural flights are the result o...

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 kicks off busy month of winter route launches

A busy month of new flights at Miami International Airport kicked off on December 8, when Avianca launched three weekly flights to Bucaramanga, Colombia, and four weekly flights to Pereira, Colombia from MIA, followed by the airline beginning two weekly Santa Marta-Miami flights on December 10. B...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Travelers can now park, pay and go with MIA Quick Pay

Travelers now have a quicker way home from parking at Miami International Airport with MIA Quick Pay stations, self-service kiosks that allow passengers to pre-pay for their parking inside the garage and zip through the exit lane with license-plate recognition. The Quick Pay stations are now avai...

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