Albuquerque International Sunport Kicks-off Major Renovation Project – 2/24/17

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Albuquerque International Sunport today kicked-off a major renovation project that will refurbish and upgrade the ticketing, baggage claim and exterior areas of the terminal.  The Terminal Improvement Project (TIP) will take approximately 15 months and greatly enhance the pre-security areas of the terminal. The Sunport is the front porch for the […]

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Service Between Albuquerque and Orange County – 2/1/17

   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, Mayor Richard J. Berry announced that Alaska Airlines will, again, expand service in Albuquerque this Fall with flights added to Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.  The daily nonstop flight will go on sale today and service begins August 18th.  News of the new service comes on the heels of last […]

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Alaska Airlines Announces Service Between Portland and ABQ – 1/11/17

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today, Mayor Richard J. Berry and Aviation Director Jim Hinde announced that Alaska Airlines will expand service in Albuquerque this Fall with service to Portland, OR.  The daily nonstop flight will go on sale today and service begins August 18th. “One of the goals when we welcomed Alaska Airlines to Albuquerque two […]

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Holiday Travel Advisory – 11/18/16

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In anticipation of the nation’s most heavily traveled holiday, the Albuquerque International Sunport has developed some tips to help travelers prepare for a safe and enjoyable holiday travel experience. Airlines for America (A4A) is forecasting that over 27 million passengers will travel globally on U.S. airlines during the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday season […]

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Albuquerque International Sunport Named a 2016 TRIPADVISOR Travelers’ Choice Favorite For U.S. Airports – 8/18/16

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Albuquerque International Sunport has been named a 2016 TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Favorite for U.S. Airports in the MEDIUM AIRPORTS category, based on global feedback from the TripAdvisor community. The first annual Travelers’ Choice Favorites for U.S. Airports highlight the most popular domestic airports in the categories of shopping, dining, large airports […]

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Allegiant Takes Off With New Nonstop Flights To Los Angeles And A Free Flight Giveaway – 6/28/16

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. June 28, 2016 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop flights from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Los Angeles via the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In conjunction with the new routes that will launch just in time for the holiday travel season, the company is celebrating with a “Christmas in July” Facebook […]

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Fitch Affirms Sunport’s Senior Lien Revenue Bonds at ‘A+’, Subordinate Lien Revenue Bonds at ‘A’; Outlook Stable – 5/12/16

Fitch Ratings-Chicago-11 May 2016: Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ‘A+’ rating on the $8.86 million outstanding senior lien airport revenue bonds and the ‘A’ rating on the $5.66 million outstanding subordinate lien airport revenue bonds issued by the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico on behalf of the Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ). Fitch does not rate […]

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Notice Regarding PFC Application – 3/16/16

The City of Albuquerque Aviation Department conducted a consultation meeting on March 16, 2016 to discuss potential PFC funded projects with air carriers. In accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 158 – PFC section 158.24, notice is hereby given that the City is proposing to submit a PFC application […]

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Allegiant Lands In Albuquerque With 2 New Routes – 3/8/16

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Mar. 8, 2016 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop flights from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Las Vegas and Austin. In conjunction with the new route announcement, Allegiant also kicks off the upcoming summer travel season with a “$1 Million Summer” campaign, pledging to give away $1 million in airfare now through […]

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DHS Announces REAL ID Implementation Timeline – 1/8/16

Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the final phase of implementation of the REAL ID Act. In short, travelers with a valid NM driver’s license can continue to use that ID to travel domestically through January 22, 2018. Excerpts of the announcement are below. To see the full news release and for more […]

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