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Amazon Air launches cargo service at Mobile International Airport

MOBILE, Ala. (November 3, 2022) – Amazon Air launched daily cargo service at the Mobile International Airport (BFM),with an inaugural flight arriving shortly after 2:30 a.m. this morning.

Mobile International Airport awarded $7.7 million federal grant

MOBILE, Ala. (August 30, 2022) – The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) will receive a combined $7.7 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant funding for two airport improvement projects at the Mobile International Airport (BFM).

MOB to hold full-scale emergency plan exercise

MOBILE, Ala. (August 29, 2022) – The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) will test its crisis readiness with a full-scale emergency exercise at Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.

Airbus A220 ramp-up leads to international charter flight at BFM

MOBILE, Ala. (August 23, 2022) – The first international flight from the Mobile International Airport (BFM) arrived Monday morning thanks to the Airbus A220 ramp-up. 

Mobile International Airport awarded FAA Southern Regional Air Carrier Safety Award

MOBILE, Ala. (July 11, 2022) – The Mobile International Airport (BFM) was recently awarded for its excellence in aviation safety.

MOB hosting airport-wide Hiring Day

MOBILE, Ala. (May 31, 2022) – Mobile Regional Airport (MOB), in partnership with the Alabama Career Center System and Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE), and its tenant partners are looking to fill dozens of job

Mobile Airport Authority and Alabama Port Authority receive federal funds for multimodal investments

MOBILE, Ala. (March 2, 2022) – The U.S. Department of Transportation today awarded $100 million to two Alabama transportation authorities to construct multi-modal transportation assets in Mobile, Ala.  The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) and the

TSA Delays: Feb 22-25 and March 1-4

TSA will be replacing both CT X-ray machines at the Mobile Regional Airport over the next month. The first machine will be installed February 22-25, and the second will be installed March 1-4. During this time, TSA will only be able to operate one

Mobile Airport Authority Takes Ownership of St. Elmo Airport

MOBILE, Ala. (January 24, 2022) –  The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) is now the owner and operator of St. Elmo Airport in Mobile County.

EDA Awards MAA $5.1 million grant for Warehouse and Hangar Facility

MOBILE, Ala. (October 5, 2021) – The Mobile Airport Authority will build a multi-use cargo warehouse and hangar facility at the Brookley Aeroplex with a $5.1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant.