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News Releases

6/26/2015 Spirit Airlines establishes new maintenance hanger at Detroit Metro Airport
6/05/2015 Jennifer Williams promoted to Airport Police Chief
6/01/2015 Detroit Metro Airport to conduct live emergency response to a simulated aviation disaster
4/30/2015 New DTW retail stores receive airport concession industry awards
4/21/2015 Settlement reached in 9-11-11 Airport Safety Response
4/16/2015 Airport Authority Headquarters to be Named in Honor of Michael Berry
4/1/2015 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Earn PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS
3/31/2015 Willow Run Economic Impact Study Released
3/6/2015 Detroit Metro Airport to host volunteer fair
3/3/2015 PF Chang's now open at Detroit Metro Airport
2/23/2015 Leader Dogs for the Blind begins training at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
2/18/2015 Airport Authority Police Department meets Gold Standard for Excellence
2/9/2015 Airfield Ops Director named to represent national panel
1/8/2015 New Air Service at DTW Continues in 2015
12/22/2014 Airport Police Chief Edward Glomb Elected to SE Michigan Police Chiefs Panel
12/18/2014 Airport Authority’s Marge Basrai Honored by MICPA
12/1/2014 Royal Jordanian to Operate First B-787 Dreamliner at DTW
11/25/2014 DTW Vehicle Technology Project to Enhance Safety and Efficiency
11/20/2014 Holiday Travel Tips from Detroit Metro Airport
11/13/2014 Open House to discuss 2016 runway reconstruction project at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
11/6/2014 WCAA’s Gale LaRoche Honored
10/30/2014 Willow Run re-opens 75 year old runway with help from Yankee Air Museum
10/17/2014 Settlement reached in airport bus stop case
9/19/2014 Detroit Metro Airport Provides Safer Location for Public Transportation
9/4/2014 Alaska Airlines starts service to DTW
9/3/2014 Virgin Atlantic Announces Non-Stop Service to Detroit Metro Airport
8/5/2014 Airport Authority to Host Public Sessions for CALEA Re-Accreditation Process
7/31/2014 Detroit Metro Airport Launches Automated Passport Control Technology to Speed International Passenger Processing
7/30/2014 New Routes Help Detroit Metro Extend Record Year for Air Service
7/21/2014 Detroit Metro Airport ranked nation's fastest in WiFi connectivity
5/20/2014 Estee Lauder to add Beauty Boutique in McNamara Terminal this summer
4/29/2014 Road Construction Causing Delays at Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s South Entrance
4/22/2014 Ribbon Biting Ceremony Launches Service Animal Relief Area at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4/11/2014 U.S. Marine Col. Chris Mullin Appointed Willow Run Airport Director
3/27/2014 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Earn PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS
3/26/2014 Detroit Metropolitan Airport Honored for Procurement and Construction Excellence
3/21/2014 On Board With Autism Program Takes Off at Detroit Metro Airport
3/20/2014 Fresh New Food & Beverage Concessions Approved for Detroit’s McNamara Terminal
2/13/2014 Spirit Airlines Announces New DTW - MSP Service
2/11/2014 Alaska Airlines announces first ever non-stop service to DTW
2/3/2014 Passenger Traffic up 7.4% for Month of December at Detroit Metro Airport
1/31/2014 Al Glancy elected Chair of Airport Board
1/20/2014 University of Michigan releases study showing economic impact of Detroit Metro Airport
11/7/2013 Detroit Metro airlines busy adding air service
11/7/2013 Frontier Airlines adding nonstop service from DTW to Wilmington, Delaware
10/15/2013 JetBlue Announces Non-Stop Service from Detroit Metro to Boston Beginning in March
10/7/2013 WCAA Announces Public Hearing for Willow Run FAR Part 150 Noise Study
9/16/2013 Detroit Metro Airport Launches Upgraded Wi-Fi Network and Unlimited Complimentary Access for Travelers
9/4/2013 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassador Named Winner of 2013 ROSE Award
8/26/2013 Customs and Border Protection at Detroit Metro Airport Adds Additional Global Entry Kiosks
8/7/2013 Airport Authority Issues RFQ for Gateway Development Project at Detroit Metro Airport
8/1/2013 Information Meeting scheduled for runway project at Detroit Metro Airport
7/25/2013 Public Hearing for Runway Closure scheduled at Willow Run Airport
7/23/2013 Empire Aviation Services Expands in Michigan with Relocation to Detroit Metro Airport
7/16/2013 Detroit Metro Airport to launch massive conversion to LED lights in parking structures
7/11/2013 Detroit Metropolitan Airport partners with Paws With A Cause® for training
6/25/2013 First Phase of Retail Transformation Lands at Detroit Metro Airport’s McNamara Terminal
6/13/2013 Spirit Airlines Begins Nonstop Service Between Detroit and Houston
5/14/2013 Detroit Metropolitan Airport Selects Advanced Wireless Group, LLC to Expand Free Wi-Fi and DAS Service Offerings
5/1/2013 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Earn Presidential Honors
4/30/2013 International Passengers Increase at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4/26/2013 WCAA Statement on Actions to End Air Traffic Control Furloughs
4/25/2013 WCAA Board Statement on Turkia Mullin Arbitration
4/3/2013 Statement Regarding Suspicious Object at Detroit Metro Airport’s North Terminal
3/13/2013 Detroit Metropolitan Airport honored for safety, engineering and paving excellence
3/13/2013 Spirit Announces New Daily Nonstop Service Between Detroit and Houston
2/14/2013 Spirit Airlines Starts Service Between Detroit and Denver
2/12/2013 Detroit Metro Airport International Passenger and Cargo Traffic Increase in 2012
1/9/2013 Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano appoints respected Clark Hill lawyer to Airport Authority Board