Space Shuttle Endeavour Visits Ellington Airport
The space shuttle Endeavour brought more than 30,000 people to Ellington Airport on September 19, 2012, as it made a Houston appearance on its way to Los Angeles, California.

Parking Program Tested at Hobby Airport
A customer service pilot program is being tested at the ecopark 2 parking lot at William P. Hobby Airport. The program offers passengers a chance to access professional assistance through a mounted video camera and speaker, should they have difficulty in exiting the parking facility.

United's First 787 Dreamliner Comes to Houston
United Airlines flew its first 787 Dreamliner to George Bush Intercontinental Airport on September 28, as the airline prepares to unveil the new aircraft on its non-stop route between Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois.

Parking Improvements at the Airports
The Houston Airport System is always looking for ways to improve services and amenities at both George Bush Intercontinental and William P. Hobby Airports. Recent improvements include parking ambassadors, a car wash service and valet parking.

Wings Over Houston Airshow Ready to Thrill Again
Make sure to save the dates of October 27 and 28 for the 2012 Wings Over Houston Airshow. This year's event will feature the return of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels to Ellington Airport, as the world famous aerobatic team once again thrills audiences in Houston.

Construction Information Now Streamlined
In an effort to keep our customers well informed on the ever changing airport environment, Houston Airports will now be including a monthly construction summary story within each e-Newsletter.

American Airlines Brings mAAgic to Houston
The Something mAAgic Foundation and American Airlines once again joined forces to provide children with life-threatening medical conditions and their families a seven-day retreat in Orlando, Fla.

New Interfaith Chapel Opens at IAH
The Houston Airport System opened a second interfaith chapel at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, located in Terminal D near Gate 8. The new space is in addition to the original chapel located in Terminal C, which was part of the original layout when the airport first opened in 1969.

Community Relations Soars
The Community Relations division with the Houston Airport System has been working closely with the area civic clubs in an effort to garner support for an important volunteer program.




Spirit Airlines Launches Service in Houston
Spirit Airlines began flight operations in Houston on September 20, 2012 with a non-stop flight connecting George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Dallas/ Fort Worth International Airport.


Major Renovation at Hobby is Complete
Construction crews have completed a multi-million dollar renovation program at William P. Hobby Airport. The $350 million project brings numerous improvements to the facility, including a new lobby, ticket counter space, roadway, baggage claim area and more.

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