The growing partnership makes Bush Intercontinental the only airport in North America — and one of only five in the world — with connections to all six inhabited continental regions.
Ruby’s Diner finished first in the polling for the “Best Airport Sitdown Dining” category in the poll run by online travel site 10Best.com and promoted by the national newspaper.
With a record total of more than 55 million passengers served at the two commercial airports in 2015 — an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark — Diaz noted the role vital projects played in continuing to attract foreign flag carriers to Houston
Still in the developmental stage, construction in Phase 1 will eventually include a co-working space located near the Houston Aerospace Support Center, as well as land for several aerospace companies, and more.
The first clock was unveiled at NRG Stadium in early February and two more clocks will be placed around the city later this spring. One will be located inside William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and the other will be located in Discovery Green.
HAS Community & Business Relations promotes and educates the community regarding the Houston Airport System (HAS) and its economic importance to the region.
50 years later, Houston enjoys more connectivity to Mexico than any other city in the nation. United Airlines provides nonstop service from Houston to almost 30 destinations in Mexico.
Airport staff designed and constructed a 20 ft. float that dazzled parade goers. The float featured a carriage pulling a large airplane with the airports’ connection message.
Hobby Fest is an annual event and has grown to become a treasured family-friendly event in the community. Sponsorship donations help fund scholarships for local students.
More than 875,000 passengers are expected to travel through George Bush Intercontinental Airport and more than 320,000 are projected to travel through William P. Hobby Airport during this time of year.
In a report released August 5, 2015, Moody's Investors Service upgraded the subordinate lien rating of the Airport System to A1 and affirmed the Aa3 senior lien rating and the A2 inferior lien rating.
The airports system has an economic impact of $27.5 billion on the region and connects Houston to almost 200 destinations in the U.S. and around the world.
Vacation Express first entered the Houston market in May 2015 with vacation packages to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island and will begin Punta Cana service on May 27, 2016. All flights will depart from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
The roll out at Hobby Airport is well underway, and customers are seeing exciting brands that were not offered previously, such as Dylan’s Candy Bar, Brookstone, Yia Yia Mary’s, Chick-fil-A and XpresSpa.
Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems will join private companies SpaceX and Orbital ATK in operating at least six flights each between 2019 and 2024.
Nonstop service from Houston to Atlanta and Cincinnati will begin in April. Flights to Atlanta will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and flights to Cincinnati will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
“We’ve seen historic passenger totals in Houston on a regular basis, followed by a string of new international air carriers and all of this growth and activity is vital to the future success of the entire region.”
Traffic coming to and from Bush Intercontinental may be impacted due to the closure of the Hardy Airport Connector. Drivers should expect delays and plan their route accordingly.
Selected from 47 finalists in a variety of categories, the Houston Spaceport was honored “for its potential as an economic driver for years to come,” according to the Houston Business Journal.
The property-wide transformation of the hotel — which opened at Bush Intercontinental in 1971 — extends from the exterior to guestrooms, suites, meeting rooms, lobby, restaurants, public areas and fitness center.