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Feb 04, 2016, 14:44 ET Houston Airports Set New Passenger Marks

 The Houston Airport System's streak of record-setting passenger totals continued in 2015. According to a year-end traffic report released by...


Nov 16, 2015, 18:20 ET Houston Spaceport in spotlight as SpaceCom launches Nov. 17-19 in Houston

SpaceCom, The Space Commerce Conference and Exposition, launches Nov. 17-19, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The...


Nov 10, 2015, 13:13 ET Purchase of building at Ellington a key step in Houston Spaceport development plans

 The Houston Airport System completed an important step in the functional launch of the Houston Spaceport on Wednesday,...


Sep 08, 2015, 16:30 ET WestJet begins non-stop service between Houston, Calgary

 WestJet celebrated the launch of non-stop service between Houston and Calgary, Alberta when the inaugural flight from Calgary International...


Jan 13, 2015, 10:29 ET Volaris Brings its Expansion Efforts to Houston

 Volaris added to its expanding route network connecting Mexico and the United States today, when it announced nonstop service between...


Dec 15, 2014, 10:30 ET EVA to Launch Houston Flights in June 2015

EVA Air will initiate non-stop flights between Taipei and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) on June 19, 2015. The airline will...


Dec 11, 2014, 12:20 ET ANA is Set to Connect Houston and Tokyo

ANA, Japan's leading airline, is announcing plans to connect Tokyo and Houston, Texas with nonstop air service beginning in the spring of...


Oct 23, 2014, 11:48 ET Interjet Arrives to Houston With Nonstop to Monterrey, Mexico

Interjet officially began flight operations in Houston, Texas today as the airline celebrated the landing of its inaugural flight connecting...


Sep 22, 2014, 10:40 ET Free Wi-Fi Takes Off at Houston Airports

The Houston Airport System (HAS) has taken a major step forward in enhancing the overall customer experience at George Bush Intercontinental...


Aug 20, 2014, 13:25 ET Scandinavian Airlines Arrives in Houston

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is now connecting Houston, Texas with Stavanger, Norway through nonstop air service, a move that's expected to...


May 02, 2014, 11:07 ET Korean Air Connects Houston and Seoul with Daily Service

Korean Air is now operating daily nonstop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Incheon International Airport in...


Apr 14, 2014, 15:42 ET Sierra Nevada Corporation and Houston Airport System Sign Letter of Intent to Explore Dream Chaser® Teaming Opportunities at Houston Spaceport

In a joint news conference held on April 10 at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston...


Mar 31, 2014, 14:13 ET Scandinavian Airlines Announces Houston Flight

 Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is launching nonstop air service between Stavanger, Norway and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in...


Feb 05, 2014, 07:35 ET Korean Air Launches Service To Houston

Korean Air, America's largest Asian airline, is launching nonstop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Incheon...


Jan 14, 2014, 17:00 ET Air China Expands Nonstop Houston-Beijing Service To Daily

--Increase in frequency for the route comes less than a year after its inaugural flight on July 11, 2013-- Eight months after China's...


Sep 04, 2013, 17:15 ET Houston Airports Unveil First Look at Proposed Spaceport

The Houston Airport System unveiled part of its vision for the future of Ellington Airport (EFD) today, as conceptual renderings of a possible...


Jul 11, 2013, 19:27 ET Air China Connects Houston and Beijing with New Nonstop Service

 Air China, the exclusive national flag carrier for the People's Republic of China, begins its four weekly nonstop services between Beijing...


Apr 22, 2013, 18:55 ET Bush Intercontinental Airport Marks Arrival of Groundbreaking Technology to Increase Flight Capacity

 Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) became fully operational with the first precision approach flown by a United Airlines...


Apr 15, 2013, 08:34 ET Southwest Airlines Launches Pittsburgh-Houston Hobby Nonstop Flights

 Pittsburgh and Houston celebrate a new direct flight operated by Southwest Airlines from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to William P....


Apr 01, 2013, 22:21 ET Turkish Airlines Launches Non-stop Flights Between Houston and Istanbul

Europe's Best Airline Plans for Takeoff at George Bush Intercontinental Airport Turkish Airlines, one of the world's fastest growing...


Feb 20, 2013, 13:38 ET Houston Gains New Downtown Enrollment Center for Global Entry Program in Partnership Between City of Houston and Customs and Border Protection

 Due to strong international trade and commerce, the City of Houston marks the opening of a satellite enrollment center for the Global Entry...


Feb 15, 2013, 20:17 ET Houston Airport System Opens Arms to Welcome Carnival Cruise Line Customers Back to Texas

 In a Texas-sized welcome, the Houston Airport System (HAS) served the needs of hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line passengers who flew into...


Jan 15, 2013, 14:34 ET Air China Continues Expansion In North America With New Nonstop Houston-Beijing Service

--New service makes Houston the first gateway for direct connection to China in Texas and in the South Central Region of the United States—...


Nov 16, 2012, 07:23 ET Houston Airport System Embraces Technology to Share Wait Times for Security Checkpoints on Fly2Houston.com

Effective immediately, passengers flying out of Houston have a new technology with real-time data on security checkpoint wait times at George Bush...


Oct 24, 2012, 13:00 ET Houston Airport System Launches Aviation Club to Boost the Next Generation of Aviation and Aerospace Leaders

Mayor Annise Parker announced a new collaborative effort to broaden the number of young people who reach for the stars in careers in aviation and...