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Apr 15, 2015, 17:15 ET

Air New Zealand to land in Houston beginning December 2015

Air New Zealand — set to celebrate its 75th anniversary this month — today named Houston as its fifth North American gateway when the...

Mar 26, 2015, 17:16 ET

Volaris celebrates arrival at Bush Intercontinental

Volaris added to its expanding route network connecting Mexico and the United States this week when its first nonstop flight between Houston's...

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 lands in Houston with nonstop service to Monterrey, Mexico.

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 Lands in Houston! (PRNewsFoto/Houston Airport System)

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...

Feb 04, 2014, 11:10 ET

Houston Airports Post Record-Breaking Year

 According to a 2013 year-end traffic report released today by the Houston Airport System, passenger traffic has risen to record-setting levels...

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. (PRNewsFoto/Houston Airport System)

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
Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Air China's New Nonstop Service Between Houston, Texas and Beijing, China.  (PRNewsFoto/Houston Airport System)

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 Chairman of the Board Hamdi Topcu in Houston celebrates the inaugural flight mentioning how this direct route will add value to both Houston and Istanbul.  He adds "We are the airline that flies to the most countries in the world from Istanbul, the city that has been the capital of three empires.  We fly to 220 destinations around the world from Istanbul which is now connected to Houston in 13 hours."  (PRNewsFoto/Houston Airport System)

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 Mayor Annise Parker demonstrates her enrollment in the Global Entry program with Customs and Border Protection in Houston's new satellite office.  (PRNewsFoto/Houston Airport System)

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...