Austin-Bergstrom Welcomes New Executive Director
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is thrilled to welcome Jacqueline Yaft as the new Executive Director of Aviation.
Yaft has built an accomplished career as an airport management professional. With over 20 years of experience at some of the largest hub airports in the U.S., including the Los Angeles World Airports, Denver International Airport, and JFK International Airport, Yaft served in executive positions within operations management, airport safety and security compliance, and master plan implementation.
At Los Angeles World Airports, Yaft served as the Deputy Executive Director of Operations and Emergency Management, where she led airport operations throughout a series of major infrastructure projects at LAX.
Frankfurt: Gateway to Europe – and Beyond
Barcelona. Athens. Cairo. Nairobi.
The arrival of nonstop service to Frankfurt, Germany from Austin on Lufthansa gives Central Texas travelers access to a vast variety of exciting destinations throughout Europe, Africa and Asia across the airline’s network of carriers.
With five-day-a-week nonstop service aboard a 225-seat Airbus A330-300, a trip to Frankfurt opens the world to explorers looking for their next adventure!
From Addis Ababa to Zurich, Lufthansa offers direct flights for travelers of all types, making a trip from Austin to Frankfurt a gateway to endless possibilities abroad.
Book now at https://www.lufthansa.com and explore all of Lufthansa’s routes out of Frankfurt at https://lh.fltmaps.com/en#pnl-routes.
Win Big or Hit the Links With a Trip Gulfport!
Vacationers looking to cool down near the coast this summer now have the option of taking a nonstop flight from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) as Sun Country Airlines starts up it's seasonal nonstop flight this month.
The new nonstop from AUS to GPT will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays from July 19 until Dec. 16, 2019.
This new destination offers passengers a nonstop flight to the second largest city in Mississippi and the third largest casino and gaming destination in the United States. Along with coastal casinos, Gulfport and Biloxi offers 26 miles of white sandy beaches, more than 20 golf courses and incredible sport fishing adventures. Book your trip and Discover the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Tickets and packages are available at https://www.suncountry.com/
Delta Sky Club and Public Terrace Now Open!
Located near Gates 1 and 2, the new 9,000 square foot Delta Sky Club lies upstairs in the center of the end of the terminal concourse. With its grand opening on May 21, the new Sky Club offers a wide array of amenities such as a spacious lounge area and circular bar, an outdoor covered sky deck, and plenty of food options. In addition to various hot and cold menu items, the club features a salad and soup bar, breakfast tacos and a rotating selection of barbecue dishes.
Throughout the Sky Club there are several seating areas, both for working alone and spending time with others. Most seats have power outlets and are located throughout the club, from the dining area, to seating around the bar, and more traditional lounge spaces.
Lastly, Delta Sky Club offers exclusive access to their outdoor covered sky deck. This sky deck offers outdoor seating options as well as a drink bar and view of planes taking off and landing in the area near the new 9 gates.
In addition, a new 5,770 square foot east terrace patio right next to the Sky Club is now open. Available to the public, this patio area overlooks the airport’s east runway and is the perfect spot for plane-watching and relaxing in the shade outdoors, but still inside the secure area of the terminal.
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