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Brownsville South Padre International Airport hires new director

The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport has a new director, Angel E. Ramos, formerly vice president of planning and development for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport Authority (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky.

Brownsville airport names assistant director

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport announced that Christopher Hopkins has been named assistant airport director.

Discrimination lawsuit filed: Former Brownsville South Padre Island airport assistant director claims retaliation

Shaun J. Kelly, former assistant director of the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, filed a lawsuit against the city of Brownsville on July 21 alleging that he was fired for being gay.

Avelo adds direct flight from Brownsville to Las Vegas

The Brownsville South Padre Island International hosted a celebration and ribbon-cutting Friday morning to mark the first nonstop, direct flight from Brownsville to Las Vegas aboard an Avelo Airlines 737, which departed at 11:45 a.m. for Harry Reid International Airport five miles south of downtown Las Vegas.

It’s departure time for the Brownsville airport director, who landed a job in Boston

Bryant Walker, director of aviation for the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport since May 2016, is stepping down to take a job with the Federal Aviation Administration in Boston, Mass.

Avelo announces non-stop service between Brownsville and Las Vegas

Just five weeks after inaugurating direct, non-stop service between Brownsville and Orlando, Florida, and Burbank, California, discount air carrier Avelo Airlines has announced direct, non-stop service between Brownsville and Las Vegas.

First flight: Avelo Airlines begins Brownsville service

At 10:26 a.m. on Wednesday, Avelo Airlines Flight 733 from Orlando, Fla., touched down at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, taxied under a massive water arch provided by two greenish-yellow airport fire trucks, and pulled up to Gate 2.

Annual South Texas Greenpower USA Showcase held at the Brownsville-SPI International Airport

The cars are silent until the green flag comes down — signaling the race start — then nearly as one, the hum of electric vehicles sounds as racers take off from the starting line Saturday at the annual South Texas Greenpower USA Goblin and F24 Showcase at the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport.

Photo Gallery: Annual South Texas Greenpower USA Showcase held at the Brownsville-SPI International Airport

The annual South Texas Greenpower USA Goblin and F24 Showcase was held at the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport over the weekend. Read the full...

Happy landing: Brownsville scores low-cost air carrier Avelo

The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport will begin offering year-round, nonstop flights to Burbank/Los Angeles, Calif., and Orlando, Fla., beginning May 17.