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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.

More than 5,000 U.S. flights canceled due to weather, including Valley stops

HARLINGEN — A lingering winter storm is causing havoc with airline flight schedules, leading to thousands of cancellations and delays, including at Valley airports.

Flights resume after first all-U.S. grounding since 9/11

The first grounding of all U.S. commercial air flights since 9/11 commenced Wednesday morning around 3 a.m. before being lifted five hours later, the...

Major milestone: Brownsville airport is operationally self sufficient

For the first time in 26 years, operations of the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport are self-sustaining, no longer requiring subsidization from the city of Brownsville, and are projected to remain that way going forward.

Brownsville-SPI International Airport awarded $1.4 million federal grant

The Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport received a $1.4 million reimbursable federal grant that will help fund the final phase of installation of second boarding bridge in the airport’s terminal, said Bryant Walker, director of Aviation at the airport.

VIA breaks passenger mark last seen in 2008

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport officials saw more than 40,000 passengers board commercial airline flights in March, the first time the number has been breached since the Great Recession of 2008.

A piece of history: SN8 wing flap being placed at airport

A little piece of space history is being displayed on the grounds at the Brownsville-South Padre International Airport in Brownsville.

Musk tweets Brownsville-SPI airport could get Starship prototype

Could the Brownsville-South Padre Island International be home to a tourist attraction, namely a Starship prototype? SpaceX Founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Monday...

Valley airports land funding for improvements

Six airports in the Rio Grande Valley have been awarded over $8.1 million in federal funding for airport improvements, the FAA announced Thursday. The Valley’s...

Brownsville airport executive recognized by business magazine

Francisco Partida, interim assistant director of aviation, at the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport has been named one of the winners of the 2021 Top...