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Mitchell Memo November/December 2010

Funjet and Apple Vacations heat up new nonstop service to Mexico and the Caribbean

Funjet and Apple Vacations heat up new nonstop service to Mexico and the Caribbean

Escape the chill with new nonstop service to Mexico and the Caribbean offered by both Funjet and Apple Vacations. Depart on round-trip charter flight getaways from MKE to sun-drenched destinations, with service via AirTran Airways and Frontier Airlines:

  • Cancun/Riviera Maya
  • Cozumel
  • Jamaica
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Punta Cana

MKE travelers can book their Mexico or Caribbean vacation package now by calling their travel agent or visiting Funjet.com or AppleVacations.com.

Frontier switches up Florida service; announces new nonstops

Frontier switches up Florida service; announces new nonstops

Whether headed south or west this winter, passengers can get there on Frontier. The airline recently launched service between MKE and St. Petersburg-Clearwater (PIE), replacing service to Tampa. Additionally, Frontier added seasonal nonstops to Seattle/Tacoma (SEA), aka the “Emerald City,” and sun-drenched Phoenix (PHX) and San Antonio (SAT). Visit Frontierairlines.com to get your trip started!

AirTran has your nonstop ticket to New Orleans, Phoenix and Tampa

AirTran has your nonstop ticket to New Orleans, Phoenix and Tampa

From the birthplace of jazz to The Sunshine State, AirTran has passengers covered with new nonstop service. AirTran is currently offering twice-daily nonstop service between New Orleans and Milwaukee, and Phoenix and Milwaukee. Additional thrice-daily seasonal nonstop service launches today, and new nonstop service between Tampa and Milwaukee will begin March 8, 2011.

Compare fares and check out AirTran’s list of nonstop service offerings at Airtran.com

Google Chrome, AirTran and Delta say “happy holidays” with free inflight Wi-Fi

Google Chrome, AirTran and Delta say “happy holidays” with free inflight Wi-Fi

Passengers will have no trouble staying connected while in the skies this holiday season, thanks to Google Chrome teaming up with AirTran and Delta to offer free Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi on every domestic flight. Now through January 2, 2011, passengers on AirTran or Delta just need to bring a Wi-Fi enabled laptop or mobile device, and the airlines will take care of the rest!

MKE breaks passenger records in 2010

MKE breaks passenger records in 2010

For the first time in Mitchell Airport history, more than 9 million passengers were served in one year! The news followed 14 consecutive months of record passenger growth at MKE, and made one lucky traveler’s day. Vatsa Veeravalli of San Antonio, TX was the 9 millionth passenger, arriving via Frontier Airlines. To commemorate the occasion, the airport presented him with a rolling suitcase filled with airport logo items and Frontier Airlines surprised him with a $500 Frontier Fly Bucks gift card. Visit our Facebook page for a glimpse of the celebration.

Cooler by the Lake opens at MKE

Cooler by the Lake opens at MKE

Ideal for both hurried travelers and those with time to spare, Mitchell Airport’s new restaurant, Cooler by the Lake, offers sit-down dining and grab ‘n go service. Located in Concourse E, the new eatery also features a full bar with widescreen televisions.

MKE serves up tasty treats with new burger & custard

MKE serves up tasty treats with new burger & custard

Traveling through Mitchell Airport is a little sweeter these days, thanks to the recent opening of Bartolotta’s Northpoint eatery. The shop is a twin to Milwaukee’s well-known Northpoint snack bar on the Lake Michigan waterfront, serving old fashioned custard and its famous tasty burgers, fries and shakes. Northpoint is located in the main concession mall, so passengers and meeters ’n greeters can enjoy a treat.

MKE concessions receive national recognition

MKE concessions receive national recognition

Mitchell Airport’s Nonna Bartolotta’s and Alterra Coffee recently earned top spots in the Airports Council International – North America 2010 Excellence in Airport Concessions Contest! Nonna’s Italian-style restaurant was awarded Best New Food and Beverage Concept, while local coffee roaster Alterra won Best Green Concession Concept. Both venues successfully competed against concepts in much larger airports throughout the U.S. We couldn’t be more proud of their steady delivery of outstanding food and beverages to MKE passengers!

Attention Facebookers! “Like” MKE for a chance to fly and dine for FREE

Attention Facebookers! “Like” MKE for a chance to fly and dine for FREE

Mitchell Airport is giving you the chance to win airfare vouchers to the airline of your choice, along with the occasional, random gift certificate to an airport restaurant! Just fly over to our fan page, “Like” us and click on the Win Free Airfare tab for details on how to enter for a chance to win. Share it with your friends; the faster our fan page grows the more chances for you to win!

We’ll reward one lucky fan with a $500 voucher from the MKE airline of their choice when we hit the 1,000-fan milestone!

First, make sure you've clicked the "Like" button on our Facebook page. Then fill out the form here to enter!
 

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Travel from MKE for as low as $64 one-way on Southwest! Book by December 27, 11:59 p.m. PST Travel from MKE for as low as $64 one-way on Southwest! Book by December 27, 11:59 p.m. PST
   
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