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Howdy, readers! Welcome to the first post in a series that will take you on a ride behind the scenes of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). We’ll explore the various Department of Aviation Divisions that keep this bustling airport running. In this installment, we delve right into the heart of our airfield, with insights from Katlyn Fohn, one of the Airside Operations (Ops) Supervisors at AUS. Katlyn sheds light on the crucial role her team plays in ensuring safety, efficiency, and seamless operations.

First things first: What exactly does Airside Operations do?

At the core of Katlyn’s responsibilities lies a commitment to the…

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It’s no secret that Austin is growing by leaps and bounds, and the Austin-Bergstrom Airport is no exception to that growth. For the past 25 years, AUS has found innovative solutions to address our region’s growing demand, including launching our Journey With AUS airport expansion program.

This month, we’re celebrating AUS’s 25th anniversary, and we would be remised to not take the time to revel on how far our, once little, airport has come. Today, we are hearing from one of our expansion program champions, our Chief Development Officer, Shane Harbinson. While Shane recently…

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Are you ready to swap the scorching Texas heat for the cool coastal breeze of Eugene, Oregon? Well, now you can, thanks to Allegiant's exciting new nonstop service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to Eugene Airport (EUG). The route launched on May 31st, just in time for your summer festivities. This seasonal route offers twice-weekly flights straight to the heart of this vibrant Pacific Northwest city.

Eugene is known for its mild temperatures and stunning natural beauty, making it the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts and urban…

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As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), we turn the spotlight on Ramonika Carr, our Guest Services Officer, who has grown alongside the airport since its opening in 1999. From her humble beginnings as an intern to leading the Guest Services Division, Ramonika's journey reflects the growth and evolution of AUS. We sat down with her and asked her to share her experiences, memorable moments, and insights from her 26-year tenure at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Here’s what she had to say:

Early Days at AUS

Ramonika Carr's career at AUS began in the summer of 1998, right before the airp…


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As part of our ongoing 25th anniversary celebration, we're sharing how Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) came to be, proudly commemorating a quarter-century of connecting travelers to the vibrant heart of Texas. Built on the historic grounds of the former Bergstrom Air Force Base, our airport has stood as a figure of progress and change since its beginning. As we commemorate this milestone, we're thrilled to offer an exclusive glimpse into start of the AUS journey…

Delaware North team members pose for a group photo in the kitchen.

Delaware North team members pose for a group photo in the kitchen.

For decades, the City of Austin was a diamond in the rough. Up until after the pandemic, Austin's vivacious food scene brought by the rich local diversity went unnoticed by most of the nation. Today, Austin is renowned for not only its live music but its terrific Tex-Mex tacos, barbeque festivities, and exceptional local breweries.

As we celebrate the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport’s (AUS) 25th Anniversary this month, we applaud the company that recognized Austin as a hidden gem over a quarter-century ago. D…

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Sun rays and sound waves over here at AUS! We want you to break a sweat out on the beach, not in the terminal this summer travel season. That’s why we got some big boy fans installed in the terminal. Our airport is only getting cooler and cooler between new nonstop services and new air conditioning systems. 

A big fan

Now, if you’re running to catch your flight... we can’t help if you sweat. However, we can supply you with handy travel tips to prevent a race to the gate. Last summer, we set our reco…

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Celebrating Connectivity: Air Canada's New Nonstop Route

On Friday, May 3, Central Texas celebrated a significant milestone in air travel connectivity as Air Canada launched its inaugural nonstop service between Austin and Montréal–Trudeau International Airport (YUL). This exciting new route, operating four times a week, from May - October further strengthens Air Canada's presence at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), complementing its existing nonstop flights to Vancouver and Toronto.

Strengthening Business and Cultural Ties


Graphic designed to look like a bulletin board featuring "polaroid" style photos of AUS musical guests.

Graphic designed to look like a bulletin board featuring "polaroid" style photos of AUS musical guests.

As the official airport of the Live Music Capital of the World, AUS takes music seriously. For the past 25 years, AUS has hosted thousands of musicians right here at the Barbara Jordan Terminal. AUS boasts eight music venues where travelers can enjoy local, homegrown Austin talent – and the occasional guest set from national up-and-coming performers.

This month, we’re celebrating AUS’s 25th anniversary, and that history wouldn’t be complete wit…


Colorful Logo for $25K for 25 years

Welcome aboard, fellow travelers! As we buckle up and prepare for takeoff, we're thrilled to announce a momentous occasion: our airport is turning 25! Yes, it's been a quarter of a century since our humble beginnings, and oh, how we've soared! AUS has been the gateway to countless adventures, reunions, and dreams taking flight. Now, as we mark this milestone, we invite you to join us in celebrating, as well as supporting our community through a donation to the Central Texas Food Bank.