City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
By texting “Austin” to 56512, travelers of all ages can explore the Austin airport.
AUSTIN, Texas – Experiencing and exploring the amenities, art, music and landmarks at Austin- Bergstrom International Airport is now easier with a mobile-friendly platform called Experience AUS.
By texting “Austin” to 56512, travelers of all ages can explore the Austin airport. The interactive platform includes live music schedules and performance locations,as well as art tours. Users can also participate in airport games and activities, learn how to offset their carbon footprint, and earn travel rewards.
Under “Activities and Games,” users can choose adventures such as a Selfie Scavenger Hunt, baggage-level, pre-security and post- security image searches, and “Bird Watching” to identify aircraft that land at AUS.
Clicking “Connect With AUS” takes users to links such as the airport's website and social media platforms. Maps of and parking information at the Barbara Jordan and South Terminals are also available.
"Experience AUS is a free platform that allows the user to get the most up-to-date information without having to download an app or navigate complicated searches. It’s all at your fingertips!" said Cory Hurless, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Arts, Music and Graphics Program Manager. "Some of the goals for the Experience AUS platform are to increase engagement with the traveling public and to make it easier and more fun to get up and experience the Austin flavor throughout our amazing local art and music programs.”
The airport of choice for Central Texas is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). New nonstop international flights include Calgary, Canada (YYC) on WestJet www.westjet.com; Frankfurt, Germany (FRA) on Lufthansa www.lufthansa.com; London Gatwick, United Kingdom (LGW) on Norwegian Air, www.norwegian.com/us; and Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) on AeroMexico, www.aeromexico.com. Austin also welcomes new carrier Spirit Airlines, www.spirit.com. Find all nonstop routes with the free interactive flight guide on www.abia.org. Connect with us on Twitter @AUStinAirport, Facebook, www.facebook.com/abia and on Instagram @AUSairport.