Montgomery Regional Airport

Montgomery Regional Airport Reopens after Bomb Threat

The Montgomery Regional Airport has reopened following a bomb threat Thursday morning. Executive Director Willie Carter said officials are still gathering information, but it happened a few hours ago. The shutdown forced all incoming and outgoing flights to halt for the time being. No word on when they will restart. This is a developing story. Stay with Alabama News Network…

COVID Protocols In Place at Montgomery Regional Airport

As summer approaches, state’s begin to lift their mask mandates, and vaccines continue to be administered more people are choosing to travel by plane. TSA has reported over 200,000 more travelers are traveling now since the beginning of the year, and numbers continue to rise. Montgomery Regional Airport executive director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr., says MGM is also seeing an…

Non-Stop Flights to Washington, DC Are Coming Back to Montgomery Regional Airport

Non-stop flight service to and from Washington, DC is returning to Montgomery Regional Airport. The airport has announced that starting Sunday, American Airlines will resume non-stop flights from Montgomery to Reagan National Airport. The service began in January 2020 but was suspended at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic when air travel drastically dropped across the nation. Since that time, air…

Montgomery Airport Expanding Rental Car Fleet

New cars are headed to the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM). The airport has executed agreements to bring a larger inventory of vehicles for on-property rentals, and more than 105 additional spaces are available for rental car parking. Passengers and rental car customers can expect the new rental spaces to fill up at MGM by middle March 2021, just in time…

Residents React to Jet Crash that Claimed Two Lives

A Jet Crash took the lives of two pilots, Friday evening near the Montgomery Regional Airport. Residents who live near the crash site say they were shocked and full of emotion once they found out the magnitude of what happened. Phillip Birch, lives on Old Lamar Road, and says when he and his wife got home Friday, there were an…

Driving or Flying, Ways to Travel Safe this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always been one of the busiest times of the year to travel. This year, because of the pandemic, ensuring your safety is critical whether flying or driving. If you are choosing to fly, Montgomery Regional Airport officials encourage travelers to plan ahead, pack accordingly, and wear masks. MGM Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr. says lines…

Montgomery Regional Airport Implements New Parking System

The Montgomery Regional Airport will be implementing its new automated parking system on Oct. 1st. The new system is designed to enhance the experience of travelers from the roadway to the runway. It’s set to finish by mid-November, and will allow travelers to begin using their phones to access parking systems and pay for parking, easier taxi and limo service…

Congresswoman Sewell Announces $21 Million Funding for Alabama Airports

Congresswoman Terry Sewell announced today that more than $21 million will go to funding airports in Alabama’s 7th congressional district, this comes as part of the CARES Act which is Congress’third COVID-19 response bill. The CARES Act, allocated $10 billion to airports across the country, with no local match required, to help mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis….

Temporary TSA Pre✓® Enrollment Center to Open at Montgomery Regional Airport

Demand by travelers interested in enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓® (TSA Precheck) program has been so strong that a temporary application center will be hosted at the Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) from December 16-20. The TSA Precheck temporary application center will be open next week, Monday through Friday, at MGM in the Rotunda Conference Room on the first…