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American Airlines to Launch Nonstop Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexicohttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/aviation/2491Aviation9/21/2022 10:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2491/aa-tails.jpgAmerican Airlines to Launch Nonstop Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexico<div class="ExternalClass81DEED52EE19426E8A4F5A3EF91E95AD"><html> <p>​<span style="color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:window;">America’s Friendliest Airport® is </span><span style="color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:window;">excited </span><span style="color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:window;">to welcome additional international air service to Mexico. American Airlines will begin daily, nonstop service from Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexico on January 10, 2023. </span></p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;">“Mexico is Phoenix’s number one trade and tourism partner which makes air service to Monterrey increasingly important for our local economy,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “As American Airlines expands its international service, Phoenix benefits from increased connectivity to emerging global markets and sought-after leisure destinations.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;">Monterrey is Mexico’s third largest city, the capital of the state of Nuevo Leon and is a business hub for Northern Mexico. There has not been a nonstop flight between Phoenix and Monterrey since 2004.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;">The daily flight, operated on an Embraer 175, will depart Phoenix nightly at 7:50 p.m. and arrive in Monterrey at 11 p.m. The return flight will depart Monterrey at 8 a.m. and arrive in Phoenix at 9:40 a.m. The timing of the flight is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. The aircraft has capacity for 76 passengers.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;">“As customers begin to plan their New Year’s travels, American is excited to provide new, nonstop service between Phoenix and Monterrey this January,” said Sophia Philis-Ortiz, American Airlines Managing Director of PHX Hub Operations. “We are proud to offer the most direct flights from Phoenix to Mexico. And, with this addition, our customers will be more seamlessly connected to one of Mexico’s top business and leisure destinations.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit;text-align:inherit;text-transform:inherit;white-space:inherit;word-spacing:normal;">This is the 13th Mexican destination American serves from Phoenix Sky Harbor. American’s flight schedule this January is 11 percent larger to Mexico than it was pre-pandemic in January 2019. Additionally, the 13 destinations represent a 44 percent increase in Mexican destinations served compared to January 2019.</span> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;"> </p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;background-color:transparent;color:inherit;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit;text-align:inherit;text-transform:inherit;white-space:inherit;word-spacing:normal;">International flights provide important economic benefits to the community. Pre-COVID, international flights had an annual economic impact of $3 billion.</span> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;"> </p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(33, 37, 41);font-family:-apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, oxygen, ubuntu, cantarell, "fira sans", "droid sans", "helvetica neue", sans-serif;font-size:16px;">To learn more about all the places you can fly from Phoenix, visit <a style="box-sizing:border-box;color:rgb(0, 123, 255);background-color:transparent;" href="https://www.skyharbor.com/flights/WhereWeFly" data-sf-ec-immutable="" target="_blank">https://www.skyharbor.com/flights/WhereWeFly</a>​. <br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/aviationNewsaviationAmerican Airline Airplane TailsAviation#Nonstop #Mexico #skyharbor #AmericanAirlines #Travel #Destination Phoenix Sky Harbor, American Airlines, Non Stop, MexicoTamra Ingersoll602-341-0928tamra.ingersoll@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/7/Tamra_Ingersoll.jpgPHXSkyHarbor

 

 

Phoenix to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Conservation Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/environmental-programs/2514Environment & Sustainability10/5/2022 6:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2514/Newsroom_OEP_01_owlB.jpgPhoenix to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Conservation Day<div class="ExternalClassB5C39894D44142428935C0F1FD3BF2ED"><html> <p></p><span style="font-size:16px;">On Saturday, October 8, 2022 the public is invited to join the City of Phoenix, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Audubon Society for a celebration of <a href="https://www.fws.gov/project/rio-reimagined" target="_blank">Urban Wildlife Conservation Day</a>. The free community event is a chance for volunteerism, family fun, and local food. Mayor Kate Gallego will also be signing an Urban Bird Treaty (UBT) to support bird conservation.</span><br style="font-size:16px;"><br><strong style="font-size:16px;">Location:</strong><span style="font-size:16px;">  Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, 2439 S Central Avenue. Phoenix AZ, 85004</span><br><br style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong>Schedule of events:</strong></span><br style="font-size:16px;"><ul><li><span style="font-size:16px;">7 a.m. - Salt River clean-up activity starts (no registration needed)</span></li><li><span style="font-size:16px;">8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Community activities</span></li><ul><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">2nd Annual 'Walk for the Wild'</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Audubon Native Plant Sale</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Nature Tent with fun presentations</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Story Walk for kids</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Community partner booths</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Food trucks - Pupusas Transitenas and Kona Ice</span></li><li style="text-align:left;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size:16px;">Performances by Native American flute musician Ed Kabotie</span></li></ul><li><span style="font-size:16px;">​​9 a.m. - Mayor Gallego, USFWS, and Audubon Southwest sign Urban Bird Treaty</span></li></ul><p>UBT partnerships work on bird habitat conservation, bird hazard reduction, and community engagement in bird-related conservation, education, science, and recreation, especially for diverse and underserved communities. The partnerships provide these communities with opportunities to connect with nature through bird related activities.<br></p><p>Phoenix is known for its sprawling structure, diverse neighborhoods, and unique landscape. Over 300 bird species are known to breed in Arizona and many of them face a tenuous future due to water uncertainties and climate shifts. <br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/oepNews
Let Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to Youhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/equal-opportunity/1476Equal Opportunity10/5/2022 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1476/Newsroom_EOD_014.jpgLet Us Know What Topics are Most Impactful to You<div class="ExternalClassBA656C7663484A93B960A0CCD011BB7D"><html> <p></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>The City of Phoenix Human Relations Commission and the Equal Opportunity Department are organizing free, virtual and in-person programs for 2023. They would like to hear your ideas and comments on the topics that are most impactful to you. Your answers will help them determine what topics and speakers to present.</p><p>Please provide your ideas and feedback by completing this <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a8dCr72llv1Cj74wxYXqWblUNDFZV1ZCQjYxVVdLUkdBN0xUNzRaQlFBVi4u&wdLOR=c452E834B-9D87-49AD-BB34-27E1BE47AB89" target="_blank">five-question survey</a>.</p><p>The mission of the <a href="/eod/commissions/humanrelations" target="_blank">Human Relations Commission</a> is to promote respect and understanding among all groups by eliminating discrimination throughout the city of Phoenix. The Commission is an advisory body to the Equal Opportunity Department whose purpose is to provide advice to the City of Phoenix to enable the City to meet the needs of its residents. The Commission provides educational awareness to the residents of Phoenix on issues impacting the community.</p><p>For more information, contact Shanna Archie at shanna.archie@phoenix.gov.</p><p> ​<br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/eodNews
New Cross-Field Taxiway to Connect North and South Airfields | News Feedhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/2513PHXTV10/5/2022 12:00:00 AMhttps://youtu.be/qdk0Zcqs584New Cross-Field Taxiway to Connect North and South Airfields | News Feed<div class="ExternalClass4593B381F52D450BB832C4BFF1183711"><html> <p>Representative Greg Stanton, Mayor Kate Gallego, and the White House’s Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu today discussed a $194 million federal investment to construct a new 2,000-foot taxiway at our airport. This is the first project in the City of Phoenix to benefit from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The new taxiway will join the north and south airfields on the west end of the airport, allowing for better aircraft flow for airfield operations.​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideo

 

 

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