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Need Legal Assistance?

Obtaining legal advice for small businesses can be costly and stressful. The City of Houston’s Office of Business Opportunity announced a partnership with the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) and Vinson & Elkins, LLP, to establish the “Virtual Legal Lab”. The Virtual Legal Lab is the first of its kind, giving small businesses the…

Hobby Airport Ushers in New Era with Southwest Airlines

The Hobby Area Management District (HAMD) continues to see expansion of services within its boundaries. One of the most significant examples of that was the recent opening of the new International Concourse at Hobby Airport, from which Southwest Airlines celebrated the departure of its first international flight to Cancun, Mexico recently. This was the first international flight…

Greetings from Hobby Area District – Where FALL is in FULL Swing!

If you haven’t already finalized your holiday vacation plans, you might want to look at the new offerings at Hobby Airport where Southwest Airlines has installed a new $156 million, five-gate international terminal. The inaugural flight from Aruba launched in March, and the new terminal will serve passengers traveling to and from six Latin American…

Board Member Miller recognized in Singapore

When Hobby Area Management District board member Perry Miller went to Singapore in early July to present a research paper, the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) recognized him with a unique honor. Miller, who is also the general manager of Houston’s Hobby Airport, was inducted into the Society’s prestigious Networking Committee during the 19th annual…

Introducing our business ambassador: Mario Ramirez

Dear Business Owner, The Hobby Area District has a Business Ambassador Program to help businesses connect with the District and our community. Long time resident and community activist, Mr. Mario Ramirez is out visiting area businesses, bringing news and information about District Services. We also want to head from you, so please let Mr. Ramirez…

Houston Airport System travel rates reach record highs

by Laura Furr, Houston Business Journal The Houston Airport System is on its way to another record-setting year in terms of passenger traffic. According to the HAS midyear report, George Bush Intercontinental Airport has seen a significant increase in both international and domestic travelers since January. Read more at the Houston Business Journal