Business

Southwest’s Shareholders’ Meeting: Celebrating Houston

By Alex McIntyre, Airways News HOUSTON, TX – Southwest Airlines hosted its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Houston on Wednesday with Gary Kelly, Southwest’s CEO, primarily addressing a room full of stockholders and media members at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston. Business items included the election of ten Directors, approval of executive officer…

Lower oil prices help top carriers in Houston

By Erin Mulvaney, Houston Chronicle United and Southwest airlines, the dominant carriers in Houston, reported record first-quarter profits Thursday due largely to a significant drop in their biggest expense – fuel – resulting from the sustained slump in crude prices. “Lower fuel prices is a big part of the first-quarter story,” Southwest CEO Gary Kelly…

Houston Travelers May Be Able to Reach Outer Space

by John A. Crone, The Tribune Big things are happening at the three Houston Airports according to Houston Airport System Director of Communications David Hebert. Hebert reported that the Airport System has applied to the FAA to become one of 10 spaceport locations in the United States. Although a few years down the line, Hebert…

Procurement Event – The Key of Doing Business

Free for Members $20 for Nonmembers Our Procurement Event is a place where businesses learn how to bid upcoming/open contracts, learn more on the qualifications for business partnerships, and have the ability to foster business relationships. Procurement will allow businesses to learn about available business opportunities.

Attention Vendors…

Attention vendors! Got cool stuff? Want to show it? Then get in touch with us! Hobbyfest 2015 Saturday, April 11, 10am – 4pm No actual sales allowed. For more information please contact us at: Genji.Leggett@HoustonTX.gov or 713.845.6528

Houston Pushes For More Air Service Despite Hub Status

By Benét J. Wilson, Airways News Conventional wisdom would say that a large international hub airport like Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport wouldn’t need to attract new service. But Houston Airport System’s (HAS) Air Service Development Team works continuously to target new passenger and cargo air service for the growing region and boost frequencies on…

City Council approves airport proposal to create training center

By Erin Mulvaney, Houston Chronicle Houston City Council approved a proposal Wednesday to create a training center at Bush Intercontinental for construction workers doing projects at the airports. The training center will be built at an existing warehouse at Bush. City and Houston Airport System officials hope training offered at the center will help improve…