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2015 brought record passenger traffic to Bush, Hobby

By Andrea Rumbaugh, Houston Chronicle Houston’s two major airports both set records for passenger traffic in 2015, the Houston Airport System reported Wednesday. Hobby Airport had 145,202 international passengers between opening its international concourse in October – the first time Hobby has seen international flights since 1969 – and the end of the year, the…

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…