Passengers, business groups push for more direct flights as San Antonio International Airport looks to expand
Just this week, the City Council passed its $3.7 billion spending plan for Fiscal Year 2024. As KSAT reported, the airport system requested more funding for capital projects this year than last, in part to tackle new airport additions.
Leading SA: Airport director talks expansion plans, record-breaking travel numbers
Expansion plans are currently underway at the San Antonio International Airport as the facility continues to see a spike in travelers this year. Airport Director Jesus Saenz joined Leading SA to explain what we can expect and more details on its expansions on the horizon.
New Braunfels woman sues aviation company, family of airport crew member after witnessing man’s suicide
A New Braunfels woman has filed a lawsuit seeking a million dollars in damages after witnessing a man being “ingested” into the engine of the airplane she was on at the San Antonio International Airport.
Leading SA: President, CEO of greater: SATX discusses airport project and its impact on local economy
San Antonio unveiled the plans for the 2.5 billion dollar project for the San Antonio International Airport — and on top of the beautification aspect — what could this mean for our local economy? President and CEO of greater: SATX — Jenna Saucedo-Herrera, joined leading SA to explain our bright future.
SAPD airport officer reflects on his own near-death experience after Damar Hamlin’s sudden cardiac arrest
As Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains in critical condition after collapsing on the field Monday night, an SAPD airport officer is reflecting on the time he survived his own sudden cardiac arrest.
‘Our fate is in their hands’: Flight cancellations, delays cause holiday headaches at San Antonio International Airport
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday said it will investigate the hundreds of flight delays and cancellations that many travelers are facing regarding Southwest Airlines amid a recent winter storm.
Elon Musk and The Boring Co. waiting on green light for SA tunnel plan
Nearly seven months after Alamo City officials said they were advancing discussions with The Boring Co. regarding a proposed underground transit tunnel connecting San Antonio International Airport with the downtown area, Elon Musk’s venture has yet to strike a deal.
Reserved spaces, fluctuating rates: City looks for private proposals to ‘optimize’ airport parking
The city is preparing to ask outside companies for proposals on managing and maintaining the airport’s parking, likely with the use of new technology and services like the ability to reserve spaces in advance. City officials think “parking optimization” could boost parking revenues by 30% to 50%.
‘Oversight on my part’: Judge Speedlin Gonzalez found with loaded gun at San Antonio International Airport
A loaded handgun was found in the carry-on luggage of Bexar County Court 13 Judge Rosie Speedlin Gonzalez at San Antonio International Airport last week, records obtained Tuesday by KSAT Investigates confirm.
New, 20-year plan for San Antonio International Airport ‘clear for takeoff’
The “SDP,” as officials refer to it, provides a vision for the airport into 2040 that will accommodate expected growth. It calls for unifying the airport terminals, including a brand-new, third terminal; adding more gates; extending the largest runway to accommodate longer international flights; re-routing vehicle traffic; central passenger screening; and more parking.
San Antonio City Council considers international airport expansion plan for ‘world-class’ facility
The city’s director of airports presented city council members with a a new Strategic Development Plan to expand the San Antonio International Airport’s capacity and turn it into a “world-class” facility.
San Antonio International Airport to receive millions in pandemic relief grants
Like many parts of the aviation sector, San Antonio International Airport was hard hit by the pandemic and its effects. Now, it is among the hundreds of airports across the country receiving funding to help deal with the impact.
Face masks are still required at San Antonio International Airport, regardless of vaccination status, officials say
Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, the San Antonio International Airport is still enforcing its mask mandate through most of the year, according to local officials.