New In-Terminal Museum Celebrates Jacksonville’s Rich Aviation History

by Emily Lisska, Jacksonville Historic Society First Phase Now Open to the Public at the Jacksonville International Airport The Jacksonville International Airport has officially opened the first phase of its new exhibit, “Jacksonville Takes Flight: North Florida Aviation History from 1878 to 1941.” Featuring the area’s aviation milestones and memorabilia from an era when Florida […]

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THE PLAYERS lands at JAX

THE PLAYERS Championship is this week, May 9-14, in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Each year the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) welcomes over eighty thousand passengers through the terminal during THE PLAYERS. The reason is simple. Golfers, locals and fans from across the country know THE PLAYERS Championship is in a league of its own. The […]

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Temporary TSA Precheck Enrollment Available at Jacksonville International Airport

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) will open a temporary office for travelers wishing to sign up for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Precheck program. Just in time for the busy summer travel season, passengers can enroll in TSA Precheck at the airport terminal from May 15 – May 26. TSA Precheck allows individuals to travel securely […]

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PGA TOUR Grill® Scores with the Opening at Jacksonville International Airport

Tee time is set and the food and drinks are ready at PGA TOUR Grill – the newest dining destination at Jacksonville International Airport. Developed by global restaurateur HMSHost in partnership with the PGA TOUR®, PGA TOUR Grill brings a bold and innovative dining experience to Jacksonville travelers. Located in Concourse C, PGA TOUR Grill […]

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Heroes for the Half-Shell: Cecil Airport

On a global scale, airports play a vital role in the transportation of passengers and cargo. As the demand for air travel increases, airports and aircraft operations have the potential to negatively impact the environment. While Federal and State agencies mandate a number of environmental regulations that airports are subject to, many airports go above […]

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Jacksonville Aviation Authority and Lyft Sign Transportation Services Agreement

  The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) has signed an agreement with Lyft Inc to become the first transportation networking company to legally pick up fares at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). The agreement begins May 1, 2017 and runs through April 30, 2018. “Our customers, the traveling public, are requesting access to ridesharing companies like Lyft at […]

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K-9 Veteran’s Day

On this K-9 Veteran’s Day, we’d like to take a few moments to highlight the Explosive Detection Canine program at JAX. A team of five dogs, Witz, Leo, Benny, Gucci and Csubara, work with their human partners to patrol the airport terminal and clear abandoned property. They are available on a 24 hour basis to respond […]

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The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

By: Chris Brewer, Director of Public Relations, The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance When I moved to northeast Florida the main deciding factor was to be closer to my parents. However, it didn’t hurt that moving to Jacksonville would allow me to reside in the same part of the country as my favorite automotive event, The Amelia […]

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Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) Ranks #1 in Customer Service Among North American Airports

The Airports Council International (ACI), the trade association of the world’s airports, announced the winners of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards and JAX Airport ranked first among North American Airports for Customer Service. JAX also ranked third worldwide for ASQ’s “Best Airport by Size” in the five to 15 million annual passengers category. […]

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JAX Employees win ROSE Awards for Going Beyond, Daily!

Nine years ago, the North Florida Hotel & Lodging Association (NFHLA) board members had the idea to host an award show to highlight the many incredible men and women who work on the front lines in a variety of customer service careers. The ROSE Awards (Recognition of Service Excellence) is the premier, annual event of the […]

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