New Daily Non-stops to New York on Delta
Delta will offer new service from MKE to the City That Never Sleeps beginning on July 11, 2012, adding daily non-stops to both LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy (JFK) airports.
Compare fares and check out Delta’s destinations from MKE at Delta.com.
Concourse C Serves Up More Delicious Eats
Mitchell Airport’s Concourse C now features Auntie Anne’s pretzel shop, and Pizzeria Piccola (a Bartolotta restaurant) will open in February! Visit our Facebook page for more photos of the recent Auntie Anne’s opening.
Elvis Has Arrived…Elvis Has Left the Building
The Hunka-Hunka Burning Love’s still got it! Mitchell Airport passengers were recently serenaded by a group of Elvis impersonators, who stopped by for an impromptu performance. Their visit here and at other places around Milwaukee was to promote Potawatomi’s “Tribute to the King” show. Visit our Facebook page to check out photos of Elvis impersonators swiveling in tribute to the king!
Peter Greenberg Loves MKE
Travel guru and CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg isn’t timid about sharing his love for Mitchell Airport. His recent blog post named MKE among the country’s Best Alternate Airports, advising travelers to skip Chicago’s O’Hare and head to MKE for better on-time performance, ease of use and cheaper fares. He also recently recommended flying alternative airports like MKE over O’Hare as one of his eight best travel secrets!
Greenberg touted MKE’s Real Time Parking Monitor as one of his tips for more efficient travel. MKE’s parking monitor gives travelers real-time parking availability information on all parking options and even features trend data to show whether lots are filling up or emptying out!
Visit MitchellAirport.com for more information and other travel advice.
Serving up Both Low Fares and Local Fare, MKE Gets a Thumbs Up from Food & Wine Magazine
Acclaimed Food & Wine Magazine recently recognized Mitchell Airport for its delicious local eats. Usinger’s Deli was particularly called out for its staple bratwurst and beer offerings. Travelers can indulge in a sausage sandwich to go, or a brat and beer at the bar at Usinger’s, located in MKE’s Concourse D. Tech travelers can even charge their gadgets while enjoying their eats with power outlets located under the counter. Anyone else getting hungry?
Longtime MKE Fan Favorite Renaissance Books Recognized by National Geographic Traveler
What shops would be in your perfect airport? National Geographic Traveler searched the airports of the world and chose Mitchell Airport’s Renaissance Books as one of the Independent Bookstores it would feature in the perfect airport! A perfect spot for travelers looking for a good read, and great for anyone on a budget, thanks to their excellent selection of rare and used books.
MKE Listed among Top Airports for Kids
Family travel doesn’t have to give you the winter chills! Travel blogger Beth Blair of The Vacation Gals and SuiteTrip.com offers some great tips for making traveling with the family enjoyable, and highlights Mitchell Airport’s concourse play areas as a fantastic family-friendly amenity!
A Rapping Flight Attendant and Grand Piano in the Concourse? MKE’s YouTube Channel Highlights Fun Happenings at the Airport
At Mitchell Airport, there are often surprises around every corner. From a ping pong table and grand piano in the concourse, to a rapping flight attendant and informative tour of the Paradies Shops, MKE’s YouTube Channel is a great way for fans to stay in-the-know.
Visit MKE’s Facebook fan page and Twitter feed for announcements of happenings at the airport, and fly over to MKE’s YouTube channel to enjoy the fun!
“Like MKE & Win” Sweepstakes Awards Wisconsinite with iPad2!
Congratulations to Karen of West Bend, WI – the grand prize winner of MKE’s “Like MKE & Win” iPad2 Sweepstakes! Thanks to all of the fans who have made this one of MKE’s most popular promotions to-date, and continue to help spread the word about how MKE is the low-cost, easy-travel alternative to Chicago’s O’Hare!
Be sure to visit MKE’s Facebook fan page and website often for important news updates and more opportunities to win!