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McAllen Airport Picture1 webDelta Air Lines has started its ticket sales to provide three daily nonstop service from McAllen International Airport (MFE) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) beginning April 22, 2024.

In Delta’s recent announcement, Joe Esposito, Delta’s S.V.P. – Network Planning, states, "This expansion not only creates an access point to diverse opportunities for business, leisure, and cultural exploration spanning Texas and beyond but also solidifies Delta’s commitment to being a key player in Austin’s evolving landscape. Austin is growing rapidly, and this 20% increase in capacity mirrors that growth as we look to provide our customers with unparalleled convenience in the region.”

“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Delta Air Lines and are excited to launch this essential service to Austin. This route will connect our McAllen community with business, educational opportunities, and family and friends. This new convenient non-stop service to the Texas’ capital was much needed, and we are proud to operate this air service in Spring of 2024,” said McAllen Mayor, Javier Villalobos.

The new year-round route will operate three daily flights connecting McAllen with an essential destination for business and education. With the addition of this new route, McAllen International Airport will now serve seven vibrant nonstops.

“McAllen residents have a natural connection to Austin for business, and education but also is a great leisure gateway for entertainment, culture, and arts. The City of McAllen celebrates this key nonstop at our McAllen International Airport, but most importantly we are excited to welcome Delta Air Lines to enhanced travel opportunities and bring more connectivity to the Rio Grande Valley.” said McAllen City Manager, Roel "Roy" Rodriguez, P.E.

“McAllen International Airport will now connect travelers nonstop to another vibrant part of the great State of Texas, and in addition, another gateway to the rest of the world.” said McAllen International Airport Director, Jeremy Santoscoy, P.E.