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Ty Zhang plays the guitar at San Antonio International Airport as port of the airport's SAT Live programming.
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As the world of live music has been shut down due to shelter-in-place, there are no venues for local musicians to play. But there’s one place that’s encouraging live performance to continue. And it’s from a place you might not expect: the San Antonio International Airport.

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After a brief end to record-breaking passenger numbers in August, San Antonio International Airport has bounced back with a return to increased passenger growth, new art features and plans for completion of their strategic development plan. 


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Visitors to the San Antonio International Airport can now pay homage to the women pilots of World War II. A traveling photography exhibit unveiled Tuesday showcases the lives of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and their training at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. 

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The San Antonio City Council re-affirmed its controversial decision to exclude Chick-Fil-A from a San Antonio International Airport concession contract Thursday.

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The San Antonio International Airport has set another record for passenger growth. 


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The San Antonio International Airport announces new nonstop destinations that were previously unserved by airlines.

 

On Thursday, Frontier Airlines officials said new service to nine cities will begin in August.

Those cities are:

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The possibility of flying nonstop from San Antonio to Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. is making progress. An amendment to the federal Federal Aviation Authority reauthorization bill that would have helped establish a new route failed in the House in April. However, the city's representatives will make another attempt in the Senate.

 

 


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The San Antonio International Airport is launching new non-stop flight service to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. It's the latest in a series of new routes established over the last two years.

 


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The San Antonio International Airport saw a 5 percent increase in travelers over a one-year period – from 7.9 million to 8.3 million people – and recorded 17 straight months of passenger growth, as of November 2017.

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San Antonio International Airport was dotted with camouflage Wednesday as service members from the Army, Navy and Air Force checked baggage and made their way through security lines.

More than 3,000 servicemembers from local military installations arrived at San Antonio airport on their way home for the holidays.


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