Making “Dreams Come True” This Holiday Season at JAX

The Jacksonville International Airport Management Council (JIAMC) is currently hosting their annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest for the Dreams Come True foundation in the terminal.  The JIAMC has raised close to $60,000 for Dreams Come True since partnering with the organization in 2003.  More than 15 children have seen their dreams come true thanks to…

Happy Anniversary, Delta

  How time flies! Last week, Delta officially celebrated 70 years of continuous air service in Jacksonville. Delta began operating here in 1945 at Imeson Airport.  At the time, Imeson was the city’s commercial service airport. As Jacksonville has grown, so has Delta’s presence here. The airline originally started service on December 1, 1945, with…

Soaring to Show Appreciation

Imagine getting to take a ride in a classic airplane. Leaving behind the cares, aches and pains of daily life for a short respite high in the sky. A group of military veterans, currently residing in assisted care facilities, were able to take to the skies over Jacksonville, thanks to the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.…

Flying Home for Thanksgiving? Here are Some Travel Tips to Know Before You Go.

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time to fly. Long lines, delayed flights and incliment weather will certainly raise anxiety when traveling. While we can’t guarantee a smooth travel experience, we certainly would like to help. Below are some tips for your flight: Packing Before packing your bag, we recommend unpacking it first. While this might…

O Canada! New Nonstop Service is Coming to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)!

We’ve got some exciting news! This morning Air Canada announced nonstop service from JAX to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The new international flights are scheduled to start on May 21, 2016. The flight will operate on Saturdays and Sundays. The inbound flight will depart Toronto at 9:20 a.m. and arrive in Jacksonville at 11:40…

Welcome to the “Jetstream!”

Welcome to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s (JAA) official blog, “Jetstream.” We created it to discuss unique and interesting things happening at the four airports we manage. Quite a bit goes on behind-the-scenes that many people might not be aware of, but may find interesting. What goes into courting new airlines to Jacksonville? Why don’t we…