Airport Offers Tips for Busy 4th of July and Summer Travel

security line

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Offers Tips for Busy 4th of July and Summer Travel Fresno, CA – Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) expects a busy 4th of July holiday weekend and summer travel season. Fully recovered to pre-pandemic passenger levels and beyond, travelers are encouraged to arrive early and to check with their airline for any…

Read More

Airport Ready to Welcome Summer Travelers

ticket counter

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Ready to Welcome Summer Travelers Fresno, CA – Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) anticipates a busy summer travel season beginning late May and beyond Labor Day weekend. Fully recovered to pre-pandemic passenger levels, FAT is forecasting record passenger volume during the summer travel period.  Travelers are encouraged to arrive early and to…

Read More

Fresno Airport Celebrates Southwest Airlines One-Year Anniversary 

Southwest anniversary

Fresno Airport Celebrates Southwest Airlines One-Year Anniversary  Fresno, CA –   Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) is pleased to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Southwest Airlines serving Fresno. On April 25, 2021, the much-anticipated arrival of Southwest (with nonstop service initially between Fresno and both Las Vegas and Denver) provided instant access to destinations across…

Read More

Airport Celebrates 60 Years of Growth

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Celebrates 60 Years of Growth Fresno, CA – (March 25, 2022)  Today, March 25, 2022, celebrates 60 Years of Growth at Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) beginning with the dedication of Fresno’s Passenger Air Terminal and Air Traffic Control Tower on March 25,1962. As air commerce began to evolve to a…

Read More

Federal Mask Requirement Extended Through May 3, 2022

woman with protective mask

TSA Federal Mask Requirement Extended (Updated April 13 , 2022) The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through May 3, 2022. Learn more about how…

Read More

New Airport Director Announced

Henry Thompson

FRESNO, CA (December 7, 2021) – Mayor Jerry Dyer today announced the selection of Henry L. Thompson as the City of Fresno’s new Director of Aviation. Thompson’s hiring comes after a nationwide search. Thompson grew up in California and has more than 35 years of aviation experience. He rose through the ranks at San Francisco International…

Read More

aha! to launch nonstop service from Fresno to Reno-Tahoe International Airport

AHA banner

Nonstop flights to world-renowned Reno and Lake Tahoe. Experience casino resorts, unique dining, premier skiing and more beginning Nov. 10, 2021 RENO, Nev., (September 29, 2021) — ExpressJet Airlines announced the launch of short, nonstop flights between Central Valley/Fresno and Reno-Tahoe International Airport, starting Nov. 10, 2021. Convenient Nonstop Flights = More Vacations and Trips…

Read More

TSA Fresno Airport Share Summer Travel Projections Tips

american airlines image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 29, 2021 TSA, airport officials ready for increase in summer travel volumes at Fresno Yosemite International Airport Local air travel recovery rate ranks 11th nationwide FRESNO, California – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) on Tuesday shared that current travel projections for the summer indicate…

Read More

Frequently Asked Questions for Travelers During COVID-19

FAQ section

Updated 6/13/2022     Do I need a COVID Vaccine or a Test for International air travel? Effective November 8, 2021, non-U.S. citizens, non-U.S. immigrants  must be fully vaccinated and able to show proof of their vaccination status to their air carrier(s) in order to be boarded on flights to the United States. CDC International…

Read More

American Airlines Adds Summer Route to Chicago O’Hare

Chicago

American Airlines Adds Summer Route from Fresno Yosemite International to Chicago O’Hare International Airport Fresno, CA (March 1, 2021) – American Airlines plans to expand access between Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and the Midwest with summer service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning June 3, through September 6, 2021.  Operated with a mainline…

Read More