From The Runway Up: An Airport and Aviation Podcast

From The Runway Up: An Airport and Aviation Podcast


Latest Episodes

You Asked, Experts Answer: 20+ Q&As about Air Travel & TYS
November 04, 2020

Travelers have a lot of questions these days about what to expect at the airport and when onboard an airplane. In this episode, we answer 20+ of those frequently asked questions.  We don’t just answer them— we take a deep dive into the questions with s...

TSA Update: ‘Stay Healthy. Stay Secure’ + REAL ID
October 14, 2020

Along with airlines and airports across the country, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is having to adapt its security checkpoint procedures in order to comply with current pandemic protocols. TSA's new campaign, 'Stay Healthy.

COVID-19 Safety Measures from an Airline’s Perspective: Air Filtration, Antimicrobial Protectant, and More
September 14, 2020

Airlines are taking major steps forward in preparing their aircraft for travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, we speak with Hilarie Grey, Managing Director of Corporate Communications for Allegiant Air,

Insight and Advice On Traveling During A Pandemic
August 27, 2020

Making the decision to travel by air during a pandemic can be stressful. You may be curious about the boarding process or interested in how airlines are handling food and beverage service onboard the airplane.

Fluctuations of Passenger Travel and Air Cargo at TYS During COVID-19
June 17, 2020

Since March of 2020, COVID-19 has taken a toll on the aviation industry both here at McGhee Tyson Airport as well as around the world. Following our previous COVID-19 podcast, in this episode we discuss how operations and flight plans have changed as p...

Special Edition: COVID-19- The Pandemic’s Impact on TYS and the Aviation Industry
April 29, 2020

Over the course of two months, daily operations in the aviation industry quickly ground to a halt due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The effects were felt in airports around the globe. In this episode,

Designing a Website for ALL Audiences
March 06, 2020

Airport websites have to meet the informational expectations of a lot of user groups. From novice travelers to seasoned frequent fliers, the website has to be easy to use and function for all parties. This episode explores the meticulous process McGhee...

134th Air Refueling Wing: Delivering ‘Beans, Beds, & Bullets’
February 26, 2020

Not only does McGhee Tyson Airport see constant commercial and general aviation traffic, military aviation plays a large role in the overall operations at TYS as well.  In this episode, we speak with the Wing Commander of the 134th Air Refueling Wing,

Newest Amenity at TYS: A Mamava Pod
February 14, 2020

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Inside this Episode: 140 Years of McGhee Tyson Airport Experience
January 27, 2020

A lot has happened over the years at McGhee Tyson Airport. From the kick off of the 1982 World’s Fair, to the roaring engines of the first jumbo jets to enter the market, to the aftermath of 9/11, TYS has continued adapt to meet the challenges it has ...