January 12, 2021

Denver skyline

Now boarding: MLI to Denver is BACK!

While the start of 2021 looks much the same as 2020, we are hopeful things will improve in the coming months. In fact, we’ve already seen our first bit of good news with the return of daily nonstop service to…

January 12, 2021

kids in airport terminal

From the Director’s Desk: 20×20 – How’d we do?

In 2019, I gave myself a call to action to make 20 improvements before the end of 2020. I wanted to upgrade and add passenger amenities, create more transparency about how the airport does business and improve overall safety. I’m…

January 12, 2021

Touch screen at Quad City International Airport

20 upgrades by 2020

In 2019, airport leadership challenged the organization to make 20 upgrades by 2020. The list was designed to tackle a few different areas that the then-new executive director Benjamin Leischner felt would build a stronger foundation for the airport as…

November 19, 2020

Couple sitting in the airport

Four tips for smooth, safe winter travel

If it’s been a while since you flew, you probably have questions about what has changed and the best way to stay safe. Don’t worry we’re here to help. At the Quad City International Airport we’re known for safe, hassle-free…

November 19, 2020

Ben Leischner wearing flight headset

From the Director’s Desk

Hello, I’m Ben Leischner, executive director at the Quad City International Airport. When I started my career in this industry many years ago, I never thought we’d find ourselves in the situation we are in now. Fortunately, my diverse background…