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NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 09, 2017


Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport and MomDoc Charities Partner for New Mother’s Room

MESA, Ariz. — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with MomDoc Charities, has a new feature for traveling mothers who are nursing or just need a quiet place for their baby or toddler; two “mother’s rooms” conveniently located after the security screening in the terminal and near baggage claim.

The Mother’s Rooms are separate rooms within the women’s restroom. Each room features a glider, changing table, bench for sibling or diaper bag, a side table with children’s books, and a paper towel dispenser and hand sanitizer. MomDoc Charities provided the special touch with fresh paint, art and other décor. 

“We know traveling is a stressful experience for mothers of young children,” said Dr. Jennifer Shaw of MomDoc Charities. “We are happy to make the experience more comfortable by providing a private and secure location where moms can prepare for a long flight and care for their babies.” 

J. Brian O’Neill, Executive Director/CEO of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport added, “We are grateful to MomDoc Charities for their partnership in providing this additional service for our customers. Gateway continues to look for new ways to make traveling with family as easy as possible.”

1.3 million passengers traveled through Gateway Airport last year traveling to 38 destinations across the United States on Allegiant Airlines. Service to Calgary and Edmonton begins January 19th on WestJet Airlines.

For more information about Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport please visit www.gatewayairport.com

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About Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport:
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA).  PMGAA consists of representation from Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Gila River Indian Community, Phoenix, and Apache Junction. Gateway Airport offers nonstop passenger service to 38 cities via Allegiant Airlines and welcomes more than 1.3 million passengers each year. Corporate, military and general aviation customers are served by Gateway Aviation Services, a 24-hour full service FBO located just north of the passenger terminal.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Media Contact:
Ryan Smith, Strategic Communications/Government Relations
Phone: 480-988-7617
Email: rsmith@gatewayairport.com