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MCO Opens New Terminal C

Orlando International Airport (MCO) officially opened its new Terminal C on Tuesday with an event that celebrated the high-tech conveniences for passengers that help to ease the traveler journey. “Operations at Terminal C began on September 20, almost 40 years from...
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JFK Opens Newly Expanded Terminal 8

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) joined state and local political leaders, American Airlines and British Airways in celebrating the formal opening of a newly expanded Terminal 8 at John Kennedy International Airport (JFK), marking completion of...
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JFK T6 Overhaul To Launch Next Year

New York Governor Kathy Hochul said construction of a new, $4.2 billion, world-class Terminal 6 at JFK International Airport (JFK) will move forward early next year now that financial investments have been made and approvals have been secured for the first phase of...

Act Now – Airport Awards Nominations Extended Through November 18!

AXN is now seeking nominations for its 2023 Airport and Concessions Awards. We’re looking for the most exciting and innovative concepts, the best operators and the most effective airport concessions teams. Check out the full list of awards categories and find out how to nominate. Nominations are open to subscribers only, subscribe now to participate.

Salty’s, BrewTop Social, Open at SEA

Salty’s, BrewTop Social, Open at SEA

Concessions International has opened two new locations at the renovated north end of the Central Terminal at Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Salty’s at the SEA features shucked to order oysters at its chilled seafood bar, a sports bar, and a one-of-a-kind...

Concession Contracts Under Scrutiny In AAAE Program

Concession Contracts Under Scrutiny In AAAE Program

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), through its Airport Consortium on Customer Trust (ACT) Program, has released a new catalog of key business terms and standard provisions for use in airport concessions contracts. AAAE said the new product will...

DEN Launches Pre-Book Luggage Program

DEN Launches Pre-Book Luggage Program

Denver International Airport (DEN) has launched a new pilot program with Baggage Airline Guest Services (Bags) and CLEAR that allows CLEAR members to pre-book checked luggage before arriving at one of two Bags locations at DEN. Bags currently operates DEN’s free bag...

DHS Extends REAL ID Deadline

DHS Extends REAL ID Deadline

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended enforcement of the REAL ID requirement by 24 months, from May 3, 2023 to May 7, 2025. States will now have additional time to ensure their residents have driver’s licenses and identification cards that meet the...

XWELL Partners With HydroMassage

XWELL Partners With HydroMassage

XWELL, formerly the XpresSpa Group, announced partnership with HydroMassage and Human Touch®, manufacturers of hands-free massage equipment, to introduce fully autonomous and customizable services in select XpresSpa and Treat locations in the U.S, beginning early next...

Nichols Named TUS VP-Engineering

Nichols Named TUS VP-Engineering

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) has named Ken Nichols to the position of vice president of engineering, responsible for strategic leadership, planning, coordination, and management of development projects and programs at Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan...

Jackmont Hires Beverage Director

Jackmont Hires Beverage Director

Jackmont Hospitality has hired hospitality industry veteran Gedeon Tsegaye as its new corporate director of beverage. The company said the hiring is in preparation of rapid national growth heading into 2023, including numerous chef-driven concepts at airports across...

Gotthard Joins WHSmith NA As CEO

Gotthard Joins WHSmith NA As CEO

Kevin Gotthard has been appointed chief financial officer for WHSmith North America, which incorporates both Marshall Retail Group (MRG) and InMotion. He will oversee the finance department in a period of rapid growth as the business expands its stores across airports...

7-11 Opens At YYZ

7-11 Opens At YYZ

A 24-hour 7-11 convenience store has opened at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYC). Located in Terminal 1 International Arrivals, the store will serve travelers and airport employees who are quickly on-the-go, as well as those waiting to pick up loved ones....

YEG Opens Entertainment Center

YEG Opens Entertainment Center

Edmonton International Airport (YEG) has added Sevens at 49 VLT (video lottery terminal) Lounge, a gaming establishment, to its roster of concessions options for travelers. 747 Gaming Group Corporation handles gaming operations while SSP America provides the food and...

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Airport Experience News Magazine | Fall 2022

In This Issue

AAAE, ACI-NA Gear Up For Funding Push

Fall 2022

Infrastructure Funds Spur Terminal Investment

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Perks, Pay Help Ease Labor Shortages

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Route Adjustments Make Small Airports Vulnerable

Fall 2022

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