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LIT Appoints Steven C. Baker As New Executive Director

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (LIT) has appointed Steven C. Baker as its new executive director beginning August 6. Baker, a 40-year industry veteran, began his career at United Airlines and previously worked in a variety of leadership positions at...

SLC Announces Phase 4 Concessions

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) announced the final 12 restaurants and retail shops selected for The New SLC-Phase 4, with planned opening dates of fall 2025 and 2026. These are the final concessions selected as part of The New SLC Redevelopment Program. ...

OFF THE PAGE: Celebrity Chefs Embrace Fast Casual

  Editor’s Note: The June issue of Airport Experience News includes a feature story on the growth of celebrity chef-backed fast-casual concepts in airports. Below is an abridged version of the feature article. For full access to the article, please log in, subscribe,...

Out Now! AXN’s Annual F&B Issue

The current issue of Airport Experience News puts the spotlight on new innovations in airport bars, including distillery-backed and branded venues that offer the classic cocktails that are currently on trend and bring a sense of place to the F&B offer. This issue also highlights the move toward QSR brands for celebrity chefs and the latest from the better-for-you brands that are gaining traction in airports. In addition, a special section of this issue examines broader non-traditional markets – encompassing not just airports but also university campuses, stadiums, national parks, train stations and other venues – and the synergies found by both operators and brands.

ACI World Announces 2023’s Busiest Airports

ACI World Announces 2023’s Busiest Airports

Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its 2023 traffic dataset, including the world’s top 20 busiest airports.  According to ACI World’s data, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) was ranked the world's busiest airport, followed by...

Vantage Group Appoints Karen Ali COO at JFK Millennium Partners

Vantage Group Appoints Karen Ali COO at JFK Millennium Partners

Vantage Group has appointed Karen Ali as its next COO at JFK Millennium Partners (JMP), the Vantage-led company that manages both JFK Terminal 7 and the development of JFK’s new Terminal 6.   Prior to her appointment with JMP, Ali has held various senior leadership...

MAC Names Pentair Official Water Sponsor of MSP

MAC Names Pentair Official Water Sponsor of MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) named water treatment company Pentair as the official water sponsor of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). The airport kicked off its partnership with the launch of 10 new bottle-refilling HydroStations from...

MNAA Announces New Leadership, Promotions At BNA And JWN

MNAA Announces New Leadership, Promotions At BNA And JWN

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) has announced several newly appointed leadership positions and one promotion at Nashville International Airport (BNA) and John C. Tune Airport (JWN).   BNA has appointed John Cooper as MNAA’s chief administrative...

Ink by Hudson Now Open At GRR

Ink by Hudson Now Open At GRR

Travelers at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) can now enjoy a glass of wine with their vacation read, thanks to a newly launched bookstore and wine bar in Concourse B. Ink by Hudson (part of the Avolta family of brands) features both a curated selection of...

Airport Restaurants and Retailers Join Merchants Payments Coalition

Airport Restaurants and Retailers Join Merchants Payments Coalition

Payment reform consortium the Merchants Payments Coalition (MPC) has added the merchants of the Airport Restaurant and Retail Association (ARRA) to its roster.  Representatives from MPC, which represents retailers in lobbying against increasingly high credit card...

OAK Opens Airport Outpost of Local Italian Restaurant A16

OAK Opens Airport Outpost of Local Italian Restaurant A16

San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) has opened its latest quick serve terminal restaurant: A16, an Italian-focused cafe located in Terminal 1 offering travelers everything from breakfast sandwiches and coffee to paninis and pizzas. The eatery is...

DEN Opens Second NOVO Coffee Location

DEN Opens Second NOVO Coffee Location

Denver favorite Novo Coffee has launched its second Denver International Airport (DEN) location, a kiosk in the airport’s Concourse B.  The new Novo Coffee kiosk, operated by concessionaire The AVE Group, will offer travelers the brand’s full coffee menu, grab-and-go...

AAAE’s ACT Releases New Industry Research On Digital Marketplaces

AAAE’s ACT Releases New Industry Research On Digital Marketplaces

The American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Airport Consortium on Transformation (ACT) has published a new white paper advocating for the integration of airport, airline and third-party communication platforms to provide passengers with a streamlined system...

Tina Kinsey Named AVL’s CAO

Tina Kinsey Named AVL’s CAO

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) has named Tina Kinsey the airport’s next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). She will assume her new role on July 1st. Kinsey takes on her role as CAO after serving as AVL’s vice president of marketing, PR and air service for 14 years....

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Airport Experience News Magazine | Food & Beverage Issue 2024

In This Issue

 

Distillery-Backed Concessions Add Excitement

2024 F&B Issue

Celebrity Chefs Seek QSR Footprint

2024 F&B Issue

With Health-Focused Travelers, Wellness Brands Thrive

2024 F&B Issue

Airports, Other Non-Trad Markets Offer Synergies

2024 F&B Issue

 

 

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