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House, Senate Agree On FAA Reauthorization

In a 387-26 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that will authorize the Federal Aviation Administration for five years. The Senate passed the same bill earlier this week with an overwhelming margin of 88-4.  The bill is expected to be...

DFW Seeks Local And National Brands In Large-Scale RFP

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is issuing its largest concessions and retail RFP in two decades, as the airport prepares to add 38 new dining and retail locations to the facility’s $5 billion worth of new terminal space. Submissions are due August 12,...

Memorial Weekend Seat Data Shows Strong Growth

Memorial Day Weekend seats scheduled to be flown in 2024 will be up around 6% compared to 2023, and up 13% compared to 2019, according to aviation analytics company Cirium. That amounts to about 600,000 more seats in the air this year compared to last year.  The...

Out Now! BONUS 20th Anniversary Issue

The current issue of Airport Experience News offers a retrospective look at the world of airport concessions over the past 20 years. Conceived in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Airport Experience Conference, this special issue includes remembrances and observations on how the airport concessions industry has evolved. We also look at the changing landscape for the ACDBE program, the advent of common-use lounges and ramp up of services in airports, and the innovations in design over the past two decades.

MSP Airport’s 2040 Long-Term Plan Gets Go-Ahead

MSP Airport’s 2040 Long-Term Plan Gets Go-Ahead

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) board has approved Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)’s long-term terminal, parking and airfield improvement plan. MSP’s 2040 Long-Term Plan addresses facility needs derived from the airport’s fast-growing...

BrewDog USA Bar Comes to CMH

BrewDog USA Bar Comes to CMH

Travelers passing through John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) can now enjoy beverages from Scotland beer producer BrewDog.  HMSHost will partner with BrewDog to operate the brand’s first U.S. airport location, a 16-seat counter bar in Concourse B serving...

BDL Adds New Gastropub

BDL Adds New Gastropub

The Connecticut Airport Authority and concessionaire Paradies Lagardère have launched their newest dining concept at Bradley International Airport (BDL). Now open in the airport’s Gates 21-30 concourse, Beercode Kitchen & Bar is an all-day, sit-down restaurant...

HMSHost and Hudson Awarded 15-year Contract at SNA

HMSHost and Hudson Awarded 15-year Contract at SNA

Avolta brands HMSHost and Hudson will bring dozens of new concessions and retail concepts to John Wayne Airport (SNA) in a newly-awarded 15-year contract with the facility. HMSHost — which will open new concessions across Terminals A, B and C in collaboration with ...

JFK Terminal One Launches Lounge RFP

JFK Terminal One Launches Lounge RFP

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)’s New Terminal One is seeking two new lounge operators as part of its $19-billion-dollar redevelopment project scheduled to open in 2026.  The RFP, issued by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, seeks partners to...

HDOT Announces New Deputy Director Of Transportation For Airports

HDOT Announces New Deputy Director Of Transportation For Airports

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) has appointed Curt Otaguro as its next deputy director of transportation for airports. Previously serving as state comptroller and deputy superintendent of operations for the Department of Education, Otaguro will begin...

PIT, KeyState and CNX Collaborate On Sustainable Fuel Hub

PIT, KeyState and CNX Collaborate On Sustainable Fuel Hub

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) will be home to a new hydrogen and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) hub, in collaboration with KeyState Energy and natural gas company CNX Resources Corporation.  The proposed $1.5-billion-dollar PIT Hydrogen & SAF Hub would...

Cuevas Joins Fraport USA As New York VP

Cuevas Joins Fraport USA As New York VP

Fraport USA has named Jose Cuevas as its new vice president of operations for John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Terminal 5. Cuevas previously served as senior manager, commercial, for JFK International Air Terminal, which operates JFK’s Terminal 4.  Fraport USA was...

RNO Embarks On Ground Transportation Center Project

RNO Embarks On Ground Transportation Center Project

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority has received approval to embark on a ground transportation center (GTC) project designed to improve ground transportation services at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO). RNO has partnered with Conrac Solutions for a public-private...

Pronto GoGo! Returns To SFO T2

Pronto GoGo! Returns To SFO T2

Pronto’s GoGo! mobile marketplace has returned to Terminal 2 at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The iconic Piaggio-like delivery truck is located in SFO’s Terminal 2 Baggage Claim level, and joins Pronto’s full marketplaces in Terminal 3F and 3E. Another...

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Airport Experience News Magazine | Post-Conference Issue 2024

In This Issue

 

The 2024 Concessions Executive Roundtable

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Airport Innovation In Overdrive

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Child Care Options Expand In Response To Growing Need

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Full Coverage Of The 2024 Airport Experience Conference

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