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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.

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...

ACI World Names Two New VPs

ACI World Names Two New VPs

The Airports Council International (ACI) has appointed two new vice presidents to lead events and commercial services as well as the organization’s safety, security and operations.  Pierre Charbonneau will serve as ACI World’s vice president of events and commercial...

Topeka’s Billard Airport Announces New Restaurant

Topeka’s Billard Airport Announces New Restaurant

Officials at Topeka’s Philip Billard Municipal Airport (TOP) have revealed its latest concessions concept: a Cajun- and Creole-themed restaurant set to open this summer. The Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority (MTAA) approved proposals for Sky Restaurant Holdings...

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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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