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HMSHost Awarded Contract For Nine Locations At SMF

HMSHost was awarded a new 15-year contract to open nine new dining options at Sacramento International Airport (SMF) as part of the facility’s transformation of its food and beverage offerings. The program will have a strong emphasis on showcasing local brands....

AAAE’s Valcich Highlights Airport Consortium On Transformation

Editor’s Note: The Airport Consortium on Transformation is the outgrowth of another initiative from the American Association of Airport Executives. At the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, AAAE formed the Airport Consortium on Customer Trust to help airports win back the...

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 ...

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Powell’s Books Returns to PDX

Powell’s Books Returns to PDX

The world’s largest independent bookstore, Powell’s Books, will make its return to Portland International Airport (PDX) after a vote by the Port of Portland Board of Commissioners approved a seven-year lease agreement with the transit facility. A Portland institution...

AAAE Releases New Guide To Managing Capital Improvement Programs

AAAE Releases New Guide To Managing Capital Improvement Programs

The American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Airport Consortium on Transformation (ACT) has released new research detailing the most effective ways to manage airport Capital Improvement Programs (CIPs).  Containing research by investment and consulting firms...

YVR To Open New Donut Shop

YVR To Open New Donut Shop

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) commemorated last week’s National Donut Day with plans to open an airport location of a beloved local brand, Lee’s Donuts. “We're celebrating National Donut Day with big news,” the airport posted on its official Twitter (X)...

JFKIAT And Capital One Travel Partner For Lounge

JFKIAT And Capital One Travel Partner For Lounge

JFKIAT, the operator of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and Capital One Travel have partnered to bring a new Capital One Lounge to JFK. The 13,000-square-foot lounge will be located in T4’s retail hall and will serve as a tribute to New York...

ONT Appoints Heinonen As CFO

ONT Appoints Heinonen As CFO

The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) announced the appointment of Celeste Heinonen as chief financial officer. She is responsible for overseeing financial goals and objectives, creating financial plans and devising annual operating and capital budgets....

YVR Launches Travel Rehearsal Program

YVR Launches Travel Rehearsal Program

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has launched a Travel Rehearsal Program, an initiative that offers support to passengers with disabilities or diverse needs. Those travelers can book a time to visit YVR in advance of a booked trip to practice their upcoming...

SSP America Promotes Stanton

SSP America Promotes Stanton

SSP Canada and SSP America, divisions of SSP Group, have promoted Bob Stanton to senior vice president of business development. The promotion comes as SSP is seeing gains in its Canadian and United States portfolio, the company said.  With SSP Canada and SSP America...

CLT Debuts New Overlook

CLT Debuts New Overlook

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) has re-opened its publicly accessible Airport Overlook, the airport’s fifth dedicated Overlook since 1937. The newly designed 600,000-square-foot area offers community members the chance to observe the airfield, skyline,...

MYR Breaks Ground On Terminal Expansion

MYR Breaks Ground On Terminal Expansion

Airport staff and community leaders marked the kickoff of Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)’s latest project, the $95-million Concourse A expansion. The expansion — which was previously planned for 2018 but delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic — will add six...

Gameway Opens New Lounge At DFW

Gameway Opens New Lounge At DFW

Video game lounge company Gameway has opened a new location at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Located in Terminal E, the Gameway Ultra lounge features both of-the-moment and retro gaming platforms as well as a menu of snacks and beverages for...

7-Eleven Opens at BWI

7-Eleven Opens at BWI

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) celebrated the grand opening of a new, 3,000-square-foot 7-Eleven convenience store and gas station on its grounds. The latest outpost of the popular 24/7 store is located at 1001 Aviation Blvd., at...


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Powell’s Books Returns to PDX

Powell’s Books Returns to PDX

The world’s largest independent bookstore, Powell’s Books, will make its return to Portland International Airport (PDX) after a vote by the Port of Portland Board of Commissioners approved a seven-year lease agreement with the transit facility. A Portland institution...

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YVR To Open New Donut Shop

YVR To Open New Donut Shop

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) commemorated last week’s National Donut Day with plans to open an airport location of a beloved local brand, Lee’s Donuts. “We're celebrating National Donut Day with big news,” the airport posted on its official Twitter (X)...

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