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BNA Opens Grand Lobby

Nashville International Airport (BNA) opened its new Grand Lobby to the public on Tuesday. The five-story lobby offers 24 security screening checkpoints and a dozen restaurant and retail shops, which are under the management of Fraport USA. The Grand Lobby is part of...

Andrew Zimmern Tapped As AX Conference Keynote Speaker

Chef and television personality Andrew Zimmern will discuss combatting food waste in restaurant kitchens in a keynote speech at the upcoming Airport Experience Conference. Zimmern will also take part in a panel discussion on the same topic immediately following his...

LaTrelle’s Wins Prime Contract At HOU

Latrelle’s Management has won a 10-year prime concessions contract at Houston’s William Hobby Airport (HOU). The agreement is projected to generate as much as $74 million in revenue for Houston Airports. The contract was approved Wednesday by the Houston City Council....

AX Awards Nominations Now Open!

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.

LAWA Opens LAX Safe Parking Lot

LAWA Opens LAX Safe Parking Lot

Los Angeles International Airport will provide a secure parking lot and will allow people living in their vehicles to park overnight, under a new plan recently approved by the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners. LAX is the first airport in the country to...

Garrett Popcorn Shop Opens at MDW

Garrett Popcorn Shop Opens at MDW

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced the opening of one of Chicago’s hometown favorites, Garrett Popcorn Shop, at Midway International Airport (MDW). Located in the MDW Central Market, the new location serves Garrett Popcorn fan-favorites like Garrett...

Evolve By Hudson And Carry On Open at PHL

Evolve By Hudson And Carry On Open at PHL

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Marketplace PHL, which oversees retail and concessions at the airport, announced two new shopping options for travelers: Evolve by Hudson and Carry On. Evolve by Hudson is a one-stop shop tailored to the local market. With...

Nasr Appointed To Lead URW Airports

Nasr Appointed To Lead URW Airports

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has appointed Dany Nasr as CEO URW Airports, responsible for leading the continued growth of its award-winning portfolio of airport and transit retail programs. Nasr joins URW Airports as it begins its role as the exclusive commercial...

Wendy’s In Deal At CVG

Wendy’s In Deal At CVG

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has partnered with local family franchisee, Sinkula, to bring Wendy's to travelers on-the-go.The new location, set to open this summer in the food court on Concourse B, offer Wendy’s quality breakfast, including...

PHL Names External Affairs Executive

PHL Names External Affairs Executive

The City of Philadelphia Department of Aviation, operator of Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), has appointed Jacqueline Lewis as deputy director of external affairs, a newly-created role that reports to the chief...

Plaza Premium Lounge Opens at MCO

Plaza Premium Lounge Opens at MCO

Plaza Premium has opened a Plaza Premium Lounge at the new Terminal C at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The lounge features a mix of amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Among the offerings are custom-designed seating options, quiet zones,...

Mishler Joins McFarland Johnson

Mishler Joins McFarland Johnson

McFarland Johnson, a planning, engineering, technology, environmental, and construction services firm, said Jeff Mishler has joined the firm as senior project manager in the firm’s aviation division. In his new role Mishler will serve as a technical lead for aviation...

Metz In Concessions Deal at MLB

Metz In Concessions Deal at MLB

Metz Culinary Management (Metz) has partnered with the Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) to create, design, build and manage an upscale dining and gift concessions program at the airport. The project represents a significant investment for the airport,...

Turley and Stoycos Join MWAA

Turley and Stoycos Join MWAA

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, operators of Dulles International (IAD) and Reagan National (DCA) airports, has named Charles Turley as vice president for audit and Stephen Stoycos as the new vice president for real estate. In his new role, Turley will...

XWELL Expands CDC Work

XWELL Expands CDC Work

XWELL and partner Ginkgo Bioworks have expanded their support for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) traveler-based genomic surveillance program to include a pilot study monitoring influenza viruses, in addition to SARS-CoV-2. The partners...


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RDU Adds CLEAR

RDU Adds CLEAR

Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) has launched biometrics identity verification technology CLEAR, bringing a frictionless and predictable travel experience to the Research Triangle airport. Members use CLEAR’s network of dedicated lanes to verify their...

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SSP America Opens Hunt & Fish At LGA

SSP America Opens Hunt & Fish At LGA

SSP America, a division of the SSP Group, announced the opening of the iconic New York dining brand Hunt & Fish Grill to its growing portfolio at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Terminal B. Located in Terminal B’s Western Concourse, the Grill’s namesake is the iconic Hunt...

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SJC Unveils Rebrand

SJC Unveils Rebrand

San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) announced its official changeover to a new brand identity, including a new brand name, logo, colors, tagline, and marketing materials. The new brand name, San José Mineta International Airport, was selected to lead with...

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