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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...

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SFO Now Serving Up Vietnamese Coffee Brand

SFO Now Serving Up Vietnamese Coffee Brand

Travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport (SFO) now have the option to try Daybreak Vietnamese Coffee at the airport’s grab-and-go market, Pronto.  The locally-focused retailer, operated by Elevate Gourmet Brands, has added Daybreak to its lineup...

JFK Touts Record MWBE Participation

JFK Touts Record MWBE Participation

A record $2.3 billion in contracts have been awarded to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) for the redevelopment of John Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York Governor Kathy Hochul.   With construction of new airport facilities fully...

NTO Shares ACDBE Partnership Opportunities

NTO Shares ACDBE Partnership Opportunities

Stakeholders in the New Terminal One at John F. Kennedy International Airport shared ACDBE concessions opportunities in a recent outreach event.   Alex Solomon, director of leasing for Unibail Rodamco Westfield gave participants an overview of the upcoming...

DOT Announces $76 Million In Grants

DOT Announces $76 Million In Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding another $76.1 million from the previously allocated $9 billion, for 45 airport-related infrastructure projects in 22 states. The projects are funded under President Biden’s...

SSP Opens Mi Casa Cantina At ONT

SSP Opens Mi Casa Cantina At ONT

SSP America has opened Mi Casa Cantina restaurant at Ontario International Airport (ONT). Located in Terminal 4, Mi Casa Cantina offers ONT travelers original, authentic and innovative Mexican cuisine in a lively environment. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and...

FAT Adds MagnusCards To Assist Passengers

FAT Adds MagnusCards To Assist Passengers

Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) is partnering with Magnusmode on a new accessibility initiative, MagnusCards. The initiative will assist travelers needing additional help navigating the airport.   MagnusCards is a smartphone application available for iOS...

More Funding Approved For IAH Redevelopment

More Funding Approved For IAH Redevelopment

The Houston City Council approved additional funding for the Terminal Redevelopment Program (ITRP) at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), set to be completed in 2025.  At $1.458 billion, the project is the largest capital improvement program in the history of...

Delaware North Adds Prince’s Hot Chicken At BNA

Delaware North Adds Prince’s Hot Chicken At BNA

Nashville International Airport (BNA) announced the grand opening of Prince’s Hot Chicken restaurant, an iconic local destination known for its spicy chicken, at the airport.   Located in the corridor between concourses C and D, Prince’s Hot Chicken is managed by...


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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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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...

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