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PANYNJ Calls for $3B in Direct Federal Aid

Port Authority of New York and Jersey (PANYNJ) Chairman Kevin O’Toole and Executive Director Rick Cotton this week called on the federal government to provide the Port Authority with $3 billion in direct financial assistance to avoid the devastating impact of sharp...

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Villa Restaurant Group Opens New LGA Food Hall

Villa Restaurant Group (VRG) this week opens a new Food Hall in the recently upgraded LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall, offering passengers a variety of dining options, including several proprietary brands. In addition to VRG’s...

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HMSHost Brings Fat Bottom Brewing to BNA

HMSHost this week brings local craft beer brand Fat Bottom Brewing to the new Concourse D at Nashville International Airport (BNA) so travelers can sip flagship drafts while watching planes come and go on the tarmac. Fat Bottom tapped its first beer back in 2012 in...

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SEA Promotes Dawn Hunter

The Port of Seattle, operators of Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA), announced that Dawn Hunter has been promoted to aviation director, commercial management at the airport. Hunter, who assumes her new role next week, was hired at the Port of Seattle in July...

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NY Assembly Passes Healthy Terminals Act

The New York Assembly has passed the Healthy Terminals Act to ensure airport workers are paid fair wages and have access to benefits including health care, a bill supported by employees and union leaders at LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International (JFK)...

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AAAE, ACI-NA Support $10B for Airports in Proposal

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and CEO Todd Hauptli praised the $10 billion for airports in the U.S. Republican senators' pandemic relief bill, the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, and called on...

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Travel Executives Call for Better Virus Testing

Fourteen CEOs of some of America’s most recognizable travel-related companies and hotel brands are calling for the White House and Congress to fund more and better COVID-19 testing, saying it will be a key component in pursuing an economic recovery, including a...

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Paradies Lagardère Expands Grab Partnership

Paradies Lagardère this week announced an extended partnership with Grab, the airport e-commerce platform, that will add to the ability for travelers to order food in advance using their own mobile devices, with new tools and virtual kiosks allowing guests to order...

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JFK T4 Unveils CrowdVision Crowd Monitoring

JFKIAT, the operator of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), this week launched camera-enabled CrowdVision technology with new SafeDistance capabilities that can monitor social distancing from curbside and check-in all the way through security....

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