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Baake Joins Paradies Lagardère Dining Division

Jens Baake is joining Paradies Lagardère as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Dining Division, the company announces this week. Baake will report to Regynald Washington, Dining Division president, and will help guide the day-to-day...

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Biometric Screening To Be Tested at PHL

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) says that next week the airport will begin a 45-day pilot program of biometric screening technologies at three international gates to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) process departing passengers. Biometric...

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Wear To Lead Air Service Development at PHL

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this week names Stephanie Wear as its first director of air service development, tasked with helping the airport develop new routes and destinations. Wear joins PHL from the Tenerife Tourism Corporation in the Canary Islands,...

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TPA All Access Program Expands

Tampa International Airport (TPA) announces that beginning next week, its TPA All Access guest past program will be dramatically expanded from Saturdays-only to daily, enabling area residents to enjoy all the airport’s shops, restaurants, bars and spas any day of the...

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SFO to Expand Screening Checkpoints

Faced with increasing passenger volume, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to expand and improve the two security screening checkpoints at the Edwin Lee International Departures Hall, adding new lanes as well as additional space for the queuing...

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City Requests Revised SJC Master Plan

The San Jose City Council has recommended revising the current 2027 master plan to add even more gates to account for increasing demand at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). In a memo released following a vote, the council accepted the Master Plan Amendments...

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Bare Named First CIO at Columbus Airport Authority

Jodie Bare has been named the first chief innovation officer at the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, operators of John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), where she will help develop innovative solutions to enhance the travel experience at the airport....

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Gill Named as General Manager of EWR

The Port Authority of New York New Jersey this week announces that James Gill will become the new general manager of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), where his focus will be on continuing the development of the new Terminal One project, as well as planning...

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Jackmont Hospitality To Open Timber Pizza at DCA

Jackmont Hospitality Group and Baldi Management are partnering to bring local Washington, DC favorite Timber Pizza Co. to Reagan National Airport (DCA) in 2021. Timber Pizza Co. was founded in 2014 by Andrew Dana and Chris Brady, and is famous for “Neopolitan-ish,”...

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ATL Issues New Concessions RFPs

After years of delays due to allegations of corruption and other malfeasance, the city of Atlanta is reviving its concessions bidding process for restaurant and other concession contracts at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The new RFPs, which...

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