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Burger Rejoins Stantec

Architect Rian Burger has rejoined Stantec as a senior principal in the company’s global airport practice, where he will provide insights and leadership on how airport design can leverage new technology to reduce the number of checks travelers encounter between the...

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Fraport USA Begins Construction of BNA Concessions

Fraport USA this month begins construction of its new retail concessions program at Nashville International Airport (BNA) that will include more than 133,000 square feet of shops, restaurants and service outlets, as well as common-use areas for seating and...

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Areas Names Parsons as VP

Concessionaire Areas has named Dan Parsons as regional vice president of business development, where he will be responsible for the company’s growth in airports and highways across North America. Parsons brings more than 25 years of combined restaurant operations and...

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Salzman Named EVP at URW Airports

Mike Salzman has joined Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Airports as the developer’s executive vice president and group director. As EVP, Salzman will be responsible for the existing U.S. airports team and for pursuing new business opportunities at airports in the U.S....

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Fraport USA to Begin Construction at BNA

Fraport USA will host an event Friday celebrating the kick-off of construction on the company’s new concessions program at Nashville International Airport (BNA). The airport and Fraport USA announced in February their plans to revamp the BNA concessions program, with...

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SEA Adds Accessibility Services

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) has announced new services designed to make the airport more accessible for all guests, including a pilot program to assist guests with hidden disabilities. Among the new services available to aide travelers’ journeys through...

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Sapone Officially Named FNT Director

The Bishop International Airport Authority voted unanimously at a meeting on Tuesday to appoint Nino Sapone as its permanent airport director of Bishop International Airport (FNT), in Flint, MI. He had previously been performing the job in an interim capacity. “We are...

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HMSHost, Partner Land MYR Contract

Concessionaire HMSHost and partner J.Q. Enterprises have been awarded a five-year contract valued at $14 million to operate two new concessions spaces at Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), Starbucks Coffee and The Grand Strand Bar. HMSHost’s new MYR locations...

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Concessions Refresh Brings FAO Schwarz to IND

Famed toy store brand FAO Schwarz is opening a location at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) this week with operator Hudson Group, kicking off the airport’s first wave of new stores as part of its larger Concessions Refresh program. The FAO Schwarz opening...

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DTW Destination Pass Unveiled

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) this week begins a pilot program to allow non-travelers to explore the post-security side of the McNamara and North terminals through the DTW Destination Pass program. The move will enable those...

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