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PANYNJ Requests Direct Federal Assistance

PANYNJ Requests Direct Federal Assistance

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), along with civic and business leaders from across the New York City region, is requesting $3 billion in direct federal assistance to offset the authority’s estimated losses over the next two years due to the...

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OAK Institutes Resiliency Task Force

OAK Institutes Resiliency Task Force

Oakland International Airport (OAK) has introduced a new task force to the team: the OAK Resiliency Task Force, which will assess airport operations and management for short- and long-term sustainability. In an ongoing effort to address concerns about air travel and...

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Passenger Numbers Halved In March

Passenger Numbers Halved In March

The official, albeit preliminary, numbers are in, confirming what most in the aviation industry already knew. Travel by air took a beating in March, with passenger numbers dropping by 51.5 percent compared to March 2019, according to the Bureau of Transportation...

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ISP Launches Air Sanitizing Technology

ISP Launches Air Sanitizing Technology

Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) is unveiling a new air sanitization technology that works continuously to protect staff, airline workers and travelers from viruses and bacteria, both airborne and on surfaces. Already in use in hospitals and many medical...

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Dufry Reports 21 percent Q1 Decline

Dufry Reports 21 percent Q1 Decline

Global duty free and travel retail company Dufry reported that sales declined by 21.4 percent during the first three months of 2020, including 55.9 in March alone, adding in its trading guidance that revenues in April were off 94.1 percent due to the COVID-19...

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CrowdVision Merges with iinside

CrowdVision Merges with iinside

London-based crowd analytics firm CrowdVision is merging with iinside, the California-based company focused on LiDAR-based indoor motion detection and analytic solutions, in a move that will provide airports with more tools for monitoring crowds and encouraging...

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JAN Names McKee Commercial Development Director

JAN Names McKee Commercial Development Director

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA), operators of Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN), as well as Hawkins Field (HKS) in Mississippi, has named Colin McKee as its new director of commercial development. In this new role, McKee will focus...

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Toronto Pearson Unveils Explorers Club for Kids

Toronto Pearson Unveils Explorers Club for Kids

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is launching The Pearson Airport Explorers Club, a new online learning program for kids that tackles topics such as how to tell 24-hour time, the special airport codes used by pilots and air traffic controllers, and how bags...

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Devana Named CEO of Nanaimo Airport

Devana Named CEO of Nanaimo Airport

Dave Devana has been named the new president and CEO of Nanaimo Airport (YCD), succeeding Mike Hooper as the leader of Vancouver Island's second busiest airport. Devana has spent more than 20 years as a chief administrative officer and chief financial officer in local...

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