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RDU Cuts Capital Budget, Delays Fee Increases

RDU Cuts Capital Budget, Delays Fee Increases

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) has cut $95 million from its fiscal year 2020-2021 capital projects and operational expenses in response to decreased airport revenue from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board of Directors also...

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Canadian Airports Call For Relief, Stimulus

Canadian Airports Call For Relief, Stimulus

Canadian airports are calling on the Canadian federal government for assistance to battle the travel-disruption caused by COVID-19, including rent relief for at least one year, to allow airports to redeploy these funds to continue operations and support their recovery...

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A4A Praises Administration Response

A4A Praises Administration Response

Airlines for America (A4A) President and CEO Nicholas Calio issued a statement today praising the Trump administration for its interest in supporting the U.S. airline industry as it grapples with the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Calio says President Donald...

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ACI, AAAE Call for $10B in Assistance

ACI, AAAE Call for $10B in Assistance

Airport Council-International-North America (ACI-NA) and American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today issued a joint letter to Congressional leaders of both parties calling for $10 billion in immediate assistance to flow through the existing FAA Airport...

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MSP Greenlights MAG Relief

MSP Greenlights MAG Relief

The Metropolitan Airports Commission board has authorized staff at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to give financial relief to concessionaires as they weather the COVID-19 crisis. The staff is authorized to “evaluate and, if in the best interest of...

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PDX Makes Adjustments To Support Tenants

PDX Makes Adjustments To Support Tenants

Like many of its counterparts, Portland International Airport (PDX) has taken steps to alleviate the financial strain on concessions businesses. The airport has eliminated minimum annual guarantees for food and beverage, retail and terminal services, switching to a...

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Schroth Named Properties, Risk Manager at MKAA

Schroth Named Properties, Risk Manager at MKAA

David Schroth has been named the new properties and risk manager of the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA), responsible for properties, concession and lease management, real estate management and development, and other business affairs of the authority....

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Paradies Lagardère Opens IND MAC Cosmetics

Paradies Lagardère Opens IND MAC Cosmetics

Paradies Lagardère celebrated the opening last week of MAC Cosmetics at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) by working with the career empowerment organization Dress for Success Indianapolis to give local women makeovers and professional headshot photos to...

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A4A Calls Government Aid For Airlines

A4A Calls Government Aid For Airlines

Airlines for America (A4A), the trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, called on the federal government to provide more than $50 billion in immediate financial assistance to commercial and cargo airlines in the form or direct grants, interest free loans and...

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