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Airports Scramble Amid Global Travel Disruption

Airports Scramble Amid Global Travel Disruption

From announcements that their airport has been designated to screen residents from China, Iran and parts of Europe, to closing USO centers, enhancing sanitation and cancelling non-traveler pass programs, U.S. airports are reacting quickly to keep passengers aware and...

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Airlines Slash Capacity Due To COVID-19 Travel Decline

Airlines Slash Capacity Due To COVID-19 Travel Decline

Major carriers including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are slashing routes and capacity as traveler demand for travel, especially international flights, collapses due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. American says it will reduce international...

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ACI, Others Urge Focus on Impacts of COVID-19

ACI, Others Urge Focus on Impacts of COVID-19

Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin Burke and directors of nine major U.S. airports met with White House officials to discuss measures already underway to protect travelers and airport employees from the spread of COVID-19, as...

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OTG to Use Amazon Just Walk Out in Airports

OTG to Use Amazon Just Walk Out in Airports

Airport hospitality group OTG says that next week it will begin using Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology to let travelers purchase food and beverage items at its CIBO Express Gourmet Market without stopping at checkout. Starting on March 16 at Newark Liberty...

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Clear Channel Airports Renews Signature Deal

Clear Channel Airports Renews Signature Deal

Clear Channel Airports, which provides in-terminal and other advertising programs, this week announces a five-year contract renewal with Signature Flight Support, the world’s largest network of Fixed Based Operations (FBOs) with more than 140 private aviation...

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HMSHost Introduces Female Chef-Curated Menu

HMSHost Introduces Female Chef-Curated Menu

HMSHost is celebrating International Women's Month with an exclusive menu through the month of March curated by female chefs and a winemaker at more than two dozen airport restaurants across the country. The menu, crafted by previous Channel Your Inner Chef winners...

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TPA Flamingo Sculpture to Greet Passengers

TPA Flamingo Sculpture to Greet Passengers

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is installing a new 21-foot sculpture of a pink flamingo in the main terminal, one of seven new art pieces approved by the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board to enhance and beautify the airport. HOME, by Matthew Mazzotta, is...

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SFO Patents Ride Share Tracking App

SFO Patents Ride Share Tracking App

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation, such as those operated by Uber and Lyft. The United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded patent #10,535,021 to SFO...

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JFK, LGA, EWR to Offer Aira Services

JFK, LGA, EWR to Offer Aira Services

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has launched a 12-month pilot program at John F. Kennedy International (JFK), Newark Liberty International (EWR), and LaGuardia (LGA) airports to provide Aira way-finding services for free to visually impaired travelers....

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HMSHost Opens NHL Themed Eatery at STL

HMSHost Opens NHL Themed Eatery at STL

HMSHost and the St. Louis Blues NHL team are partnering on The Blue Note, a hockey themed restaurant formally opening next week at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). Located near Gate E18 in Terminal 2, The Blue Note will feature a décor filled with...

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