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Air France Tests Digital COVID Passport at SFO, LAX

Air France Tests Digital COVID Passport at SFO, LAX

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) said this week that Air France has launched a pilot program of the ICC AOKpass solution for digitizing and authenticating of COVID-19 test results at the airport. The four-week test will have Air France customers traveling to...

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SDF Announces Collaboration with U. of Louisville

SDF Announces Collaboration with U. of Louisville

The Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) this week announced a collaboration with the University of Louisville (UL) on research that will enhance travelers’ experience and airport operations through innovation. The agreement, the first of its kind for...

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U.S. Travel Industry 2020 Losses Top $1 Trillion

U.S. Travel Industry 2020 Losses Top $1 Trillion

The U.S. travel industry lost $1.1 trillion in 2020, shrinking 42 percent from $2.6 trillion to $1.5 trillion, according to a new report released this week from the U.S. Travel Association (USTA). The USTA data, done by the research firm Tourism Economics, found that...

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PIE Inks Marketing Deal with Starmark

PIE Inks Marketing Deal with Starmark

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) this week named Starmark as its advertising agency of record as it looks to better promote the airport as the ideal entry point for tourists looking to experience the Florida Gulf Coast. PIE, which recently completed...

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CLT Holds Two-day Mass Vaccination Event

CLT Holds Two-day Mass Vaccination Event

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) held a two-day mass COVID-19 vaccination event specifically tailored for ease of access for airport and airline workers. The March 17-18 event was by appointment only, and was a partnership between CLT, Atrium Health, the...

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ACI World Offers New Recovery Guidance

ACI World Offers New Recovery Guidance

Airports Council International (ACI) World this week published new guidance for airports to help them prepare for restart and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, including calls for governments to relax mandatory quarantine measures. The second edition of ACI World’s...

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Lavender Named New DEN CFO

Lavender Named New DEN CFO

Denver International Airport (DEN) announced that former Birmingham Airport Authority (BAA) interim CEO Sylvester Lavender has been named the new chief financial officer at the airport. DEN also announced that Mike Nakornkhet will become the airport’s new deputy chief...

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IND Launches On-Site COVID Testing

IND Launches On-Site COVID Testing

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is partnering with local firm JFI Medical on a COVID-19 testing site available exclusively to passengers traveling through the airport and badged airport employees, The testing site, located in the airport terminal Baggage...

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