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SFO to Ban Single Use Plastic Water Bottles

Looking to reduce its impact on the environment, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is banning the use of single-use plastic water bottles later this month. The ban, which goes into effect August 20, is an expansion of the airport’s Sustainable Food &...

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YYZ Gets Grant for EV Charging Station

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) will start planning on a new electric vehicle (EV) charging station project thanks to a US $371,406 investment from Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources announced this week. The project will build a new fast-charging hub...

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American Airlines Expands Five Star Service

American Airlines is expanding its Five Star Service, which includes priority check-in, expedited security screening and other benefits, to four new airports--Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Nashville International Airport (BNA), Newark Liberty...

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Paradies Lagardère Introduces illycaffè to YVR

Paradies Lagardère this week opens illycaffè at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), bringing the global, sustainable high-quality authentic Italian coffee brand experience to travelers in Western Canada. Located in the YVR international terminal between gates 65...

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IATA Report Highlights Growth In North America

North American carriers saw the number of passengers flown in the region grow by 4.8 percent in 2018, compared with the previous year, to 989.4 million passengers, 22.6 percent of the global total, according to a new performance report from the International Air...

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Delaware North Opens Retail Concepts at AUS

Delaware North this week opens two new retail outlets at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Toy Joy and The Austin Chronicle Marketplace, providing travelers with more locally-themed shopping options. Both new retail outlets are located adjacent to the...

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Airport Lounge Development Opens Club CHS

Plano, Texas-headquartered Airport Lounge Development (ALD) this week opens its latest premium shared-use lounge, The Club CHS, on the second level of the main concourse at Charleston International Airport (CHS). The first phase of new lounge provides 3,060 square...

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PIT Partners with AI firm to Monitor Wait Times

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is partnering with local artificial intelligence (AI) software firm Zenzors to take some of the stress out of travel by providing travelers with accurate times at TSA security check points. Zenzors software uses data gathered via...

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Massport Unveils “Logan Forward” at BOS

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced a new communication plan, “Logan Forward” with a new website and text alert program, to keep passengers, airline and airport employees and other stakeholders up to date on an upcoming series of construction...

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First Gates of Harvey Milk Terminal Open at SFO

Looking to make travel less stressful and more entertaining and engaging, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) this month opened the first nine-gate section of the $2.4 billion Terminal 1 — now renamed Harvey Milk Terminal 1 — to celebrate the life of the famed,...

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