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AXN Announces Virtual Summit

AXN Announces Virtual Summit

Airport Experience News will host the AX Virtual Summit, an online educational event for airports and airport concessions operators in North America, on March 2 and 3, 2021. The AX Virtual Summit will take place on dates originally slated for the annual Airport...

Partnerships Key To Recovery, Concessionaires Stress

Partnerships Key To Recovery, Concessionaires Stress

Leaders of the four largest concessions companies in North America on Wednesday stressed the importance of continuing partnerships with airports as a means to weather the business downturn the pandemic has wrought. Roger Fordyce, CEO and director of Hudson; Steve...

New Administration, New Hopes For Aviation Funds

New Administration, New Hopes For Aviation Funds

After a $10 billion COVID-19 relief package passed last summer and a smaller $2 billion in supplemental money approved in December for airports, the industry is now turning its efforts toward funding for 2021. “We're expecting another round of coronavirus relief to be...

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MKE Beefs Up Anti-Human Trafficking Program

MKE Beefs Up Anti-Human Trafficking Program

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) this week became the latest U.S. airport to launch efforts to identify and stop human trafficking, as the airport introduced signage throughout the terminal asking for help in spotting signs of human trafficking. MKE said...

LAX Adds Rapid COVID-19 Tests

LAX Adds Rapid COVID-19 Tests

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week said it is now offering rapid antigen COVID-19 tests with results in 30 minutes in addition to the rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests with results in as little as 3-5 hours already available through the...

SFO Announces Human Trafficking Initiative

SFO Announces Human Trafficking Initiative

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) this week announced the launch of a new initiative to combat human trafficking, an illegal industry which often uses airports to move victims from place to place. As part of the effort, SFO has installed 910 placards in...

TPA to Become the First U.S. Airport with 5G

TPA to Become the First U.S. Airport with 5G

Tampa International Airport (TPA) said this week it will soon become the first U.S. airport to offer 5G mobile speeds to passengers across the nation's three major cellular carriers. TPA said 5G is already available on AT&T and Verizon in the Main Terminal and...

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