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Optimism Palpable As Passenger Numbers Rise

Optimism Palpable As Passenger Numbers Rise

Notes of optimism were sounded in this week’s industry call hosted by the Airport Restaurant and Retail Association (ARRA), with executives and guest speakers sharing news of increased travel and concessions demand. “Spring has put a bounce in everyone’s step,” noted...

Enthusiasm For Travel Accelerating, SW Executive Says

Enthusiasm For Travel Accelerating, SW Executive Says

After a year of curtailed activity due to the pandemic, this spring people are beginning to reveal and act upon a pent-up desire for excitement and travel, said Steve Sisneros, managing director, airport affairs for Southwest Airlines. Speaking on the weekly industry...

Wyatt: Partnerships Crucial As Recovery Picks Up

Wyatt: Partnerships Crucial As Recovery Picks Up

The Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA) tapped Bill Wyatt, director of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), for its latest industry call on the revival of the airport concessions business. Wyatt focused on the partnerships that he says are...

Global Recovery Dependent On Health Data-Sharing, ACI Predicts

Global Recovery Dependent On Health Data-Sharing, ACI Predicts

Air travel recovery is underway in most major markets but will be stalled without the adoption of some sort of global health passport, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Airports Council International (ACI) World director, said in a webinar Thursday. “Establishing interoperable...

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CMH Travelers Can Now Drink Before Boarding

CMH Travelers Can Now Drink Before Boarding

John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) said this week that airport passengers can now purchase single servings of alcohol to-go from restaurants in post-security areas. The new amenity is thanks to a recent provision to Ohio law, and beer, wine or cocktails...

MSP Adds Droids to Airport Food Delivery

MSP Adds Droids to Airport Food Delivery

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and mobile food ordering platform AtYourGate this week introduced a rolling droid to deliver food and beverages to passengers at their gate as part of a pilot program to enhance contactless food ordering in Terminal 1....

Ramsey, Deuben Among New Promotions at BNA

Ramsey, Deuben Among New Promotions at BNA

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA), operators of Nashville International Airport (BNA) said this week that Robert Ramsey has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer, while Kristen Deuben was promoted to vice president of...

Avelo Airlines Launches With 11 Destinations

Avelo Airlines Launches With 11 Destinations

Avelo Airlines, the first mainline U.S. carrier launched in nearly 15 years, began taking reservations today and will begin flying from its base at Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) beginning April 28. Combatting what it calls “two decades of choice-reducing industry...

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