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AMAC Postpones June Diversity Conference

AMAC Postpones June Diversity Conference

Amid ongoing concerns about the state of the travel industry due to COVID-19, the 36th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference, originally scheduled for June 23-26 in Atlanta, will be postponed to a new date in 2021, according to a statement released by the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC). “AMAC is…

DEN Makes Concessions To Suffering Business Partners

DEN Makes Concessions To Suffering Business Partners

Denver International Airport (DEN) has altered rent structures for concessionaires, rental car operators and airline partners in an effort to ease the financial difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 virus dramatically decreasing demand for travel. From April through June, DEN has waived the minimum annual guarantee (MAG) charged to concessionaire…

Terminal 3 West Project On Hold At SFO

Terminal 3 West Project On Hold At SFO

The $1 billion overhaul of Terminal 3 West originally scheduled to start in June at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been postponed for at least six months due to reduced passenger and flight activity stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Terminal 3 West project will renovate the existing 400,000…

Grab To Introduce Social Distance-Friendly Tech

Grab To Introduce Social Distance-Friendly Tech

Once travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic are lifted, mobile-ordering application Grab will introduce new options in airports that will help both guests and staff maintain healthy distances from others while conducting transactions, the company said. Virtual Kiosk will be a new generation of self-ordering. Instead of stepping up…

Midway Partnership, SSP Donate Excess Food

Midway Partnership, SSP Donate Excess Food

Food that would otherwise go to waste was donated to Chicago communities this week as the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in reduced demand at airport restaurants. Midway Partnership and food and beverage partner SSP America joined with community organizations to donate unused perishable food items from Midway Airport (MDW) restaurants to…