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ARRA Pushes For Pricing Policy Waivers

ARRA Pushes For Pricing Policy Waivers

The Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA) this week urged airports to consider some pricing policy modifications as the airport concessions industry’s nascent recovery is threatened. Inflation, supply chain challenges and labor costs are all weighing...

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Ruth To Leave YEG At Year End

Ruth To Leave YEG At Year End

Tom Ruth, the president and CEO of Edmonton Airports, will leave his position at the end of 2022, the organization’s board of directors said. Ruth has led Edmonton Airports, which operates Edmonton International Airport (YEG), for the past nine years. Ruth will work...

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Weitz To Lead BUF; Vanecek To Retire

Weitz To Lead BUF; Vanecek To Retire

Longtime Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority executive Lee Weitz has been named the director of aviation for the agency, which runs Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF). He replaces William Vanecek, who is retiring after 23 years. Weitz joined the NFTA in...

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DEN Celebrates Completion of 16 New Gates

DEN Celebrates Completion of 16 New Gates

Denver International Airport (DEN) executives this week joined Southwest Airlines and local public officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of 16 new gates on the airport’s Concourse C. The new gates are being leased by Southwest and will...

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Barrett Named PSP Executive Director

Barrett Named PSP Executive Director

Harry Barrett has been named the new executive director of Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) the city of Palm Springs announced this week. Barrett had been serving as PSP interim executive director since December 2021, when former executive director Ulises...

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Optimizing Brands In The Airport Experience

Optimizing Brands In The Airport Experience

For the past 16 years, Lewis Allen has been examining the power of brands and the role of travel retail in the passenger experience. Allen, a director at UK-based Portland Design, says the evolution of travel retail accelerated with the pandemic, with the digital...

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