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ARRA, AMAC Call For Moratorium On Solicitations

The Airport Restaurant and Retail Association (ARRA) and the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) are jointly calling for airports to institute an immediate moratorium on the issuance of solicitations for new concessions (RFPs and RFQs), and a suspension of...

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Global Airports Take Actions; Concessions Hit Hard

Actions by global airports to combat the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus will have a massive impact on concessions and could portend how North American will handle the deepening crisis. On Sunday, Aeroports de Paris announced that all non-essential shops at...

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Coronavirus Has Airports, Operators Preparing

The impact of COVID-19, more widely known as the coronavirus, on the North American travel market has thus far primarily been limited to airports with significant flights to and from China. But as the illness spreads in the U.S. and Canada, aviation officials are...

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ARRA Names Wigington As Executive Director

The newly formed Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA) has hired its first executive director. Rob Wigington, the former president and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, has been tapped to lead the organization as it strives to educate...

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