Airports

Stellar Partners, Inc. announces agreement to acquire Pacific Gateway Concessions

Florida-based travel retail company Stellar Partners, Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pacific Gateway Concessions (PGC). The acquisition continues the company’s strategic growth plan as a leading North American airport retailer and will increase its portfolio combined to 99 award-winning news/convenience and specialty stores in 20 airports throughout the United States. […]

British Airways to move to JFK T8 in 2022

British Airways has announced it will move to John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 8 in 2022. It currently flies out of JFK Terminal 7. The airline is investing in a new, improved terminal alongside American Airlines as part of a significant reinvestment by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The two […]

More record traffic for NY area airports in 2018

New York’s airports had another record year in 2018, with the Port Authority’s four commercial airports – John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia and New York Stewart International airports – handling 137.9 million passengers. This breaks the previous record, set in 2017, by 3.8%. Newark Liberty reported a 6.3% annual increase, JFK reported […]

LAX sets another record for passengers in 2018

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) set a new all-time record for passenger traffic in 2018 with 87.5 million travelers, up 3.52% over 2017’s previous record. International passenger traffic slightly outpaced overall traffic growth at LAX, with a record-setting 26 million international travelers last year. More than 61 million domestic passengers traveled through LAX. In 2018, nonstop […]

DFW named Air Transport World’s 2019 Global Airport of the Year

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport has been recognized as the 2019 Airport of the Year by Air Transport World (ATW). The award recognizes DFW’s innovation in providing a world-class customer experience, global leadership in sustainability, cost effective and efficient operations, excellent partnership with airlines, and collaboration with local communities to further develop the economic benefits […]

Vancouver International Airport’s traffic soars to new record in 2018

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) had another year of record-breaking growth in 2018, welcoming more than 25.9 million passengers, a 7.3% increase over 2017. YVR reached its 25 million passenger milestone two years ahead of its forecast. More than 12.1 million domestic passengers traveled through the airport in 2018, up 6.1%. Inter-national passengers (including transborder) reached […]

Indy Airport names Hudson Group and Paradies Lagardère as new retailers in first phase of “Concessions Refresh” bids

  The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board approved five new contracts for specialty retail and services vendors last week during the IAA’s monthly board meeting at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), with Hudson Group and Paradies Lagardère both coming out with multi-store contracts. These contracts are the first round of approvals the Indy airport will make […]

Nassau Airport Development Company issues Airport Hotel RFP

Officials at the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) are seeking proponents to design, finance, construct and operate an on-site hotel at Lynden Pindling International Airport. On Monday, January 21, the company issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) document outlining details required to bid on the proposed airport hotel project. Final proposal submissions will be due […]

Newark Liberty Airport selects Munich Airport Int’l to operate T1

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners has selected Munich Airport International GmbH (MAI) to operate and maintain the new $2.7-billion Terminal One, which is replacing outmoded Terminal A. The vote took place at the December meeting. Beginning in 2019, MAI will manage operations, maintenance and concessions functions in the existing Terminal […]

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