Airports

ARINA wins Québec Duty Free Tender

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Aer Rianta International North America Inc. (ARINA) has been awarded the duty free retail concession at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport, the company announced on July 6. ARINA has operated the duty free stores in Montreal for the past two decades. The contract covers all core categories as well as souvenirs, watches, gifts, food and […]

Westfield to open seven new retail concepts at LAX T3

Westfield has announced it is opening seven new dining and retail outlets at Delta’s Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport as part of the airport’s overall modernization program. The new retail and dining collection covers more than 5,000 square feet including a multi-unit quick service food court, a bar, two travel essentials and one […]

Tocumen tender announced

Tocumen SA, the airport management company at Panama’s leading international gateway is set to confirm details of the duty free tender for the airport’s North Terminal. After 2 years of planning with London based Pragma Consulting, Carlos Duboy, the recently appointed airport general manager has published the initial tender details and is expected early next […]

DFA will unveil two new luxury concepts in British Airways’ multi-million dollar re-design at New York JFK’s Terminal 7

  Duty Free Americas has confirmed that it will play a major role in creating the new “immersive retail environment” at Terminal 7 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, when British Airways modernizes the terminal as part of its multi-million dollar re-design there. British Airways last week revealed details for the modern-ization at […]

SFO duty free tender draws strong interest

San Francisco International Airport has received significant interest from the duty free industry for the upcoming Request for Proposals (RFP) process for the International Terminal Duty Free and Luxury Stores Lease. Many of the leading duty free operators in the Americas, as well as several Asian and European groups, attended the informational conference held at […]

Duty Free Partners opens MAC boutique in San Diego airport

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Miami-based Duty Free Partners officially opened a stand-alone MAC boutique in San Diego International Airport on April 4. The official ribbon-cutting was attended by airport and MAC executives, and DFP CEO Fabiano Vivacqua, and was broadcast by local news stations. The 400-sqf shop is located in Terminal 2, and is the airport’s only stand-alone high-end […]

ARN awards best airport concessionaires

Among the many airports recognized by airport Revenue News at its annual conference in March, Pittsburgh International Airport’s AirMall was honored in Airport Revenue News’ (ARN) 2017 Best Airport & Concession Awards, with the award for “Best Management Team” for its concessions program in the small airport category. Miami-based airport travel company NewsLink was named […]

ACI-NA: U.S. Airport Infrastructure Needs Near $100 Billion

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke has called for immediate action to improve U.S. airport infrastructure following the release of a “D” rating for the state of America’s aviation infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), on March 9. Burke’s call to action comes just two […]

LAX breaks ground on $1.6 bn Midfield Terminal

  The groundbreaking for the new $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) at Los Angeles International Airport –marking another milestone in the modernization of LAX — took place February 27, 2017. The 750,000-square-foot Midfield Satellite Concourse will add 12 new gates, a new baggage system, and additional dining and shopping amenities.    The new MSC […]

MCO’s South Terminal complex nears construction start

In more news from Orlando, construction will begin soon on the $1.8 billion South Terminal Complex (STC) Phase 1 Terminal C at Orlando Inter-national Airport (MCO). The airport reports that the design team (Fentress Architects, HNTB and Schenkel Shultz) recently reached the 60% threshold, with only two design benchmarks remaining. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority […]

Westfield redevelops nine specialty retail shops at Orlando International Airport

  The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Westfield have partnered to redevelop nearly 10,000 square feet of space at Orlando International Airport’s Main Terminal. The redeveloped area houses nine new retail destinations that include luxury and specialty retail, plus a 2,000+ square foot old-fashioned arcade. Westfield transformed six existing spaces into nine new concepts that […]

Paradies Lagardère opens three new retail offerings

Paradies Lagardère opened three new fashion and accessories retail offerings at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 this week. The three well-known brands, PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections, are located in an elegant, 4,000 square-foot store walk through space in the main part of the terminal. PANDORA features a wide selection of hand-finished and […]

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