Airports

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 […]

New Mexico City Airport cancellation confirmed

The new Mexico City International Airport, which has been under construction at a greenfield site in Texcoco since 2014, has been cancelled, confirmed Mexican Communications and Transport Minister, Javier Jimenez Espriu, last week. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office at the beginning of December, made a campaign promise to hold a public […]

LAX, Southwest celebrate new Terminal 1 guest experience

  Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Southwest Airlines unveiled the new Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 1 on Nov. 30. The half-billion-dollar, curb-to gate redevelopment show-cases a new check-in area featuring self-service ticket kiosks, a nine-lane security checkpoint, new area for baggage claim, and dining and retail destinations with state-of-the-art design. Completion of the […]

Paradies Lagardère closes acquisition of airport restaurateur Hojeij Branded Foods

Paradies Lagardère closed the acquisition of Hojeij Branded Foods (HBF), a leading airport restaurateur in North America, on Nov. 20. The acquisition is part of Paradies Lagardère’s strategy to strengthen its position as a major restaurateur in North America airports. Combining the activities of Paradies Lagardère and HBF creates the third-largest operator in the North […]

WH Smith to double its international travel business with acquisition of US–based InMotion

British retailer WH Smith has announced the acquisition of US-based travel retailer InMotion for US$198m. The acquisition marks a significant step in WH Smith’s international travel growth strategy, says the company. InMotion is the largest airport-based digital accessories retailer in North America. Established in 1998, it operates a portfolio of 114 stores across 43 airports […]

Travel Markets Insider © 2019