Airports

18 U.S. airports using 3-D checkpoint tech

The Transportation Security Administration has now installed state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanners at 18 major U.S. airports. The new technology provides improved explosives detection capabilities at the checkpoint, and makes it a little easier for travelers at security. Passengers traveling through a lane with a CT will be permitted to leave laptops and other electronic […]

Miami International Airport reveals plans for a $5 billion expansion

Miami International Airport executives have revealed plans for a $5 billion Capital Improvement Project. Miami International Airport Director Lester Sola recently briefed the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Transportation and Finance Committee on a 15-year construction plan that could cost as much as $5 billion. The plan covers construction from next year through 2035. The new plan, […]

LAX launches digital marketplace

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in partnership with Unibail‐Rodamco‐Westfield (URW) Airports has unveiled a number of new digital services and the enhancement of the flyLAX. com website. These upgraded experience includes the ability to pre‐order food and shop online by viewing products and menus for numerous restaurants and retail stores at LAX. “LAX is proud to once again be at […]

Stellar Partners debuts first airport White House Black Market in BWI

  Stellar Partners, Inc. brings a new shopping experience to air passengers traveling through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport with the opening of the first airport location for White House Black Market, a Chico’s FAS, Inc. brand. Stellar and ACDBE partner Morgan Group Ventures, Inc. opened the well-known women’s clothing shop in Concourse A/B.      […]

3Sixty celebrates grand opening of the first 3Sixty Duty Free More store at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

  Among a bustling crowd of morning passengers last week, Miami-based duty free company 3Sixty unveiled its first rebranded airport store at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The 1200 sq. foot Charlotte store is the first physical implementation of the 3Sixty Duty Free & More brand after the launch last October, and features both store-front signage […]

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 […]

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