Airports

City of Chicago selects firm to design new, state-of-the-art satellite concourses as part of historic $8.5 billion O’Hare 21 expansion

The City of Chicago last week selected architecture firm Skid-more, Owings & Merrill, LLP (SOM) to lead the design of two new satellite concourses at O’Hare International Airport – an integral part of the airport’s $8.5 billion Terminal Area Plan expansion. Following a competitive process, SOM was selected to design Satellite Concourse 1 and Satellite […]

LAWA announces organizational changes to support modernization program

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has appointed Justin Erbacci as Chief Operating Officer, effective Aug. 5. Erbacci succeeds Samson Mengistu, who is retiring after more than 25 years at LAWA. Erbacci, who has been with LAWA since July 2016, was most recently Chief Innovation and Commercial Strategy Officer and Deputy Executive Director, leading the Terminal Development and Improvement […]

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 […]

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