MIA

Americas: regional airports win ACI Health Accreditation

Boston Logan, Toronto, Miami lead the way in North America Airports in the U.S., Canada and Mexico are leading the rush to obtain ACI’s Airport Health Accreditation, which are designed to promote the harmonization of health measures and facilitate the recovery of aviation, with clear industry standards and good practices. Boston Logan International Airport, operated […]

Miami is biggest winner of Super Bowl 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs may have brought home the Vince Lombardi Trophy from the 2020 Super Bowl championship earlier this month, but the city of Miami could be considered the biggest winners, with some estimates saying the city could enjoy an economic impact of more than $500 million from hosting one of the biggest sports extravaganzas in […]

Bacardi and DFA create multi-sensory campaign at MIA, offer domestic travelers ability to purchase in a travel retail first

Bacardi Global Travel Retail and Duty Free Americas have partnered on a groundbreaking campaign at Miami International Airport featuring Bacardi rum cocktails, personalized gifting and photo opportunities.      In a travel retail first, international and domestic travelers can purchase Bacardi Superior, Bacardi Cuatro, Bacardi Ocho and Bacardi Diez from the space in Terminal D through January 3, 2020.      Domestic purchases are made via ReserveBar.com, and […]

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, […]

MIA names Lester Sola the new Aviation Director

Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has named Lester Sola as its new Director and Chief Executive Officer. Sola will oversee operations at Miami International Airport (MIA) and four general aviation (GA) airports throughout Miami-Dade County, which together generate $33.7 billion in business revenue and support more than 280,000 direct and indirect jobs. MIA itself handles more […]

MIA opens first U.S. passport clearance facility with facial recognition

On February 27, officials from the Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate Miami International Airport’s newly renovated Concourse E federal inspection facility for international arrivals. The facility is the first in the country completely dedicated to providing expedited passport screening via facial recognition technology, […]

Perrier-Jouët unveils art-inspired immersive digital pop-up at MIA

  Just in time for Miami’s famed Art Basel celebration, travelers at Miami International Airport will be able to discover Eden by Perrier-Jouët, an all-encompassing digital experience that introduces passengers to Perrier-Jouët’s Belle Epoque range of champagnes. The Art Nouveau-themed installation was officially opened on December 4 with a ribbon-cutting attended by Pernod Ricard executives […]

Miami-Dade overhauls airport concession process

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has taken over the leasing function from Miami Dade Airport Aviation Department, the authority that oversees concessions at Miami International Airport. In a memorandum issued to Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio Gonzalez on October 30, Mayor Gimenez said that he had decided to make “certain strategic changes in the operation of the landside […]

Flor de Caña volcano activation impacts millions at MIA

Flor de Caña stopped traffic at Miami International Airport this summer with an elegant, disruptive, 10-feet high display inspired by the San Cristobal Volcano in Nicaragua, the birthplace of Flor de Caña rums. The activation, which ran from July through Sept. 8, incorporated large screens that created an incredible visual mosaic showing lava, volcano explosions […]

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