Airlines, airports gear up for cautious re-openings

A special TMI round-up compiled by Lois Pasternak   Airports and airlines in some major countries are getting ready to emerge from lockdown, even as the world reached the unimaginable milestone of 5 million confirmed cases this week. More than 328,000 people have died to date and the real number is likely much higher. The […]

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 […]

SFO breaks ground for Terminal 1 renovation

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, June 29, to celebrate the renovation of Terminal 1, the airport’s oldest passenger facility. The $2.4 billion project, slated to be completed in phases from 2016 to 2024, will create an interim Boarding Area B to accommodate continued passenger activity while an entirely new […]

Godiva, DFS team up to present exclusive 90th anniversary event with artist Oli-B at SFO and LAX

  As part of its 90th Anniversary celebration, Godiva Chocolatier is collaborating with DFS to mount a special event at San Francisco International Airport featuring the work of renowned Belgian artist/illustrator Oli-B. A similar event will be staged at Los Angeles Airport in August. Godiva, founded in Brussel, Belgium in 1926, is marking its 90th anniversary with a […]

SFO posts highest rate of international traffic growth in U.S.

Airport tops Department of Commerce report on international traffic for 2015   San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has reported the highest rate of international passenger traffic growth of any airport in the United States for 2015.  According to statistics released by the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, SFO posted a 9% increase in international […]

SFO serves record 50 million passengers in 2015

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) reached a new all-time passenger traffic record of 50 million annual passengers in 22015, capping six years of continuous traffic growth. Festivities commemorating the milestone were held for guests traveling through San Francisco International Airport at one of Virgin America’s gates in Terminal 2. “I join all Airport employees in celebrating this […]

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