Edrington celebrates heritage of ultra-premium Brugal rum with holiday pop-up at MIA  

Edrington Travel Retail Americas has created an immersive pop-up experience for Brugal rum that celebrates the heritage and quality of the renowned rum from the Dominican Republic. The activation is housed in Terminal D at Miami International Airport and it will run through the holiday season.  The month-long pop-up invites visitors to embark on a […]

Bacardi launches Rum Tales activation & new classification system at Miami Airport 

Bacardi Global Travel Retail is staging the debut of its new Rum Tales campaign on the main concourse of Terminal D at Miami International Airport Terminal. The innovative Digital Rum selector platform is running from October 20 and November 12, 2023.  The pop-up is designed as a 360-degree experience encouraging travelers to explore and engage […]

MIA to install largest rollout of biometric technology in the U.S.

Miami International Airport (MIA) is rolling out biometric boarding for international flights at more than 130 gates. Installation is expected to be fully completed in 2023. When finished, the project will be the largest implementation of biometric technology at any U.S. airport.  The system will use SITA’s Smart Path solution, which leverages NEC’s biometric identity […]

MIA ranked as America’s busiest international airport

Miami International Airport became the busiest U.S. gateway for international passengers while retaining its position as the busiest for international freight in 2021, according to preliminary 2021 airport rankings published in April by Airports Council International (ACI). MIA welcomed more than 13 million international passengers in 2021, moving it from 2nd place in 2020 to the top ranking […]

Cultural icons Montblanc and Spike Lee featured in new campaign at MIA

Montblanc has taken over Terminal D at Miami International Airport with banners celebrating the collaboration of Spike Lee and the Montblanc Meisterstück.      As one of the most original and respected storytellers of our generation, Montblanc says that director, producer, professor and writer Spike Lee has made his mark on culture by putting pen to paper, […]

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 […]

MIA traffic grows by nearly one million to reach some 46 million passengers in 2019

Miami International Airport reports that it served 45.9 million passengers in 2019, an increase of nearly one million passengers over its total in 2018, and turning in a record-setting year for both passenger and cargo traffic. This breaks down to 22.384 million international passengers and 23.541 million domestic. The airport is serving 10 million more […]

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 to close terminal over weekend in response to Federal government shutdown

The partial shutdown of the US Federal Government, now in its 23rd day, is having an impact on air travel in the nation. Workers have now missed their first paychecks. Miami International Airport, “as a precautionary measure due to uncertainties created by the lapse in federal government funding,” has instituted a number of “travel tips” to […]