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A [Jolly] Good Fellow

By Stephenie Brooks Since I was the one pushing to take pictures to capture Greg’s birthday gathering with the ACI-NA staff , the honor fell on me to write this blog post.  No seriously, it is a pleasure to have the opportunity to write a few words about Greg Principato, ACI-NA president, baseball enthusiast, dead-president [...]

The Future of Airport Concessions

Be sure to check your mailbox for the latest edition of Centerlines. December’s issue features a cover story on the future of airport concessions and how these programs have adapted to the challenging economy while taking advantage of new opportunities. It’s no shock to anyone that the struggling economy has affected airport operations—particularly in the [...]

Concession Sales on the Rise

Passenger traffic at airlines across the country may be down, but operators of airport concessions have some reason to be optimistic, according to new data released today by ACI-NA that show concession sales per passenger are on the rise. According to an ACI-NA analysis of data from the FAA Compliance Activity Tracking System, total nonaeronautical [...]

Bangor and The Way We Get By

By Jane Calderwood Bangor International Airport (BGR) in Bangor, Maine is known for many things. The former Dow Air Force Base is home to the Maine Air National Guards’ 101st Air Refueling Wing (the MAINEiacs).  It also serves as an alternate landing site for the Space Shuttle.  The Concord used to land there on occasion [...]

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