All posts in category Travels

Airport Welcome Mats Are Out

by Kevin M. Burke President and CEO ACI-NA Spring has finally arrived across most of North America, and with it, the opening of the travel season. At ACI-NA, we are marking National Travel and Tourism Week by highlighting some of the ways we work to improve the travel experience for millions of domestic and international […]

At The Gate and Ready To Go

My job here at ACI-NA is to help our member airports gain greater financial flexibility.

Creating Destination Airports

By Eli Rassi While most airports have traditionally focussed on efficiently moving passengers through the curb-to-plane experience, today some are working to make the airport a venue for conferences, art exhibits, community events, and even birthday parties. The final session at ACI-NA’s Annual Conference was geared towards how airports can increase non-aeronautical revenues while building […]

Here’s to the Guys and Gals in the White Hats

By Jane Calderwood ACI-NA President Greg Principato noted in his opening speech Monday morning that he’d probably never look at the red and white color scheme again without being reminded of the great White Hat Volunteers of Calgary.  Based on the applause this comment elicited, it’s clear the audience shared his sentiment. The highlight of […]

To App or Not? The Question Remains

By Tom Smith Airport apps.  They sound sexy and cool. An airport with its own app appears so cutting edge. But is an app the right strategy for your airport? The topic of airport apps and wayfinding was explored in the June Centerlines and at the recent Marketing and Communications Conference in Sacramento. At two-plus […]

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