All posts in category Travels

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 [...]

Terminal of the Future Opening in Vegas

By Annie Russo With about two months to go, Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas is well on its way to being ready for its first passengers at the end of June. While attending the ACI-NA Environmental and Ops Tech conference in Las Vegas last week, I had the opportunity to tour [...]

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