New Bermuda airport finally gets go-ahead

Feb 21 | Despite some opposition in the government and many hours of debate in the Senate, the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2017 and the Airport Redevelopment Concessions Act 2017 were both recently passed. more >>

New Bermuda airport finally gets go-ahead
 

Four new Paradies Lagardère stores provide diverse retail options for passengers

Feb 21 | Vancouver International Airport (YVR) together with Paradies Lagardère recently celebrated the grand opening of four retail stores: Lolë, Brooks Brothers, Coastal News and Sea to Sky Marketplace to domestic travelers in post security. more >>

Four new Paradies Lagardère stores provide diverse retail options for passengers
 

JFK Terminal 4 welcomes upscale retail offerings

Feb 21 | New York John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4 has opened three new offerings for travelers – Pandora, Brooks Brothers and Corsa Collections – in an expansive, elegant walkthrough retail space. more >>

JFK Terminal 4 welcomes upscale retail offerings
 

London Supply readies its duty free store in Argentina’s southern free zone

Feb 21 | London Supply is well along on construction of a new duty free retail complex in the Rio Gallegos free zone in southern Argentina’s Patagonia and a heightened focus on its successful “retailtainment” strategy at its store in the Puerto Iguazú free zone. more >>

London Supply readies its duty free store in Argentina’s southern free zone
 

Salt Lake City Airport bond sale funds airport reconstruction

Feb 14 | The Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) announced last week that it had sold off $1 billion in airport revenue bonds. Proceeds from the sale will go toward funding the airport’s $2.9 billion reconstruction program currently in progress. more >>

Salt Lake City Airport bond sale funds airport reconstruction
 

IAADFS announces sessions and speakers for 2017 education program

Feb 14 | The IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas has always been known as an important trade show for the industry in the western hemisphere, but now for its second year the association is also offering speakers and workshop sessions. more >>

IAADFS announces sessions and speakers for 2017 education program
 

United Airlines previews Terminal C at IAH

Feb 14 | United Airlines, George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston (IAH) recently previewed its new Terminal C in partnership with airport hospitality group OTG, which revealed a few of its new restaurants in the terminal. more >>

United Airlines previews Terminal C at IAH
 

Canadian duty free sales up 7.44% in 2016

Feb 14 | The year-end numbers in Canadian duty free were mostly positive, with land border and airport sales combined totaling $563 million in 2016, a 7.44% increase from 2015’s sales of $524 million. more >>

Canadian duty free sales up 7.44% in 2016
 

Julie Lassaigne promoted to ETRC Deputy Secretary General

Feb 13 | Julie Lassaigne, Head of Government and Industry Affairs at the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC), has been promoted to the position of Deputy Secretary General. more >>

Julie Lassaigne promoted to ETRC Deputy Secretary General
 

Giorgio Armani Beauty hosts first Chinese New Year event in the Americas

Feb 7 | Giorgio Armani Beauty is celebrating Chinese New Year for the first time in Americas travel retail stores. more >>

Giorgio Armani Beauty hosts first Chinese New Year event in the Americas
 

Mondelez World Travel Retail announces organizational changes

Feb 7 | Mondelez International is combining the leadership of its World Travel Retail, European Exports and Swiss domestic market businesses, with a number of organizational changes to reflect this move. more >>

Mondelez World Travel Retail announces organizational changes
 

Another strong year for air travel demand in 2016

Feb 3 | Global passenger traffic results for 2016 showed demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.3% compared to 2015 (or 6.0% if adjusted for the leap year), the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced. more >>

Another strong year for air travel demand in 2016
 

Travel Retail Consortium welcomes new officers

Feb 3 | The Travel Retail Consortium (TRC) has elected the new officers that will oversee the group for the next two years. more >>

Travel Retail Consortium welcomes new officers
 

Tampa International Airport showcases local flavors in new food court

Feb 3 | A new food court called The Eatery has opened at Tampa International Airport (TPA) as part of the airport’s concessions redevelopment program. more >>

Tampa International Airport showcases local flavors in new food court
 

Two new shops set to open at Cancun International Airport

Feb 3 | Travelers flying in or out of Cancun will have the opportunity to visit two new shops that are scheduled to open this month in the Terminal Three extension at the Cancun International Airport. more >>

Two new shops set to open at Cancun International Airport