San Diego International Airport projects honored by the American Public Works Association

SAN Also Wins Award for Planning SAN DIEGO, 2016-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Two key improvement projects at San Diego International Airport have been recognized by the American Public Works Association (APWA), San Diego/Imperial Chapter. The new Rental Car Center (RCC) and the North Side Utilities Storm Drain project each won “Project of the… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport unveils Point of Entry exhibition

Airport-wide display explores cultural and geographic complexities of borders SAN DIEGO, 2016-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport today unveiled Point of Entry; the airport Art Program’s 2016 temporary exhibition. The theme of this year’s exhibition was inspired by the geographic, cultural, and social intricacies of borders – both real and perceived. The… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport surpassed 20 million passengers in a single year

Growth attributed to improved economy and robust tourism industry SAN DIEGO, CA, 2016-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — January 25, 2016 – San Diego International Airport (SAN), for the first time in its 88-year history, has surpassed 20 million passengers in a single year. The 2015 total represents a 7 percent increase over 2014, according… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport hosted a dedication of Admiral Boland Way in honor of Rear Admiral Bruce Boland

The Airport Authority Honors Late Rear Admiral Bruce Boland with Dedication Ceremony  SAN DIEGO, 2015-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport hosted a dedication on Wednesday of Admiral Boland Way, on the north side of the airport, in honor of Rear Admiral Bruce Boland, a former Airport Authority Board member. Thella F. Bowens, President/CEO,… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport celebrated the opening of its first and only common-use lounge, Airspace Lounge

SAN DIEGO, 2015-2-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today officially marking the opening of Airspace Lounge, the first and only common-use lounge at San Diego International Airport (SAN). Located post-security in corridor between Terminal 2 East and Terminal 2 West, the lounge offers panoramic views of the airfield, comfortable seating areas,… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport: Virgin America to move its operations from Terminal 2 East to Terminal 2 West

SAN DIEGO, 2015-2-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Virgin America will move its operations from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport. Ticketing counters for Virgin America will be located between Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways. The airline will operate self-service… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport will host special Opportunity Awareness event to discuss business ventures with local businesses on January 28

SAN DIEGO, 2015-1-13 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport will host a special Opportunity Awareness event to discuss business ventures with the airport, rental car companies and the Rental Car Center’s third-party operator. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28 at the McMillin Companies Event… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport awarded $215 to construction contracts to local and small businesses as part of the construction of its Rental Car Center

SAN DIEGO, 2014-11-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As construction of the San Diego International Airport Rental Car Center nears its halfway mark, local businesses have been awarded construction contracts totaling $155 million and small businesses won a total of $60 million. Approximately 6,000 workers are employed on the project. To help achieve these numbers, airport staff… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new nonstop flights between San Diego International Airport and Kona, Hawaii

SEATTLE, 2014-10-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego International Airport and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly.  Alaska is offering an introductory fare of… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport’s Green Build expansion project earned Golden Watchdog Award from the San Diego County Taxpayers Association

SAN DIEGO, 2014-6-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Green Build expansion project at San Diego International Airport has earned the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority a Golden Watchdog Award from the San Diego County Taxpayers Association for efficient use of tax dollars. The Airport Authority received the award during the San Diego County Taxpayer Association’s… Read the full press release

16 new restaurants and shops opened at San Diego International Airport under airport’s Concession Development Program

New Concessions Including Craft Brews on 30th Street, Ryan Bros. Coffee and Gaslamp Marketplace Bring San Diego Flavor to Travelers SAN DIEGO, 2013-07-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sixteen new restaurants and shops have opened at San Diego International Airport (SDIA) over the past several months, bringing more and higher quality dining and shopping options to travelers. The openings… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport’s Green Build Terminal 2 West improvement program gives back to small and local businesses with millions in contract awards

Total of $415 Million Awarded to Local Businesses in Green Build Contracts SAN DIEGO, 2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — With the grand opening of San Diego International Airport’s Green Build Terminal 2 West improvement program just weeks away, the $1 billion project has upheld its commitment to providing business opportunities to local and small businesses, including women-… Read the full press release