Air Travel News
Briefs: ATL adds an Apple store; MIA has a new parking option
In airport news this week, travelers in Atlanta’s airport can now shop for Apple products; Park’N Fly opens a location at Miami International; and Kansas City plans a major construction project.
• Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport now has a place where passengers can purchase Apple products. The new retail outlet, owned by an authorized Apple reseller called iTravel, is located near Gate B-17. It has a full range of Apple products, including iPad tablets and MacBook Air laptops.
• Park ’N Fly (www.pnf.com), an operator of off-airport parking facilities, has opened its newest location near Miami International Airport, at 3901 NW 28th Street. It claims to offer “the only luxury indoor, full-valet airport parking facility in the area.“ Besides parking, Park ’N Fly also offers car washing service and a customer lounge with free Wi-Fi and a coffee bar. The company said it will soon offer dry cleaning services for customers as well.
• A new study conducted for the Kansas City Aviation Department is proposing a $1.2 billion reconstruction project that would consolidate the three existing passenger terminals at Kansas City International Airport into a single new building. The plan calls for the new mega-terminal to be built on the site of the existing Terminal A. The airport’s Terminal B would be demolished, and Terminal C would be leased out for offices.