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Milwaukee’s Mitchell International airport report an increase in passenger traffic for the fifth consecutive month

Milwaukee’s Mitchell International airport report an increase in passenger traffic for the fifth consecutive month

The management team at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has reported yet another increase in passenger traffic for the month of June, making for the fifth consecutive month that the airport has shown an increase in passenger traffic. The number of passengers who passed through the Mitchell International Airport reached a total of 589,631,

Hampton Inn opens in downtown Chicago

Hampton Inn opens in downtown Chicago

Hilton Worldwide recently announced the opening of the 352-room Hampton Inn alongside a Homewood Suites project on at 160 E. Huron Street-A in Chicago’s Downtown region known locally as the Magnificent Mile. The Hampton Inn downtown Chicago is owned by Palm Beach, Florida-based Driftwood Hospitality Management, who will also manage the property. The 40-story development,

Fraport expands into US

Fraport expands into US

German airport operator Fraport has made their first move into the US- with the acquisition of the company which operates retail space at four leading US airports. Fraport have reportedly been long looking to expand its profitable retail operations into North America, and taken the first step by acquiring total ownership of AMU Holdings, owners


Business travel to the Asia Pacific region growing at a record pace

Business travel to the Asia Pacific region growing at a record pace

According to a newly released travel survey, business travel within the Asia Pacific region, particularly dominated by China, has now reached a level that it exceeds the rest of the world. The GBTA Foundation has forecast that expenditure on global business travel will surpass $1.18 trillion during 2014, making for a 6.9 percent increase over


Heathrow International airport report considerable increases in traffic for the first half of 2014

Heathrow International airport report considerable increases in traffic for the first half of 2014

Heathrow Airport, recognised as being the world’s busiest international airport, has recently returned their results for the first half of 2014, showing an increase in passenger traffic of 1.9%, to 35.1 million up from 34.4 million for the same last year. According to the figures, the increase in passenger traffic was largely driven by an

SAS introduces their new business class seat

SAS introduces their new business class seat

Scandinavian airline SAS has recently completed installing their new Business Sleeper seats, which will now become a standard feature on their fleet of Airbus A340 and A330 aircraft, operating between New York (Newark), Chicago, Seattle and Washington, D.C. and SAS’s principal hubs in Copenhagen and Stockholm. The new seats, developed by Irish design firm Thompson