ORD Debuts T5’s New Look — Chicago O’Hare International Airport has unveiled its newly renovated international Terminal 5. The $26 million remodel to the 1993 T5 comes complete with 24 new retail shops and restaurants.
It includes new dining options, with Italian, Mexican and American cuisine plus restaurants like Wow Bao, Big Bowl, R.J. Grunts Burger & Fries and Urban Olive. In addition to the new 10,000-square-foot duty-free store, retailers include boutiques by Salvatore Ferragamo, Luxury Watches, Emporio Armani, Swatch and Chicago-based Vosges Haut-Chocolat.
Automated Passport Kiosks Are Coming to Atlanta International (ATL), has announced the purchase of 74 Automated Passport Control (APC) BorderXpress kiosks from the Vancouver Airport Authority. The innovative kiosk technology typically cuts passenger wait times in half.
ATL is the latest airport to deploy the kiosks, which are currently in use at international airports in Vancouver, Montreal, Chicago O’Hare and Midway, Seattle-Tacoma (SEA), and New York’s JFK - Terminals 1 and 4.
Visit atlanta-airport.com for details.
Shanghai’s Pudong Debuts 4D Cinema Experience — Shanghai Pudong International Airport has opened an eight at Terminal 2. The theatre will play a series of 10-minute mini movies in 3D, which will be enhanced by vibrations, wind, Visit shanghaipudongairport.com for details. BT