Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Six of 14 planned new shops have opened. In August, travel retailer the Hudson Group, won the airport’s retail concessions contract. Find out what other stores will open.
Round 1 of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport’s new retail shops are now open. Six Hudson Group stores have opened at the airport. In August, joint venture HG-St. Louis JV, which consists of Hudson Group, won the airport’s retail concessions contract, according to the airport's website.. The company took over operations February 1, and according to Lambert's website, plans to open 14 new shops in total. Remember you can like Maryland Heights Patch on Facebook. Don't forget to visit Twitter: @MarylandHtPatch, or signup for the Maryland Heights Patch newsletter here. There stores that opened include: Before the shops opened, Hudson Group's presence at the airport consisted of operating from existing locations or temporary kiosks. An …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Officials urge Thanksgiving travelers to come early and be prepared.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport officials said they expect a 10-15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the Thanksgiving holiday. In its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast, AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year. The biggest single travel day of the holiday weekend for Lambert is projected to be the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport are urging passengers traveling through the airport to show up early, be patient and prepared. Officials add that people picking up guests should consider parking away at designated lots. “The busy holiday travel season will mean more volume/…
Monday, November 19, 2012
Avoid having to throw out personal items or missing your flight due to a longer screening process at Lambert with these tips.
Thanksgiving is one of the most busiest travel times for U.S. airports, according to AAA. Lambert- St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) is no exception. In fact, Lambert expects to see a 10 to 15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the holiday. What will be the busiest day at the airport? Nov. 25, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Sundays are typically the busiest travel day of the week. Lambert, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the airlines have offered these travel tips to help make traveling easier during this busy time: • Arrive 90 minutes to 2 hours ahead of a scheduled flight. • Liquids must be in 3.4 ounce containers or less; put in quart size, clear, plastic zip-top bag. • TSA Pre✓ is …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Upload your own photos from last year's Good Friday Tornado.
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Friday, April 6, 2012
Residents of greater St. Louis will not soon forget Good Friday 2011 and Easter weekend. Here's a look back at some of the damage that was caused. Have your own photos or memories? Add your photos by clicking on the "Upload photos and videos" link at the top of this article. Leave your memories of the day by leaving a comment below.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Officials took media on a tour of Concourse C, the most heavily damaged section of the facility, on Saturday morning.
Pieces of broken glass littered passenger waiting areas Saturday at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport's Concourse C following a devastating storm. Numerous workers could be seen rebuilding during a media tour of the facility. During the tour, Mayor Francis Slay told St. Louis Patch he doesn't know the number of St. Louis City employees who had been dispatched to help in storm-ravaged parts of the county. But he said that the two governments are working together and that he has personally reached out to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley. The airport likely sustained millions of dollars in damage as a result of the storm, said Rich Bradley, president of the Board of Public Service of St. Louis City, during a news conference. …
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said the airport's Terminal One sustained the most damage.
St. Louis travelers have a bit of good news in light of Friday storms: Lambert Airport should operate at 70 percent capacity by Sunday. Officials said in a news conference Saturday morning that Terminal One sustained the most damage, while Terminal Two had limited damage. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said that he was stunned by the condition the airport was in last night but that airport employees have worked around the clock to get the airport running again. Slay said the airport should go to 100 percent capacity by the middle of the week. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley said no St. Louis County residents lost their lives. "It's simply a blessing," Dooley said. While no lives were lost, there were still injuries. Lambert Airport…