Tag Archives: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: ABIA

Lyn Estabrook, who is with the Planning & Engineering Department at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns to answer all of your questions about Austin’s airport. Listen in below to hear about how the…

Friday, April 26, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

Real estate leaders look for support for airport’s $4.5 billion expansion

By mid-2020, city officials are likely to begin seeing options for how to fund the $4.5 billion expansion at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that stakeholders say is needed to keep up with demand for the growing Central Texas market.There are no…

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by Audrey McGlinchy

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport plans expansion as air traffic soars

Take all the people who live in New York City. Multiply that by two, and you’ll get the number of passengers who are expected to travel through Austin’s airport this year: 16 million.That’s a lot.By 2040, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport staff…

Friday, December 15, 2017 by Jo Clifton

24 Diner, Parkside win airport contract

Despite the angst it expressed over not making a spot at the airport for longtime Austin restaurant Threadgill’s, City Council voted to award the contract for new airport restaurant concessions to HMSHost, the company whose bid included the 24 Diner…

Thursday, December 7, 2017 by Jo Clifton

Threadgill’s fighting for airport contract

A battle is brewing over airport restaurant concession contracts, and Threadgill’s is in the middle of the fight.Also in the middle of a contract fight is the local massage concession known as Knot Anymore, which has provided massage services at…

Monday, October 3, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Reporter’s Notebook: Butterflies but not rainbows

Hersh the homeowner… Pay enough attention to local politics, and you’ll eventually notice a collection of commonly repeated phrases and cliches: “There are many tools in the toolbox,” “We can’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good,” “That…

Thursday, February 12, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

For Council, Art is a $3 million word

Prompted by about $3.1 million worth of art-related contracts on today’s meeting agenda, City Council had a far-reaching discussion about art, spending and the local economy on Tuesday.Council Member Don Zimmerman referred to $3 million in contracts that would go…

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