TRIP Archive: 2013

Construction moves inside in January | Monday, December 23, 2013

Oh the places you will go - Right after you navigate the construction inside CHS. In January, passengers will see a lot more construction activity inside Charleston International Airport.

Robert Bahadur - "the nicest guy in the airport" | Monday, December 16, 2013

Robert Bahadur is known for many things – his smile, his outstanding singing ability and his professionalism as a customer service agent for Delta Air Lines in Charleston. He's also “the nicest guy in the airport.”

Where did the hard hat come from? | Monday, December 16, 2013

It's a fashion staple around CHS thanks to our construction project.

Fun new places to shop and eat | Monday, December 2, 2013

Some well-known national and South Carolina Lowcountry brands are coming to Charleston International Airport.

CHS United team welcomes first SC 787-8 | Monday, November 25, 2013

United Airlines in November added to its fleet its first Boeing South Carolina-produced 787-8, and Charleston International-based employees commemorated the event.

Concourse A checkpoint changing, Southwest office moving | Monday, November 18, 2013

Southwest’s baggage office is moving and Delta and United passengers flying from CHS will notice changes at the TSA checkpoint.

Energy systems getting major upgrade | Monday, November 11, 2013

It’s not the first, or even the last, thing you think about when you come into the airport. In fact, we take it for granted that the lights are on, there’s hot water in the restrooms and it’s cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Traffic detours coming soon to CHS | Monday, November 4, 2013

Oh the places you will go – right after you navigate the detour in front of the airport terminal. Starting in January 2014 the pick-up and drop-off lanes in front of the terminal building will be closing to accommodate our renovation.

Concourse B facelift is under way | Monday, November 4, 2013

Update Dec. 2, 2013: The noise will be loud and the terminal will shake around Concourse B for about four weeks beginning Dec. 2. Construction crews will drive concrete pilings that will provide support for the extension of Concourse B.

“My Name is Blue, JetBlue” | Monday, October 28, 2013

What’s in a name? For JetBlue airlines it’s all about the blue – from nose to tail fin.

Apron Expansion creates much needed space | Monday, October 21, 2013

The CHS terminal building is surrounded – by 543,600 square feet of new concrete. That’s equivalent to 12 ½ acres, or the size of 10 football fields.

Concourse B expansion takes flight | Monday, October 14, 2013

Some 25 years after it was first installed, the jet bridge at CHS’s Gate B3 was removed on Oct. 12. The dismantling was the first step in the expansion of Concourse B.

Get your rental car and go! | Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Your plane has landed. You have your bags. What is next? You need a vehicle to get you where you need to go on this vacation or business trip.

Baggage claim is getting a makeover | Tuesday, September 3, 2013

With 2.6 million passengers a year, CHS’s baggage handling system needs an update to keep up with the growth. With the exception of a few temporary walls, passengers won’t see the work as they make their way through the airport. It is all happening behind the scenes.

Coming in 2015: A world-class airport | Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Charleston International Airport – it’s the first and last impression that nearly 3 million people a year have of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Modern when it was built in 1985, the airport is about to undergo a renovation that will awe locals and tempt visitors to return again and again.

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