TRIP Archive: 2014

Caviar & Bananas plans 2 airport shops | Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Caviar & Bananas is an upscale specialty gourmet market and cafĂ© that will open two locations in the airport in 2015 – in the central marketplace with expansive views of the airfield and near the entry to Concourse B. It is one of the new concessions that has ties to Charleston's culinary community.

JetBlue, United move to new ticket counters | Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Big changes are taking place in the Charleston International Airport ticketing hall – the first two airlines moved into new ticket counters.

New restaurants have Charleston ties | Friday, December 12, 2014

As part of our construction, Charleston International’s dining options will reach new culinary heights in the coming months. Several have Charleston connections already. In addition to new dining options, passengers will notice another big change. Click to read more.

Information Desk moves to bag claim | Thursday, November 6, 2014

The CHS Information Desk has moved to baggage claim. The move is temporary while new offices are built and while the front of the terminal is renovated.

People Behind TRIP: Charlie Bryant | Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Charlie Bryant walks into a room and a chorus rings out: “Chaaaaarlie! Yep-yep! Yep-yep!” Bryant responds in kind with his gravely baritone voice: “Yep-yep! How’s everybody kickin’s it? Yep-yep!’ ”A carpenter/finisher with Donley’s Concrete Group, Bryant is one of the people behind TRIP. 

Halfway to final approach | Thursday, August 28, 2014

By the calendar, the $189 million Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program (TRIP) is nearly halfway complete. It’s hard to tell from looking at terminal interior, though.

Gate B1 jet bridge arrives | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Three down and 12 more to go. Jet bridges, that is. This month the third of our 15 new jet bridges was installed at Gate B1

Ticketing Hall renovation begins | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Everyone loves musical ticket counters – oh, wait. Just us? We appreciate your patience as we prepare the Ticketing Hall for more renovation work.

Gangway! First new jet bridge arrives | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The first of 15 new aircraft jet bridges will be installed at Gate B2 at Charleston International Airport today.

Renovation tops out at CHS | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The new central hall dome was lifted onto the airport terminal roof in 'topping out' activities that are a construction tradition when the last brick, steel beam or piece of concrete has been placed in a construction project.

Local businesses benefit from TRIP | Thursday, June 26, 2014

Local businesses and firms owned by women and minorities are benefitting from the Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program, the $189 million renovation and construction project under way at Charleston International Airport.

CHS summer construction heating up | Monday, June 16, 2014

It’s going to be a busy summer at Charleston International Airport where big changes are happening in front of the terminal.

People Behind TRIP: Angela Dillworth | Thursday, May 29, 2014

You can’t go anywhere in the airport these days without crossing paths with a construction worker. Angela Dillworth knows nearly every one of them – where they work and by their name. 

CHS has fun, new places to eat | Friday, May 23, 2014

Exciting changes are coming to food and beverage concessions at Charleston International Airport. Several new restaurants will open alongside the perennial favorites Dunkin Donuts and the Samuel Adams Bar.

Topping out marks construction milestone | Thursday, May 1, 2014

It’s a time-honored tradition in construction to conduct a topping out ceremony when the last brick, steel beam or piece of concrete has been placed on a building.

Addition at Concourse A takes shape | Friday, April 25, 2014

CHS’ newest addition is now taking shape. This week, crews began hanging structural steel outside Concourse A.

Winglets: Fuel savers in disguise | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

You've probably noticed it - the wings on your plane tilt toward the sky. Cosmetic? Cool? Yes, in a way. But winglets serve a very important function on your flight. Find out what it is. 

Second baggage carousel opens | Thursday, April 3, 2014

Our new carousels are designed to handle whatever baggage you have. 

Demolition by night, renovation by day | Monday, March 24, 2014

At night when it is otherwise quiet inside the airport, construction crews are outside making a racket. We have the video to prove it.

New Rental Car Pavilion set to open March 19 | Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sleek. Modern. Bright. Open. Charleston. Those are the words used to describe the new Rental Car Pavilion, the first part of the airport renovation to be completed.

Canine team not deterred by construction | Thursday, March 6, 2014

The TSA dogs at CHS know every nook and cranny of the airport terminal. Even with all the construction going on around them, it's just another day at the airport.

Fly through security | Thursday, February 27, 2014

Walking through the airport might be a bit confusing because of our terminal renovation, but getting through security is now easier for some passengers.

Long-time airport employees ready for a new terminal | Friday, February 14, 2014

What will long-time airport employees miss least about the CHS terminal building after it is renovated? 

First of three new bag carousels opens | Tuesday, February 11, 2014

What’s shiny, runs in circles and carries a heavy load? The answer is in Baggage Claim.

Where's Southwest's lost bag office? | Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Southwest Airlines' new Baggage Service Office may be hard to find. Let's us show you the way.

Airport Ambassadors lend a hand | Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Construction got you turned around? One of our volunteer team of Airport Ambassadors can help get where you need to go and answer any questions you might have.

CHS welcomed nearly 3 million in 2013 | Tuesday, February 4, 2014

CHS is busier than ever and breaking records for passengers flying in and out of the South Carolina’s busiest airport.

Exterior demolition temporarily halted | Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Charleston County Aviation Authority today distributed to employees, tenants and the news media information about the recent discovery of asbestos-containing materials during demoliton on outside walls at Charleston International Airport.

Where's my ride? Tips to get you where you need to go | Friday, January 10, 2014

Driving in front of Charleston International Airport is a little confusing thanks to our construction. So here are some tips on navigating the four open lanes of traffic.

Traffic lanes in front of terminal closing Jan. 6 | Friday, January 3, 2014

At 4 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, four of the eight lanes of traffic in front of Charleston International Airport will close to accommodate the airport’s renovation and new construction. The lanes will remain closed for most of 2014. 

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