TRIP Archive: 2016

Mural tells story of Andre Michaux's botanical garden | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On property now occupied by Charleston International Airport there once stood a botanical garden where French Royal Botanist Andre Michaux exported plants, trees and shrubs to France and imported old world species that have become synonymous with the South.

Wheels down! Renovation comes in for landing | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

An unprecedented four-year project to transform South Carolina’s largest airport into a modern, sophisticated hub of air travel for its 3.5 million passengers and the greater Charleston community is now complete.

More ways to stay connected at CHS | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Where can I charge my phone? What time does that flight arrive. Questions often asked at the airport now answered in the CHS Fun Facts.

Thousands helped build a new CHS | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

More than 1,500 people from 300 companies helped rebuild and renovate Charleston International Airport over the four years of the Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program (TRIP).

People Behind TRIP: Jackie White | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

An opportunity to work on the terminal redevelopment turned one local transportation provider into the successful businesswoman she aspired to be.

Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill opens | Monday, September 19, 2016

The long-awaited Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill with a savory selection of “home cooked” meals is now open at Charleston International Airport.

Chamber's Beacon Award honors TRIP | Friday, September 16, 2016

The Charleston County Aviation Authority and the terminal renovation at Charleston International Airport were named the Beacon Award winner by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Photography adds Lowcountry warmth to security checkpoint | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Grand photographs by nature photographer Tom Blagden are now on display in the CHS security checkpoint, giving the bright, open space a Lowcountry touch of warmth.

Renovation earns Golden Pineapple | Friday, July 29, 2016

The Charleston County Aviation Authority is a 2016 recipient of the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Golden Pineapple Award.

Eddie Bauer store open for business | Friday, July 29, 2016

The Eddie Bauer brand exemplifies innovation, quality and an appreciation for the outdoors. It makes sense that the casual clothing retailer sets up shop in the Lowcountry, which attracts visitors by the millions to its beautiful beaches, coastal wildlife and meandering marshes.

Hudson Group opens Tech On The Go | Friday, July 22, 2016

On the heels of two new restaurants opening, a fifth new retail store opened today. Tech On The Go, a brand operated by Hudson Group, is an electronics and tech product store that caters to travelers.

Burger King, Caviar & Bananas come to CHS | Monday, July 18, 2016

It’s been a long time coming but two new places to eat are opening at CHS, which is getting all new bars and restaurants, several with Charleston connections.

Mobile ordering comes to CHS dining | Monday, June 6, 2016

Passengers can now order anything off participating restaurant menus from their mobile device, pay electronically, and pick up their order without waiting in long lines.

Alaska Airlines moves to B10 | Friday, May 27, 2016

Alaska Airlines moved to a new gate on Concourse B on May 25, marking the end of the airline boarding gate shuffle that has been a part of the Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program.

The final destination | Thursday, May 12, 2016

The airline shuffle continues on Concourse B. With the terminal redevelopment nearly complete, the airlines are now able to settle into their final destinations.

United Airlines moving to Gates B1 and B3 | Friday, April 29, 2016

Starting Tuesday, May 3, United Airlines will begin operating from its new home at Gates B1 and B3.  

Airport expands, CHS passengers break travel records | Thursday, April 14, 2016

As CHS is transformed into a modern airport facility, passengers continue to set records for travel. Again in 2015, we set a record for total passengers, continuing a five-year climb..

Signs of progress more visible | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

When first-time visitors walk into Charleston International they notice construction alongside a bright and open facility. What they don’t see is how far the terminal redevelopment has come. The question they ask is "when will it be done?"

Curbside demolition in final phase | Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Temporary lane closures for those dropping off and picking up passengers remain in effect as work to replace the center median in front of the CHS terminal makes quick progress.

Curbside work moves to phase 2 | Friday, February 12, 2016

Construction to replace the center median in front of the CHS terminal continues, moving to phase two.

Concourse A reno like night and day | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Delta Air Lines passengers who left Charleston last week and returned Monday night may have worried that they were in the wrong city when they got off the plane.

Information Desk moves to new home | Friday, January 22, 2016

The Information Desk is now open in its new location on the airport's concourse level. Stop in and say hi.

Lanes to close for construction | Friday, January 22, 2016

Construction in front of the airport will result in temporary lane closures for 10 weeks starting on Monday, January 25.

More coffee options coming to CHS | Wednesday, January 13, 2016

You gotta have it – coffee. In an airport under construction it has not always been easy to find a piping hot cup of joe. That has changed.

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