The Airport Group is the Airport and Infrastructure research, policy and development arm of
UNITE HERE, the labor union for airport food and beverage and retail workers.

We’re committed to raising the standards for quality airport concessions and in-flight catering services. 

Airmall Falls Short at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

July 2013

Our study finds that Airmall has not met the financial projections that it made and that its concessions program at CLE lags behind competitor airports on key performance indicators.

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UNITE HERE Airport Group working with ATL on Smooth Workforce Transition

February 2012

The Airport Group is working with ATL concessions workers and the city of Atlanta to make the upcoming workforce transition a success. Click here to learn more.

We bring together airport stakeholders to strengthen the airport’s role in the surrounding community.  Our policy initiatives are designed to mitigate risk and maximize revenues. 

The Airport Group has experience in all stages of concessions development. We have been involved with airport projects in several cities from coast to coast, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Newark, Cleveland, Minneapolis and Seattle.

The Airport Group is an up-to-date source for information about the airport services industry.  Our airport concessions library archives twenty years of airport concessions leases and RFPs, providing one of the most comprehensive collections of best practices in the industry. 

UNITE HERE represents 25,000 workers at 67 airports in the United States and Canada.

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