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Free WiFi, free printing, a quiet place to free your mind and focus. Take advantage of our free Ohio Desk Business Center to hone that presentation and get the deal done!
Get your vitamin D
Sun, glorious sun! Good for your health, good for your spirits, and a good deal of the bright stuff is found throughout our open, airy, cheerful concourse!
Who needs peanuts? You have Amish Granola!
At the CAK Marketplace, you'll find all sorts of unique, locally
produced food and merchandise to bring along on your trip.
That's what you'll do through check-in and security, thanks to our shorter lines. (We get you
from car to gate 40% faster, in fact). My, oh, my, what a wonderful day!
Wanna go on a great trip? Follow Kristie's many quirky journeys and jaunts inside and outside of the airline industry.
Posted on 11/21/2011 by Kristie VanAuken
Gobble, gobble, gobble! Thanksgiving is truly my favorite time of year. I have so much for which to be grateful! Topping my list are family, healthy kids and faithful husband, incredible friends who support me, dynamic work, and the opportunity (really it’s a privilege) to give back to this incredible community.
All of us at Akron-Canton Airport are grateful to our Customers who continue to express their love for our low fares and a fantastic airport experience. So, back at’cha! Here are a...
Posted on 11/02/2011 by Kristie VanAuken
We unwittingly unleashed a firestorm last week.
So, here’s how the whole thing came down. We get word from LeBron James’ advance team that he has a personal flight from Akron-Canton Airport. Because he is a celebrity and a superstar, we wanted to welcome him. Akron is his hometown after all. So, CAK is his hometown airport. We feature all sorts of celebs on our Facebook wall because our fans find them interesting (and so do we!).
LeBron arrived in a black...
Posted on 09/19/2011 by Kristie VanAuken
Almost every group, business or organization that I know (with a shred of brand equity) has a website. The site often showcases features and benefits of the group or organization and may feature a retail/commerce/ merchant system to actually sell products. All good stuff really.
With our new website though, in our ever persistent quest to affirm our brand and engage with Customers, our goal was more holistic than benefits and commerce. It is about seamless integration of our brand voice.
A couple of...
Posted on 09/09/2011 by Kristie VanAuken
Social media is so red hot, right? Well, “red hot” may be a bit of an overstatement. SoMe was hot last year. Things change quickly in the communications biz particularly at airports. While many airports were formulating their social media procedures and policies, big brands busted into the space with their top notch campaigns and big budgets. Most of us eventually got into the game too, often dragging law departments and suspicious CEOs who were certain that there just...
Posted on 08/10/2011 by Kristie VanAuken
A couple of weeks ago, we had a dubious “first.” Our electrical utility vault flooded. Nearly five inches of rain poured down the night before overwhelming our multiple and redundant systems to prevent such an occurrence. Dang!
The crazy thing about crisis communications is that each scenario is completely different. We had no power (computers, chargers, internet connections- gone, poof!) and we had a potentially life threatening clean-up.
But we also had each other and a practiced system to react to...