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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 04/06/2010 by Kristie VanAuken
2010 is shaping up to be a pretty darn good year. As we move into the second quarter, passenger traffic at CAK is up nearly 6 percent compared to last year. That's pretty exciting; since 2009 wasn't too shabby either (it was our second busiest year in history).
Why is CAK growing? Well, our airline partners-AirTran Airways, Delta Airlines, US Airways Express and Frontier Airlines- are adding new flights this spring and summer.
Here is the run...
Posted on 03/17/2010 by Kristie VanAuken
This has been an incredible week at CAK. We achieved two incredible milestones and it's only Wednesday! Let's start with the money. FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt made a special trip to CAK to present our Trustees and team with more than $16.6 million. Let's see, if I write it out the number is…$16,625,000. That's the largest one time grant we've ever received. Randy (he and I are on a first name basis now) was incredibly gracious, greeting everyone at the celebration and truly...
Posted on 02/25/2010 by Kristie VanAuken
Yesterday was a day to remember! Bob Konstand, Rick McQueen and I spent the day in Washington D.C. visiting elected officials who serve our airport extremely well. Along with dozens of quailty bonding moments, we had a delightful breakfast meeting with our DC counsel, visited four congressmen, one congresswoman, and one senator. We didn't have an agenda per se, instead we wanted to share the CAK success story with them and to thank them for their many efforts on our behalf.
We were thrilled that...
Posted on 02/04/2010 by Kristie VanAuken
We are blessed and determined at CAK. Despite the global economic meltdown, CAK held its own in 2009. Believe it or not, we had our second busiest year ever in 2009 welcoming nearly 1.45 million total customers.
On the air service front, we added two new destinations during the year-Washington D.C. Reagan National Airport (US) and Ft. Lauderdale (FL). We lost a frequency or two also, but that is pretty typical even in an exceptional year.
On the airfield side,...
Posted on 01/08/2010 by Kristie VanAuken
What does it feel like to have more fans than any other airport in the United States? Amazing! When we started the year, CAK had a Facebook group of about 700 people. We thought that was pretty darn good, but Brad Kleinman, director of education at Cleveland based Worksmart Integrated Marketing, convinced us to launch a fan page to replace our group. We weren't familiar with fan pages at the time, but Brad was pretty convincing.
"You can attract fans from a...