“Take Me Out to the Airport” — DFW International Airport Kicks Off Summer Travel Season With Baseball Theme, Family Fun


Holiday Helpers Take to the Terminals, Airport Debuts New Family – Friendly Play Areas & Announces Travel Forecast

WHAT: Record-breaking summer travel may mean long lines and frazzled families elsewhere – but not at DFW. The Airport debuts its Junior Flyer’s Club, a children’s play area in both Terminal B and C. In addition, DFW will discuss its summer travel forecast.

DFW’s Chief Operating Officer Kevin Cox will throw out the first pitch of the summer travel season. Cox will be joined by local mascots from the Texas Rangers, Dallas Rough Riders, Fort Worth Cats and Fort Worth Flyers.

DFW’s Holiday Helpers program will be in full force with employees and Airport Ambassadors distributing summer travel goodies to passengers with live entertainment throughout the Airport all day.

Prior to the news conference mascots will greet the U.S. Military’s Rest and Recuperation flight in International Terminal D. In addition, the Fort Worth Cats will be offering free tickets to returning soldiers for their May 31 home game.

WHEN/WHERE:

Thursday, May 25, 2006

International Terminal D

North Ticket Hall
5:30 to 8:00 a.m. – Live interviews & morning photo ops with live music and entertainers.

International Arrivals – Lower Level
8:50 a.m. – R&R flight arrives – Greeted by Holiday Helpers, live entertainment and local mascots.

Terminal C, Gate C-14 – Secure Side
10:30 a.m. News Conference

• All media must be at the Terminal C, Gate C-10 check point by 10:15 a.m. to enter security for the press conference. (Government-issued photo ID required)

WHO:
Jeff Fegan, CEO, DFW International Airport
Kevin Cox, Chief Operating Officer, DFW International Airport
Joe Lopano, Executive Vice President, DFW International Airport
Ken Capps, Vice President Public Affairs, DFW International Airport

PHOTO CREDIT: DFW International Airport

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