1998: New Good Neighbor Award
New Jersey Business and Industry Association
For Newark Airport International Air Cargo Center
Site Selection Magazine
- Cover Story
"The 2003 Global Infrastructure
..., the San Francisco Airport Commission has begun negotiations
with Airis Holdings LLC, Houston, to modernize and improve the West
Field Cargo Area at San Francisco International Airport.
The Aviation Week and Space Technology
DHL Worldwide opened a new sorting facility at its North American
hub near Cincinnati last month, a $213-million project in stride
with the latest trend in airport development.
"We've seen a sea change
in how capital investment is being made by airlines," said
Ron Factor, president and chief operating officer of Airis, a Los
Angeles company. "They are reserving cash for their primary
business--flying. We have played into that sea change by being infrastructure
providers of aviation-related services."
April 19, 1999
Atlanta Business Chronicle
"Firm finds air cargo niche"
"Our volume just dwarfs--just dwarfs--anyone else in this particular
business," said Airis President David C. Garrett III, whose father,
David C. Garrett Jr., is a former Delta Air Lines Inc. chairman
Airis' success at Newark led to more work. The Port Authority
awarded the company contracts to two sites at New York's John F.
Kennedy Airport, where it is developing a single-tenant facility
for Delta and a multitenant facility...
"They put together a fantastic project," said [Mario] Diaz, now
acting general manager at Hartsfield [Hartsfield Atlanta International
March 17, 1998
The Journal of Commerce
"Virgin Atlantic opens Newark cargo terminal"
The new cargo facility, capable of handling 747 freighters, represents
a big step forward in terms of enhancing Virgin Atlantic's ability to
meet the needs of forwarders and shippers, as well as other airlines.
The 60,000-square-foot facility gives Virgin Atlantic Airways five
times more cargo space than it previously had at Newark. It features
what Virgin claims is the largest dual-entry, cold storage unit at the
airport, along with three scissor lifts capable of handling upper-deck
equipment. The huge new terminal also houses Scandinavian Airlines
Systems and EVA Airways of Taiwan.
January 22, 1998
"Cargo facilities to support future loads. SAS opens facilities at Newark International Airport"
The IACC features a computer-supported freight-handling system that
moves the most delicate cargo hands-free, smoothly and safely through
large cool rooms. The system provides adequate climate control for
low-temperature storage and has seventeen loading docks equipped with a
special dock-lock safety system.
January 12, 1998
Journal of Commerce
"Keeping up with the times, SAS Cargo upgrades facilities"
The facility provides adequate climate control for commodities
requiring low temperature storage in an enclosed and secure terminal.
The consolidation of cargo operations will provide customers with fast,
efficient pickup and delivery.
January 9, 1998
"SAS Cargo to occupy state-of-the-art facility at Newark International Airport"
On January 10, SAS Cargo formally begins operations in a new,
completely enclosed and totally modern cargo facility at Newark
January 21, 1997
World Airport Week
"New Air Cargo Facility on Schedule at Newark International"
The $50 million International Air Cargo Center (IACC) is being
developed on 22 acres of land under a long-term lease arrangement with
the Airis Development Corporation.
December 10, 1996
Asbury Park Press
"Newark cargo facility may be finished early"
A private $50.1 million air cargo facility, which will increase
capacity at Newark International Airport by one-third, could be
completed ahead of the July 1998 projected opening.
December 10, 1996
Newark Star Ledger
"Cargo hub attracts more freight"
A new air cargo hub under construction at Newark International Airport
has caused such interest among airlines that officials announced that
groundbreaking on the second building in the complex will begin early
The Daily Breeze
"New Life for Flight Landmark: Restoration to bring return of classic Hangar 1 to LAX"
A $2 million restoration of the oldest building at the Los Angeles
International Airport will save from demolition a classic hangar that
has stood watch over more than 60 years of aviation history.
Airport Services Management
"New cargo facility built around historic hangar at LAX"
Restoration of the 1929-era building, now known as Hangar #1, will show
how adaptive reuse can turn an airport property liability into a
cultural and financial asset.