Site Selection Magazine
The 2003 Global Infrastructure Report | September 2003

..., 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 Journal of Commerce
Virgin Atlantic opens Newark cargo terminal | March 17, 1998

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.

SAS Cargo to occupy state-of-the-art facility at Newark International Airport | January 9, 1998

On January 10, SAS Cargo formally begins operations in a new, completely enclosed and totally modern cargo facility at Newark International Airport.

Newark Star Ledger
Cargo hub attracts more freight | December 10, 1996

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 next year.

The Aviation Week and Space Technology
Big Kahunas | September 15, 2003

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."

Norway Times
Cargo facilities to support future loads. SAS opens facilities at Newark International Airport | January 22, 1998

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.

World Airport Week
New Air Cargo Facility on Schedule at Newark International| January 21, 1997

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.

The Daily Breeze
New Life for Flight Landmark: Restoration to bring return of classic Hangar 1 to LAX | January 1991

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.

Atlanta Business Chronicle
Firm finds air cargo niche | April 19, 1999

"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 and CEO.
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 Airport).

Journal of Commerce
Keeping up with the times, SAS Cargo upgrades facilities | January 12, 1998

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.

Asbury Park Press
Newark cargo facility may be finished early | December 10, 1996

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.

Airport Services Management
New cargo facility built around historic hangar at LAX | February 1990

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.