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Sign Up Now! News for Airport Employees A monthly publication produced by the Port of Portland for employees at Portland International Airport. The publication provides employees with news and information about airport programs and events, airport tenants and the airlines serving PDX.


March 2018
  • Providence Clinic Offers Car, Convenience at PDX
  • PSU Partnership Inspires 15 Years of Innovation
  • Multnomah Falls Gets LEGO Treatment
  • Lunar New Year Brings Lions, Dragon to Concourse C
  • Love at First Flight
February 2018
  • Kiosk Provides Early Taste of Future Brewpub
  • See the Future Today on Concourse E
  • Heart Month Provides Perfect Opportunity for CPR, AED Training
  • Escape Winter Weather with New Service to Mexico City, Maui
  • Take Our Airport Signage Survey
  • Airport Orchestra Makes Beautiful Music on Social Media
  • 7 Simple Shuttle Etiquette Tips

December 2017
  • Poblano Pepper Spices Up Clocktower Plaza
  • Your Feedback Needed: TriMet Proposes 24-Hour Transit Service
  • PDX Next Program Cleared for Takeoff
  • What's the best gift you've bought at PDX?
  • PDX Transforms Into Winter Wanderland
  • Spirit Announces New Detroit Service
  • 7 Simple Steps to Stay Safe in Winter Weather
November 2017
  • Soccer City USA + America's Best Airport
  • On Our walls: Art at PDX
  • Roadway Changes Improve Traveler Experience, Reduce Congestion
  • PDX Honored for Emissions Reduction
October 2017
  • PDX Police Go Pink in October
  • October Brings Increased Fees for Lost and Stolen Badges
  • Green Plate Pilot Program Serves Up Results
  • In Memorium: TSA Officer Marissa Frank
  • Fall Cleanup
September 2017
  • Celebrating America's Best Airport Employees
  • PDX Shines During Celestial Event
  • SSP America to Bring Two Renowned Breweries to PDX
  • Salt & Straw Creates Special PDX Flavor. . .and here's how you can taste it
August 2017
  • PDX Again Takes Home Title as America’s Best
  • Planning for the Future with PDXNext
  • Oregon Gears Up for Solar Eclipse
  • Local Favorite Tamale Boy Lands on Concourse D
  • PDX Embraces Iconic Clocktower with New Name for Oregon Market
July 2017
  • 3 Helpful Tips During This Summer Construction Season
  • 5 Fun Facts About Curtis Robinhold, the Port’s New Executive Director
  • It’s Shorts Season! Hollywood Theatre Begins Summer Program
  • Baby Hawk Gets Lift from PDX Wildlife Team
  • Good Samaritan Honored
  • 8 Things Carrie Brownstein of “Portlandia” Can’t Travel Without
  • Cleanup Crew Turns Up Trash and Treasure
June 2017
  • Tender Loving Empire Rocks Concourse D
  • Fried Chicken Bites Back at Cackalack's
  • PDX Team Gets Top Honor at ACI-NA Concessions Awards
  • 6 Tips for Communicating with People in Crisis
  • PDX Lifesavers Receive Special Thanks for Service
  • Alaska Welcomes Students for Aviation Day
  • Triennial Exercise Provides Opportunity for Practice
  • London Calling: PDX Creates New Connection Across the Pond
  • Veoci Replaces PASSUR at PDX
May 2017
  • New Carts Emphasize Cuisine on Many Cultures
  • Tender Loving Empire Hits Right Notes at PDX
  • Spread the Word! Parking Shuttle App Now Includes Employee parking Lot
  • 5 handy Tips for Biking to the Airport
  • PDX Triennial Emergency Exercise Heads to terminal
  • Prize Wheel Rolls Out to PDX May 8-13
  • PDX Team Takes Home Airport Revenue News Honors
  • Sort it and Win Continues Through June
April 2017
  • Serving Up Success: Annual Banquet Honors Airport Superstars
  • Customer Connection Annual Banquet Superstar Recipients
  • Durable Dishes Land at PDX Food Carts
  • Fun in the Sun Awaits Travelers in Orlando
  • PDX Pirates Plunge for a Good Cause
  • Bike Path and Parking Changes Ahead
  • On Our Walls: Art@PDX
  • Volunteers Needed: Play a Role in PDX Emergency Exercise
  • Food Waste: Sort It and Win!
March 2017
  • PDX Concessionaires Lead Fight Against Food Waste
  • PDX Gets Reel with Hollywood Theatre Opening
  • Free Speech at PDX Gets Clarification
  • PHC Northwest Gets New Look, New Name
  • Did you know?
  • Customer Compliments
  • Children with Autism Practice Traveling at PDX
  • Employee Parking Office Makes Move to Mezzanine
  • Upcoming Events
January/February 2017
  • Latest Passenger Amenity has Kids Jumping for Joy
  • Customer Compliments
  • Foodies Rejoice! New, Remodeled Concessions Take Flight at PDX
  • Did you know?
  • PDX Team Honored with TSA Partnership Award
  • K-9 Officer Remembered for Powerful Nose, Personal Bond


December 2016
  • New, Remodeled Concessions Land at PDX
  • We Asked, You Answered: What’s your best gift purchased at PDX?
  • Rogue Ales PDX Honors Outstanding Employee
  • Customer Compliments
  • London Calling: PDX Celebrates New Delta Route
  • A Newark State of Mind
  • Did you know?
  • Cathay Pacific Launches Freighter Service to PDX
  • Upcoming Events
November 2016
  • New exit lanes enhance security, customer experience
  • We Asked, You Answered: What's your most memorable PDX moment?
  • PenAir Restores Klamath Falls Service
  • Peet's Coffee & Tea Now Open in Baggage Claim
  • Celebrating Customer Service…with Prizes!
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX is Perfect Match for Bone Marrow Drive
  • Did you know?
  • Upcoming Events
October 2016
  • Flight Mural Brings Whimsy, Imagination to Concourse A
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX VIPS and Entertainers Honored
  • We Asked, You Answered: What's your favorite PDX memory?
  • cc McKenzie Goes Pink for Breast Cancer
  • Oregon Film History on Display at PDX
  • ATMs Move to New Locations
  • Ice Cream Social Celebrates HSS Contributions
  • PDX Runway Run Races to Photo Finish
  • Fall Cleanup
September 2016
  • PDX Runway Run Takes Flight Sept. 24
  • Pet Relief Area Opens Post-Security
  • We Asked, You Answered: What's the strangest thing you've seen at PDX?
  • Concourse C Heats Up with Portland Roasting
  • Traffic Alert: Road Closure Coming to NE Cornfoot Road
  • Airlines Approve Terminal Balancing Project and Concourse E Extension
  • PDX Celebrates 4-Peat with Parties, Contest
  • Honors Keep Rolling in for Outstanding Airport
  • Donuts, Tamales and Local Gifts Heading to Terminal
  • Citizens Learn from Airport Police Experts
August 2016
  • It's a Four-Peat: PDX Again Takes Travel + Leisure Honor
  • We Asked, You Answered: What's your favorite airport art?
  • Cathay Pacific Announces Direct Air Cargo Service to Asia
  • "Fix-it Guy" Extraordinaire Retires After More Than a Decade at PDX
  • Your Help Needed: Take the PDX Bicycle Survey
  • New Coffee Concessions Bring Energy, Espresso to PDX
  • Seahawks Head to PDX USO for Visit With Local Troops
  • Flybys
  • PDX Welcomes Multilingual Students for Career-Focused Tour
  • Upcoming Events
July 2016
  • Access PDX: What You Need To Know
  • Fingerprint Reader Tips
  • Temporary TSA Pre✓® Application Center Returns
  • Firefighters Train Travelers in CPR
  • Sun Country Shines at PDX
  • Fueling Station, Restaurants Arriving at New PDX Travel Center
  • PDX Carpet Honored for Environmental Achievements
  • Did you know?
  • Customer Compliments
  • Upcoming Events
June 2016
  • PDX Opens Lactation Rooms for Traveling Moms
  • PenAir Creates New California Connections
  • Special Swag Celebrates Port's 125th
  • We Asked, You Answered: What's your favorite airport snack?
  • Concessions Job Fair Connects People, PDX
  • New Facility Helps Rental Cars Return to the Road
  • PDX Runway Run: Your Questions Answered
  • Did you know?
  • Customer Compliments
  • Upcoming Events
May 2016
  • New Food Carts Join PDX Arrivals
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Kids Get Career Exposure
  • Job Fair Brings New Opportunities to PDX
  • We Asked, You Answered: What Inspires You to Bike to Work?
  • Get Your Recycling Ready: "Sort It and Win" Is Back!
  • Earth Day "Trashion" Unveiled
  • Did you know?
  • Spring Cleanup
  • Upcoming Events
April 2016
  • Annual Banquet Recognizes PDX Superstars
  • Customer Compliments
  • Just the Facts:PDX VIPS and Entertainers
  • Runway Ready: PDX Welcomes Earth Day “Trashion”
  • Get to Know Abby Carey, Concessions Development Manager
  • MOD Pizza Steps Up to the Plate
  • Taking the Plunge
  • Breaking Ground
  • Bring Your Child to Work Day 2016
  • Upcoming Events
March 2016
  • Colorful Multimedia Timeline Graces North Tunnel
  • Customer Compliments
  • Alaska Airlines Hits a Midwest Trifecta
  • Discounted TriMet Passes Coming Soon
  • Earhart Honored by FAA for Dedication to Aviation
  • We Asked, You Answered: What Surprised You About Working at the Airport?
  • Did You Know?
  • Upcoming Events
  • Coming Attractions: Mini-Movie Theater Heads to PDX
  • On Our Walls: Art@PDX
January/February 2016
  • International Arrivals Hall Provides Warm, Dry Welcome
  • Heels up: Run a 6K on the PDX Runway!
  • Customer Compliments: Star-Wars Style Saga Unfolds at PDX
  • Flybys
  • Did you know?
  • Upcoming Events
  • More Coffee, Gourmet Markets and Unique Shops Coming to PDX
  • Labor Pool Connects Current Employees with New Positions
  • We Asked, You Answered: What are you looking forward to in 2016?
  • Special Events, Special Guests and Special Olympics

December 2015
  • Holidays Take Flight at PDX
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: What’s great about working at PDX during the holidays?
  • Did you know?
  • On Our Walls: Art @ PDX
  • Close the Door, Win a Gift Card
  • New food cart, fall cleanup and TSA commendation
November 2015
  • FAA inspection nets PDX perfect marks
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: What's your best PDX gift idea?
  • Flybys
  • Did you know?
  • Birthdays, banquets, Boyle and early boarding
  • Fall Cleanup
October 2015
  • PDX at 75: From riverbank to international acclaim
  • Humble beginnings
  • Growing, growing, growing...
  • Disasters strike
  • Dignitaries, celebrities and crooks
  • Join the celebration
September 2015
  • Share your PDXmoments and win
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • Customer Compliments
  • Flybys
  • Did you know?
  • Upcoming events
  • Emergency preparedness tips for PDX
  • A PDX Carpet piano and new power stations
  • PDX Workplace Initiative keeps moving forward
August 2015
  • A day in the life of America's best airport
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered:What makes PDX America's Best Airport?
  • Hissho Sushi rolls into PDX
  • Flybys
  • Upcoming events
  • Familiar face moves into police chief role
  • On Our Walls: Art PDX
  • Seaport Celebration
July 2015
  • Inaugural flights take off at PDX
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: Where are you traveling this summer?
  • Flybys
  • Upcoming events
  • New fire chief brings expertise, enthusiasm to role
  • Did you know?
  • A parade, a party and a (near) perfect water arch
June 2015
  • Jobs@PDX website now open for business
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: Where would you fly out of PDX?
  • Automated Passport Control kiosks arrive at PDX
  • Compost correctly and win prizes!
  • Flybys
  • Upcoming events
  • Celebration, conservation and education
May 2015
  • New concessions land at PDX
  • Customer Compliments
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: What inspired you to volunteer at PDX?
  • On Our Walls: Art PDX
  • Employee Rebadging: What you need to know
  • Did you know?
  • Goats make unusual business partners at PDX
  • Special flights honor WWII veterans for service
  • Upcoming events
April 2015
  • Spring showers PDX with new concessions
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: What would you do with a piece of PDX carpet?
  • Congratulations, House Spirits!
  • PDX leads the way for carbon accounting
  • Flybys
  • Seedlings take root at PDX
  • Employee Parking: What you need to know
  • Bring Your Child To Work Day 2015
  • Upcoming events
March 2015
  • Serving up the best: Make the Connection annual recognition banquet
  • PDX Ambassador of the Month
  • We Asked, You Answered: What are your top security tips for airort employees?
  • #PDXCarpetFest coming soon
  • Customer Compliments
  • Flybys
  • Reflections on retirement: Chiefs Callicotte and Klahn on what they'll miss most about PDX
  • PDX Workplace Initiative: What you need to know
  • PDX by the numbers
  • Upcoming events
January/February 2015
  • From carpet removal to terminal balancing: What's PDXNext?
  • PDX ambassador of the month
  • On our walls: Art@PDX
  • We asked, you answered: Best advice for someone new to PDX?
  • Own a piece of history
  • PDX by the numbers
  • Making our airport autism-friendly
  • PDX Carpet goes Rogue
  • Editor's note: A funny thing happened in the elevator
  • Upcoming events

December 2014
  • Getting cuckoo between concourses
  • PDX ranks among most satisfying airports
  • PDX concessions hold job fair
  • Updated PDX bike and pedestrian plan now available
  • Ice sculpture wows passengers
  • Snowball Express gives the gift of holiday cheer to children
  • Police raise $65,000 for Special Olympics
  • Flybys
November 2014
  • Alaska commemorates inaugural flight to Puerto Vallarta
  • Gearing up for a busy holiday season
  • Much Love and a little Whisky
  • New truck joins PDX fire department
  • Collaboration yields huge water savings
  • Improved landing page for mobile users
  • Flybys
October 2014
  • Volaris celebrates inaugural flight
  • Icelandair begins new service from Portland in 2015
  • Food carts rolling into PDX
  • Hanjin welcomed as new tenant in the PDX Air Trans Center
  • Record breaking summer - 4.7 million served
  • PDX helps bring Airport Carbon Accreditation to North America
  • PDX volunteers thanked for "throwing back"
September 2014
  • PDX welcomes Condor Airlines in 2015
  • USO Northwest Portland Center celebrates 1000th visitor
  • Expecting the unexpected: PDX offers fresh farm food for on-the-go travelers
  • Carpet Diem! New artwork installation at PDX
  • PDX does its part for 2014 MLS All-Star Game
  • Did you know?
  • Honoring a legacy: Molly McRoberts bids farewell to PDX
  • Flybys
August 2014
  • Trekkers and travelers: tweet your feet
  • Mexico's Volaris joins PDX
  • Delta launches PDX-Seattle flights
  • Alaska Airlines announces Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta flights
  • PDX welcomes athletes for 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships
  • PDXNext introduces suite of improvements to airport
  • Flybys
July 2014
  • Top honors: PDX once again named No. 1
  • Tour de Frappuccino
  • Two airlines celebrate 20 years at PDX
  • Spread the word: USO Center now open
  • PDX police teach new scent to K9 partners
  • Flybys
June 2014
  • Welcome Burgerville!
  • 10-year agreement approved
  • New airline managers on board
  • Summer brings new flight options
  • Drill focuses on emergency response
  • Delta Tokyo celebrates 10 years
  • Sizzling summer souvenirs for sale
  • Flybys
May 2014
  • Burgerville raises funds for PDX USO Center
  • Plant, pedal and paddel
  • Sisters light up restaurant
  • Emergency exercise slated for May 15
  • PDX installs high efficiency bulbs
  • James W. Earl's Window Seat debuts at PDX
  • Career fair at PDX
April 2014
  • Concessions Manager Honored by ARN
  • Parking garage rates increase
  • Concessions redevelopment underway
  • Elegant bamboo on display
  • Roadway work begins soon
  • Emergency exercise slated for next month
  • Flybys
March 2014
  • Concessions Manager Honored by ARN
  • Parking garage rates increase
  • Concessions redevelopment underway
  • Elegant bamboo on display
  • Roadway work begins soon
  • Emergency exercise slated for next month
  • Flybys
PDXaminer February 2014
February 2014
  • PDX breaks passenger record
  • Trees thinned along Airport Way
  • Upcycling pallets at PDX
  • Tunes for travelers
  • A star among us
  • Cupid on point at PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer January 2014
January 2014
  • A shave for awareness
  • Flight delay notifications benefit passengers, concessionaires
  • Employees credited for best airport award
  • US Airways Charlotte service goes year-round
  • Southwest Airlines launches San Diego, Baltimore, Houston
  • Dig in with Friends of Trees
  • Customer facility charge supports PDX rental car projects
  • TSA's Team Oregon announces award winners
  • Flybys

PDXaminer December 2013
December 2013
  • PDX employees in the holiday spirit
  • Burgerville to locate on Concourse D
  • Airport earns green award
  • "Boring" weather not so bad
  • New carpet design unveiled at PDX
  • PDX operations vehicles getting a new look
  • PDX shuttle bus drivers: Anything but ordinary
  • Flybys
PDXaminer November 2013
November 2013
  • Ronald McDonald visits PDX
  • Join the celebration; PDX wins best airport award
  • A very important 20 years
  • Asiana consolidates in Seattle
  • TSA Pre✓™ expands to D/E checkpoint
  • Alaska Airlines launches Reno, Tuscon nonstops
  • Alaska named most fuel-efficient
  • It's a wrap at PDX
  • 30-year anniversary exhibit debuts at PDX
  • Customer Service Champions
  • Flybys
PDXaminer October 2013
October 2013
  • Summer Travel: It's in the record book
  • Delta debuts LAX; Detroit goes year-round
  • McDonald's joins PDX for first time
  • Help design Burgerville's airport outlet
  • Last of 10 shops opens on Concourse C
  • USO center in the works
  • LSG Sky Chefs know no limits
  • Beefing up shuttle bus fleet at PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer September 2013
September 2013
  • The three Lundeens
  • PDX Tree Obstruction Removal Project begins this month
  • PDX welcomes House Spirits Distillery
  • New nonstop flights now at PDX
  • Help save a life, know where AEDs are located at PDX
  • TSA Pre✓™ expands to international travelers
  • Customer Service Champions
  • Beaches inspires young readers with ham and eggs
  • Flybys
PDXaminer August 2013
August 2013
  • Juvenile hawk spurs nest intervention
  • That's the spirit, Southwest
  • Calling all runners, walkers
  • Spotlight on energy efficiency
  • Alaska Airlines plans Tucson, Reno nonstops
  • Virgin America triples San Francisco service
  • Three reasons to work at PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer July 2013
July 2013
  • Collectors make big haul for environment
  • Seats offer comfort for overseas passengers
  • Asiana Cargo named global leader
  • New carpet arrives at PDX, testing underway
  • They're ready to travel!
  • Happy anniversary!
  • Seasonal service lightens load for travelers
  • Flybys
PDXaminer June 2013
June 2013
  • 200-plus options offered at new tequila grill
  • Rose Festival Court at PDX
  • Eight reasons to make a splash at PDX
  • PDX forecasts busiest summer ever
  • Delta PDX-Amsterdam service marks fifth anniversary
  • Runway repairs finish early
  • Jeff Rude, ramp lead, United Airlines
PDXaminer May 2013
May 2013
  • Burgerville's next destination — PDX
  • Global Entry enrollment now at PDX
  • Runway work continues
  • Award highlights airline's sustainable practices
  • Air Canada increases Calgary service
  • He works here, too
  • Cyclist says...
  • Night work "tops" for PHC employee
  • Miss Ann says good-bye
  • Flybys
PDXaminer April 2013
April 2013
  • Automated Parking Guidance expanding
  • Carpet testing begins at PDX
  • Exceptional customer service lauded
  • American launches daily nonstops to Windy City
  • United’s PDX-Cleveland rocks
  • On cue to handle any circumstance
  • Liquid collection diverts tons from landfill
  • Twitter at PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer March 2013
March 2013
  • Dance reflects airline employee's spirit, culture
  • PDX welcomes Global Entry travelers
  • Starbucks opens on Concourse C
  • Fairbanks’ endless summer nights on Alaska
  • PDX store is "all things Oregon"
  • Airport donates food to local residents
  • TSA employees honored for recovery work
  • Emergency 101
  • PDX Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
  • Flybys
PDXaminer February 2013
February 2013
  • Oregon Air National Guard continues mission at PDX
  • McDonald's opens at PDX
  • Parking guidance construction begins
  • NextGen minimize noise, lower emissions
  • South Airfield work planned
  • Reporting crime at PDX
  • Tree thinning on tap this month

PDXaminer December 2012
December 2012
  • Holiday travel nears record levels
  • Wanted: stocking stuffers
  • Snowball Express brings levity to local kids
  • TSA employees, Port police, Oregon airport authority recognized
  • Customer service appreciation
  • A gift of storage for veterans
  • Holiday entertainment at PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer November 2012
November 2012
  • Portland Airport Fire and Rescue celebrate half century
  • Treats for Troops a big hit
  • Vehicles plug in at PDX
  • PDX's finest featured in art exhibit
  • PDX showcases Industry & Art
  • Survey results show significant progress
  • Pre✓a plus for flight crews
  • Flybys
PDXaminer October 2012
October 2012
  • What a summer!
  • Airline staff reunite passenger with memorabilia
  • Asiana Cargo celebrates one-year mark
  • Long-term parking garage rate increase
  • "Is that PDX?" Airport popular place for filmmakers
  • Deicing facility tours enlighten public
  • Meridian's Mobile App powers indoor navigation at PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer September 2012
September 2012
  • Alaska Airlines inaugurates PDX-DCA
  • PDX welcomes new concessions
  • Construction projects continue into early fall
  • SeaPort Airlines moves to new location
  • Nonstop service to SoCal in mid-fall lineup
  • Get a polish at PDX
  • Digiboo provides movies on-the-go
  • Life in the fast lane
PDXaminer August 2012
August 2012
  • TSA evolves with security changes, updates
  • Oregon Market welcomes Pendleton
  • "Tales of an Unknown Aviator" on display
  • Below the wing
  • Three PDX restaurants named best bets
  • Fennern turns in her pinwheel cart
PDXaminer July 2012
July 2012
  • PDX bustling with summer activity
  • Remedies for summertime rush
  • Spirit Airlines new flight service to DFW
  • Airport Community Advisory Committee meeting quarterly
  • Let Parking Estimator do the math
  • Alaska Airlines highest in satisfaction
  • Celebrate Oregon's 25th annual air show
  • PDX earns Eco-Partneship award
  • PDX: The airport that never sleeps
  • Flybys
PDXaminer June 2012
June 2012
  • Virgin America arrives at PDX
  • Alaska Airlines PDX-Washington National route approved
  • PDX welcomes new Pendleton store to Oregon Market
  • Public storage returns to PDX
  • PDX Friend Connector makes visiting Facebook friends a snap
  • PDX cools down as temperature heats up this summer
  • ATS handles passengers and cargo with care
PDXaminer May 2012
May 2012
  • New airlines, new nonstop routes greet PDX travelers
  • PDX Beaches, Nike, Port awarded
  • PDX Offers TSA Pre✓
  • Emergency ops guide available
  • Spring cleanup minimizes waste
  • Careers and conversations a big hit
PDXaminer April 2012
April 2012
  • Alaska Airlines seeks Washington National route
  • PDX airfield projects start this spring
  • Flying Elephants Deli, HMS Host make strides in waste reduction
  • Off-site but linked in: Volunteers join the virtual world
  • In Our Element: PDX features eight NW sculptors
  • Age is only a number to Ardis Ward
  • Flybys
PDXaminer March 2012
March 2012
  • A round of applause for PDX employees
  • Frontier launches PDX-Colorado Springs nonstop service
  • Big move on a Saturday night
  • New Soundbalance makes waves at PDX
  • Keeping tabs on airport's moving maze
  • New canine team joins TSA program
  • Flybys
PDXaminer February 2012
February 2012
  • PDX employees support local communities
  • Airport, airlines win awards
  • PDX supports Google's efforts to map indoors
  • SeaPort Airlines announces service to Yakima, Wenatchee
  • Alaska Airlines expands service at PDX
  • Behind the scenes: airport operations at PDX
  • Legendary cartoon artist showcases at PDX
  • Flybys

PDXaminer December 2011
December 2011
  • Schreiber leaves PDX with pride, gratitude
  • PDX flights test biofuel
  • TSA Team Oregon receives national recognition
  • New sculpture unveiled at Cascade Station
  • Rental car operations expand, improve customer experience
  • Fly with PDX on Twitter
  • PDX, Starbucks find a recyclable solution to coffee cup conundrum
PDXaminer November 2011
November 2011
  • PDX launches Thanks Again Rewards Program
  • Show your spirit, as Holidays Take Flight at PDX
  • Enhanced security screening to arrive at PDX
  • PDX and partners win 2011 ACI-NA environmental award
  • Mushrooms galore!
  • Deicing system testing begins
  • South Runway celebration
  • Families fly for fun at PDX
PDXaminer October 2011
October 2011
  • October marks reopening of south runway
  • Asiana Cargo is wheels up at PDX
  • Bleachers reduce carbon footprint, bring life to Nike PDX
  • PDX bids farewell to Flightcraft; embraces Atlantic Aviation
  • 9-11 events
  • Portland prodigy films at airport
  • K.A. Colorado artwork featured in north ticket lobby
  • Flybys
PDXaminer September 2011
September 2011
  • 9/11 events bring decade of change
  • CTX machines removed as baggage handling system goes on-line
  • Airport MAX: 10 years, 10 million rides
  • Laurelwood ranks among world's top 10
  • Landscaping supports airport's sustainability goals
  • ALPA names PDX airport of the year
  • Police praised for fund-raising successes
PDXaminer August 2011
August 2011
  • New look for news and gift on the horizon
  • Alaska Airlines, Port of Portland participate in groundbreaking study
  • Barbers IPAD giveaway
  • Volunteer steps up to train fellow VIPs
  • Congratulations to the 2nd quarter 2011 customer service champions
  • New reporting system on-line soon
  • Aloft Hotel named one of the world's greenest
  • Helicopters shipped to Middle East from PDX
  • Flybys
PDXaminer July 2011
July 2011
  • Asiana Cargo connects PDX & Asia
  • Spirit Airlines launches Las Vegas nonstop service, Sept. 22
  • American Airlines celebrates 30 years at PDX
  • JetBlue launches seasonal nonstop linking PDX and Boston
  • Alaska Airlines adds summer service to Billings and Missoula, Mont.
  • Bag screening project close to completion
  • To Japan with goodwill
  • Unusual aviators create a buzz on airfield
  • Meet Molly
  • Deicing program looks to winter 2012
  • Flybys
PDXaminer June 2011
June 2011
  • Clock Tower "regulars" serve up favorite foods
  • Summer Splash 2011: JetBlue drawing celebrates Boston nonstop
  • Art in the airport: New display catches attention on Concourse E
  • Port of Portland headquarters building goes platinum
  • Airport employees care about customer service
  • Did You Know (About PDX)?
  • Coffee company reduces carbon footprint
  • 2011 Triennial Airport Emergency Preparedness Exercise: 300 participate in PDX drill
  • Flybys
PDXaminer May 2011
May 2011
  • PDX monitors evolving situation in Japan
  • Deicing enhancements taking shape
  • “That Others May Live:” A Pararescueman’s Motto
  • Alaska adds seasonal nonstops to Montana
  • FedEx, Empire Cargo reduce noise for PDX neighbors
  • Port invites airport employees’ kids to Take Your Child to Work Day career fair
  • JetBlue’s Kristen Dutra – a snapshot of her day
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner Awards
PDXaminer April 2011
April 2011
  • PDX monitors evolving situation in Japan
  • Deicing enhancements taking shape
  • “That Others May Live:” A Pararescueman’s Motto
  • Alaska adds seasonal nonstops to Montana
  • FedEx, Empire Cargo reduce noise for PDX neighbors
  • Port invites airport employees’ kids to Take Your Child to Work Day career fair
  • JetBlue’s Kristen Dutra – a snapshot of her day
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner Awards
PDXaminer March 2011
March 2011
  • Customer service superstars shine at inaugural banquet
  • Home stretch for runway work
  • Travel Oregon getaway offered in Spring Fling drawing
  • PDX, Hawaiian and Alaska applauded for on-line performance
  • Aloft Portland Hotel named one of trendiest...in the world!
  • JetBlue adds nonstop to Boston
  • Shoppers, take note: PDX in good company
  • PDX police officers take Polar Plunge for good cause
PDXaminer February 2011
January-February 2011
  • Made in Oregon grows with PDX
  • TSA Oregon and Portland International Airport receive national recognition
  • PDX exceeds 13 million passengers in 2010
  • Pander Brothers thriller – filmed at PDX – due out this year
  • Congratulations to the 4th Quarter 2010 Customer Service Champions
  • Behind the scenes at PDX – the care and feeding of … yes, worms
  • The Dragontree celebrates a year on Concourse C
  • Alaska celebrates partnership with Portland Timbers soccer team

PDXaminer December 2010
December 2010
  • System enhances bag screening capacity, flexibility, security
  • Airport sparkles with holiday celebration; Air Canada gives away free trip
  • Airport celebrates "Best U.S. Airport" award
  • Teams build foundation for working together in emergencies
  • Teamwork and training save a life at PDX
  • PDX serves as classroom for cleaning - and much more
  • First Condé Nast...and now Zagat says PDX is No. 1
  • Smoking at the airport? Know the rules, regs and locations
PDXaminer November 2010
November 2010
  • System enhances bag screening capacity, flexibility, security
  • Airport sparkles with holiday celebration; Air Canada gives away free trip
  • Airport celebrates "Best U.S. Airport" award
  • Teams build foundation for working together in emergencies
  • Teamwork and training save a life at PDX
  • TSA staff moves to terminal
  • Airport briefs Oregon Consular Corps
  • Air Force One touches down at PDX
PDXaminer October 2010
October 2010
  • PDX earns "Best U.S. Airport" title - again!
  • Two-years of work on north runway wrap up in October
  • Chair massage to the rescue
  • Airline leaders meet local stakeholders
  • United employees, retirees honor victims of Sept. 11
  • 3-D high tech and the work of McMenamins artists - now showing
  • PDX thanks its volunteers
PDXaminer September 2010
September 2010
  • PDX installs auto-start moving walkways - first in U.S.
  • Policymakers begin bicycle tour of PDX
  • Two new concessions to tempt travelers
  • Miss Oregon at PDX
  • Behind the scenes at the airport's own utility plant
  • New airport police officer
  • Summertime regatta
PDXaminer August 2010
August 2010
  • Look for the spinning barber pole
  • PDX shippers meet new air cargo screening requirement
  • Travelers treated to live fashion show
  • Horizon Air honors its Portland employees
  • Airline/airport negotiations: A primer
  • Many airport employees ride to work on two wheels
  • Initiative promotes aviation biofuel
PDXaminer July 2010
July 2010
  • Oregon Consular Corps and city of Portland honor Delta Air Lines
  • Airport recommends turning off those idling engines
  • Bike assembly just got easier
  • Who knew? Oregon snowboarding is huge ... in the summer!
  • Find the Port on Facebook
  • TSA shows its spirit in Rose Festival Parade
  • Summer Splash sparkles at PDX
PDXaminer June 2010
June 2010
  • Baggage team celebrates injury-free year
  • Surf's up! Beaches Restaurant and Bar opens in Oregon Market
  • Horizon garners award for recycling
  • Tips for summer travel: How to have a stress-free airport experience
  • Flightcraft: Airport neighbor with a specialized clientele
  • Harrier jets awe aircraft aficionados
  • Partnership completes solar panel project
PDXaminer May 2010
May 2010
  • Port of Portland employees move to new headquarters
  • Alaska/Horizon kick off Rose Festival
  • Bangladeshi officials visit PDX
  • Solutions for stress: Alaska's nonstops to Hawaii
  • Aloft Hotel offers free loaner bikes to guests
  • New airport K-9 team patrols PDX: Say hello to Coco
  • Couple ties the knot at PDX
PDXaminer April 2010
April 2010
  • The garage is open, and it's a hit!
  • Airport neighbors informed about runway work, Phase 2
  • Made in Oregon introduces third airport store
  • Flying Elephants minimizes waste in a big way
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner Awards
  • Port police hope to top previous Tip-A-Cop efforts
  • New art exhibits grace PDX: Junk, Funk and Photos
  • Did You Know (About PDX)?
PDXaminer March 2010
March 2010
  • Good news: Toronto, Anchorage nonstops added at PDX
  • PHC recycles damaged luggage to help foster kids
  • Continental Airlines adds prize to 2010 Spring Fling
  • Rewards, recognition in play now for airport employees
  • Alaska Airlines rallies for Apolo
  • Port K9 team makes magazine cover
  • The Dragontree opens on Concourse C
  • Beaches and Barbers coming soon to Oregon Market
PDXaminer January-February 2010
January-February 2010
  • Employee mantra at PDX: "Our Favorite Connection is You"
  • TSA Team Oregon recognized at national awards ceremony
  • Oregon Lottery opens on C Concourse
  • Alaska Airlines, Make-A-Wish and Mickey charm kids at PDX
  • Employees, travelers participate in bus shelter recycling
  • PDX rises to the top again
  • Doors - ramps, actually - to new garage opening in March

PDXaminer December 2009
December 2009
  • Holidays Take Flight at PDX; drawing features Alaska Airlines
  • Exploring Oregon just got easier: welcome center opens at PDX
  • Oregon Market boasts new deli and remodeled shops
  • New monitors give arrival, departure information – and more
  • Waste Not: Logo urges smaller environmental footprint
  • Airport tenant volunteers take a walk for safety’s sake
PDXaminer November 2009
November 2009
  • Escape to Dragontree Spa, coming soon to Concourse C
  • Annual VIP luncheon honors airport volunteers
  • Port supports Oregon Air National Guard request
  • Alaska Airlines Cargo: A to Z
  • Airport says “Thanks!” to HSS
  • PDX prepares for H1N1
  • Condé Nast award goes to Reagan; PDX a VERY close second
PDXaminer October 2009
October 2009
  • FAA: Keeping watch over the PDX airspace
  • Read PDXaminer online: Save a tree; win a gift card!
  • deVries leaves sound of music at PDX
  • Fall concessions update – it’s all good
  • Summer work on north runway wraps up
  • You’ve got mail!
  • PDX firefighter lauded at training academy
PDXaminer September 2009
September 2009
  • Faculty from Iraqi universities visit PDX
  • Momentum builds to “knock the socks off” PDX passengers
  • Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop to Chicago
  • Miss Oregon and Legos exhibit photos
  • Airport Neighborhood Update
  • Reminder of road construction near PDX
PDXaminer August 2009
August 2009
  • International air service landscape evolves at PDX
  • Ramp can feel like a pancake griddle when it’s 106 degrees
  • A tip of the hat to PDX airlines … and a celebration of flight!
  • Two events signal summer at PDX
  • Passion for safety and security runs in the family
  • TSA “Good Samaritan” recognized for quick-thinking action
  • Positive role models help kids learn to trust
  • PDXaminer subscribers: You could win a gift card!

PDXaminer July 2009
July 2009
  • Watch for Beaches and Elephants Deli, coming to PDX
  • Oregon Air Guard and Alaska Airlines honored for green efforts
  • Award recognizes multiple recycling successes
  • Summer Splash 2009: Music, events, promotions, prize drawing
  • Delegation helps celebrate Air Canada service to Calgary
  • Airport employees make lasting impressions on travelers
  • Campaign spotlights importance of PDX airlines
  • Heads up for road and traffic improvement projects near PDX
PDXaminer June 2009
June 2009
  • PDX salutes men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Thinking ahead to winter and deicing at PDX
  • TSA puts new twist on an off-site meeting
  • Don’t even think about landing here!
  • “Port of Portland; how can I help you?”
  • Did You Know (About PDX)?
  • Subscribe online and enter to win $20 gift card
PDXaminer May 2009
May 2009
  • PDX employees share the pain of recession
  • Steve Schreiber returns as aviation director at PDX
  • Now Showing! Digital movie downloads via Movie Booth
  • PDX firefighters conquer tallest building west of the Mississippi
  • An airport gem: The Columbia River Exhibit
  • Some parking rates change at PDX
  • Building a Better PDX
  • PDXaminer drawing: Lucky winners every month!
PDXaminer April 2009
April 2009
  • Raising the bar for airport customer service
  • PDXaminer subscribers: You could win a gift card!
  • Capers Café sports new look, adds sit-down table service
  • PDX touts its waste minimization program
  • PDX wildlife team receives leadership award
  • Employees, customers, environment benefit from new buses
  • Air National Guard medic looks after his squadron
PDXaminer March 2009
March 2009
  • Aviation director Mary Maxwell bids farewell to PDX
  • Airport welcomes new fire chief
  • Air Canada ticket giveaway highlights Spring Fling
  • Alaska Airlines adds nonstop to Paradise (code for “Maui”)
  • Phil Klahn honored with Brian Pugh award
  • Runway extension project cleared for takeoff
  • There’s still time to enter and win – Be a Local Super Hero!
  • Subscribe to online PDXaminer and win!
PDXaminer February 2009
February 2009
  • TSA Team Oregon receives multiple honors
  • New kid on the block: cc McKenzie Shoes & Apparel
  • Be a Local Super Hero - fly overseas in a single bound!
  • Alaska Airlines donates unused airline food
  • Sculptures grace E Concourse exhibit case
  • New security services firm on duty now at PDX
  • Deicing is a year-round project
PDXaminer January 2009
January 2009
  • As the song goes, “The weather outside is frightful …”
  • American Airlines gives to military families via Snowball Express
  • PDX looks at adding solar panel system

PDXaminer December 2008
December 2008
  • Columbia “unzips the vest” and throws open its doors at PDX
  • PDX named one of America’s healthiest airports
  • Volunteers add luster to customer service at PDX
  • PDX leads the way with beverage collection stations
  • Smoking ban could be just what the doctor ordered
  • Airport employees thanked at Condé Nast celebrations
  • Building a Better PDX
PDXaminer November 2008
November 2008
  • Military units work and train close by
  • Holidays Take Flight at PDX; JetBlue gives away tickets
  • Horizon Air welcomes fleet of Q400s; bids farewell to Q200s
  • Airport employees featured in Oregon Market promotion
  • A new work of art wings its way into PDX
  • Waterfowl yell "water foul" at PDX
  • K9 Dane was a loyal PDX employee
  • An amazing sight at PDX
  • Three guesses where this airplane is headed
PDXaminer October 2008
October 2008
  • FAA: Keeping watch over the PDX airspace
  • Read PDXaminer online: Save a tree; win a gift card!
  • deVries leaves sound of music at PDX
  • Fall concessions update – it’s all good
  • Summer work on north runway wraps up
  • You’ve got mail!
  • PDX firefighter lauded at training academy
PDXaminer September 2008
September 2008
  • Oregon Market celebrates 20th anniversary
  • United employee wins laptop in PDXaminer drawing
  • PDX is triple crown winner, according to international travel magazine
  • Take a Peek at Our Green Side
  • New airport neighbor – ummm, smells like good coffee!
  • “Cool and hip” new hotel opens near PDX
  • MAX safety is a priority for Port police
PDXaminer August 2008
August 2008
  • First-ever PDX Air Fair educates, entertains
  • Only in Oregon: At PDX, visitors help sort the trash
  • Show takes you back to a time when gas was 27 cents a gallon
  • World-class throw center opens near PDX
  • Smarte Carte employees save the day for a traveler
  • Firefighters rescue five from sailboat
  • DJ’s delivers in many ways
PDXaminer July 2008
July 2008
  • 4.3 million passengers expected at PDX this summer
  • Sign up for PDXaminer by Aug. 10 and enter drawing for laptop
  • Airlines reducing waste, promoting recycling
  • Powell’s on D has fresh look
  • Noise levels reduced, thanks to ground run-up enclosure
  • See something? Say something . . . and win awards
  • 5 Cool Works of Art at PDX
  • Discover the PDX Air Fair!
PDXaminer June 2008
June 2008
  • Arrivals area spruced up for international passengers
  • EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!
  • Concourse C welcomes Big Town Hero and Baskin-Robbins
  • Columbia Sportswear store coming to Oregon Market
  • TSA enhances customer service, adds family lane
  • Horizon, Delta, Sandoval’s win environmental awards
  • PDX practices for major emergency
  • 10 Environmentally Cool Things About PDX
PDXaminer May 2008
May 2008
  • Deep within the terminal: Work begins on bag screening project
  • Read PDXaminer on your new laptop computer
  • Airport welcomes new customer relations manager
  • Outside magazine picks PDX
  • When international dignitaries visit PDX: a protocol primer
  • Compost giveaway at the airport? Yes, you heard that right.
  • Great rides, works of art: bikes on display at PDX
  • Building a better PDX
PDXaminer April 2008
April 2008
  • Nonstop to the Netherlands – a first for PDX
  • Laurelwood pub brings good food, good cheer to Concourse E
  • One year later - shipping stations are a huge hit
  • PDX concessions win national award
  • Coffee People reopens
  • PDX uses laser beam to move birds away from airfield
  • Powered by the Sun – Nike Store at PDX
  • Building a better PDX
PDXaminer March 2008
March 2008
  • Lufthansa and PDX celebrate five years together
  • It’s spring; it must be Spring Fling!
  • PDX firefighters race up 69 floors for good cause
  • Horizon Air teams up with Portland Community College
  • Recycling expands to the parking garage
  • Air cargo businesses applaud road improvement
  • Know how to get assistance in the employee parking lot
PDXaminer February 2008
February 2008
  • Team helps find solutions to aircraft noise
  • Four Horizon Air jets painted to honor Northwest universities
  • New graphics tout uniqueness of PDX concessions
  • PDX sets new record and adds important amenities in 2007
  • Aviation – Then and Now
  • New machine enhances security, speeds bag screening
  • Did you know (about PDX)?
  • Many new tenants open doors at Cascade Station
  • Building a better PDX
PDXaminer January 2008
January 2008
  • Airport operations enhances staffing
  • New path connects PDX to Marine Drive trail
  • Shakespeare Stout and Dead Guy Ale arrive at PDX
  • We park. You fly. (And you get free travel miles.)
  • PDX Web site wins top award
  • Airport tenants work together to improve safety
  • Check out new photos on PDX shuttle buses
  • Building a Better PDX

PDXaminer December 2007
December 2007
  • The Lufthansa march: an enduring image at PDX
  • Employees celebrate PDX designation as Best U.S. Airport
  • Airport tenants reuse and recycle
  • PDX named “Airport of the Year” by TSA
  • Phil Carrell’s career at Flightcraft spans half a century
  • Did You Know (About PDX)?
  • Building a Better PDX
PDXaminer November 2007
November 2007
  • Land of tulips, windmills just a nonstop flight away from PDX
  • Gold Key Valet launched at PDX; it's a hit
  • Oregon’s preparedness put to the test
  • Caper's Café serves up Oregon mushrooms, including a real whopper
  • Oregon Aviation Hall of Honor taps Jim Church
  • Merchants, entertainers spark the holiday spirit at PDX
  • Volunteers' skill, loyalty, dedication, hard work recognized
PDXaminer October 2007
October 2007
  • Portland footwear cluster flies high with PDX
  • Condé Nast Traveler magazine names PDX top U.S. airport – again!
  • Be an extra set of eyes for security – and earn an award
  • Port of Portland's deicing outreach program merits recognition
  • VIPR operation enhances security at PDX
  • Building a Better PDX
  • Airport employee news posted in bus shelters
PDXaminer September 2007
September 2007
  • PDX offers more nonstop choices than ever
  • North lobby and Concourse D looking sharp as major remodel continues
  • Joggers do a double-take: Flamingos alongside Portland's waterfront?!
  • Gold Key Valet gives travelers a new parking option
  • Building a Better PDX
  • Alderwood Corporate Center: PDX neighbor
PDXaminer August 2007
August 2007
  • Governor Victor G. Atiyeh International Concourse dedicated at PDX
  • New truck adds clout to fire department fleet
  • Vintage Alaska Airlines’ uniforms delight PDX customers
  • Work begins on new hotel - aloft Portland - in Cascade Station
  • Horizon Air announces new nonstop service to Santa Rosa
  • Under the Canopy
  • Building a Better PDX: A Construction Update
PDXaminer July 2007
July 2007
  • Southwest Airlines earns environmental award
  • Cascade Station takes shape near PDX
  • Traffic advisory for IKEA grand opening
  • Port joins 2007 Rose Festival centennial celebration
  • Look for the green light for easy garage parking
  • Suzanne Miller leaves lasting footprint at PDX
  • Checkpoint drills improve PDX security
  • Did You Know (About PDX)?
PDXaminer June 2007
June 2007
  • Hawaiian scores best in airline quality rating
  • Air China Cargo increases service at PDX
  • Aria opens in Oregon Market
  • Boeing leases hangars at PDX
  • Realistic scenarios prepare police for airport emergencies
  • Major construction projects at PDX will add convenience, comfort, security
  • PDX deicing system enhancements selected
PDXaminer May 2007
May 2007
  • Port of Portland headquarters moves to PDX in 2010
  • Alaska Airlines celebrates anniversary in multiples of 75
  • Mexicana schedules new nonstop from PDX to Mexico City
  • Portland reaches out once again to New Orleans
  • Upper roadway operating under new guidelines
  • Earth Day sparks innovative events at PDX
  • PDX employees are watching like HAWKS
PDXaminer April 2007
April 2007
  • Horizon wins FAA safety award - eighth year running
  • A dynamic airport – PDX - brings inevitable construction
  • Coming your way: Changes to airport concessions
  • First-ever nonstop from PDX to Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Former ILWU leader confirmed as newest member of Port Commission
  • Airport Futures: Charting a Course for PDX
  • TSA hosts largest PDX promotion ceremony to date
  • Alphabet soup: sorting out the aviation acronyms
PDXaminer March 2007
March 2007
  • Spring Break means toe-tapping music throughout the airport
  • March also means events, sales and a Delta Air Lines ticket drawing
  • The show must go on!
  • Horizon Air takes 2007 world title
  • Airport volunteers lauded for excellence in customer service
  • Elementary school kids learn about PDX at science fair
  • A hero, indeed
  • PDX sets all-time passenger record in 2006
PDXaminer February 2007
February 2007
  • Now it's easier than ever to get to Bean Town, Disney World, Big Apple
  • New system allows travelers to quickly ship prohibited items
  • Concessions choices keep expanding for employees and travelers
  • Concourse A construction will yield new rest rooms and larger seating area
  • Rotating art exhibits grace Concourses A and E
  • Discover art treasures throughout the airport
  • Tuesdays with Morey (Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, too)
PDXaminer January 2007
January 2007
  • Airport reflects on proud history of police department
  • TSA issues new security requirements for badge holders at PDX
  • Coming soon to north terminal: fresh look and new food choices
  • Hawaiian Airlines welcomes new employees
  • Learn more, share your views on key PDX projects
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air expand service at PDX
  • Easy way to pay at all PDX parking lots

PDXaminer December 2006
December 2006
  • Alaska launches nonstop to Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta
  • Additional K-9 team, CCTVs enhance security
  • Celebration honors all airport employees as PDX named “Best ” in U.S.
  • New passport requirement begins Jan. 23
  • TSA bids fond farewell to their ‘King of Customer Service’
  • Scholarship opportunity for students pursuing aviation careers
  • Firefighters honored for courageous rescue
PDXaminer November 2006
November 2006
  • A labor of love . . . and a thousand stitches
  • Mexicana and Big Sky name new general managers at PDX
  • Randy Miller first recipient of Port Compass Award
  • Cell phone waiting area opens for the holidays
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Horizon, United help expand successful PDX food waste diversion program
  • The “Mother of Mexican Cuisine” enjoys a taste of Oregon
  • Behind the barricades: Big changes to PDX concessions
  • Holidays Take Flight
PDXaminer October 2006
October 2006
  • PDX draws travelers – and airport employees – to www.flypdx.com
  • Condé Nast Traveler magazine names PDX “Best U.S. Airport”
  • Northwest Airlines introduces new general manager
  • Chief Elmore leads PDX fire department
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Local hiring pays off for TSA and PDX
  • Fewer smoking areas will help many breathe easier
  • On location at PDX: cameras love the action
PDXaminer September 2006
September 2006
  • Portland International Airport reflects on five-year anniversary of Sept. 11
  • TSA remembers 9/11 and recommits to security mission
  • PDX K-9 unit passes test with perfect score
  • Hawaiian Airlines names new station manager
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • An Island of Calm in the Airport: The PDX Conference Center
  • JetBlue’s “Blue Betty” rolls into town
  • Lufthansa expands winter schedule
PDXaminer August 2006
August 2006
  • New parking structure could also house Port headquarters
  • Employees rise to the occasion as summer travel numbers peak
  • Horizon Air and American Airlines celebrate milestones
  • Brookstone remodels and adds second location
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Port welcomes Standard Parking as new manager of airport lots
  • Finding that elusive parking spot will be a snap!
  • Oh, for the life of a VIP...
  • Airlines expand service at PDX
PDXaminer July 2006
July 2006
  • Red Hawks (PDX’s next door neighbors) simulate major war event
  • New technology gives Alaska Airlines pinpoint landing precision
  • Check out weekend service to Big Sky country
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Checkpoint changes enhance security, customer service
  • Newest PDX recycling effort could become model for all airports
  • Knowing “The Seven Signs” keeps PDX safer
PDXaminer June 2006
June 2006
  • Employees motor to work on new state-of-the-art buses
  • Denver International Airport seeks advice from PDX
  • Summer promotion events jazz up terminal
  • Citizens speak up about cargo feeder flights
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Airport employees pound the pavement on bike and pedestrian path
  • Photos: Teamwork, Strange Screenings, Twelve Accident Free Years
  • Taxiway improvements shuffle some gates
  • TSA’s “Culture of Safety” campaign gets thumbs up from employees
PDXaminer May 2006
May 2006
  • Airport employees enhance their understanding of Korean travelers
  • Hop a nonstop to Philly on new US Airways 951
  • PDX businesses lauded for environmental excellence
  • Port and Mexicana Airlines introduce colonial Mexico
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Recycling effort tackles heavy cargo pallets
  • Airlines, police, Port staff and TSA officials review PDX security issues
  • Ground Transportation Office keeps terminal roadways open for business
  • TSA swears in new group of part-time officers
PDXaminer April 2006
April 2006
  • Port selects new additions to award-winning lineup of shops and restaurants
  • TSA and Port reconfigure security checkpoints to enhance safety, efficiency
  • PDX restaurants and shops garner “best in nation” awards
  • Two new managers join Port of Portland staff
  • Port solicits public comment on proposed cargo feeder flight changes
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Transportation Security Administration introduces some new faces to PDX
  • PDX boasts common use system for airlines at ticket counters and gates
  • “82nd Avenue of Roses” campaign seeks rosier drive for airport motorists
  • The Portland Trail Blazers invite PDX employees
PDXaminer March 2006
March 2006
  • Parking garage overnight rate increase aims to free up short-term spaces
  • Behind-the-scenes baggage screening enhancements to simplify check-in
  • Korean Air celebrates 10th anniversary serving Portland market
  • Horizon Air to launch nonstop service to Reno in April
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • TSA’s Mike Irwin discusses PDX security successes, changes and goals
  • Port discovers surprisingly simple way to deter geese from PDX
  • Port employees test water-saving device in airport offices
PDXaminer February 2006
February 2006
  • Two Port initiatives aim to ease parking congestion, space hunting
  • PDX celebrates busiest year ever with 13.9 million travelers in 2005
  • Sheraton at PDX prepares to unveil new, modern interior design
  • Sandoval’s Fresh Mexican Grill C-West location boasts colorful, new decor
  • The Paradies Shops raises $40,000 for breast cancer research
  • Oregon Governor honors Lufthansa with “International Service Award”
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • New airport key and lock program to rollout this month
PDXaminer January 2006
January 2006
  • Peaking cargo volumes indicate a strengthening economy
  • FAA to propose operational changes for cargo feeder aircraft
  • New Quizno’s tantalizing taste buds with oven-toasted subs
  • Energy savings opportunity setting off light bulbs for concessionaires
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • TSA changes prohibited items list, begins enhanced security screening procedure
  • Port of Portland names Mark Crosby chief public safety office
  • Spacious new VIP Center offers airport volunteers room to grow
  • Safety at PDX as easy as A-E-D

PDXaminer December 2005
December 2005
  • PDX ends year on a high(er) note as passenger volumes rebound
  • Holidays Take Flight celebration bigger than ever with more sparkle, music
  • Saving C-West: Amenities improvements expected to revive concessions, increase sales
  • Updated airport emergency reference guides available
  • TSA workforce gives back to the community during the holidays
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • Agencies prepare for avian flu response
  • Airport mourns sudden passing of Port Fire Chief Brian Pugh
  • Port celebrates dedication of airport volunteers
PDXaminer November 2005
November 2005
  • IKEA announces plans for new store at Cascade Station
  • As passenger levels spike, Port begins planning second parking garage
  • P.D. the PDX Snowman invites you to Holidays Take Flight
  • Continental plays host to a different ‘breed’ of passengers
  • Alaska’s Salmon-Thirty-Salmon takes to the skies, sighted in Portland
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • PDX targets annual environmental objectives
  • Port plans study to enhance airport deicing storm water collection system
  • Airport’s Quick Pay parking system benefits drivers and environment
  • Port air service development manager provides expertise to local chamber
PDXaminer October 2005
October 2005
  • Port of Portland volunteers help repair and restore New Orleans airport
  • Mike Irwin joins TSA/PDX as new Federal Security Director
  • The Paradies Shops is thinking pink, raising funds for breast cancer research
  • America West and US Airways unite as merger OK’d by feds, stakeholders
  • Kama’aina volunteers recreate the Hawaiian experience at PDX
  • Mystery Shopper and Diner awards
  • When FEMA called, PDX prepared to welcome citizens affected by Katrina
  • Bird netting installation to reduce upper roadway lanes through mid-Nov.
  • MAX Red Line adds late-night service, carries 3.3 million to PDX in 4 years
  • Airport, community celebrate new bicycle and pedestrian path at PDX
PDXaminer September 2005
September 2005
  • Port of Portland, Congressional delegation work to mitigate proposed TSA screener cuts
  • Port Commission approves Part 150 noise study, FAA to review
  • Mexicana adds two flights from PDX, will fly seven days a week
  • Oregon Pendleton Store enjoys newly remodeled space, Powell’s renovation near complete
  • Mystery shopper and diner awards
  • New bicycle and pedestrian paths give PDX employees chance to celebrate, win new Trek bicycle
  • Port announces new staff in the PDX Noise Management Office
  • Princely German art and antiquities en route to Portland, followed by thousands of art enthusiasts
  • Parading PDX employees took center stage at Concourse Connector grand opening event
PDXaminer August 2005
August 2005
  • Portland International Airport—Connecting people, places and now concourses with new Concourse Connector
  • Stanford’s now open, tempting PDX with wood-fire grilled specialties
  • “Partners in Food Waste Diversion” program earns PDX top honors
  • Mystery shopper and diner awards
  • Summer Splash returns to PDX celebrating the Lewis Clark Bicentennial
  • TSA screening gets more ‘bear’-able with “Koala-T Customer Care” program
  • Zippo lighters return to airports in government-approved cases
  • The PDX Family Airplane and Car Show
  • Long-term parking lot improvements expected to drive passengers to economy lot
PDXaminer July 2005
July 2005
  • Increased PDX service possible with America West, US Airways merger
  • New, common-use equipment to reduce airline operating expenses at PDX
  • Stanford’s storefront unveiled, training for July 26 grand opening begins
  • A travel agent for freight, Expeditors International gives local business a global reach
  • Mystery shopper and diner awards
  • Port may draw the curtain, saying ‘Bye Bye Birdie’
  • Comfort and style accent summer travel at PDX
  • Portland State University develops public relations campaign for TSA
PDXaminer June 2005
June 2005
  • JetBlue Airways enjoys rosy inaugural celebrations at PDX
  • Deconstruction project allows for parking lot improvements
  • New airline agreements approved by Port Commission
  • PDX employees invited to give blood
  • Customer Service Standouts
  • Phil Ralston hired as Port’s aviation environmental and safety manager
  • Cascade Station proposal promotes development
  • PDX Triennial Drill successful
PDXaminer May 2005
May 2005
  • Construction Begins Soon on Bike and Pedestrian Facilities
  • Environmental Excellence Earns United Airlines and Gustav’s High Honors
  • Mexicana Airlines Lands Jose Jimenez as New Station Manager
  • Special Olympics Athletes, Gold Medalists Fly High on United Airlines
  • Horizon Air Recognized for "Shared Value of 'Heart'" During Difficult Times
  • Lufthansa Ticket Winner Bounds into Summer, Hops a Plane to Europe
  • Customer Service Standouts
  • Expanded Food Recycling Program Turns Leftovers into Compost
  • TSA Lighter Ban Now in Effect, Matches Still Approved
  • Parking Payment Now Faster in Economy Lots
PDXaminer April 2005
April 2005
  • JetBlue Announces Service from Portland to JFK, Flights Begin Next Month
  • PDX Just Got “Smarte”-r with New Carts, High-Tech Lockers
  • The Real Mother Goose to Celebrate Grand Reopening
  • Customer Service Standouts
  • Southwest Selects Rockwell Collins Guidance System
  • Spring Fever Strikes, Spring Cleaning Begins for Airport Tenants
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sheds Light on Wildlife Imports at PDX
  • Port Commission Considers PDX Noise Compatibility Plan
  • Airport Workers Receive Cross-Cultural Training
PDXaminer March 2005
March 2005
  • Southwest Delivers New Nonstop Portland-Chicago Flight
  • Buds and Blooms Return to PDX for Second ‘PDX in Bloom’
  • C-West Project to Enhance Passenger Comfort, Boost Concessions Sales
  • Customer Service Standouts
  • Cargo Corner: OIA Global Logistics Expands Beyond Oregon’s Borders
  • Flight of Friendship Well-Received in Thailand
  • Nationally Recognized, PDX Concessions Enjoys View from the Top
  • Transportation Security Administration Honors Employees and Contributors
  • Mayor’s Flight Cultivates Sapporo Friendship, Business
  • Construction Begins on Airport Enhancements
PDXaminer February 2005
February 2005
  • U.S. Bank Returns to PDX, Offering Full-Service Banking
  • PDX Celebrates the Arrival of ASA and Big Sky
  • Rose City Café Unveils New Wine Bar and Expanded Sushi Bar
  • Customer Service Standouts
  • “Plane Food” Campaign Pacifying Pangs of Hunger and Creativity
  • Port Seeks Merchant Concepts for PDX
  • Please “Don’t Feed the Birds”
  • Port Charts Runway Improvements for PDX
  • Focus on Expanding Great Customer Service Prompts Change at PDX
  • Flight Schedule Changes
  • Brian Pugh Named Port Fire Chief
  • “Quick Pay” Successfully Launched
PDXaminer January 2005
January 2005
  • PDX Raises the Bar with Post-Consumer Food Waste Recycling
  • Letter from Aviation Director Mary Maxwell
  • SWA Welcomes Reggie Barnes as New Station Manager
  • Customer Service Standouts
  • Hanging Stockings with Care, Delta Employees Give Back to the Community
  • Why PDX Didn't "Opt Out"
  • PDX Conference Center to Reopen with New, Pacific Northwest Theme
  • Port Proposes Plan to Reduce Aircraft Noise
  • Wi-Fi Applauded by Business Travelers
  • Port Fire Personnel Launch New Medical Care Program