Date: Jan 24, 2014
Press Release Number: 23-2014
The Port Authority will hold a media availability on Monday, January 27, at 11 a.m. at Newark Liberty International Airport to discuss the agency’s preparedness for Super Bowl XLVIII. The focus will be on airport operations and customer service efforts at both Newark Liberty International and Teterboro airports.
Port Authority Interim Deputy Aviation Director Huntley Lawrence will brief media and be available to answer questions. Representatives of United Airlines, the Marriott Hotel and Signature Aviation, which have made Super Bowl-related improvements, will also be in attendance.
The availability will be held at Newark Liberty’s Terminal B, Level 1 (ground-level) Welcome Center, located between Doors 1 and 2.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.