b'PUBLISHERS COLUMN 9Getting RowdySometimes I wonder what consumer media outlets are thinkingmany good examples of terminal improvement when they decide what stories to cover about airports and airlines.projects that we couldnt wait to bring you Case in point: Earlier this summer, one aviation story seemedprofiles from KOA, DEN, DFW and MSP. Youll to be carried by more news outlets than any other. No, it wasntfind great information about tying together a mountain of unclaimed bags at LHR, passengers stranded atnew and existing facilities, adding mezzanines multiple U.S. airports due to cancelled and delayed flights, or pilotsand outdoor decks and innovative modular earning 3X their normal pay. The story I saw more than any otherbuilding practices that saved one airport a was about Rowdy the cata black feline that escaped her carriersignificant amount of time and money.PAUL BOWERS, PUBLISHERand ran around BOS for three weeks before airport staff finallyAnd, for those who might think of us as a big airport found and captured her.publication, we have GA-related stories from APA, HSA, PDG Really?! This story had no bearing on anyones lives, save forand SFF. Theres everything from hangar development and ramp her owners. Why was it deemed newsworthy? Why did it matter?expansions to a new strategy for master planning. Frankly, Im not sure. Naturally, we also have coverage on runway improvements, Either the Rowdy story was a masterful diversion put out byconcessions trends and more. airlines to mask poor passenger experiences or Joe Q Public reallyTheres so much important, pertinent news out there about is a sucker for news with no impact. I believe we deserve better. airports. Sorry Rowdy, we just didnt have room for you.With that in mind, Id like to draw your attention to ourMeow!September issue. This edition is a bit different in that we decided to bring you not one, not two, but four terminal profiles. There are so D|MEM|MSY| |IAOROD S|PGIT | A | CRDIC|AN B20221982We Innovate. You Arrive.International Display Systems, Inc.is an industry leader in the turn-key design and integration of ADA-compliant Passenger Information Display Systems for the Transportation Marketplace.www.idspids.comAirportImprovement.comSeptember2022'