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May 05, 2008 | General

MEDIA ADVISORY

New expansions and capital funding details to be released

Edmonton, Alta. — Edmonton Airports invites news, business and travel media to attend “a new day” at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) on May 8, 2008. “A new day” at EIA celebrates the launch of a new brand for EIA and new details about the $1.1-billion expansion project.

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2008
Location: Edmonton International Airport

Events/Photo Opportunities:

12:30 p.m. —EIA President and CEO Reg Milley launches the new brand for airport employees. Photo op: Balloon foosball with airport staff to promote teamwork. Location: North Terminal, Departures Level.

1:15 p.m. — Firefly acrobatic performance suspended from the Central Hall ceiling. Location: Central Hall, Departures Level. Festival entertainers and musical performances throughout the day (sponsored by Edmonton Tourism).

1:30 p.m. — Photo op: Formal unveiling of new brand by Milley and media availability session. Media interested in the photo op should meet at Harvey’s at 1:20 p.m. Media availability with President and other executives available between 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. Annual reports, media kits, including new artist conceptions of the expansion, available.

Media are also invited to attend Edmonton Airports’ annual general meeting, scheduled for May 8 beginning at 6 p.m. at EIA.

To RSVP, please call Jim Rudolph, Edmonton Airports, at (780) 890-8454. Parking vouchers provided for working media.
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FURTHER INFORMATION:
Edmonton Airports Corporate Communications
Jim Rudolph
Phone: (780) 890-8454
Cell: (780) 717-5117
E-mail: jrudolph@flyeia.com
Web: www.flyeia.com