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T.F. Green Airport Prepares for Holiday Travel

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WARWICK, RI (NOVEMBER 21, 2016) –   THE DAYS BEFORE THANKSGIVING KICK OFF THE BUSIEST TIME OF YEAR TO TRAVEL. ANTICIPATING THE INCREASED HOLIDAY TRAFFIC, THE RHODE ISLAND AIRPORT CORPORATION (RIAC) HAS PREPARED FOR INCREASED PASSENGER LEVELS AT T.F. GREEN AIRPORT FROM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND UNTIL SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH AND PREPARE ACCORDINGLY.
TO EASE THE STRESS OF A BUSY TRAVEL SEASON, THE AIRPORT HAS ADDED SOME NICETIES. LOIS VAUGHAN WILL PERFORM LIVE JAZZ MUSIC IN THE FOOD COURT ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD FROM 2:30 P.M. TO 4:30 P.M. THROUGHOUT THE WEEK, THE PVD PUPS WILL BE GREETING TRAVELERS IN THE TERMINAL TO BRING THEM COMFORT. ROCKING CHAIRS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO GATES 2 AND 11. IF YOU’RE PICKING UP A PASSENGER, YOU MAY FIND A LITTLE FREE LIBRARY ON THE ARRIVALS LEVEL WHERE YOU MAY BORROW A BOOK.  

Passengers are reminded of the following: 

  • Travelers should allow extra time to navigate from the parking areas to ticketing through the security checkpoint.
  • Please try to remove your coats and belts before the checkpoint to expedite the security screening process. If you can, store any metal accessories in your carry-on until passing through the checkpoint.
  • Park on-airport and receive low rates from $10 per day to $50 per week.  For information and discount coupons, visit www.parkpvdairport.com.
  • The InterLink, with its 20 daily (weekday) commuter trains between southern Rhode Island, the airport, Providence, Boston and points in between, is a convenient travel option. Visit www.mbta.com for a service schedule.
  • TSA PreCheck allows for expedited screening benefits for eligible participants, who use dedicated lanes and are permitted to leave on shoes, light outerwear and belts. They can also keep laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in carry-on bags. Learn more at www.tsa.gov/tsa-precheck.
  • Meeters and greeters can find the most up to date flight information at www.pvdairport.com. The Cell Phone Lot, adjacent to the airport at 2282 Post Road, is another option for those picking up travelers.

We thank you for using Green Airport for your travel needs and wish everyone a happy and safe holiday!    

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