AIRMALL(R) at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Welcomes Charter One as Primary ATM Provider

October 29, 2009

CLEVELAND, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ — BAA, developer of the AIRMALL® at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), is pleased to announce the arrival of Charter One as the airport’s new ATM provider. Starting on October 28, 2009, Charter One began offering access to 11 ATMs at CLE and one at Burke Lakefront Airport. Charter One replaces US Bank as the principal ATM provider at both airports.

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“Charter One is a recognized and trusted financial institution in Ohio, and BAA Cleveland is happy to welcome the bank to the airport,” said Tina LaForte, vice president of BAA Cleveland. “Moreover, the new ATMs will be more strategically located throughout the terminal at CLE, offering added convenience to travelers who need access to their bank accounts.”

“The new ATM program with Charter One will contribute to accomplishing one of the airport’s main goals with the new concessions program – an enhanced passenger experience,” added Airport Director Ricky Smith.

The City of Cleveland forged a 10-year contract with BAA Cleveland in February 2008 to develop and manage concessions at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). The city anticipates the AIRMALL® will double the current participation rate of local and minority-owned companies, double the number of concession jobs, and double retail sales figures during the next decade. When complete, the AIRMALL® at CLE will occupy 76,000 square feet of retail space.

About BAA Cleveland

BAA Cleveland, Inc. is the developer and manager of the retail and concessions program at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). In 2008, BAA entered into a ten-year contract with the City of Cleveland to transform the retail, food and beverage concessions into the AIRMALL® at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, a strategic combination of well-known national brands and high-quality local concepts offered at “Regular Mall Prices…Guaranteed.” BAA Cleveland is a project of BAA USA, the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at the AIRMALLs® at Pittsburgh International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Boston Logan International Airport (Terminals B and E). BAA USA is an affiliate of BAA Limited, the world’s leading airport company, which owns and operates seven UK airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Southampton, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow). For more information, visit www.airmall.com or www.baausa.com.

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