Save the Date! Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport North Terminal Concessions Program will be requesting proposals

On behalf of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Aviation Board will be seeking operators for the North Terminal Concessions Program. A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be released in the coming weeks for two (2) Master Food & Beverage operators, two (2) Master News, Gift and Specialty Retail operators and one (1) Full Service Independent Restaurant.
DBE Certification:
Per FAA rules, ACDBE firms must be certified through the Louisiana Unified Certification Program (LAUCP) for participation. ACDBE firms cannot be compelled to enter into exclusive contracts by prime operators.Operations:
The Airport is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All concessions must open 2 hours prior to the first scheduled departure and remain open until the last departure, generally 4:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., including holidays and weekends. The Airport pricing policy is set at street pricing + 10%.Worker Retention Requirements:
The Airport is dedicated to exceptional customer service and requires Concessionaires to operate in an efficient, customer friendly, well-run manner to meet the needs of customers. To ensure that services are not interrupted, each Concessionaire shall offer continued employment to the employees of the immediately preceding concessionaire for a period of 180 days, unless a Concessionaire determines and demonstrates to the NOAB’s satisfaction that such employees are unnecessary for the Concessionaire’s provision of concession services, or that such employees do not have the experience required for the Concessionaire’s provision of concession services.Each Concessionaire and its subtenants and/or joint venture partners may only interview employee candidates outside this group of incumbent retail concession employees when there are no longer any employees of the current food and beverage concessionaires available to hire in similar job classifications.

Interested Parties:

Food & Beverage                               News, Gifts & Specialty Retail
Areas                                                 Hudson Group
Delaware North Companies                  Marshall Group
High Flying Foods                               Pacific Gateway Concessions
HMS Host                                          Paradies Lagardere
Paradies Lagardere                             Stellar Partners

Questions? Email: procurement@flymsy.comAll airport procurements are posted on www.purchasing.nola.gov