MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Officials and the board of directors from the Montgomery Regional Airport, and officials with Air Launch, LLC, unveiled the airport's redesigned baggage claim on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, days prior to the events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Selma-to-Montgomery march.
The baggage claim area was completely re-envisioned and features new column designs welcoming visitors in five different languages, along with a mural map highlighting major landmarks and attractions within the River Region. Additionally, several key facts about Montgomery and the River Region are highlighted throughout the room.
The redesign is the first phase in an overall new look for the airport terminal. The custom wall graphics were provided by Copperwing Design and custom photography by Robert Fouts.
The updated graphics highlight downtown Montgomery and area landmarks helping to draw attention to the relations between the Montgomery Regional Airport and the River Region. Creative elements incorporated within the baggage claim graphics represent river waves and river rocks, reflecting the importance of the Alabama River to the overall River Region economy and attractions.
"With the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery march taking place this weekend and later this month, the world's eyes will again be on us," said Phil Perry, executive director for Montgomery Regional Airport. "With the new baggage claim area we are ready to welcome the many dignitaries, officials and visitors who'll be part of this historic event. And we're proud to welcome them through the main gateway to our region."
"Today is just the first look at the exciting new changes ahead for the Montgomery Regional Airport," said Angela Stiff, creative director and managing principal of Copperwing Design, LLC, and owner of its subsidiary, Air Launch. "This project represents a true team effort between the Montgomery Regional Airport and Air Launch. The new baggage claim area provides visitors with a first impression that truly represents Montgomery and the River Region."
Advertising space is still available in baggage claim, as well as in future phases within the Montgomery Regional Airport. For available spaces, contact Brian Key with Air Launch at 334.481.1425.
ABOUT MONTGOMERY REGIONAL AIRPORT
Montgomery Regional Airport is located six miles southwest of the capital city of Montgomery, covering 2,000 acres and serving 16 counties in Central Alabama. Approximately 400,000 travelers fly in and out of Montgomery Regional Airport each year, with more than a million people coming through the airport terminal. The airport is responsible for more than $1.32 billion in annual economic activity. For more information, visit www.flymgm.com.
ABOUT AIR LAUNCH, LLC
Through environmental graphics, displays and exhibits located in commercial air terminals, Air Launch provides businesses a quick connection to their customers. A subsidiary of Copperwing Design, LLC, Air Launch offers its clients the opportunity to share their advertising messages with the thousands traveling to and from central Alabama every year. For more information, visit www.goairlaunch.com.
Air Launch, LLC
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CONTACT: Brian Key, Air Launch 334.481.1425Source: Copperwing