For Immediate Release
Date: July 23, 2012
Contact: Heather Wilson, Director of Marketing and Communication, 319-731-5719
Subject: New rewards program launching at the Eastern Iowa Airport
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. – The Eastern Iowa Airport has joined forces with THANKS AGAIN® and
Republic Parking System to offer airport travelers the ability to earn frequent flyer miles and valuable
rewards when they park, shop, and dine at the airport.
“Our goal is to ensure that EIA customers receive the absolute best service when they travel through our
airport. We are always looking for ways to make travelers experiences at the Eastern Iowa Airport even
better. This program is a wonderful addition to our services and provides benefits to travelers for
purchases they are already making.” Tim Bradshaw, Airport Director.
The CID Traveler Rewards Program enables airport passengers to automatically earn more frequent flyer
miles when they park, shop, and dine at participating vendors such as those at the airport. Enrollment in
the program is free, quick, and secure. Simply register any credit or debit card at
www.thanksagain.com/CID and earn 1 mile for every dollar spent while parking, shopping and dining at
the Eastern Iowa Airport and 170 airports and 25,000 local businesses in the U.S. A. and Canada.
“Republic Parking System welcomes the addition of the Thanks Again Traveler Loyalty Program as a
value added service to our parking operation at The Eastern Iowa Airport Cedar Rapids,” said Bill Mayo,
Regional Manager, Republic Parking System.
In addition to CID rewards, each qualifying purchase counts toward special bonuses under the nationwide
Thanks Again Traveler Loyalty Program. Members have the opportunity to earn up to 25,000 bonus
miles every 90 days based upon cumulative registered card purchases at over 170 airports and 25,000
local businesses in the U.S. and Canada.
Representative from the airport and Thanks Again will be available on July 24 and 25th for interviews
about the program. Please contact Heather Wilson for information at 319-731-5179.
This program is managed by Republic Parking System (www.republicparking.com) in partnership with
THANKS AGAIN (www.thanksagain.com). See www.thanksagain.com/CID for specific Terms and
About THANKS AGAIN, LLC
THANKS AGAIN, headquartered in Atlanta, links members of the most popular rewards programs to
airport parking, airport concession operators and local businesses to stimulate commerce, loyalty and
customer value. Thanks Again enables frequent travelers to automatically earn extra rewards such as
Airline Miles when they shop or dine at over 170 airports and 25,000 “neighborhood” businesses in North
America. For more information or to enroll your business in the Thanks Again Traveler Loyalty Network,
contact Business Development toll-free at (877) 633-5434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Eastern Iowa Airport
The Eastern Iowa Airport is owned by the City of Cedar Rapids and operated by the Cedar Rapids Airport
Five Commissioners are appointed to three-year terms by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.
The Commission is a policy-making body and oversees Airport management. Commissioners serve on a
volunteer basis. Regular Commission meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month in the board
room of the Airport Administration building, 2515 Arthur Collins Parkway SW.
Airport operations are administered by the Airport Director, Tim Bradshaw. Bradshaw has been the
director since June 2010. There are 45 Airport employees who work in the following areas:
administration, terminal maintenance, field maintenance, and public safety officers.