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April 27, 2006 Rent DVD Players and Movies at the airport Travelers seeking entertainment for a long flight now have a new source for movies and music at Sacramento International Airport. Inmotion Entertainment recently opened in Terminal A in the location formerly occupied by Altitunes. They offer a full line of entertainment products, from DVDs and CDs to noise cancelling headphones and Sony PSPs. At Inmotion, passengers can either buy or rent DVD players and movies. Several DVD rental packages are available to serve both frequent April 2006 - The new Inmotion store at Sacramento International Airport. Photo by Paul Bennett. and occasional travelers. Gamers can pick up the latest Sony PSP games and movies at the new store. The store Aloha and JetBlue Add Flights and Relocate also sells noise cancelling and sound isolation headphones, Ipods, MP3 JetBlue Airways will move from Terminal A to Terminal B2 on April 28. On layers and music CDs. June 1, the airline will begin Sacramento International’s first daytime nonstop flight to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. The new daily service is an addition to JetBlue’s successful existing red-eye nonstop to New York. Three AirMail is published by the nonstop flights to Long Beach, California will also be added on May 3. SACRAMENTO COUNTY Aloha Airlines has already moved from its position in Terminal B2 to AIRPORT SYSTEM Terminal B1. The move precedes Aloha's addition of a daily nonstop flight to Orange County that begins on May 1. A second nonstop to Orange County G. Hardy Acree beginning on June 2 will offer continued service to Honolulu. Director of Airports These moves were made possible by a computer network that allows several carriers to use common gates to expand service while awaiting new Cheryl Marcell terminal development. The shared network gives the airport greater flexibility to Deputy Director, Marketing & PR adapt gate assignments to meet customer demand. Instead of allowing a gate to go unused for hours because it is dedicated to one airline, the network allows Karen Doron - Editor airlines to communicate with one another without sharing proprietary information in order to use each gate to its full potential. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Roger Dickinson, District 1 Before the introduction of common-use airport infrastructure, airlines Illa Collin, District 2 relied on individual computer networks to independently manage their own gates, Susan Peters, District 3 baggage, check-in processes and other functions. The differences in airline Roberta MacGlashan, District 4 networks prevented carriers from sharing gates. The unified network managed by Don Nottoli, District 5 the Sacramento County Airport System enables airlines to direct planes to arrive and depart at any gate, offering greater flexibility and opportunity for growth as County Executive Sacramento International creatively addresses customer needs while anticipating Terry Schutten future construction. Free WiFi at Sacramento International Airport Sacramento International Airport’s popular wireless Internet (WiFi) service is now free to all who use the service in indoor public areas of the airport. By eliminating the fee, Sacramento International has become the first Northern California airport to offer wireless Internet access at no charge to the customer. Sacramento International has provided WiFi service throughout the airport since August 2003. Anyone with a properly equipped laptop can now access the Internet wirelessly from their location of choice before and after flights, a boon for both business and leisure travelers. When at the airport, customers simply need to click in the Internet prompt to access the airport’s WiFi welcome page. Once accepting terms of the WiFi disclaimer, customers can freely surf the net. The welcome page also features frequently asked questions regarding WiFi and helpful tips for both WiFi and general Internet usage. “By offering complimentary WiFi, Sacramento International is unique among Northern California Airports. Our customers have been requesting it and we are pleased to be able to respond with the free service,” said Hardy Acree, Director of Airports. “Business and leisure travelers can check and reply to e-mail, download needed information and access sites for research and entertainment, making dwell time both productive and enjoyable.” February February Last 12 Months Last 12 Months Flight Numbers 2006 2005 2006 2005 Passenger traffic at Sacramento International Airport International Airport was up 2.4% in February 2006 compared to Passengers 713,008 696,146 10,244,319 9,742,699 February 2005. Air Freight (Tons) 4,882 4,899 68,010 64,007 Aircraft Operations 12,244 11,978 169,772 163,612 Executive Airport Aircraft Operations 8,258 7,585 119,630 119,488 Mather Airport Air Freight (Tons) 4,335 4,614 64,794 63,365 Aircraft Operations 6,896 5,609 89,712 80,360 March March Last 12 Months Last 12 Months Flight Numbers 2006 2005 2006 2005 Executive Airport’s operations International Airport were up 10.4% for the first quarter of 2006. Passengers 849,165 867,869 10,225,605 9,850,360 Air Freight (Tons) 5,881 5,789 68,026 63,957 Aircraft Operations 14,091 13,212 170,651 162,397 Executive Airport Aircraft Operations 8,057 8,124 119,563 112,136 Mather Airport Air Freight (Tons) 5,185 5,392 64,586 63,204 Aircraft Operations 6,311 7,451 88,572 80,984 For the latest flight schedules from Sacramento International Airport, visit our Web site at www.sacairports.org and click on “Flight Info.”