Thella Bowens of San Diego International is ARN’s Director of the Year in the large airports division. With Bowens at the helm, San Diego International had myriad achievements, including the completion of the airport’s highly-touted Green Build, the transition from a Port-run to Airport Authority-run governance for the airport, and expanded service commitments. Colleagues and friends describe Bowen’s as a driven professional who is committed to improving not only San Diego International but the airport sector overall. ARN takes a look back at the key airport and concessions developments in its annual Year In Review. Pop-up retail is becoming more prevalent in airports, giving opportunities for smaller retailers and restaurateurs to compete on a temporary basis. Howard Eng of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority discusses plans to position Toronto Pearson International as a regional hub.