BALTIMORE, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA,the leading airport concessions developer in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), is pleased to announce the opening of the airport's second Fire & Ice location, offering its original collections of hand-crafted jewelry and gems, art glass, fossil specimen, woods, crystal formations and more created by artists across the United States and Canada. This new unit is located on Concourse D.
"From stunning art glass to unique carvings and beautiful jewelry and gems, Fire & Ice is a perfect solution for travelers looking for great gifts on-the-go," said Brett Kelly, vice president of AIRMALL Maryland. "At the AIRMALL, we are pleased to announce the opening of this second unit, giving travelers even greater access to the store's vast array of collectibles."
With a passion for the natural sciences and art glass, Fire & Ice seeks to preserve traditional techniques from all corners of the world, working to support cultures threatened by modern pressures to assimilate. This drives the company to continue seeking out new examples of "Fascinating...Creative...Unique." Since 1980, Fire & Ice has expanded to 12 locations reaching from Natick, Mass. to Tyson's Corner, Va.
The original Fire & Ice unit at BWI opened in May of 2005. Located in the Concourse A/B Food Court, this unit was recognized with a national award for "Best Airport Retail Store Design."
AIRMALL® USAis the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at Pittsburgh International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport (Terminals B and E), Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The leading airport concessions model in North America, AIRMALL USA continues to boast the highest per-passenger spend on the continent and consistently receives accolades for innovation and customer service. AIRMALL USA is owned by Prospect Capital Corporation, a leading New York investment company founded in 1988. For more information on AIRMALL USA, visit www.airmall.com.