Friday, January 30, 2015

Airport now intergalactic, sort of

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Pensacola International Airport on Thursday unveiled a campaign designed to welcome sci-fi convention participants to town next month. The airport has put up signs that call the facility "Pensacola Intergalactic Airport" in advance of the Feb. 27 to March 1 Pensacon 2015. The welcoming campaign, which will last until March 3, was done in partnership with Pensacon. There are also banners with pop culture icons and gates that have been renamed "stargates." The convention includes fans of multiple comic genres, including anime, sci-fi, fantasy and more. It's the second year for the convention, which drew 17,000 last year. (Source: GCAC, 01/29/15)