Today, CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker sent a memo to CNN employees, informing them that as of March 31, “CNN Airport Network will end operations.” The network, which has aired content from CNN/USA, HLN, and TNT, has been on the air for 30 years.
“The steep decline in airport traffic because of COVID-19, coupled with all the new ways that people are consuming content on their personal devices, has lessened the need for the CNN Airport Network. Having to say goodbye to such a beloved brand is not easy. I want to thank our friends and colleagues who have contributed to its success and and to celebrate the fact that for 30 years, the CNN Airport Network has kept millions of domestic travelers informed.”
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