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The 10 airports in America people dislike the most

America’s airports are improving in quality according to the J.D. Power’s 2017 North American Airport Satisfaction Study. Orlando International Airport scored the highest among the major airports. Airports in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Chicago all languished at the bottom of the rankings. Good news! America’s airports are getting […]
The 10 airports in America people dislike the most
Tech

Woman’s tweets capture insanity at airport after power outage strands passengers on tarmac for six hours

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport experienced an 11-hour power outage on Sunday. Over 1,200 flights were canceled. Passengers and observers documented their frustration on Twitter. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport experienced a power outage on Sunday that led to the cancellation of over 1,200 flights on Sunday and Monday. Activity at the […]
Woman’s tweets capture insanity at airport after power outage strands passengers on tarmac for six hours
News

How pilots cut corners to make up for lost time on delayed flights

Most travellers have experienced the frustration of waiting around for a delayed flight. But shaving those extra minutes off a flight’s duration isn’t as simple as just flying faster. Instead, pilots can actually cut corners on the route. Weather and wind paths called jet streams also have an effect on […]
How pilots cut corners to make up for lost time on delayed flights
News

Here’s a travel jacket you can hide 15kgs of luggage in

The travel industry is constantly coming up with weird and wacky inventions to make life in the air more comfortable, affordable and generally just a bit easier. There was that carry-on bag that fit 130 items, and a motorised suitcase that can speed through the airport. And don’t even get […]
Here’s a travel jacket you can hide 15kgs of luggage in
US

These sleep pods are perfect for layovers

If you've ever missed your connecting flight and had endless hours to kill at the airport, you've probably wondered 'why there isn't a place for me to nap?' Sleepbox is aiming to solve that problem with their line of innovative micro-hotels.
These sleep pods are perfect for layovers
Lifestyle

INFOGRAPHIC: The 21 types of people you should avoid at the airport

Ever found yourself waiting in line at customs because someone forgot to take their laptop out of the bag when going through security? Flight search platform, Just the Flight, recently released this infographic which looks at the 21 types of people you should be avoiding at the airport. They conducted […]
INFOGRAPHIC: The 21 types of people you should avoid at the airport
News

The Brussels attacks are a reminder of how vulnerable airports can be

The terrible scenes in Brussels following a terrorist attack now claimed by Islamic State are a reminder of just how vulnerable airports can be. In the years since the September 11 attacks in the US in 2001, a clear priority of western security agencies has been to protect airlines from […]
The Brussels attacks are a reminder of how vulnerable airports can be