Category «Airport»

The Best Airport Perk You’re Not Using

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of curbside check-in? For me, it’s a vague 1970s-toned image of a suitcase without wheels being hoisted out of a wood-paneled station wagon and into a pile, while a mustachioed skycap lassoes each with a bag tag. If you have more recent, less …

The Most Dog Friendly Airports in the U.S.

Imagine getting to the airport, going through security with your carry on and learning that your flight is delayed for several hours. Now for the really bad news: There are no bathrooms available unless you leave the terminal. That’s long been the case for people who had to travel around the country or the world …

STUPID THINGS YOU NEED TO STOP DOING AT THE AIRPORT

Want to sail smoothly through the airport? Stop doing stupid things. What’s that? Oh,you’re a pro when traveling, and it’s the other fliers who’re the impediment; in that case, share this with your high-flying friends, and we can all learn together. FLICKR: DYKSTRANET 6. Believing the gate agent There’s a chance that the last time …

Five mistakes you’re making at the airport

FROM the baggage drop to the security line to the boarding gate, just getting through the airport these days can throw pitfalls that you never saw coming. Here are nine typical airport mistakes you may be making, as well as some expert tips on making it out of the airport, and onto your plane, with …

14 AIRPORT HACKS TO MAKE YOUR NEXT FLIGHT BETTER

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Contrary to the mindless quotes posted on Facebook and Tinder profiles, travel is in no way about the journey, but rather the destination. Surly gate attendants, moronic passengers, crap coffee — you don’t have to be Tom Hanks in The Terminal to know that flying can suck. And because we don’t all have the time …

How Safe is an Airport Full Body Scanner?

“Step onto the body scanner platform and place your hands in the air; it’s for your safety and security.” If you’ve traveled through a U.S. airport within the past few years, you’ve probably had a government screener say something along these lines. Every day travelers are herded through the checkpoint corrals into one of these …