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Airport Etiquette Lessons, According To Frequent Failures

Kevin Folta | Posted 07.29.2016 | Travel
Kevin Folta

Airline travel has experienced a renaissance since the industry lull after 9/11. The growing pains of new security measures, the increase in air traf...

How To Not Spend Your Vacation Standing in Line

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.10.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

You know that part of your vacation where you hold your breath and hope for the best? It used to happen just before the plane landed, in that precario...

Why Airports Aren't Just For Vacationers; From A Flight Attendant

David Anthony | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Earlier this morning, I ran through Terminal 4 of the Los Angeles international Airport in tears. And I'm not talking about just a few tears running d...

The Best Airport Lounges In The U.S.

Paula Froelich | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

When it comes to lounges, airports in the United States have historically lagged far (so, so far) behind Europe, Asia and the Middle East -- until now...

9 Cool Airports With Some Surprising Ways to Kill Time

Marriott Traveler | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2016 | Travel
Read More: Airport, Travel News

Traveling is fun, but hanging out in the airport? Not so much. The delays, layovers, long lines, miles between gates…it just plan stinks. But if you...

Mississippi GOP Attempts Jackson Airport Takeover

Yolanda Young | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Yolanda Young

Concerning news out of Jackson, Mississippi. The Clarion-Ledger reports that Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Wednesday that would create a regional authority over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

World's Best Airport Bars

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Layovers and flight delays are good for one thing: airport drinking. And these are the bars to do it in. Bottoms up. Photo courtesy of Flughafen M...

These Travel Hacks Will Take Your Trip To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel

Good news, globetrotters: traveling a ton doesn't have to be complicated. Whether you’re wondering how to pack efficiently or find the cheapest flig...

Littlest Gentleman Rushes To Shake Hands With Military Members

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.15.2016 | Good News

This precious toddler proves you can never be too young to show some respect for those who have served our country. A video recently uploaded to YouT...

Brussels Attack Should Prompt New Look at Airport Population

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.22.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

It is possible to increase airport security by moving checkpoints to the front doors and/or restricting who can enter in the first place. But no traveler is an island.

What Happens to Illegal Food After It's Confiscated?

Map Happy | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

"This is what we have to do to protect American agriculture; it's part of our job."

Mexico City's New Airport on a Lake

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Rodrigo Aguilera

The collapse of oil prices and consequent loss of oil-related revenues have forced the government of Enrique Peña Nieto to considerably scale down its plans for grandiose infrastructure projects. However, one mega-project remains on drawing boards.

How To Protect Religious Freedom and Keep Our Airports Safe

Saadia Faruqi | Posted 02.11.2016 | Religion
Saadia Faruqi

We cannot view all Muslims or Sikhs as potential terrorists if we are to continue to live in a free and peaceful society. But in today's environment we also should be ready to keep our airports and other open public areas safe.

Leaving Hawaii

Renee Fisher | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Hawaii, where she had the rewarding experience of spending many hours in airports and on planes, contemplating the human race.

What TSA's New Scanner Rules Mean For Your Next Flight

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The Transportation Security Administration's new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners -- which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season -- represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight.

United Airlines Hosts Nationwide Puppy Party For 'Ruff' Travel Season

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.22.2015 | Travel

More than 100 million people are expected to travel this holiday season (the first time this has ever happened, according to AAA) and U.S. airlines wi...

And The U.S. Airports With The Longest Security Lines Are...

Thrillist | Posted 12.17.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Flickr/Quinn Dombrowski Much like you think your city has the worst traffic and your bars are full of the worst peopl...

These Little-Known Airline Rules Will Change The Way You Travel

Map Happy | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Most of the time, it's a matter of being proactive knowing which rules to bring up because most gate agents won't knowingly bring them up, lest passengers start using and abusing these policies.

21 Airport and Flight Tips, Fun, and Tricks: A Rough Guide

Stephen Harris | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Stephen Harris

Keep your passport upside-down when you have it out. Remain mysterious and keep people guessing.

Three Good Reasons To Skip the Airport Lounge

Map Happy | Posted 12.12.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Most domestic lounges are so terrible that it's hard for me to feign any enthusiasm for them these days. Even the freebies, from the Milanos to the lamps, aren't worth it in my opinion. And who the hell needs a lamp for their flight?

Fire Crews Spray Wrong Plane With Foam At Chinese Airport

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.11.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — When crew members of a passenger plane reported sparks coming from an engine while taxiing at an airport in southern China, eight fir...

Dude, Leave the Winter Coat at the Airport

Map Happy | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Do you know what sucks? Lugging around a parka like a winter Eskimo. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. Turns out a few select airports of...

California Now Shares A Rare Cross-Border Airport With Mexico

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S.-Mexico border is one of the world's most fortified international divides. Starting Wednesday, it will also be one of the o...

This Is How You Save Money on Your Global Entry Application

Map Happy | Posted 12.04.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Those Canadians. Not only do they get decent healthcare but they also get cheaper Global Entry. They get everything. This post originally appeared on...

The Best Airport Bars In America, So You Can Survive Your Layover

Thrillist | Posted 12.02.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

In an effort to parse out the actual bars in your air and/or jetport that are worth adjusting your flight schedule to hit, we, well, flew to a lot of places this year, and reached out to our esteemed city editors for other recs.