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

Thrillist | Posted 12.01.2015 | Travel

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers Credit: Flickr/eigenadam There is an argument to be made that an entire airport waiting area is basically...

The 'Hug Lady' Has Greeted Soldiers At Airport For Over A Decade

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.17.2015 | Good News

This grandmother knows how to give a sweet sendoff. For more than a decade, Elizabeth Laird has been sending off military members from Fort H...

Faithful Shopper: Beautiful on Board

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the busiest travel week of the year - Thanksgiving -- coming momentarily, now is the time to prepare yourself to face the airport.

6 Things to Do If You're Stranded at the Airport

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

Beyond getting involuntarily kicked off your plane, other unexpected scenarios such as inclement weather delays and mechanical disruptions can keep you stuck at the airport. But getting stalled in transit doesn't have to be a total drag.

Retail Chatter #10

June Haynes | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
June Haynes

The common thread for a retailer, hotelier or restaurant is great service and experience; therefore, in the Caribbean, the challenge is keeping the core values consistent with its international counterparts.

All Customs Computers Briefly Down At Airports Nationwide

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel

Epic line at @BostonLogan immigration. Rumor is all computers down. Some still on jetways. No movement in 30 min

The Top Methods for Getting Airline Change Fees Waived

Map Happy | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I could make a chart telling you how much airline cancellation fees cost but it's almost not worth it. Because sometimes even ditching a flight and buying a new one can be cheaper.

The Trick to Requesting Uber and Lyft at Any Airport

Map Happy | Posted 10.04.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

This one literally requires a trick of the needle. Ignore the fact there are often legitimate governmental regulations on why sometimes passengers c...

5 Airport Hotels You'd Actually Want to Stay In

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Juliana Shallcross, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy CitizenM The idea of being shuttled to the airport-adjacent hotel due to a layover or a fligh...

Airports Across the Globe Begin to Discuss Accessibility

Eric Lipp | Posted 10.01.2015 | Travel
Eric Lipp

My recent, short lived experience in Panama gave me long life lessons on global access in airports. I was invited by Airports Council International (...

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

Thrillist | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

By: Joe Oliveto Credit: Shutterstock Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that ni...

Five Travel Tips To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

It's not terribly surprising to learn that many trafficking victims have been exploited in a hotel. An NGO recently launched #DoesYourHotelKnow, a new awareness campaign that alerts hotels and travelers on what to do if we think it's happening (key: you don't have to be certain, that's up to the authorities to figure out).

Things You Should Do Before Landing at the Airport in a New Country

Hipmunk | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel

Even after making it through customs, tackling unfamiliar currency exchanges and arranging ground transportation can put a jet-lagged traveler over the edge.

The Scariest Airports To Fly Into

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Flying might be one of the safest modes of transportation, but you must admit -- landing at one of these airports will make even the most confident flier grip the arm rest.

Is it Time for Fast Track Atheist Security Checks at Airports?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News
Zoltan Istvan

I can't help but wonder if I really have to wait in hour-plus lines since no atheist--so far as I can discover--has ever been accused of bombing or highjacking a plane.

12 Reasons Why The Turkish Airlines Lounge in Istanbul Is A Destination Itself

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

The privilege of entering an airport lounge has always eluded me until now. They are typically not near the gate, and the food is mediocre at best. My fear of missing either a gate change or my flight has always outweighed any luxury the lounge may offer.

Movie Review: San Andreas -- Rumble. Tumble. Yawn.

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Each generation of special effects creates its own avalanche of disaster films: movies about disasters that are themselves disastrous.

Welcome to Aerotropolis, the City of the Future

John D. Kasarda | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
John D. Kasarda

BANGKOK -- The "Aerotropolis Age," with aviation and airports increasingly determining the urban winners and losers in 21st century globalization, has already commenced. It will have immense ramifications for the business and competitive futures of our major cities and their broader metropolitan regions.

Pilots Donate Time, Fuel To Fly Dogs Facing Euthanasia To Rescue Shelters

The Associated Press | Sue Manning | Posted 04.09.2015 | Good News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For some dogs, a chance at the good life takes off when the pilots do. Thousands of pooches facing euthanasia — some just ho...

Technology Is Taking Over The Most Human Of Jobs, And I Am Not Okay With It

Alena Hall | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alena Hall

Call me old-fashioned. Call me intolerant. But I want to order and pay for my coffee with another human being, not a collection of cold, redundant and incredibly irritating glowing machines. Is that so much to ask?

The Definitive Guide to Drinking in Airports

Thrillist | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel

We rounded up 12 of the most common questions curious souls ask themselves (or their priest) about airport drinking and will now answer them one by one, in as much or little detail as they deserve.

Newark's Finally Getting The Makeover It Needs

AP | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Travelers passing through Newark Liberty International Airport's Terminal C will soon be able to choose from a wealth of high-en...

U.S. Begins Enhanced Ebola Screening Program At JFK Airport

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Stepped up efforts by the U.S. to halt the spread of the Ebola virus will start at New ...

Are Airport Lounges Worth It?

Map Happy | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

Airport lounges are often touted as the ultimate relaxation area, a place where all the goodies are free and unlimited, whether that's the Wi-Fi, the wine or both. Unfortunately, there are a few barriers to entry otherwise they couldn't otherwise retain their allure and mystique.

London's Luton Airport Terminal Evacuated

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | World

(Reuters) - The terminal building at Britain's Luton Airport, north of London, has been evacuated after a suspicious item was found, the police and ai...