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Airport Lines and the Survival of the Finest

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
Misha Pinkhasov

With the summer travel season in full swing, the anticipation of warm waters and far-away sights comes tinged with the less pleasant prospect of long lines at the airport.

Airport Lounges: Get VIP With an Economy Ticket

Grace McClure | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel
Grace McClure

Airport lounges ooze exclusivity and warm muffins. They are also a revolving door for the travel elite and road warriors - the "cool kids" of the ai...

Mind a Mess? Try a 60-Second Speed Clean

Millie Grenough | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Ever have one of those days when your mind traffic makes Atlanta Airport's schedule look like child's play? According to an April 2014 list from Airp...

The Perfect Time To Arrive At The Airport, According To Math

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel

Few feelings can top the horror of missing your flight. But arriving at the airport too early -- and lingering for eons at the Duty Free shop -- is eq...

College Student Vanishes At O'Hare Airport

Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime

Law enforcement and other officials are working to locate a missing Illinois college student who disappeared after checking his luggage at O'Hare Inte...

Arthur Hailey Was My First Love

Chris Davis | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Davis

I am a sucker for the disaster movie. Any movie (good or bad) that the world is destroyed by earthquakes, asteroids, aliens, floods, tidal waves, giant spiders... I will watch.

The Pros and Cons of TSA PreCheck

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Few things cause more frustration for air travelers than a seemingly endless line at airport security. Fortunately, resigning to an extra long wait (and the cumbersome task of unpacking nearly all of the contents of your carry-on) is slowly becoming a trend of the past.

6 Shockingly Childish Abuses Of Power By Airport Employees

Cracked | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weird News

Anyone who's danced the airport waltz is probably familiar with random delays, overpriced everything, and security precautions that flirt with idiotic...

This Year, Conquer Your Fear (of Flying!)

Tracy Christoph | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

If you have flight anxiety, however severe, keep these tips in mind next time you travel. You have more control over your fears than you think, and once you manage them, flying will become a more enjoyable experience.

Be Here Now: Where Does Your Mind Go When Things Appear to Be Going Wrong?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

I had caught myself red-handed, not practicing what I preach, and it was a delicious moment to be reminded of where my true peace and power lie -- within, not on the 405 freeway only when the conditions are just as I think they "should be."

How to Find a Quiet Place to Relax in a Crowded Foreign City

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

It's easy to feel drained or overstimulated during and after travel. Finding a tranquil place to relax and regroup during your trip is one of the most obvious ways to prevent mental or emotional burnout -- and keep every day of your vacation feeling (almost) like the first day you arrived.

One Apology I Will Never, Ever Regret

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

Thanks to snow, a delayed flight, and the selfishness of others, I had the chance to make things right, to set in motion a lifetime of redemption for my children.

13 Airport Fails, In Tweets

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

We've all suffered a #TravelFail in the airport... some of us are just more vocal about it than others. Let some of Twitter's chattier folk show y...

The Best Airport Restaurants in the World

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Traveling makes you hungry. Whether you're flying across the country or across the globe, you're going to crave a meal , or at least a snack, dessert,...

The Family that Flies Together...

Tracy Christoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As a seasoned traveler who's vacationed plenty with my own kids and meets new families flying every day, I pulled together some tips that all parents should keep in mind so they can spend less time stressing at the airport and more time relaxing with loved ones.

Confessions Of An Airport Baggage Handler

www.news.com.au | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel

HAS an airline ever lost or damaged your suitcase? Want to know what really happens to your bags when you wave them goodbye at the airport? We i...

Fatherly Advice for Cancelled Moscow Summit

Jim Moore | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Jim Moore

When I was in junior high school in Lincoln, Neb., and living on a nearby military base, there was, in the same school, a local kid -- a townie -- who...

TMNT Vs. Airport Security?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2013 | Travel

In a battle of airport security versus the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, who do you think would win? Security staff at the UK's Leeds Bradford Airp...

Passenger Did What To Avoid Fees?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel

Well, this is one way to avoid unwanted baggage fees. A passenger traveling Delta Air Lines Flight 1452 was questioned upon arrival at New York's ...

TSA Rules and Regulations - Everyone Calm Down...

Dane Steele Green | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Abide by the laws, however tiresome it may be, and your flight will be over before you know it.

Common Mistakes That Will Make You Miss Your Flight

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.20.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Many of the pitfalls that cause travelers to miss flights--from delayed departures to traffic jams--are beyond their control. Nevertheless, there are ...

Travelers, Get Ready to Choke Down Even More Fees

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Is a small surcharge on your fast-food bill a reasonable thing?

Could Your Son be Next?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Do we really have to trade our dignity for security? The TSA is traumatizing an entire generation of air travelers. What will the TSA do to my son the next time we go through security? What will they do to your son or daughter?

Random, Unpredictable Airport Security That's Not Always Awful? Only in America

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The government encourages "random and unpredictable" airport security, which means that it's in the TSA's best interests to have one airport that passengers actually like and another that's universally hated.

The Five Kinds Of People You Meet At An Airport Screening Area

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Shouldn't our taxpayer-supported federal screeners be making the process easier instead of harder? At the very least, shouldn't the TSA try to do a better job of telling one group apart from the other?