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22 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight

Traveling is always a fun and exciting experience, but getting through the airport can be a struggle. If it happens to be an unlucky day, you’ll get stuck with long lines, rude airport security officials, or delayed flights. Luckily with just a little bit of research, there are many ways you can make your journey faster and more comfortable. We rounded up all the tips and tricks so you don’t… Read Article →

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10 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 at you that you never saw coming. Even if you sail through the lines, there are other things you can do to make the wisest use of your time — and money — at the airport. Here are 10 typical airport mistakes you may be making, as well… Read Article →

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10 MISTAKES YOU’RE MAKING AT THE AIRPORT

By Deb Hopewell From the baggage drop to the security line to the boarding gate, just getting through the airport these days can throw pitfalls at you that you never saw coming. Even if you sail through the lines, there are other things you can do to make the wisest use of your time — and money — at the airport. Here are 10 typical airport mistakes you may be making,… Read Article →

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10 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 at you that you never saw coming. Even if you sail through the lines, there are other things you can do to make the wisest use of your time — and money — at the airport. Here are 10 typical airport mistakes you may be making, as well… Read Article →

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Istanbul airport explosion kills cleaner

A WOMAN was killed and another wounded after an explosion of unknown origin on Wednesday at Istanbul’s second international airport, Turkish television reports said. Airport cleaner Zehra Yamac, 30, died of head wounds hours after the blast on the tarmac at Sabiha Gokcen airport on the Asian side of Turkey’s largest city, CNN-Turk and NTV television reported. The explosion took place just outside the terminal building where planes park for… Read Article →

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This Map Shows How Long You’ll Wait in Your Plane at Each Airport

By Greg Keraghosian– Are you thinking about which airport to fly out of or into, and not sure which one is faster? Now there’s a simple way to do that, thanks to an interactive map that crunches all the average gate times since 1995. The map, created by Yahoo’s Siemond Chan, uses data recently reportedby the Associated Press using information from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It calculates the average taxi… Read Article →

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Man Jumps Fence at Charlotte Airport in Drug-Addled Effort to Catch Flight

An Arizona man will spend the night in jail, claiming self-defense as a reason for jumping over a fence at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The Charlotte Observerreports 36-year-old Jovany Castillo Lugo was arrested by police and charged with trespassing on airport property after allegedly jumping the fence and being approached by airport personnel. According to police, Lugo was found on the secure side of the fence by airline employees… Read Article →

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18 Slightly Horrifying Airport Moments That Will Make You Say “WHY?!”

By Erin La Rosa– 1. When you arrive and immediately know that you’ll have to fight through all these people to make your flight. My flight boards in 30 minutes… MOVE IT. 2. Getting to the security line and realizing you’re about to lose the one thing that matters most. 3. And that you’ll never get this 60 minutes of your life back. I could be anywhere but here right now…. Read Article →

A security official (R) prepares to scan a woman posing inside a full-body scanner being trialled by Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport during a photocall at the departure gate in Roissy near Paris February 22, 2010. France will use body scanners at some of its airports, initially to search passengers heading to the United States.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier  (FRANCE - Tags: TRAVEL TRANSPORT CRIME LAW) - RTR2AP7Q

Airport, Transit Workers Under Probe

A security official prepares to scan a woman inside a full-body scanner being tested at a departure gate at Charles de Gaulle Airport during a photo call in Roissy, near Paris, Feb. 22, 2010. French intelligence has investigated in recent years whether airport employees have ties to Islamic extremism. Paris airport employees are among the subjects of French investigations into Islamic radicalization in the country, CNN reported Wednesday. Public transport… Read Article →

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Wellcamp Airport celebrates milestone first year

BRISBANE West Wellcamp Airport is today celebrating the first anniversary of its first regular passenger service. The country’s longest-serving airline, Qantas, was the first airline to service Australia’s newest port. Since it began operations late last year, the airport has had more than 4500 aircraft movements, half of these were regular passenger transport flights. With more than 2000 regular flights, the airport had a similar number of charter, fly-in fly-out,… Read Article →