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Airport Commandments: Loud Devices

The Five Airport Commandments

What is it about an airport that makes travellers leave their brains at the front door? Travel stress, perhaps, fear of flying or maybe they simply decided their logical brain processes needed a well-deserved break too? Whatever the reason, some passengers transform into inconsiderate sociopaths before they even hit the check-in desk. Unfortunately, for the […]

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Airport Employees Behaving Badly

These days every large organisation appears to have its fair share of bad apples and major airports are no different. Post 9/11, rigorous background checks were supposed to weed out potential terrorists, sociopaths and thieves. However, as they tend to look at past transgressions, anyone without a previous conviction or subscription to Al Qaeda will […]

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Helsinki Airport GoSleep Pods

GoSleep Pods Land At Helsinki Airport

The airport sleep pod phenomenon continues to spread with the latest installation of futuristic pods in Helsinki. Piggy-backing off the popularity of European sleep cubes in Munich, Amsterdam and London, Helsinki Vantaa International Airport recently introduced a series of capsules that allow the weary traveler some privacy and shuteye. The details, you ask? On your next […]

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Man Strips Naked at Pulkovo Airport

February News Highlights: A Month of Chaos, Nudity and Shameless Traveller Behaviour

February proved to be another month filled with happenings that were unpredictable, hilarious and sometimes a bit shocking. We were most definitely surprised with the flood of nudity-related stories during this oft-chilly month, and were delighted to see an airport stand up to food price gauging. Coupled with an out of control protest and an […]

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Credit Card Call Center Agent

Has Your Credit Card Company Got Your Back?

Has an Amex representative ever given you mouth-to-mouth? Have you ever been heimlich’d by someone from Visa? (Not as cool as it sounds) Well, what about all those TV commercials with heroic scenarios? Couple in life-raft, middle of the ocean, surrounded by sharks, theme from “Jaws” increases in tempo just as someone from Baywatch drops out of […]

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Portland Airport Carpet

January News Highlights: The Unusual, the Hilarious & the Confusing

In this new monthly blog series, we will explore all the unpredictable, oddly emotional and ever-entertaining news stories that come out of the terminals, the air and all that’s in between. News highlights from January include a city’s attachment to its airport carpet, passenger protests to winter weather delays, and the demise of a 25-year […]

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Strangest Things Ever Left At The Airport

Hands up who hasn’t left something in an airport at one time or another during their travels? It’s easily done, of course, as most passengers always have their mind on the next step of the journey, whether it’s catching a flight, negotiating security and immigration, or even just getting home. Depending on the item in […]

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