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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Weather Delays at the Airport

10 Tips for Surviving Flight Delays and Cancellations

Between the months of November and March, much of the northern hemisphere is placed at the mercy of erratic winter weather. Snowstorms, ice storms, hurricanes and even the odd volcanic eruption or typhoon leave passengers delayed or stranded in countless terminals. While we can only hope each reader makes it through this tempestuous travel season […]

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Credit Cards for Airport Lounge Access

Best Credit Cards for Airport Lounge Access

As a frequent flier, it’s always nice to get away from the masses at an airport and slink into an easy chair in relatively peaceful surroundings. But how can you get direct access to this oasis of luxury without a First Class ticket? By simply signing up for the right credit card. While they incur […]

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Europe Flight Compensation

EU Flight Delay Compensation: All You Need to Know

Planning to fly in Europe? If you are, you would be wise to familiarize yourself with the Air Passengers Rights and Regulation 261/2004. Basically, this regulation outlines a series of rules for compensation and assistance that must be provided to passengers who experience delays, cancellations or a denial of boarding due to overbooking. These policies are […]

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Westjet Christmas Miracle

WestJet’s Blue Santa Spreads Cheer Again!

For the third year running, West Jet has kicked off the holiday season by spreading plenty of cheer with Blue Santa. Having sparked the holiday spirit in Canada in previous years, this year, the company looked abroad. Working in partnership with Live Different, a Canadian-based charity, the airline flew their celebrated Blue Santa down to […]

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