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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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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