Airport Sleepers are not welcome at Christchurch Airport. On May 6, the airport adopted a harsh policy of closing and “clearing” its international terminal between the hours 12am-5am, leaving travellers to sleep in bus shelters, car parks and on the streets in freezing temperatures as they await their early morning flights. The reason for the [...]
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When airport sleepers are defeated by armrests or lack of comfortable seating, they usually end up on the floor. There are certainly challenges to overcome when sleeping on the floor such as: cleanliness, cold floor temperature and well, sleeping on a rock hard surface. But don’t despair airport sleepers! If you come prepared, sleeping on the [...]
Whether you love anything aviation themed or you just want to experience sleeping on an airplane without sitting upright and drooling on yourself, we have something for you. Check out these three airplanes that have been salvaged from the airplane graveyard and recycled into unique airplane hotels.
Cathay Pacific Airlines recently re-opened The Wing, the carrier’s flagship first class lounge at Hong Kong International Airport, after an extensive renovation. Among the upgrades, passengers will now find five private “cabanas”, each with a spacious shower, bathtub, and day bed. There is also a new Champagne Bar, where passengers will be greeted with a [...]
Airport sleepers have been caught snoring, drooling, and laying down with their asses hanging out of their pants. In this photo gallery, we would like to introduce you to some airport sleepers demonstrating a sleeping position we call the “flycatcher”.
Seriously, would you wear this at the airport? That’s what makers of the Ostrich Pillow would like travellers to consider. They say the product “has been designed to allow you to create a little private space within a public one, to relax and unwind. Its soothing soft interior shelters and isolates your head and [...]
Don’t you just hate it when you miss your stop? Apparently a French woman who flew from Lahore to Paris was having such sweet, sleeping pill induced dreams on her flight that she slept through the two hour stopover in Paris and flew back to Lahore. By the time she finally woke up she [...]
This photo gallery is dedicated to the cutest airport sleepers (and future SleepingInAirports fans) who’ve started their airport adventures early in life. These little ones actually make sleeping in airports look so easy! If you travel with kids, share your stories and tell us your favourite kid-friendly airports in the Comments section below. [...]
Well, this airport adventure is a little different than most. The internet is abuzz over a recent report that a Norwegian tourist was caught passed out sleeping on a moving baggage belt at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. The unidentified 36 year-old man reportedly arrived at the airport drunk as a skunk with nothing but a backpack [...]
Ibiza is famous for its partying and now the party doesn’t need to end until you board your flight. DJ David Guetta and his wife Cathy recently opened a “F*** Me I’m Famous” lounge club at the Ibiza Airport in the airside area. Open 24/7, the lounge comes complete with DJ booth, dance floor, funky [...]