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5 strange reasons for flight delays

5 Of The Strangest Reasons For Flight Delays

Winter is just around the corner and so are the inevitable long flight delays that go hand in hand with crappy weather. These days, in the US at least, passengers can expect better treatment because of new legislation that actually forces the airlines to look after them. After several well-publicised incidences where people have been […]

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Istanbul Layover Tours

Top 6 Airports Offering Free Layover Tours!

We all know that long layovers are made infinitely better when you can get out of the terminal and check out the sights on a mini layover vacation. But, sometimes the hassle of navigating public transport, figuring out what you want to see, working through a new language AND making it back in time for […]

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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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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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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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