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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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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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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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Delays Done Right: Frontier Airlines Pilot Buys Pizza For Stranded Passengers

We had a hunch that Frontier Airlines had the capacity for greatness when we first saw their animal themed vertical stabilizers (… tail wings). And man, were we right! This budget airline just out did its competitors when the pilot threw an impromptu pizza party for his delayed flight. Flight 719 was scheduled to fly […]

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Finnair To Offer Unisex Sauna At Helsinki Airport Lounge

Helsinki, you’ve done it again! Last month, we reported on the airport’s yoga pilot project and this month, we’re here to tell you about unisex saunas! This is the latest Nordic touch to this unique and innovative airport, enabling passengers to experience another wonder of Finnish culture without actually clearing customs. The sauna is located in […]

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Fly Wednesdays, Book Thursdays For Cheapest Travel

If you’re a budget traveller with a flexible schedule, try bumping your next trip to hump day to save a few bucks. Yes, Wednesday. According to analysis by American travel startup Hopper, Wednesday is the cheapest day to depart for both domestic and international trips. The savings are about $40 for domestic flights and $60 […]

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Police Called To Rescue Ryanair Passengers Stranded On The Tarmac

It was a Valentine’s Day flight, but angry passengers were feeling no love for Ryanair after being stranded aboard one of the discount airline’s jets for three and a half hours. Cupid finally arrived though … in the form of an English police officer. About 15 minutes after the officer boarded the plane the 100 […]

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