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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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Europeans Admit to a New Sexy LAYover Activity

We’ve just learned of a new airport club that is surprisingly popular with European travelers. Joining is free, but you do need to sign up with another person. New membership seems to spike around the holidays, and pairs can join at any airport worldwide. The amenities and benefits are quite limited, and are offered in […]

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Groceries Waiting for you at the Airport?! Check out Helsinki’s Next Great Idea…

Picture this: your plane touches down, you collect your baggage and you walk into the arrivals hall where you are met by… your groceries for the week! No longer do you have to drive home, dreading the emergency post-vacation trip to the grocery store. Your car is already fully loaded with the week’s breakfasts, lunches […]

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Let’s Go Surfing … At Munich Airport?

Traveling through Munich between now and August 24th, 2014? Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit! Just in time for German school holidays, the airport has re-opened the Surf and Style initiative between Terminals 1 and 2, in the Munich Airport Center. Over the coming weeks, those traveling through MUC will have the option of hopping […]

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Capsule Hotel Opens At Tokyo Narita Airport

Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT) made a significant upgrade this month with the grand opening of the newest nine hour (9h) hotel. Located a few steps outside of Terminal 2, this futuristic capsule-style hotel will rapidly transform the city’s emerging hub for budget flights. The concept for the 9h model is straightforward. Upon checking in, […]

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Fans watch World Cup soccer at Changi Airport

World Cup Fever Strikes Airports

Travelers intent on catching a few hours of sleep at the airport over the coming month may want to splurge on a good pair of earplugs, or a few extra sleeping pills. A number of airports and airline passengers have fully embraced FIFA fever, and their excitement and enthusiasm is contagious across international boundaries. Whether it spreads at […]

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