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Airport Fitness Facilities: 10 Ways To Stay Active During Your Layover

Airports have long since been a sanctuary for inactivity. It is not the traveler’s fault – bored and tired airline passengers are bombarded with fast food, moving sidewalks, escalators and chairs. Sure, the odd few perform a few stretches at the gate, or opt for the stairs. And of course, there is always the reluctant […]

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Airport Sleeping Pods

A futuristic phenomenon is taking root at airports worldwide: sleeping pods! After decades of travelers sprawled out across chairs and aisles, ingenious and entrepreneurial individuals are finally beginning to invent comfortable ways to nap while in transit – but with a cost. From reclining cocoon chairs to queen sized luxury beds with a TV, airport layovers are taking […]

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Stranded Travellers Riot At Chinese Airport

Snowed-in passengers stormed a major Chinese airport, smashing computers, furniture and equipment during a “riot” Feb. 7. The violence marred the last day of China’s New Year festivities, one of the busiest travel times in the country with tens of millions of people trying to get home at the end of the weeklong holiday. Media […]

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Freeloader Scores 300 Free Meals in VIP Lounge

Talk about a meal ticket. A China Eastern Airlines ‘passenger’ used his first-class fare to chow down on free meals for a year. The first-class ticket entitled him to eat and drink in China Eastern’s VIP Lounge at Xi’an International Airport. And that’s what he did — 300 times! According to the Chinese-language newspaper Kwong Wah Yit […]

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Travellers Experience an Arresting View at DFW Airport Chic-Point!

Let’s face it, we all hate queuing. However, lining up for airport security is not only detested by world-weary travelers, but getting X-rayed and, in some cases, having someone root around your bags in front of hundreds of strangers, takes it to a whole new level. But the great guys and gals at Dallas Fort […]

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Airport Sleepers spotted as Google Street View enters Gatwick

Just when you thought it was safe to have a quiet nap before you’re next flight, up pops one of those Google Street View cameras and captures you in all your snoring glory. Yep, the inevitable has happened as Street View has now mapped the insides of one of the busiest airports in the world […]

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