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KLM Layover with a Local

Lonely on your layover? These airlines will find you a friend!

Tired of (literally) flying solo? A couple of European airlines are here to help you out! Both KLM and Icelandair have launched programs that find lonely layover passengers a temporary transit friend – for free! Hilarious? Weird? Amazing? We’re not sure what to think, but we’re certainly intrigued. Both airlines have their own programs, so […]

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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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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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Pre-Flight Yoga at Helsinki Airport

Here’s another reason we love Helsinki Airport! This month, Helsinki Airport became even more relaxing with the opening of a pre-flight yoga class pilot project. Over the course of June, passengers will be able to slip off their shoes and step into the Kainuu Relaxation Space near Gate 30. The ‘Yoga Gate’ is designed to […]

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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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Leaving the Airport During Layovers: Top Five Airports for Mini-Vacations

Bid adieu to the dreaded layover! Airports worldwide are jumping on a trend that encourages transit passengers to leave the airport and visit the city, spicing dreaded travel days up with a mini vacation. Whether travellers spend a day seeking out a city’s best sights, diving into local cuisine or even just unwinding in luxurious […]

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