Places to Go. Cool Things to See & Do

Ready for the weekend? And excursion adventures? Here are a few events and activities across the usa that stuck our attention this week. Greater Fort Myers Recovering from Hurricane Ian Hurricane

DEN’s ELF, PHL’s Pottery Bike & More Airport Fun

Some airports across the u . s . are going all out to celebrate the vacations this 12 months and entertain travelers. Here are a number of the a laugh celebrations we’ve spotted. More to return.

2023 might be profitable for airlines, notwithstanding airports “gouging” airlines

Airline change institution IATA – the International Air Transport Association – is website hosting a gathering of reporters in Geneva, Switzerland this week and laying out a extensive range of stories,

Worried about REAL ID? Deadline now: May 2025

Citing the lingering effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and the general public’s ability (and reluctance) to acquire a REAL ID motive force’s license or identification card, federal officials have as soon as extended the

12 Days of Holiday Gratitude at PHX Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is celebrating 12 Days of Gratitude from December five thru December sixteen with a wide style of activities. Over the course of the 12

(More) Holiday Decor at an Airport Near You

A lot of people are going to be spending numerous time in airports in the coming weeks. And whilst there may be lengthy traces and masses of delays,

TSA’s explosive detection dogs in a calendar

Need a gift for the canine lover to your list? The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) annual calendar would possibly healthy the invoice. The 2023 calendar honors the agency’s greater than 1,000

TPA’s Flamingo Needs a Name

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is hosting a competition to pick a call for the not possible-to-omit, 21-foot flamingo that now lives in the airport’s important terminal. The art work is with the aid of artist

Louisville Muhammad Ali Int’l Airport turns seventy five

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a special banner exhibit, “SDF Through the Years,” in the Jerry E. Abramson Terminal. The thirteen-banner showcase features

Airports Ready for the Holiday Season

Now that Thanksgiving is over, airports and airlines set their sights on the following section of the holiday journey season. And meaning the vacation decorations at airports are out

Happy Thanksgiving. Safe Travels

Here are a few Thanksgiving objects we spotted at airports this week. If you’re on the road or within the air, please travel properly. Reno-Tahoe Airport’s Gratitude Wall is Back LaGuardia

More Holiday Deals for Travelers

It looks like every single lodge, cruise line, and travel enterprise has despatched us a note approximately their Cyber Deals this season. The alternatives are dizzying, however there are real

Free ice skating is back at DEN Airport

Now here’s a super, loose airport amenity: The Denver International Airport (DEN) ice skating rink is back for its fifth season. The rink took a -yr pandemic pause. But it’s

Holiday Travel Heats Up, But Service Cuts Continue

(This is a tale we wrote for NBC News) Airlines provider cuts that ramped up this summer season show no sign of relenting this holiday season, leaving greater tourists in all likelihood to

Aviation History exhibit at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

November is Aviation History Month. And which means it’s an awesome time to study aviation history shows at airports across the usa. First forestall: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Travel Tidbits from Airports Near You

Airlines Fined for Not Giving Refunds on Time On Monday, the Transportation Department fined a half-dozen airlines greater than $7 million for failing to offer timely refunds to clients. The

More vacation deals for tourists

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, & Travel Tuesday deals for tourists Last week, the Airport Search deals desk shared a number of the greater exciting and generous travel deals landing

ATL to Wakanda + MKE Coat Check + PDX Carpet

Need to fly to Wakanda? “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” the sequel to the extremely good successful “Black Panther” movie, landed in film theaters over the weekend. And Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Travel offers for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Travel Tuesday

Toys, clothes, electronic tools, gadgets. It will all be ‘on sale’ during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But what in case you need a deal on travel? They’ll have that too.

TSA finds a gun hidden in a fowl at a Florida Airport

Let’s give credit score to the TSA officers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) who cracked the case of the passenger whose convey-on bags contained a raw chicken with a gun

Airports now not giving up on Twitter just but

Hundreds of airports round the world use Twitter as one in all their gear to share news and updates with the general public. The social media website is in flux (to mention

XpresSpa company adds some other logo: Treat

The organisation that offers airport passengers XpresSpa, now with rub down and nail cutting service in 26 locations in 13 airports globally, and ExpresCheck for airport COVID trying out, is rolling out a

Travel Tidbits From An Airport Near You

TSA May Still Make You Wear A Mask The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ruling that lets in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to require mask-sporting on planes, trains, and

Voodoo Doughnuts Lands at Denver Int’l Airport

Doughnut enthusiasts rejoice! Good matters do are available in pink boxes at an airport. If you’re partial to Portland-based Voodoo Doughnuts, what’s up when you spot humans flying

Flying on Halloween?

Last week we began noticing how airports around the usa were getting prepared for Halloween. The amusing just continues on going. Let us understand what we’ve neglected.

Kraken fan? (Or have the t-blouse?) Wear it and get priority boarding on Alaska Airlines

Folks in Seattle are pretty darn excited that there’s now a expert hockey team in town. And so is Alaska Airlines, the hometown airline that’s also the professional airline of

Way slower than flying

The Airport Search cruise assessment team has been on task on a ship for the beyond weeks making our first transatlantic voyage from Rotterdam, The Netherlands to

Airports on the point of have fun Halloween

We’re noticing that airports across the u . s . are truly entering into the Halloween spirit, with decorations and fun tweets. We’re especially pleased to look that Red Skeleton is back working

Museum Monday: PHL celebrates The Sound of Philadelphia

PHL exhibit honors Philadelphia International Records (PIR) An showcase celebrating and highlighting the fiftieth anniversary of Philadelphia International Records (PIR), a report label dubbed “The Sound of Philadelphia,” is now

SFO Airport Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is sharing how the city’s Mission District is marking the Dia de los Muertos holiday. Passengers might be treated to stay tune, dance, and cultural performances

Tampa Int’l Airport takes the throne for Best Restroom

Congratulations to Tampa International Airport (TPA), which takes the throne because the Winner of the 2022 America’s Best Restroom Contest.  The Airport’s smooth, present day, and newly renovated Airside C restrooms

Non-tourists can go to Ontario Int’l Airport (ONT)

California’s Ontario International Airport (ONT) knows there are lots of motives humans need to go to the airport even supposing they’re no longer flying. That’s why ONT is joining different airports

Airline gambling playing cards on National Playing Card Collection Day

October 17 is National Playing Card Collection Day and we recognise that many travelers have fond memories of the free decks of gambling playing cards a few airlines might hand out to

Travel News from Airports Near You

Airports around the united states are staying busy this week with the whole lot from the advent of a brand new digital concierge at DFW to celeb sightings, Hispanic Heritage Month and Fossil Day

8,000 lost objects up for public sale at PIT Airport

Items left at the back of at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) make their manner to the misplaced and observed, wherein they may be held onto for 30 days. And if no person claims the

Airport Garden Helps Feed its Community

Here’s a first-rate story that splendidly illustrates and reminds us that airports aren’t simply places to fly inside and out from. Each airport also plays many jobs in the nearby

KLM’s most up-to-date Delftware miniature house

If you’re keen on airline collectibles, you may already have a handful – or possibly dozens – of the gin-filled miniature Delftware houses KLM Royal Dutch Airlines items to

Travel Tidbits

Better rest instances for flight attendants On Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration finalized policies requiring airways to provide airline flight attendants at least 10 hours of relaxation time between

Flying this week? Look for this airport art

Cool Clay showcase at Denver International Airport We’re not certain how we ignored the assertion of this cool exhibit at Denver International Airport (DEN). But in case you’re passing thru DEN

Hurricane Ian Still Tormenting Travel

Hurricane Ian become downgraded to a Category 1 storm past due Wednesday night, but that doesn’t suggest the travel woes that wild climate brings are ended. Early Thursday morning, FlightAware indexed

Two Things for Travelers

Hawaiian Airlines hosts a ‘window activation’ in Austin Hawaiian Airlines operates thrice-weekly flights between Austin and Honolulu and to sell the provider the airline is website hosting a competition with a

Airlines & Airports Brace for Hurricane Ian

Updated Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Hurricane Ian is causing airports to shut and airlines to cancel flights and offer passengers tour waivers. Orlando International Airport (MCO) plans to prevent industrial

Greetings from: the Great Prosser Balloon Rally

The largest hot air balloon pageant in the world – the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – will take area October 1-nine. But one of the maximum charming warm air balloon

How happy are passengers with airports proper now?

Flown everywhere lately? After being grounded through the pandemic, most parents are quite darn excited to visit the airport to fly to pretty much anywhere. But as soon as at the

Miniature Golf Day – at the Airport

Back in 2012, Air New Zealand had per week-long in-flight putting competition to promote the fact that the airline changed into hosting a Pro- Am event. Back within the day, Palm

An Orchestra Will Take Over This Aviation Museum

 We’re now not sure how this could work. Or why it is occurring. But we’re sure it will likely be fantastic. On September 21, from 3 pm to five pm, the University

Some airports ease journey. Others make it more difficult

Now you could reserve a checkpoint slot at Miami Int’l Airport One of the newest, and maximum welcome airport services are free packages that permit passengers to agenda the time

Free admission on Museum Day and other days

[This is a story we wrote for NBC News] As inflation leads households to tighten their entertainment and tour budgets, many are forgoing journeys to museums and cultural institutions, in which

Fresh artwork at Albany Int’l Airport

New York’s Albany International Airport (ALB) is on the brink of debut a brand new exhibition. The sculptures and prints within the Lumen exhibition are via Shaina Gates, Heather Hutchison, and Ben

How to get tickets to Smithsonian’ Renovated Air & Space Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Wahington, D.C. has been undergoing a seven-year upkeep that includes the redecorate of all 23 exhibitions and presentation areas. The big monitor is across the nook.