It’s only February and TSA has set a new record

We’re only 2 months into the new year and there’s already a new record for the number of firearms found at airport checkpoints during one week.

Sky scenes: five new/old airline liveries

Take a look at some recent airline liveries that look forward – and back.

Alaska Airlines expands its Wine Flies Free program

A great airline perk has gotten even better: Alaska Airline’s Wine Flies Free program – which allowes Mileage Plan members to check a case of wine for free – has expanded to include 29 cities.

Harriet’s Hotel Stay: Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

Need to stay near Heathrow Airport overnight? I gave the Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 a try.

JetBlue starts Mint service between Seattle and Boston

JetBlue kicked off its premium Mint service on flights between Seattle and Boston. I tagged along.

Virgin Atlantic’s heart-shaped flight

Happy Valentine’s Day! Check out the heart-shaped flight a Virgin Atlantic training flight etched in the sky.

Flying on Valentine’s Day? Cupid may be too.

Flying on Valentine’s Day? Many airports and airlines will be adding some extra love.

Gate-delivery service lands at San Diego Int’l Airport

San Diego International is the second airport in the country where an app makes it possible to have food, drinks and merchandise delivered to you wherever you are in the airport. So sit tight and don’t give up that power plug.

Look down: airports showing off their floors and their socks

Airports are a competitive species. And proud of the amenities they offer passengers. Check out this #AirportThrowdown thread that erupted on Twitter about airport flooring – and socks.

United Airlines serving up Olympic super heroes & snacks

United Airlines has Winter Olympics fever. In addition to giving out super hero action figures inspired by Olympic athletes, the carrier is serving Olympics-inspired food and drinks in its club lounges.

Flying with legally-purchased pot? Be careful.

Thinking of boarding a plane with legally-purchased pot? Be careful.

Nursing pods for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int’l Airport

The world’s busiest airport – Harstfield-Jackson Atlanta International – is getting six stand-alone Mamava nursing pods, with some extra amenities courtesy of Zappos.

How to get one of United’s Olympic athlete superhero action figures

In celebration of its roles at the official airline of the United States Olympic Committee and the kick-off of the Olympic games taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea, United Airlines has made superhero action figures portraying a half dozen athletes and a half dozen airline employees. Find out how to get one of the limited edition athlete action figures.

How to enter the cooking contest at O’Hare Airport

The “Channel Your Inner Chef” contest is back at O’Hare International Airport. The winner’s recipe will be added to the menu of a restaurant at the airport.

Beckoning cats at San Francisco Int’l Airport

A new exhibition from the SFO Museum at San Francisco International Airport features a wide vareity of maneki neko – or beckoning cat figurines.