Travel tidbits from an airport near you

Airport bookstores making a comeback Yesterday we celebrated the news that Powell’s Books is returning to Portland International Airport (PDX). Today we celebrate the opening of another real bookstore at

Powell’s Books’ new chapter at PDX Airport

World’s largest independent bookstore returning to one of the world’s coolest airports Portland, Oregon’s Powell’s Books, the world’s largest new and used bookstore, operated a shop at Portland International Airport

Tour the ‘secret’ SFO Museum facility

Yesterday we shared a video from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SFO) featuring the real-life magician pictured in the 180-foot-long “High Wire” mural from the airport’s art collection. In that video, we

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How is a magic trick like an airport?

How is a magic trick like an airport? “High Wire,” a 180-foot-long mural by artist Michael Fajan, has been at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) since 1993. In 11 panels, Fagan

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The new Overlook at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) has a new 600,000-square-foot Airport Overlook, or observation area. We can’t wait to visit and check out the wide array of cool amenities and take

Travel Tidbits from Airports Near You

Here’s a quick roundup of fun posts and new amenities recently spotted at airports. New York’s Albany International Airport (ALB) is getting ready for all the travelers who will be

Airports celebrate Pride Month

We’re gathering up some of the colorful and inclusive posts from airports nationwide in support of Pride Month. Let us know if we missed yours.

Airports with free period products

May 28 is Menstrual Health Day, designed to raise awareness about the importance of menstrual health education and resources. Providing travelers with free period products and supplies is an excellent

Does it seem like everyone you know is going on a cruise? Here’s why

(This is a slightly different version of a story we wrote for NBC News) Lots of people will be getting their sea legs this summer. Ports have been packed with

Long TSA lines? Skip them with this free service

The Memorial Day weekend means longer than usual lines at airport security checkpoints. And if you don’t have TSA PreCheck it’s a good bet you’ll find yourself standing in those

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Now two airlines will ship your wine for free

Love wine? Love taking wine home when you travel? We do too. Alaska Airlines has a long-running and very popular Wine Flies Free program that allows members of its mileage

Travel Tidbits for the holiday weekend

 The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen more than 18 million passengers at U.S airports over the Memorial Day travel period, which stretches from May 23 to May 29,

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Seattle Staycation: Level + Savor Seattle food tour

Stuck at the Airport is headquartered in Seattle and this week we’re spending a couple of days working out of a charming two-bedroom (!) suite at Level South Lake Union.

Airlines once had “stewardess-nurses.” So did trains.

The first ‘stewardesses’ on airplanes also had to be registered nurses. In 1930, Boeing Air Transport Office – which later became United Airlines – was only hiring male pilots. But

It’s official. And controversial. Oakland Int’l Airport’s new name

Over the strong objections of San Francisco International Airport (SFO), last week the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners went ahead and unanimously voted to change the name of “Metropolitan Oakland