Pittsburgh Airport getting a swank makeover

PIttsburgh International Airport is getting a swank new terminal. See what it will look like.

Alaska Airlines will build a new lounge at SFO Airport.

Alaska Airlines plans to open a new swank lounge – with a view – at SFO Airport.

SFO Airport gets observation deck

San Francisco International Airport now has an outdoor observation deck. Know of others? We’re making a list.

Airports named for U.S. Presidents

For Presidents Day – a list of airports named for U.S. presidents.

Tampa Int’l latest airport to tighten leash on pets

Last year, Portland International Airport and several other airports followed the lead of airlines in tightening the leash on what consitutes an ’emotional support’ animal and the expected and acceptable

Alaska Airlines Valentine’s Day BOGO sale

Alaska Airlines is offering a Valentine’s Day Buy-One-Get-One fare sale to select city pairs.

Airports, airlines have Valentine’s Day treat for travelers

Airports and airlines have sweet treats and suprises on tap for travelers on Valentine’s Day.

TSA’s Top 10 Most Unusual Finds of 2018

TSA has released a video of the Top 10 Most Unusual Finds of 2018. Take a look.

Eating at airports: 2 ideas to steal from Heathrow

Two great amenities Heathrow Airport offers that we think other airports should adopt.

Turkish Airlines’ new safety video has LEGO Movie 2 theme

Turkish Airlines’ new inflight safety video features the characters from The LEGO Movie 2. It’s fun!

London’s Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities

It’s too snowy to go home to Seattle, so here are some snaps from London’s Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities. Includig a charming two-headed lamb.

Visting the Bankside hotel in London

The Bankside hotel in London is filled with art and offers some quirky guest amenities, including a vending machine that dispenses cocktails, engagement rings and handmade sparkly pants.

TSA: 2018 was record-breaking year for guns found at airports

During 2018, TSA officers found a record-breaking number of guns in carry-on bags at airport checkpoints.

Testing, testing: Does this airport terminal work?

How do airports test new terminals? We joined a group of ‘fake’ passengers.

Alaska Airlines’ Captain Marvel plane – flying now

Alaska Airlines has painted one of its planes to honor the new Captain Marvel movie.

Good work, AtYourGate

AtYourGate is celebrating its one year anniversary with discount on in-airport food delivery.

Treats for travelers at LAX

LAX is hosting events this week to celebrate the Chinese New Year and the GRAMMY Awards.

Free stuff from airlines? Look for it on the ground

From free ski lift tickets to discounts on meals and attractions, your airline or train boarding pass may be hiding some hidden perks.

Free flights for “Pats” on JetBlue

JetBlue is giving anyone named “Pat” flying to or from Boston and Atlanta a free flight today. The airline is the official airline of the New England Patriots.

Puppy Bowl at Denver Airport

Denver International Airports fourth annual Puppy Bowl takes place Friday, February 1.

United, American add to free entertainment menu

American AIrlines and United Airlines adding to the menu of free inflight entertainment.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Baby, It’s Cold Outside and that means airlines are cancelling flights.

Chill out with Cathay Pacific’s yoga/meditation space at Hong Kong Airport

Cathay Pacific has opened a yoga and meditation space in The Pier Business Class Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport.

Shutdown over (for now); support for airport workers continues

Funding for all parts of the US government has been reinstated – for three weeks – and TSA, FAA, CBP and other federal employees who have been required to work

Fresh art at SFO and PDX airports

Fresh art SFO and PDX airports features surfboards and an interactive work inspired by the Northern Lights.

JetBlue’s charming Marine Air Terminal at LGA

JetBlue celebrates one year at LaGuardia’s Marine Air Terminal (Terminal A).

Harriet’s hotel stay

Where to stay at LAX Airport.

More TSA no shows; but more support for TSA workers

More TSA workers are staying home. Those that are going to work – without paychecks- are getting thank-yous from their communities.

Fancy a fast trip to London & Paris?

Not much time to travek? It’s possible to visit London and Paris in four or five days.

TSA getting love + shutting checkpoints

TSA is shutting more airport security checkpoints due to lack of workers. But communities are stepping up with love, food and no-interest loands for TSA, FAA and other government workers who are showing up for work.

More love for unpaid airport workers

An outpouring of donuts, pizza, financial support and more for TSA, FAA, and other airport employees who are showing up to work but not getting paid.

Louisville Int’l Airport to be renamed for Muhammad Ali

Louisville International Airport has changed its name to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

Snaps from United’s new Polaris Lounge at LAX

United Airlines has opened a new Polaris lounge at Los Angeles International Airport. See some snaps.

Travel Tidbits: Long security lines + airfare deals

Travel Tidbits: Long lines at airports + airfare deals

Gov’t shutdown causes closed checkpoints – and pizza – at airports

Closed checkpoints – and pizza – at airports due to government shutdown.

JetBlue giving away ‘Hamilton’ tickets in Puerto Rico

JetBlue is giving away tickets to see ‘Hamilton’ in Puerto Rico.

How DFW is upping its customer service game

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has a unique way of making sure its customer service level is top notch.

PHX Sky Harbor Airport celebrates new concourse

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport celebrates new shops, dining venues and amenities its newly named John S. McCain III Terminal 3.

Aviation history on view at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport

Witchita Eisenhower Airport celebrates the city’s aviation history.

Souvenir Sunday: mouthwash tabs for travelers

Souvenir Sunday: Would you use these travel-ready mouthwash tabs?

Chicago O’Hare’s new state-of-the-art accessible restroom

Chicago O’Hare Airport has a new state-of-the-art accessibly restroom.

SEA & DFW airports wager over NFL Wild Card game

SEA and DFW airports – and some airport restaurants – are engaged in some wagering for Saturday’s NFL Wild Card playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Dallas Cowboys,

Travel Tidbits: deals on museums, NY hotels and trains

Travel Tidbits: Free museum admissions this weekend, deals on hotels in NYC, Eurail updates – and the closing of an iconic Boston restaurant.

Airport restaurant week returns to Chicago Airports

Airport Restaurant week is coming back to Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports. Arrive hungry.

Travel tidbits to start 2019

Starting 2019 with a look at some travel tidbits.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! A look back at some fun airport stories from 2018.

Best airport amenities 2018

A “Best” list: Great amenities introduced at airports during 2018.