Happy July 4 weekend

Flying somewhere or just staying home this July 4th holiday weekend? Take it easy. And stay safe.

Travel Tidbits from an airport near you

Here’s some of the airport news that caught our attention today. May I help you, virtually? Our first encounter with a video help desk was at the massive Istanbul Airport

CVG: 5 Things We Love About Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

The “5 Things We Love About…” series on Stuck at The Airport celebrates features and amenities at airports around the country and the world. Today we’re sending some love to

Art we’re missing at SFO Airport

We are missing the adventures that start at airports. And we’re missing all the great art and history exhibits that airports around the country offer. For example, if we could

Souvenir Sunday: Free Cookies at Fort Wayne Int’l Airport (FWA)

Since 2000, volunteer hosts at Fort Wayne International Airport in Indiana has been welcoming arriving passengers with free individually wrapped cookies. The cookies are made fresh by the nearby Ellison

Souvenir Sunday: Vegas-branded face-masks from McCarran Int’l Airport (LAS)

It’s a sure sign of the times when the coolest souvenir you can pick up at the airport is a mask. Better yet, this one is free and will no

BWI & LAX airports mark anniversaries

Two airports celebrate dedication anniversaries this week: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). 70 years ago, on June 24, 1950, President Harry S. Truman

DEN: 5 Things We Love About Denver International Airport

While we wait for air travel to rev back up, the “5 Things We Love About…” series on Stuck at the Airport is celebrating some of the features and amenities

Texas Ranger statue removed from Dallas Love Field

Statues are toppling and being taken down around the country because the historical figures they portray had a role in the oppression of others. Included in this movement is the

At LAX: Hot or not?

Thermal scanning of passengers is common at many airports in Asia. If the new Terminal Wellness Pilot Program rolling out at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on June 23 works

CLT: 5 Things We Love About Charlotte Douglas International Airport

We are missing traveling around the country and the world. So Stuck at the Airport has kicked off its long-planned series celebrating the features and amenities at airports. Here’s a

EVV: 5 THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT EVANSVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT

Stuck at The Airport continues its “5 Things We Love About…” series today with “5 Things We Love About Evansville Regional Airport (EVV)” in Indiana. If we have missed a

ATL: 5 Things We Love About Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int’l Airport

The “5 Things We Love About…” series on StuckatTheAirport.com continues today with some of the features and amenities that delight us at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Keep in mind

Airports welcome back travelers with new rules, protocols and promises

Airports are joining airlines in ramping up service and welcoming passengers back to terminals that have been all but empty for months due to a record coronavirus-induced drop in air

Wear a face mask at the airport & on the plane. Or else!

Most every airline now requires passengers to wear face coverings in airports and on airplanes. But now the failure to do so may result in denied boarding or a ban

MIA: 5 Things We Love About Miami International Airport

Stuck at the Airport’s “5 Things We Love About…” series continues today with a look at some of the notable features and amenities at Miami International Airport (MIA). Keep in

MSY: 5 Things we Love About Louis Armstrong New Orleans Int’l Airport

Stuck at the Airport’s “5 Things We Love About…” series is back today with Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). The continuing series celebrates features and amenities at airports

Dazzling milestone for New York’s LaGuardia Airport

The new, 850,000-square-foot, four-story, state-of-the-art Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) opens to the public on Saturday, June 13. And it is a winner.

Drive-in movies at Ontario Int’l Airport

Here’s an airport trend we’re thoroughly enjoying. Ontario International Airport (ONT) in California is partnering with the City of Ontario and Street Food Cinema for a series of free drive-in

DFW: 5 Things We Love About Dallas Fort Worth Int’l Airport

The “5 Things We Love About…” series on StuckatTheAirport.com celebrates features and amenities at airports around the world. This installment of “5 Things We Love About…” lands at Dallas Fort

Airport art pop-up + charming ‘going nowhere’ video.

Air travel seems to be every-so-slowly edging its way back to (a new) normal. And we can’t wait until it does. But here are a couple of airport-related items we

ICT: 5 Things We Love About Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

This installment of “5 Things We Love About…” celebrates some of the features and amenities that delight us at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT). 1. The Terminal On

PHX: 5 Things We Love About Phoenix Sky Harbor Int’l Airport

Here is another installment of our new “5 Things We Love About…” series celebrating some of the services, amenities and features we love about airports around the world. We’re keeping

LAS has the airport amenity of the week

McCarran International Airport (LAS) has lots going for it. Besides being in Las Vegas. McCarran has a liquor store in the bag claim area. It has an aviation museum in

MCO: 5 Things We Love About Orlando Int’l Airport

5 Things We Love About Orlando International Airport (MCO) It’s another installment of the “5 Things We Love About…” series on Stuck at The Airport, celebrating some of the services,

Here are 5 Things We Love About: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)

Welcome to another installment of our new “5 Things We Love About…” series celebrating some of the services, amenities, and features we love about airports around the world. To keep

Airports stay open during curfews

These crazy times are getting crazier. And scarier. When the coronavirus pandemic began taking its toll on travel, it seemed odd that airports felt the need to send tweets reminding

5 Things We Love About: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

5 Things We Love About San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Today Stuck at the Airport kicks off a new feature of short airport profiles celebrating some of the services, amenities

Airport amenity of the week

It is definitely a sign of the times. And the airport amenity of the week. To help passengers and employees comply with the face mask covering requirement at Denver International

Museums adjust to post-pandemic visits

(My story about museums welcoming back visitors first appeared on NBC) Ready to leave your house and spend some time in a museum? With all 50 states in some stage

Airports empty – but busy

Airports keeping busy As travel begins, very slowly, to gear up, most airports still feel quite empty. But that doesn’t mean airport teams aren’t keeping busy. Someone was having fun

TSA’s new rules for security checkpoints

As we head into the Memorial Day holiday and a slight uptick in air travel, the Transportation Security Administration rolling out some new rules for the security checkpoint screen area

Travel tidbits from airports and airlines

Soon, maybe not very soon, but soon, you will go to an airport and board a plane. In the meantime, here are some newsy tidbits from that world. Alaska Airlines

Airport attractions we miss: Changi Airport

As we enter another week of staying off the road and close to home, we find ourselves missing the fun of hanging out in airports that go the extra mile

Airport Amenity of the Week

Here at Stuck at The Airport, we’re always on the look-out for new, useful and cool airport amenities. And this week’s Airport Amenity of the Week can be found at

Sea-Tac Airport plans passenger temperature checks

The aviation industry, government agencies, and technology companies are scrambling to find a way to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic so that travelers will be safe in airports and in

Winners: World’s Best Airports for 2020

Even if spending time in an airport was once your least favorite part of traveling, we bet standing in line to go through security is probably sounding pretty good. And

Miss flying? Make your own paper airplane

It will be a while until you can visit a United Polaris lounge and order the specialty cocktail that comes with a little cut-out of a paper airplane. But you

Airports upping their safety act with helmets and more

What are airports up to now? If you’re heading to an airport now or sometime in the future, the new normal is going to be, well, different. Masks for everyone,

One-on-one concerts at Stuttgart Airport

Even though few people are hanging out in airports right now, airports are still doing their part to be part of the cultural community. A perfect example: Germany’s Stuttgart Airport

Airports ready for the return of travelers

Airports are empty. And hurting. Airports Council International now estimates a drop of more than 4.6 billion passengers globally for all of 2020. The airport trade group also estimates that

23 airports hosting 1 big music festival May 6

Airports are really lonely and miss serving as the front doors to their cities. So they’re working hard to stay in touch with their communities with updates on their Covid-19

Drive-in movie at the airport

Airports around the world are not very busy these days. And many movie theaters are closed. So it is refreshing to see Vilnius Airport in Lithuania being creative and hosting

TSA officers buy meals, stock pantries for airport co-workers affected by COVID-19

(Our story about TSA workers helping airport workers during the pandemic first appeared on CNBC in a slightly different version.) The steep decline in air travel due to the COVID-19

Stuck at the Airport: Music, masks and lots of lights

Very few people are flying right now, but airlines and airports are still in the news. Masks – on the plane and in the airports The list of airlines requiring

Hot or not? This U.S. airport testing for fevers.

What will air travel be like once the ‘stay home’ advisories are lifted? Here’s a preview: The passenger terminal at Paine Field (PAE) in Everett, WA, north of Seattle, just

Vintage travel posters to inspire a post-pandemic trip

If you have been heeding the shelter-at-home advisories during this health crisis you may be organizing your photos and looking through scrapbooks from past trips. Here’s something else to add

Is it time for Boeing’s UV-powered self-cleaning airplane lavatory?

The possibility of using ultraviolet light to kill the COVID-19 virus has been in the news. As are the different types of UV light: UVA, UVB and UVC. And that

United Airlines is making its own hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer is in high demand around the world as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. In many cities, it is almost impossible to find hand sanitizer and keep in

Face masks required at more airports in the US & Canada

In trying to keep people safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of government entities around the country now require people to wear non-medical masks or face coverings