Miami Int’l Airport and the Miami Hound Machine

Miami International is the latest airport to get a team of the therapy dogs on duty. This one is called the Miami Hound Machine.

JetBlue’s new livery honors Puerto Rico

Jetblue unveils a new special livery dedicated to Puerto Rico.

Donate to disaster relief: do good get bonus miles

Airlines are offering bonus miles as a thank-you for those donating cash to help with disaster relief efforts around the globe.

A marvelous mascot at Japan’s Centrair Airport

Meet the marvelous mascot at Japan’s Chubu Centrair International Airport

Huge typo on Cathay Pacific plane

Check out the giant typo on this Cathay Pacific plane.

Top airports? Las Vegas, Orlando, John Wayne, Buffalo, says J.D. Power

Overall, passenger satisfaction with North American airports is up, says J.D Power. Check the charts to see where your favorite airport lands.

Snaps from Korean Air’s farm on Jeju Island

Korean Air has a ranch on Korea’s Jeju Island where it raised livestock, chicken, fruit and vegetables – and bottles water – that is served to passengers. Here are some snaps from my visit to the ranch.

Happy 90th Birthday, Miami Int’l Airport

Miami Internation Airport is celebrating its 90th birthday with a new exhibit.

500 kids color a new livery for a Korean Air plane

Korean Air invited 500 kids to coloring festival to help create a new special livery.

Oktoberfest events at PIT, DEN, other airports

Denver International, Pittsburgh International and other airports celebrating Oktoberfest.

PHL Airport has a short story dispenser

Philadelphia International is the first U.S. airport to get a short story dispenser.

Updated airline travel alerts: Hurricane Florence and others

Airlines are updating and expanding their travel advisories due to Hurricanes Florence and other hurricanes. Check with your airline before you head to the airport.

The 9/11 Memorial at Boston Logan Int’l Airport

Take some time today to think about how the world changed on September 11, 2001. And if you’re at Boston Logan International Airport, today or anytime, take some time to

Hurricane Florence and others mucking up air travel

Airlines are issuing travel alerts and offering change fee waivers for flights that will affected by Hurricanes Florence, Isaac and Olivia.

Louisville International Airport on Kentucky Urban Bourbon Trail

Louisville International Airport is now a stop on Kentucky’s Urban Bourbon Trail.

KLM’s augmented reality bag sizer for carry-on bags

KLM has a new augmented reality tool on its app to help passengers figure out if their carry-on bags meet the airline’s hand baggage rules.

Alaska Airline’s new Russell Wilson plane

Alaska Airlines unveiled a new plane honoring Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. And is renewing its football season perk of giving early boarding to anyone wearing a Russell Wilson jersey (#3).

British Airways & Heathrow Airport honor Freddie Mercury

Heathrow Airport, British Airways and a brave group of Heathrow baggage handers have joined forced to create a special dance peformance in honor of Queen singer Freddie Mercury, who once worked as a baggage handers at Heathrow.

Burning Man fans head home via Reno-Tahoe Int’l Airport

Lots of Burning Man festival attendees are making their way home through Reno-Tahoe International Airport and leaving lots of trash and dust behind.

Alaska Airlines adds 40 west coast flights for CES 2019

Alaska Airlines has joined the list of airlines adding extra flights to and from Las Vegas for CES 2019. Of course you don’t need to be going to the big electronics show to take advantage of these flights.

Reno-Tahoe Int’l does Burning Man

More than 18,000 people make their way to and from the Burning Man festival through Reno-Tahoe International Airport, which is joins in the fun with airport yoga, costumed therapy dogs and lots more fun.

Amelia Earhart slept at the first airport hotel

What was the first airport hotel? Several inns claim that title. The Oakland Airport Inn, which opened in 1929, is the winner. Close second: The Dearborn Inn, near Detroit, which opened in 1931 and is still open today.

Travel Tidbits: free inflight wif + a call for your vacation audio

Travel Tidbits: Free in-flight Wi-Fi on Labor Day + Heathrow Airport wants your vacation audio.

Flying over the Labor Day holiday? You won’t be alone.

Traveling over the Labor Day holiday? You won’t be in the airport alone. Airlines are expected to carry a record number of passengers during the week-long Labor Day holiday.

Changes for the JetBlue TrueBlue program

JetBlue has announced some changes in its TruBlue mileage program.

Fresh news about old airport hotels

Where was the first airport hotel? Several sites lay claim to the tile, but there’s clearly a winner.

Souvenir Sunday: 2019 paper calendars that invite travel

Souvenir Sunday: 2019 is still a ways off. But it’s not too soon to start shopping for the daily planner or wall calendars you’ll use in the new year.

Fresh art at Philadelphia Int’l Airport

A fresh art exhibit at Philadelphia International Airport features the work fo 20 local artists who have transformed a walkway into a colorful, art-filled passageway..

Airlines offer change fee waivers for Hurricane Lane

Airlines are posting travel alerts and offering change fee waivers as Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii.

Atlanta International Airport shows off lighted canopy

Take a look at some of the color-options for the new canopies being built at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

National Aviation Day and the 3rd Wright Brother

Sunday, August 19 was National Aviation Day. Did you pay respects to Katherine Wright, who was known as the 3rd Wright Brother? Did you even know the Wright Brothers had a sister?

Souvenir Sunday: Kennedy Space Center

Souvenir Sunday: Today’s treats from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center in Florida.

Silly souvenirs spotted at Orlando International Airport

My flight today from  Orlando International Airport leaves pretty darn early. Too early to take a tour of the art and too early for most shops to be open. But

TSA officer dance-off with tiny traveler

A fun video of a TSA officer in a dance-off with a young traveler has gone viral. Again.

Southwest Airlines tighens rules on emotional support animals

Southwest Airlines is the latest airline to tighten its policies on passengers traveling with trained service and emotional support animals. The new rules go in to effect Monday, September 17,

Snaps from the Neon Museum in Las Vegas

Sharing some snaps from the Neon Museum in Las Vegas

That ‘unauthorized’ Horizon Air flight: now what?

A Monday morning recap of that wild ‘unauthorized’ Horizon Air flight out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night – and what might happen next.

Donate to CA wildfires relief, get bonus United Airlines miles

Get bonus United Airlines miles for donating to cash to California wildfires relief efforts. I’m doing it. Are you?

Space tourism: do real astronauts want tourists in space?

Are real astronauts in favor of space tourism?   Space tourism is a modern-day reality and a bucket list item for many travelers who have already ticked off many of

Fresh art at Australia’s Sydney Airport

Fresh art at Australia’s Sydney Airport highlight the country’s Aboriginial history and cultures.

Travel Tips from Astronauts

Travel tips from astronauts. What did astronauts learn in space that can help us be better travelers here on earth?

Airport police host National Night Out events

Airport police departments are joining in the National Night Out August 7

Airports join police lip sync challenge. And rock it.

Airport police departments are joining the police lip synce challenge that is sweeping the country.

Skip the shuttle: choose a cool airport hotel

More airports are offering upscale on-site hotels as an amenity.

Kitten Cuddle coming to Charlotte Douglas Int’l Airport

A Kitten Cuddle is scheduled for International Cat Day (August 8) at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Freebies + cool offers to take advantage of now

Who doesn’t like free? Here are some freebies and other fun stuff to put on your list this weekend and beyond.

Celebrate International Beer Day – at the airport

Celebrate International Beer Day (or any day) in a great airport brewpub.

Turkish Airlines has a Lego Airline Safety Video

Take a look at this fun (yes, fun) Turkish Airlines new safety video featuring characters from the Lego movies.

Southwest Airlines has served its last little bag of peanuts

Southwest Airlines has stopped serving peanuts on its flights. To mark the day, Orlando International Airport created a work of art honoring the “relics of aviation history.”

More stories of wildlife at airports

More stories of wildlife at airports: here’s an edited version of my “At the Airport” column about the animals – everything from worms to whales – that airports deal with.