Super-real sculptures at Florida’s Airports

Miami-Dade County will be hosting Super Bowl LIV in February 2020 and, in preparation, Miami International Airport (MIA) is displaying artist Duane Hanson’s hyperrealist sculpture “Football Player.”  The sculpture is on

What we’re reading

On the road or off, it’s good to have a book or two handy. In addition to book stores, some airports have free book swap stations. This one we spotted

Travel Tidbits from Miami International Airport

There seems to be a lot going on at Miami International Airport. Some lucky passengers were treated to a pop-up tango performance: A new exhibit, titled Imprinted, featuring 16 images

Think your last flight was long? Check out this Qantas flight

The next time you feel antsy on a long flight, think about how much longer your flight could be. Qantas just took a big step closer to creating a regular

Now you can get an Illuminati Shake at Denver Airport

You may have heard about some of the conspiracy theories surrounding Denver International Airport (DEN). DEN officials acknowledge that ever since the airport was built, there have been rumors of

Grand Hyatt at SFO – a keeper!

San Francisco Int’l Airport has a swank on-site hotel Fresh fly-in convenience at SFO Airport With the recent opening of the 12-story, $237 million Grand Hyatt at SFO, San Francisco International Airport

KLM Turns 100

Dutch flag carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is one of the world’s oldest airlines and the oldest airline still flying under its original name. The airline celebrated its centenary on

Snaps from Istanbul’s new $12 billion airport terminal toured the new $12 billion Istanbul Airport (IST) terminal this week. We’ll circle back to share more information and advice about making your way through this shiny new space,

Dude, where’s my ride? Airports move Uber/Lyft away from curbside

At many airports, curbside pick-up is moving away from the curb. On October 29, Los Angeles International joins the growing list of airports where curbside traffic has gotten so bad

Air Canada & actress Sandra Oh school us in “Canadian”

Think you know what’s what in Canada? One of the best parts of traveling is encountering the foods, traditions and quirky characteristics of another country. Like, say, Canada. You may

KLM turns 100 on Oct 7

KLM, Royal Dutch Airways, turns 100 on October 7 and celebrations marking the milestone event are already underway. A great exhibit drawing from KLM’s extensive collection of more the 250,000

World’s first hybrid electric-powered cruise ship arrives in North America

When it comes to the environment and sustainability, cruise ships and many cruise ship operators get failing grades when it comes to controlling carbon emissions, recycling and treating water, waste

Guitars at Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl Airport

A cool new exhibit about guitars is underway at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) Phoenix is home to the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery and right now passengers traveling through

Smile Day at JFK + Space pillow from Air New Zealand

World Smile Day will be celebrated on Friday, October 4 and JFK International Airport’s Terminal 4 is ready to celebrate. What’s World Smile Day? It’s a day that honors Harvey

Airport Restaurant Month

60 airport restaurants participating October is Airport Restaurant Month at more than 60 HMSHost restaurants in more than 40 airports around the country. And this year there’s a fun contest

Will you travel by hyperloop?

How hyperloop may change how and why we travel (This post is a slightly different version of a story I wrote for CNBC) Think of how well-traveled and eco-responsible you

Free coffee and caffeine deals in celebration of National Coffee Day

Perk up! Sunday, September 29 is National Coffee Day and, starting today, bistros, cafes, donut shops, hotels and a variety of other venues will be celebrating with free coffee, discounts

How to cut the checkpoint line at Boston Logan AIrport

Want to skip to the front of the airport security checkpoint line? We all do. To get the courtesy, you can pay for TSA Pre-Check. You could pay for a

Travelers not getting more airport satisfaction

A new study out today finds that travelers are getting weary of battling the detours and delays caused by expansion projects at many airports. According to the J.D. Power 2019

Celebrate Cleveland at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

A week of fun activities is underway at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). It’s all part of the airport’s ‘Celebrate Cleveland’ campaign. Today, Tuesday, September 24, from 12 p.m. to

What to do in Kansas City

The City of Fountains Kansas City is well-known for its tangy barbecue, its jazz and blues history and its more than 200 fountains, some of which date back to the

Travel Tidbits from an airport near you

Free paletas at LAX Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is celebrating Latino Heritage Month with a wide variety of cultural performances, art and guest experiences, including complimentary tastings. Today, Friday,

Oktoberfest at Denver Int’l Airport

We’re into Oktoberfest season and Denver International Airport is celebrating with the 6th annual “Beer Flights” beer garden through September 22. The beer garden is set up on the DEN

Where will you go? 1500 museums are free on Museum Day

Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day is coming up on September 21 and we’re celebrating because on that day 1500 museums will be joining in to offer free admission to anyone who

Baggage Nanny debuts at San Diego Int’l Airport

Here’s a great new airport service and a candidate – already – for Airport Amenity of the Week: Baggage Nanny, an on-demand baggage pickup, storage and delivery service, is now operating

Alaska Airlines’ secret weapon to reduce plastic use

Today Alaska Airlines kicks off a campaign aimed at reducing the use of single-use plastics. The secret weapon in the plan? You. The airline’s #FillBeforeYouFly initiative is asking passengers to

Discount fares for young people on United Airlines

United is offering flight discounts for young travelers Discount fares for young travelers used to be quite common. Not anymore. So let’s hope United Airlines’ new promotion (re)starts that trend.

Fresh art at LAX

There are four new art exhibitions at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminal 1. Three are the work of solo artists; one is a one group exhibition.  Here’s a preview:

Private jet tours: lavish, luxe and, for some, a good value

If you’re wealthy enough and still have some destinations and experiences on your bucket list, private jet tours may the ticket for you.

Friday freebies: Free admission to parks and museums nationwide

Go somewhere this weekend – and every weekend – for free. Two programs give free admission to parks and museums year round.

Travel Tidbits for trains, planes and cars

Travel Tidbits: Oktoberfest at PIT Airport and useful discounts from Amtrak and Silvercar

Singapore Airlines now flies non stop to Singapore from Seattle

Singapore Airlines now flies non-stop between Seattle and Singapore. To celebrate, there’s a cool video using an A350-900 airplane as a musical instrument.

Airport advisories during Hurricane Dorian

Hurrican Dorian disrupting flight scheuules and causing airports to close.

Frivolous fountains as entertainment, attraction and investment

Are over the top fountains, like those in Dubai and Las Vegas, making the real things seem boring?

Scenic wallpaper exhibit at San Francisco Int’l Airport

The SFO Museum has a new exhibit at SFO airport featuring historic scenic wallpaper.

Airlines waive fees as Hurricane Dorian approaches

These airlines are offering to waive change fees as Hurricane Dorian approaches.

TSA takes on Star Wars, pups and checkpoint firearms.

Today’s tidbits come from some of the social media notices shared by the folks at Transportation Security Administration (TSA). First: On its @askTSA site, TSA is answering questions from Star

Airports show off their dogs

Airports around the country celebrated National Dog Day with lots of puppy love.

Burners heading for Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Burning Man 2019 takes place August 25 – September 2 in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. About 20,000 of the more than 70,000 event attendees make their way to

Travel Tidbits from an airport near you

Earlier this week, we told you about a new Prince-themed store that opened recently at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Here are some more new shops to look for at the

At the Airport: private workplaces that also work for napping

Jabbrrbox has installed two of its private workspace pods by Gate 25 in Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport (OAK). Each booth has a desk and seating, Wi-Fi, USB charging,

At the airport: snakes, Prince and plastic bottles

A new store called “Prince” is selling merchandise related to the late musician known as Prince in the south end of the mall at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). The

Upscale travelers are just like us

Where are upscale Americans spending their travel dollars? Should you do what they do? Wealthy or not, it’s good to know where the well-do-to are vacationing and where the up-and-coming

Celebrating National Aviation Day

Today (August 19) is National Aviation Day, which celebrates the development of aviation and marks Orville Wright’s birthday. Airports and aviation fans around the country will be noting the day

Travel Tidbits: Hawaii, Amtrak, Comic Book Art

Travel Tidbits from airports and airlines near you Southwest expands Hawaii flights from California Southwest Airlines announced new nonstop flights from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) to both Kona

SFO’s plastic water bottle ban.

The ban on the sale of single-use plastic water bottles at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) goes into effect on September 20th. The move requires all airport retailers, restaurants, airline

Souvenir evidence of aliens at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas

Here at Stuck at The Airport, we’re big fans of the fun, locally-themed souvenirs that are for sale in many airport souvenir shops. We know there are alot of people

Game of thrones: Where is the best public restroom?

10 quirky public loos seek Best US Restroom title If you travel for business or pleasure, you know the value of a clean public restroom. Smart business owners know that

Traveling with your pet?

Where to stay and play with your pup on National Dog Day No bones about it. People love their pets and want to take them along when it comes time

Two airport restrooms in the running for America’s Best Restroom

A clean public restroom? We vote yes! The lid has been lifted on the finalists for this year’s America’s Best Restroom contest and this year restrooms in two airports on