Airports

OGG, MCO, SNA? Here’s How Airports Got Their Codes

OGG, MCO, SNA? Here’s How Airports Got Their Codes

Some are pretty easy to decipher – take ATL (Atlanta) and SEA (Seattle). But others are a little less obvious – why is Orlando known as MCO? Here’s a brief history of how airport codes came to be. In the first decades of flying, there weren’t many airports. The few that existed went by a […]

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Seatac Upping its Gourmet Game with these New Restaurants

Seatac Upping its Gourmet Game with these New Restaurants

Sustainable, hand-crafted, farm-to-table – these aren’t usually words used to describe airport food, but Seatac is hoping to change that. The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is rolling out a huge overhaul of its dining scene, scheduled to take place over the next year. A whopping 49 new restaurants and bars are in the works, adding to […]

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World’s Best Airports of 2017

World’s Best Airports of 2017

Skytrax released their annual ranking of the world’s best airports.  For the 5th year in a row Singapore’s Changi airport took the top spot followed by Tokyo Haneda, Incheon, Munich and Hong Kong.   US airports didn’t fare so well, taking the 26th spot is Cincinnati/Kentucky and in the 28th position is the Denver airport. […]

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Watch Amsterdam Airport’s Luggage Roller-Coaster

Watch Amsterdam Airport’s Luggage Roller-Coaster

No longer wonder what happens to your luggage when you check it at the airport!  Watch this new video from Amsterdam’s Shiphol Airport, they strapped a 360-degree camera to a bag and filmed the its journey through an endless maze of conveyor belts, ramps and robot arms. The amazing 360 degree version is at the Amsterdam […]

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Construction continues at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Construction continues at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Construction continues at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol through June 2015 due to ongoing customer enhancements; passengers may encounter noise and minor detours in Departure Halls 2 and 3, Departure Lounge 2 and on Holland Boulevard. Once completed, there will be a new centralized security area instead of at each gate at the Amsterdam Airport. Designated staff […]

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Save on Summer Parking at Sea-Tac

Save on Summer Parking at Sea-Tac

Save on airport parking all summer long when you travel from Sea-Tac!  Use this coupon to park for only $99/week in General Parking at the airport garage now through September 30, 2014. It's the closest, most convenient parking available, and the perfect way to start your trip.

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Airport Dining Guide – 2014

Airport Dining Guide – 2014

Summer travel season is under way and to alleviate some of the stress of long layovers and airline delays the editors at Eater have released their list of the best places to eat at 30 of the US top airports. A few of the real standouts; Tortas Fontera at Chicago O’Hare, the Shake Shack at […]

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Sea-Tac Airport Offers Tips and Highlights for Holiday Travelers

Sea-Tac Airport Offers Tips and Highlights for Holiday Travelers

Unlike some other places around the country, this is not the busiest time of the year at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, but sometimes it can feel like it. Why? We don’t have as many overall passengers but we do have a lot of inexperienced travelers who may only fly once or twice a year – inexperience […]

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Sea-Tac Airport Installs Honeybee Hives

Sea-Tac Airport Installs Honeybee Hives

Sea-Tac Airport’s newest residents, 500,000 honeybees, have joined ranks with the 777s and other aircraft that call the airport home. Made possible through a partnership with the Port of Seattle and the nonprofit The Common Acre, the project — named Flight Path —  makes Sea-Tac one of the first airports in the country to feature […]

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Airline Moves Complete At SeaTac Airport

Airline Moves Complete At SeaTac Airport

  United Airlines completed the final move at SeaTac Airport, now operating out of gates A6-A9.  Ticket counters may be accessed through doors 9 and 11 curbside and located between Delta Airlines and Icelandair/Condor/Sun Country counters. There is adequate signage throughout the airport to point travelers to the new United Airlines locations.  United’s new gates […]

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