More Posts On: Airports

Travel Alert April 2018: Airport Strikes in Germany

If you are traveling to, from or through Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne, and Bremen in Germany, be aware that workers at those airports intend to be on strike between now at 6:00 in the evening today, Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

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Is Minute Suites Worth The Cost?

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 was the day when the first Minute Suites location opened at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area; and the concept is still around almost nine years later — but is it worth the cost?

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Public Wi-Fi Finally Resumes at Atlanta Airport

Eleven days since a ransomware cyber attack on the servers of the city of Atlanta occurred on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon, free access to the Internet via public Wi-Fi has finally resumed at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area — to the relief of many passengers who do not have access to lounges and do not want to pay for Wi-Fi service.

This message…

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Travel Alert: B Concourse Closed for Construction Until 2021 at Memphis International Airport

The B Concourse at Memphis International Airport will be closed for construction starting on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 due to an extensive concourse modernization project which is not expected to be completed until the year 2021 — resulting in airlines, restaurants, and retail businesses to operate out of A Concourse and C Concourse during that period of time.

“The multi-year, multi-phase modernization plan will include the addition of…

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Airport Tax to NOT Almost Double After All

Members of the House of Representatives of the United States rejected the proposed doubling of the Passenger Facility Charge, which is a tax charged by airports that currently costs passengers up to $4.50 per flight segment to help finance infrastructure projects — including…

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Public Wi-Fi Still Down at Atlanta Airport Due to Cyber Attack

“Public Wi-Fi has been disabled out of an abundance of caution” at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area since a ransomware cyber attack on the servers of the city of Atlanta occurred on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon, according to this official press release.

“The safety and security of…

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Travel Alert: Salta and Iguazú Airports to Close on April 15, 2018

Effective as of Sunday, April 15, 2018, two airports in Argentina will be closed due to their runways undergoing maintenance work — including both Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport in Puerto Iguazú near Iguazú Falls and Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport in Salta.

The…

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7 Types of Foods You Should Never Buy at the Airport?

At one point or another, you might succumb to the temptation of purchasing food items at an airport — even if you eschew the offerings at various establishments — during a long layover; if you have no access to an airport lounge; or if you had been traveling for 12 straight hours on flights which food options were minimal at best.

Think pretzels or peanuts and a small beverage with that last example.

Reasons why travelers may not entertain the option of partaking in airport fare include…

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Another Airport to Change Its Name

An airport has been granted approval to have its name changed as it readies to undergo a $30 million expansion, which includes nearly 20,000 square feet of space to be added to the existing terminal; as well as a permanent United States Customs and Border Protection inspection area to handle its significant increase of international passengers during the past year.

That airport is currently known as…

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