More Posts On: Airports

Why I Walked From Lisbon Airport to the Hotel

The airplane from Barcelona arrived late at Lisbon Airport after a delayed departure; and all of the passengers who departed the airplane were treated to one of those bus rides in what seemed like around the airport to the entrance of the actual terminal.

I followed the signs through the crowded terminal to the Aeroporto station of the Metropolitano de Lisboa, from where I was to take a short ride to the hotel property at which I was staying…

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Travel Alert April 2018: Another Power Outage in Amsterdam

“Due to the power outage at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, our flight schedules are temporarily disrupted. If you have booked a flight to, from or via Amsterdam (AMS) on Sunday 29 April 2018 and Monday 30 April 2018, please see below rebook and refund options we can offer you. These options are only valid, if you have a ticket originally issued on or before Sunday 29 April 2018 and Monday 30 April 2018.”

That is the message which was posted earlier today at…

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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.

As a result…

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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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