The pat-down came, and the tears followed.
“At first they said get away from the windows, which is very hard to do in an airport. They then became forceful in telling us to go down to the baggage claim area.”
— ASHLEY LUTHERN, a traveler at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport …
An overburden of the fowl is causing quite a foul problem at New York City airports.
Today’s links feature some funny people, some famous people, and some ducks who strut like famous people.
I’m guessing these guys weren’t stuck at Singapore’s airport, where they could have caught a free movie (or enjoyed a giant twister slide). But that’s okay — they found another way to pass the time.
Better learn how to pronounce this name: Grimsvotn. It could be the cause of much travel grief if the eruption continues.
A Missouri pastor snaps a picture of a baby being frisked by the TSA — yes, a baby.
Girls just wanna have fun—and so do stranded airline passengers.
The most important trips aren’t about getting somewhere. They’re about getting to someone. (via Elliott.org)
Just when you thought going through an airport Transportation Security Administration scanner pretty much guaranteed your safety, along comes an investigation from our partners at AOL that says it probably isn’t.
Indian ambassador to the U.S. Meera Shankar’s all-too-warm welcome to Mississippi’s Jackson-Evers International Airport last week—she was singled out and pat-down by a security agent—has sparked an international debate. …