Category Archives: In the News

Chicken causes power failure at a Hawaii airport

This week: chicken causes power failure, no lights out for Berlin

This week started with us becoming a little (more?) famous as Singapore’s Strait Times wrote about our little airport-only trip in their Sunday issue. Aside from that it was an average airport related news week. We found news from Berlin, London and Hawaii for you.

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Diamond Heist at Belgium's Brussels Airport

This week: airport heist, budget cuts, fog and clever menus

It’s been a massive week for airport related news. Unless you live under a rock, you probably heard of the airport heist in Belgium. However, aside from this biggie there were also other interesting news from airports in New Delhi, Hamburg, Calgary or Brisbane to name a few.

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Winter Storm is causing problems for the U.S. East coast

This week: big U.S. week, Singapore gets bigger, Malaysia’s faux pas

It’s been a big week for U.S. airports, with two headlines, one economically related and the other based on some severe weather. Singapore’s Changi airport as well as Heathrow in London got into the news too. So did Malaysia’s KL airport but we bet they’d rather not speak about it.

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New York style food trucks coming to airports?

This week: food trucks, busy Atlanta, Google airport and more

This week we found a great mix of interesting airport news for you: there’s Atlanta (again), San Jose Airport with a private investor, a new foodie solution, an impromptu performance in Europe and a lesson from Hong Kong. Sounds intriguing? Read on!

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Delta plane and Atlanta skyline

This week: Atlanta best, Miami fastest and Santiago stranded

Wow, this week saw the launch of the world’s very first airport only trip. Sounds like we had our fingers in that one? You bet! In fact we’ve worked together with OutTrippin’s new service and tailored a fantastic airport adventure to explore 4 of the worlds best airports in 48 hours! Read more about how you can book this fabulous airport adventure here.

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San Francisco renamed soon?

This week: Harvey Milk SFO, Zurich clears the sky and more

This week has been another interesting one with quite a range of different airport news. Berlin got mentioned a couple times again, then San Francisco was in with an interesting and maybe slightly controversial idea, Stansted also had a busy week and Zurich was put to the test whilst Chicago received some disturbing freight.

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A kangaroo causing trouble at Melbourne Airport

This week: a kangaroo, a snake and a sandwich causing troubles down-under

It’s been the first real weak after the festive season when most people got back to work resulting in more airport news. Interestingly three pieces received us from Australia this week – our home country. But we swear we had nothing to do with any of these little stories directly though!

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Dancing at LAX airport

This week: festive season recap

It’s a new year and we’re back in action. We trust, you all had a nice Christmas and a Happy New Year. On our end, even though we took a break from publishing, loyal followers would know that we didn’t shut our eyes for interesting airport news. In fact we published 15 tweets of interesting developments through our Twitter account over the past 2 weeks. Let us now recap the most interesting or important ones.

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Mice, Snow and more in this weeks update

This week: Strikes, fog, snow, mice and Sarah Jessica Parker

Wow, the year has literally flown away from us. This in fact is our last airport news update for 2012. This week we found some of the more usual airport stories (strikes, fog) as well as some not so common ones (mice, star stopped in Norway).

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