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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OutTrippin brings the world’s first airport-only vacation

Throughout 2012 LateDeparture shared some interesting airport stories and news via our blog but this year we want to give our readers the chance to really experience the airports as a destination in their own right. Our founder and Chief Blogger, Tom, has developed a world-first trip in conjunction with OutTrippin.com that visits 4 of the best airports in the world in 48 hours and we wanted you to be the first to know about it.

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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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Time lapse video from San Diego International Airport's arrivals

This week: time-lapse art from San Diego, Munich Xmas market & more

This week must have been the calm before the Christmas storm as hardly any big airport stories surfaced. Don’t worry though, we found a few interesting ones nevertheless. Why? Because we know our loyal readers would appreciate it – plus, let’s be honest – there is always something going on if you look closely enough!

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BirminghamAirport, England, Feb. 2008 (Wikipedia)

This week: British airport improvements, Korea’s budget terminal and more

It’s been an average week in airport newsland with medium sized stories coming through from around the planet. Nevertheless we’re sure it still makes for an interesting, weekly mix. So let’s dive straight into it.

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