America’s major airports have gotten a bad rap for aging, outmoded facilities. However, many airports have made large investments to meet the ever increasing demand for air travel.
Employees from Alaska Airlines, Delta and Southwest, along with an airport service contractor all worked together in the intense Colorado sun to sort bags and get them to the right airlines and the right flights as they came off the trucks. I even overheard someone say, “One airport, one team.”
A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.
Foreign objects on airport paved surfaces can pose serious risks, from damaging tires or engines to causing a major catastrophe. See what airports do to ensure that objects and debris don’t interfere with air safety.
For a whole host of reasons, airports are often bewildering, maddening places. Here are 15 things no airport terminal should be without.
Root Metrics, a data company dedicated to helping improve and examine the mobile experience, has released a report on mobile phone speed and reliability at the top 50 busiest U.S. airports. The U.S. is not known for ubiquitous (or cheap) mobile phone service, and often times, performance is absolutely horrendous at major gateway airports. Go […]
On Wednesday morning, The House held a hearing on the challenges the TSA faces in the wake of a Government Accountability Office released the day before. The 38 page report detailing how the TSA could strengthen oversight of allegations of employee misconduct shows several weaknesses in the TSA misconduct system. The TSA’s reputation is not […]