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Freemium airport Wi-Fi: New norm

There’s a word you now need to know about wi-fi at the airport: freemium. These days, travelers expect Wi-Fi to be robust enough to handle their myriad devices — and

Airport restaurants run by celebrity chefs

If you are of a certain age, you clearly remember the severe lack of food choices at airports. Your only choices were a generic “snack bar,” “fast food” places and

You may miss SkyMall, but the airlines won’t

You probably breathed a sign of nostalgia last week when you heard about the demise of SkyMall, the quirky catalog found on airplanes that sells stuff nobody really needs. And

How much do airlines owe you for flight delays?

An American Airlines ticket counter at Orlando International Airport. Photo by Benet J. Wilson This week’s major snowstorm on the East Coast prompted airlines to cancel thousands of flights. It

Across America, giving airports an upgrade

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is embracing solar power. But other airports badly need improvements. Have you been to your local airport lately? All across the U.S., airports such Detroit Metropolitan,

Airlines find the money with ancillary revenues

Aviation consultancy Oliver Wyman this month released a major new report, Airline Economic Analysis. The report is chock full of data and observations about airline costs, revenues, margins, capacity and

Airport construction generates revenue, jobs

U.S. airports currently are working on nearly $80 billion in construction projects, according to the Centre for Aviation’s (CAPA) Airport Construction and Capex database.  The report notes that airports around

5 tips to survive the nightmare of holiday travel

Passenger stress goes sky high during the busy holiday travel season. In the first of this two-part series, I’m offering tips and ideas for your audience to get through the

How does holiday shopping help airports?

As a regular traveler, I’m impressed with how airports have stepped up their game when it comes to shopping. And, they have to.  As airlines continue to consolidate and cut

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