Airport: Special Report

By | September 27, 2006

We follow USAToday regularly, as they tend to cover airline issues daily. Today, for example, they had an Airport: Special Report we recommend you have a look it. We’ve linked to the various articles of interest below on the airport experience.
In U.S. Airports by the Numbers, Dan Reed reports on intriguing airport numbers…For example, there are 600 arriving and departing flights at San Diego Airport, the USA’s busiest. Yet there are 42,402,653 passengers in 2005 at Atlanta’s airport…which is the US’s busiest.

In another feature, Travel writers reveal picks for Best Airport, as said, travel writers reveal picks for best airport.

In Got a Long Wait? Shop ’til you fly, retail stores in the airport are different than they were years ago. Airports are allowing more competition as part of their efforts to increase revenue. Whereas a few years ago, a few retailers would dominate the airport, now familar brands are coming to airports and more commercial space is becoming available to allow individuals to shop while they wait…certainly an improvement over the traditional airport gift shop, filled with local souveniers. If shopping isn’t what you like, they also review some airport spas for those travellers who need rest and revitalization.

Author: Guru

Guru is the Editor of Flight Wisdom and a long time aviation enthusiast.