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There used to be time to arrive. Incremental geographical changes would ease the inner transitions: desert would gradually give way to shrub, savannah to grassland. At the harbour, the camels would be unloaded, a room would be found overlooking the customs house, passage would be negotiated on a steamer. Flying fish would skim past the ship’s hull. The crew would play cards. The air would cool.
books  travel  airports  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  quote  tumblr:quote 
october 2014 by cote
Why major airports are missing a trick with their lack of free Wi-Fi access | Information Age
Here, the example is in airports: It lets the airport team observe where certain areas might become congested, allowing quicker reaction and reducing the impact on passenger flow. Furthermore, the heatmapping functionality enables them to overlay demographics, which proves particularly useful when examining the use of certain spaces. Airports can ascertain where it would be best to place new shops and restaurants, as well as signage and advertisements effectively. They can also observe how long it takes people on average to move from the restaurants through security to their gates, to inform future tactics and measure KPIs accordingly.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  bigdata  free  wifi  airports  cases  link  tumblr:link 
august 2014 by cote
Bag rules change at UK Airports
"Officially, the one-bag limit in the cabin will be lifted at Heathrow, Stansted, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Southampton."
aadvantage  travel  uk  airports  security 
january 2008 by cote
Sky Talk: Free wifi at American Admiral's clubs
Nice, AA wises up and gives out free WiFi in it's lounges. Another angle is that after adding access for Amex Platinum members, they need more differentiators for Admiral's Club signups.
wifi  AAdvantage  travel  american  americanairlines  airports 
december 2007 by cote
Triman - O'Hare Security: Excuse me sir can I inspect your bag
I love the part where they're debating if (English) Christmas pudding is a "liquid" or not.
airports  security  travel  food 
november 2007 by cote
The In-Between Moments Transcribed
Mining airport time for content creation time.
airports  travel  twitter  blogging 
october 2007 by cote
D/FW is cleaning up with iPods, other high-tech sales
"[A]irport visitors have bought about 2,450 iPods worth $200 or more."
dfw  airports  aadvantage  ipods  vending 
september 2007 by cote
Amex Platinum Concierge - First Experience (Ask Mr Credit Card’s Blog)
Failed attempt to use the platinum card to get into a Delta airport lounge.
amex  platinum  delta  airports 
april 2007 by cote
New rules put laptops in checked baggage - Or, The Carry-on is Dead
Whao...travling in the UK is gonna suck. And, even the US is banning "personal hygiene products" as a carry-on. Taking it by the letter, this means you'll always have to check a back, even if you just have tooth-paste. Get ready for suckage.
travel  airports 
august 2006 by cote

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