airports http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22594/all en Norwegian man falls asleep on baggage belt - and other embarrassing security breaches (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/norwegian-man-falls-asleep-baggage-belt-and-other-embarra Ever wondered what it's like to ride around on a luggage conveyor belt, deep into the bowels of the aiport? Wonder no more - a 36-year-old Norwegian man has done it. Of course, he was asleep at the time.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/norwegian-man-falls-asleep-baggage-belt-and-other-embarra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airports Security Weird Wide Web Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:52:51 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5715703 at http://www.globalpost.com Airlines want permission to make passengers wait on the tarmac for more than 3 hours http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/130423/travel-delays-airlines-three-hour-wait-tarmac <p>A rule banning long delays on the tarmac could be dropped with pressure from airlines.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/130423/travel-delays-airlines-three-hour-wait-tarmac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airports Companies Travel/Tourism Americas Business Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle United States Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:32:02 +0000 Pamela Engel, Business Insider 5823249 at http://www.globalpost.com Abu Dhabi airport debuts world's first cocoonlike sleep pods http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/130508/abu-dhabi-airport-sleep-pods <p>Weary travelers looking to catch a nap inside an airport can rarely escape the noise and bustle of the terminal. But one airport has a unique, egg-shaped solution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/130508/abu-dhabi-airport-sleep-pods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airports Companies Travel/Tourism Want to Know Middle East Health Wed, 08 May 2013 17:54:00 +0000 Darren Booth, CNBC 5833518 at http://www.globalpost.com Alabama airport opens again after terror threat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/131104/alabama-airport-opens-again-after-terror-threa-0 The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Alabama has reopened again after it was evacuated on Sunday, when workers there found a note containing a bomb threat. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/131104/alabama-airport-opens-again-after-terror-threa-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airports Alabama Need to Know Americas United States Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:49:00 +0000 News Desk 5979234 at http://www.globalpost.com