Passengers Report TSA Hell Lines Over a Mile Long in Chicago

Hudson Hongo · 11/30/14 02:00PM

On Sunday, Thanksgiving travelers flying out of Chicago's Midway International took to social media to document the airport's Kafkaesque security lanes, which reportedly stretched over a mile long this morning.

Travelers Will Shove One Million Cinnabons Into Their Heads By Sunday

Dayna Evans · 11/26/14 04:00PM

A proper rite of passage when traveling through America's lavish airport system is pushing a hot, thick Cinnabon in your craw as you "run" pathetically to catch your flight. At times of desperation, like when the Burger King is out of BK Chicken Fries™ and an unripe banana™ simply won't do, Cinnabon is a jetsetter's best friend.

Siberians Stuck on Frozen Plane Had to Get Out and Push

Jay Hathaway · 11/26/14 01:15PM

A flight from from Siberia's Igarka airport to Krasnoyarsk, the regional capital, was delayed due to temperatures of minus 52 Celsius. The plane was literally frozen on the runway. But the 70 passengers on board, who had already waited one day for their flight, refused to be grounded so easily: They got out and pushed.

Hamilton Nolan · 09/16/13 08:05AM

In China, airport delays are so bad that frustrated passengers are regularly attacking airline employees. "One Hong Kong airline has started teaching its flight attendants kung fu."

Here Is the Gun That Got Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested

Camille Dodero · 09/05/13 08:20AM

One week ago, Shemane Nugent was arrested at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport after TSA agents found a .38-caliber handgun in her carry-on bag. Her lawyer justified his client's lapsed judgment as an “honest mistake” to the Dallas Morning News, explaining that the 51-year-old, who has a concealed-carry license, woke up early for her flight and “completely forgot or never knew the weapon was in her bag.” The firearm was loaded.

Hamilton Nolan · 08/13/13 08:10AM

Congrats to Atlanta for winning this year's "most guns found at the airport" title. We know you'll do great next year, Dallas!