NYC Airports Installing Avatars That Get Chatty Upon Being Approached

NYC Airports Installing Avatars That Get Chatty Upon Being Approached

They aren’t tall, blue and skilled with flying beasts, but avatars installed at certain airports could provide useful information for travelers soon. If you can’t find an actual warm body to assist you, you’ll be able to just walk up to one of these flat-screen helpers and have it start talking. [More]

U.S. Airways Flight Evacuated Over Beeping Credit Card Reader

U.S. Airways Flight Evacuated Over Beeping Credit Card Reader

Passengers on a U.S. Airways flight in New York City were forced to evacuate their plane last night over a mysterious beeping sound. Because we all know that time bombs beep just like they do on “24.” [More]

Woman At LaGuardia Learns TSA Can Still Pat You Down Even After You Pass Security Checkpoint

Woman At LaGuardia Learns TSA Can Still Pat You Down Even After You Pass Security Checkpoint

It’s pretty safe to say that most, if not all, of us aren’t exactly thrilled about having to do the TSA shuffle — remove shoes, take out the laptop, put your keys in the bowl, step on through — at airport security checkpoints. But as one traveler at LaGuardia Airport in NYC learned last week, just because you’ve made it through the checkpoint doesn’t mean you can’t get one hell of a pat-down on your way to the gate. [More]