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Cheers! At These Robot-Filled Airport Bars, Everybody Knew Your Name

Cheers! At These Robot-Filled Airport Bars, Everybody Knew Your Name

Depending on your age and tolerance for prerecorded laugh tracks, the name ”Cheers” either brings to mind a much-beloved barroom sitcom that launched legendary actors’ careers, or a commercial-crammed network show that your parents watched before you (and Netflix) were born. What it probably doesn’t make you think about are grotesque robots and the United […]

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Is Premium Economy Worth It for the Drinks? (LOL, Not On United)

Is Premium Economy Worth It for the Drinks? (LOL, Not On United)

Winter travel season is upon us. As seats in economy cabins continue to shrink, many airlines have introduced a new category, premium economy, to domestic and international routes. Premium economy fares are about 15 to 20 percent more expensive than basic economy, but they also offer extra legroom, free drinks — and the perks don’t […]

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Invite-Only Speakeasies, Master Somms, and Mixologists are Bringing Glam Back to Aviation

Invite-Only Speakeasies, Master Somms, and Mixologists are Bringing Glam Back to Aviation

The mid-20th century is fondly remembered as the ”Golden Age” of aviation. Intrepid travelers took to the sky with a sense of wide wonderment, sporting their Sunday bests — regardless of the day of the week. Even flight attendants were dressed to the nines. Destination be damned, getting there in lavish style was the name […]

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Flying High: The Craft Beers You Can Drink on Every Major American Airline

Flying High: The Craft Beers You Can Drink on Every Major American Airline

Craft beer is nearly everywhere in America. From chain restaurants to brew pubs to the grocery store, beer lovers have become accustomed to finding great tasting beer wherever they go — including the sky. Flying isn’t the luxury it used to be, but on many major American airlines, passengers can get premium craft beer whether […]

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10 of the Best Airport Lounge Bars in the World

10 of the Best Airport Lounge Bars in the World

Everyone can agree that waiting at the airport is a total drag. The lines, the body scans, and the frequent delays are just some of the elements of airport travel that make it stressful and boring, a lethal combination. But there are exceptions, should you be catching your next flight from one of these elite airport […]

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How Bars Ended up on Active Airport Runways

How Bars Ended up on Active Airport Runways

Many Americans are familiar with getting a drink at the airport. Not so many Americans are familiar with walking to their neighborhood restaurant bar and watching planes roll down the street to the takeoff at the local runway. But that’s exactly what happens at airparks (or fly-in communities), which are residential areas designed for people […]

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Where to Drink at the Miami International Airport

Where to Drink at the Miami International Airport

The Miami International Airport isn’t exactly a haven for good drink selections — especially if you’re not in Terminal D (East or West wings). But there are some good finds out there, thanks to themed bars and Cuban cuisine. There’s always a chance for one more taste of liquid paradise before leaving the beaches of […]

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