Monthly Archives: April 2010

Airports to Train Stations: Europe

European Airports to train stations: Here, from Eurail.com , is an overview of frequently used airport to train station connections.     Unlike much of the USA where Airports generally assume you’ll have a car or take a taxi, in …

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Dulles Airport IAD Serving Washington D.C.

Dulles International Airport Airport Code: IAD serves the greater Washington D.C. Area.   Dulles is within a days drive of many major cities on the east coast making it a key hub for East Coast travel.    Note that Ronald Reagan …

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Airport Maps from Mapquest

Here, from Mapquest, is a list of US Airports with links to Mapquest maps for each of them.    Although we’ll eventually have maps here at QuickAid.com Airport Directory we also want to feature other sources for maps. For Terminal …

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Volcanic Ash Updates from CNN

CNN and BBC have excellent coverage of the European ash cloud that has disrupted travel extensively around the world and especially in Europe where flights are only expected to fully resume later this week, and only if there are no …

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Iceland Volcano Delays Thousands of Flights

Volcanic ash, which represents a potential severe danger to aircraft engines, continues to pour from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.     Under some circumstances the ash can damage jet engines and they will stop completely,  creating the potential for catastrophic failures …

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Bengaluru International Airport

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Bengaluru International Airport Note that the old Bangalore Airport is no longer a big commercial center (I think it’s for military now) and Bengaluru Airport serves the Bangalore region.   Unfortunately  Bengaluru is about 19 miles from the city of …

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Airport Wayfinders – 3D Tours of Boston BOS, Portand PDX, Houston IAH, Toronto YYZ several Airports

Airport Wayfinder has a really neat 3D Tour tool for four airports – I’m not clear if they’ll develop this technology for all the airports though it appears it may be designed to mesh with  planned or existing  touchscreen systems …

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FAA Flight Delay Map

The FAA Website provides a nice quick map check of general flight delays around the USA.   The FAA USA flight delay  map is here. For detailed information it is generally best to consult your airline rather than this map or …

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Airport Codes for US Airports, Canadian Airports, and International Airports

The rumors are true – The QuickAid.com Airport Directory has added a very robust list of Airport Codes from around the world divided into Airports from the USA, Canada, and International Aiports.    Click below or in the page menu …

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US Passport Rules

The US Government Passport rules have become much more restrictive over the last few years, so if you have not travelled recently be sure your documents are in order. Generally American citizens  now need a passport or special travel document …

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