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The Best Airport Innovation of 2014 May Already Be in Montreal

January 6, 2014 at 11:44 AM | by | Comments (0)

It's official: one of the worst airport experiences is simply dealing with security lines. Up in Canada, however, they're looking to alleviate the frustration, as one airport just introduced a timed reservation system for the security check.

All the good stuff is happing at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International, and the new system sounds quite easy to use. Basically, you head over to the airport website, enter your flight number and contact details, and you’ll get a text message confirming a reserved time for a specific security checkpoint. Then it’s all on you to show up during the assigned time, and use that text message like a ticket for access to the SecurXpress priority line.

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Where To Spot the Airbus A380

November 14, 2007 at 4:45 PM | by | Comments (0)

Airbus is tooling around North America in another of its publicity-loving A380s. And everyone from die-hard plane-spotter to curious soccer dad is out to catch a glimpse of the bird.

After flying into MCO--an airport that won't likely see another A380 anytime soon--the super-jumbo is headed back to France after a stop in Montreal. But don't despair, Minnesota! Your date with the Airbus starts the night of October 26 and goes until the next morning. Just remember: No fooling around!

Related Stories:
· Airbus A380 Visits Orlando [Orlando Sentinel]
· Plane-spotters Jetstruck as Big Bird Flies into Town [The Gazette]
· World's Largest Passenger Jet Lands in Montreal [CTV]
· Airbus to Show Off Jet at MSP [Pioneer Press]
· A380 coverage [Jaunted]