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|Los Angeles International and Chicago O’Hare Named Busiest Thanksgiving Airports, According to Orbitz.com|
“With travel expected to be up six percent, those heading to airports this
Orbitz also provides a list of the least busy airports. This year’s list is split down the middle with five airports making the list for the second year in a row and five newcomers. Travelers flying in to
ORBITZ INSIDER INDEX: BUSIEST AND LEAST BUSY AIRPORTS FOR
NOT-TO-MISS HIDDEN GEMS AT THE BUSIEST U.S. AIRPORTS
In the 2015 Orbitz holiday survey, most travelers said they were dreading the long lines and wait times at airports. However, nearly 55 percent indicated they would allow themselves more time at the airport if they knew of interesting things to see and do during the wait.
Orbitz.com editors have rounded up hidden gems for travelers waiting in the busiest airports this
Travelers passing through LAX and missing their pets at home should keep an eye out for LAX PUPS (Pets Unstressing Passengers). LAX’s therapy-dog program provides relief to the stress of travel. These dog de-stressors can be found at gates throughout the terminals and both dogs and handlers can easily be spotted by their red vests.
For those traveling with children, the Kids on the Fly interactive play area in Terminal 2 brings the airport to life with child-sized model airplanes and a control tower that will keep the little ones busy for hours. For parents looking to stay active, consider purchasing day access to the Hilton Athletic Club inside the Hilton at Chicago O’Hare, accessible by underground walkway and the Airport Transit System.
To take relaxation to the next level, look no further than the
1The Orbitz holiday survey was fielded by Orbitz from Sept. 21 – 23, 2015 via HawkPartners. 800 U.S. adults aged 18 and older who had who planned to travel over the holiday were surveyed.
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