40 Images From The Airport That Are Most Unexpected
The airport can be a very interesting place and you can run into all sorts of people there. Many cultures come together at the airport and you will see everyone from first-time fliers who are nervous to seasoned old-timers who do not need guidance. The airport is also one of the places where you can find hilarious situations unfolding that will bring a smile to your face.
Tired Of Waiting
Children often get tired at the airport since there are long waiting periods and you have to walk a lot to get from the entrance to the terminals. This little girl was all drained out and she decided to take a nap on the suitcase itself. Let’s just hope that her dad does not put her in the baggage carousel.
Patriotism At Its Best
How often have you seen a dog showing off his nationality? This proud American is all about brightening up the day for the people at the airport and he is the only one who can make America great again.
Hold My Baby
If there is a baby on your flight, you are in for a tough night. Considering the fact that the airport security is always tight, people have to put all their belongings on the security tray. However, it is not at all appropriate to put a baby on the tray.
When You Pack Heavy
When you are packing for a vacation, you have to be considerate about the things that you are taking along with you. There is a limit to the weight that you can carry and this woman decided to save money by packing herself rather than buying a ticket.
Setting Your Priorities Straight
There are a lot of exhausted people at the airport who are tired from all the travelling. You will find many passengers who are tired at the airport, everyone sleeping in weird positions that might just make you smile.
You will also run into ninjas at the airport. This woman decided to become a ninja when she jumped on the baggage carousel. This usually happens when you come early for your flight and have tons of time on your hand.
Dressing Up For The Musical
This gentleman right here is not at all embarrassed by the fact that he is wearing all pink. He even has enough confidence to rock those pink boots too. He would surely make for a good orator given his ability to ignore the strange looks that he gets.
Waiting For The Overlord
When Darth Vader forgets his ship, he has to fly around in a commercial airplane. And when you are Darth Vader, you will surely have a possy of stormtroopers that are loyal to your command. They will greet you even if it means standing in plastic costumes, eagerly waiting for your arrival.
When You Do Not Know Much About The Shapes
The proverb Square Peg in a Round Hole has literally come to life here. This airplane is going to be out of commission for the next flight since the airport crew is going to have their hands full taking the crate out of the engine.
When You Have No Home
What do you do when you have a layover with a huge delay? You take a nap. However, these people could not find a comfortable bench at the airport which is why they decided to get cozy in cardboard boxes.
When The Security Is Too Thorough
TSA agents have to examine the passengers thoroughly before letting them inside the airports, even if it means making them uncomfortable. Let’s just hope the two in the picture are not dating because that is an awkward position to be in.
Keeping Them On A Leash
Children can be quite a hassle in public places. You have to be careful not to let them run around everywhere. This mother found a way to manage her children, attaching leashes to them.
Low On Power
When you have a long flight, you have to ensure that all your electronics have enough juice to provide you with all the in-flight entertainment that you want. Here is a person who was desperately low on juice that he plugged in an outlet that also had a vending machines for chargers plugged into it.
Cutting Out All Senses
This is what happens when you are too paranoid to be disturbed during your flight. The man has noise-cancelling headphones, a mask on his mouth, and an eye mask to shield any light that might disturb his sleep.
Not Where You Should Hang Your Travel Pillow
The travel pillow is positioned on just the right place and the people that were walking behind this woman must have burst into fits of laughter. The illusion of walking around butt naked is enough to make your day.
Many people opt for wraps around their luggage in order to protect their suitcases from scratches. There are many designs that the wraps come in and this particular bag found itself wrapped up in a sushi design.
Working Around The Armrests
One of the most uncomfortable and comfortable things about a chair is its armrest. It is comfortable when you are sitting upright but when you are hoping to join a couple of chairs to make room to lay down, the armrests serve as hurdles. This woman found a way to sleep without letting the armrests come in between.
Bringing Your Pet Along
Many people have emotional support animals to help them with mental illnesses. While most people go for dogs or cats, there are some who think outside the box. This gentleman brought along a peacock as an emotional support.
When You Need A Pull
This is what happens when the airport vehicles are not up for the job and you need to tow away the airplane. A bunch of little people will come out of nowhere and begin to pull the huge jetliner with all their strength.
Fashion Fails At The Airport
People wear comfortable clothes when they are travelling. However, these two ladies got into very unique clothes to the airport. The reason behind this could be that their luggage was lost and they had to wear borrowed clothes.
Not Where You Should Be Standing
Talk about funny coincidences! The rabbi were standing precisely above an advertisement for undergarments. This began to draw a lot of attention to themselves and were the subject of many strange looks by the people around them.
Rushing The Runway
Global warming is pushing the animals out of their natural habitats. This is quite evident from this polar bear who somehow found his way on to a runway and was casually sauntering around the airport before he was taken care of.
When one of the busiest airports in the UK faced a major technology fail, the airport staff decided to go old school and write down the status and timings of all the flights on a marker board. However, there was a lot of chaos that followed when people were trying hard to decipher the handwriting of the staff.
Do not let this to be an example of the luggage that you are now allowed to carry on the airplane. These are just suitcase tower sculptures that an airport decided to put up in their departure halls.
When You Are All Ready For The Security
People usually take a lot of time clearing through the security checkpoints. However, this guy was being all courteous and cooperative when he stripped down to his underpants and socks and was all ready to pass through the security without any hiccups.
Shipping Your Pet Abroad
Many people carry along their pets when they are going on a vacation. These pets are provided a special area in the airplane and they have to be boxed up in order to not let them run around in the airplane. Imagine the shock of the staff when they opened a box that contained a huge alligator.
Smuggling Has Become Tough
A man was trying to smuggle tortoises abroad by disguising them as patisserie items. However, he was caught when the pastries started to move around in the security scanner.
Calling In The Tech support
This picture was taken at Perth airport when there was an IT crash that led to heavy delays in flights. In any other country, there would have been a huge commotion but the Aussies knew that all they could do was keep calm and carry on.
Not The Landing That You Expected
When there is a small aircraft flying around, you know either someone is training to be a pilot or it is a charter plane flying some rich folks around. When this small aircraft landed a bit harsh, we are sure that the pilots must have heard quite an earful from the passengers.
Limiting The Love
This is a great sign that should be present in all public places. People have a habit of getting overly intimate with their loved ones when they are saying goodbyes. It is also helpful in moving things along so that there is not too much rush at the drop off zone.
The Reason Behind The Lost Baggage
Have you ever wondered why there is always some or the other passenger complaining about his baggage being lost? This is what happens when the baggage dispensing system does not work and all the luggage has to be confined in one place.
This Is A Cool Job
TSA agents are instructed to carefully check for all potential hiding places in a person’s body. This is why, they sometimes do a full body search in order to look for explosives or drugs or any other forbidden items. This is what happened when Kim Kardashian went to the airport.
When The Batteries Run Out
Children have a habit of running around and playing with everything until they get tired. This poor little guy ran all out of energy right in the middle of jumping over the seats and decided to sleep there.
Hoping That Is Not Fire
Smoke in an airplane is one of the scariest things. However, passengers are encouraged to remain cool and calm while the air staff and the pilots try to take control of the situation.
Happy To Be On Ground
Scared passengers often start to clap or show other happy emotions once the airplane is safely back on the ground. This particular passenger is more than ecstatic to be back on ground and is shouting with joy at the airport.
A Tough Job
The crew has a very tough job and there is little rest for them between flights. However, their dedication is high and they endeavor to always remain polite. This picture of the crew taking a nap between flights at the airport is a good sign that they are doing their job well.
Checking In Your Essentials
This passenger checked in a can of beer along with his luggage and refused to board the plane if the crew did not tag the can as a separate luggage. This shows that some people are willing to go the extra mile for a drink.
Helping Hand In Times Of Need
You always stand with your friends no matter what they are doing. That is a sign of a good friendship when you are willing to be weird together. The man who was sitting did not even look up from his book while he helped his friend perform the stunt.
This guy thought that wearing the strap over his clothes would help him look thinner but it is more of a wardrobe malfunction than a fashion statement.
Toasty And Warm
The family thought that they would be cold at the airport so they came prepared. They were right and went into a comfy slumber at the airport.