Getting to the airport early to deal with long check in and security check lines has become the standard in flying in these days. As a result, airports are adding all kinds of restaurants, bars and boutiques to help wile away our time and bring in revenue to the airports and vendors.
Some airports are starting to taking it a step further, offering amenities such as music, movies and museums to turn us from a captive audience to a captivated one.
Where are the best? What's the most unexpected? The experts at Cheapflights.com have combed the airports and put together a list of their favorite airport services.
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- Once upon a time, there was a disco at the Frankfurt airport where passengers danced their way through the night. The club closed with the disco era (and the increase in airport regulations). However, music is making a comeback as airport entertainment. Music cities are among those leading the way. The Austin-Bergstrom Airport in Austin, Texas, home of the Austin City Limits Music Festival, has local artists playing on multiple stages expressly for ticketed passenger every Monday-Friday. The Nashville International Airport, in country music's hometown of Nashville, Tenn., also features a regular line-up of free performances.