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Seniors on the Go: Mastering the hostile airport

"Hostile environment!" Early on in our travels together, my wife identified the typical big airport as a hostile environment. That was some 45 years ago, and the situation hasn't gotten much better. I rediscovered that last week at the Baltimore airport (BWI), on my return from a consumer conference in Washington. The first thing I saw on entering the terminal building was one of those long "snake" lines that zigzag back and forth between lines of what I think of as "crime scene tape." It was, of course, densely packed with travelers who inched along, back and forth, about 20 minutes before reaching the check-in counter. After that, there was another maze...

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