Three Airport Hacks and TSA Photo of Passenger’s ‘Service Duck’

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  1. The great secret DEN security checkpoint – that has huge signs in the terminal identifying it. Eyeroll. So posted security checkpoints are now ” airport hacks.” More top-level thought leadership…

  2. “this was simply her service duck”

    Oh sure, perfectly normal. I am completely calm and tranquil and need neither medication nor psychiatric treatment so long as I am able to bring a mallard on an aircraft.

    Dear lord….

  3. The Bridge to Concoure A in Denver is neither secret, nor is it reliably faster than the main terminal. There’s a fair amount of extra walking both before and after security there, and since it’s small, when it gets busy, it’s a real mess.

    If it’s a secret, it’s because few think it is anything special so little is said about it.

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