Get Inman via Facebook Messenger
Our top headlines delivered once a day.
by CareyBot

It is a wonder we fly at all. What with all the security measures now in place, metal detectors and other type of screening devices, the long lines at counters, surly airline agents and flight attendants who are more worried about their disappearing pension plans than your comfort, no locks on your bags and theft being up...Why do we do it? We love adventure; it is a status symbol; because my company makes me do it; Daisy's wedding and Aunt Bertha's funeral; the job interview that may put me on the road to success...and the list goes on. You would think that airport design should facilitate travel, that architects would help put color on our white knuckles, delight our senses while we wait in line, amuse us while we listen to the monotone orders of the security personnel. Think ag...