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13/03/2009 – Airports That Twitter : Airports Find A New Way To Update
Is Twitter a good tool for airports to keep flyers up to date on delays, weather, news and fare sales? It seems some airports are beginning to use Twitter as an additional tool to help advise travelers.
Some airports are far better at Twittering than others, other airports have registered Twitter names and not updated in a year, or updated at all, but it seems that Twitter is continuing to catch on as a tool.
So for those of you who travel and Twitter, below is a list of airports that have begun to put out airport updates via the Twitter service. I have left off quite a few airports who have no updates and those who have not updated in a very long time.
Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport (AMS) – http://twitter.com/schipholairport
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) – http://twitter.com/atlanta_airport
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) – http://twitter.com/BWI_Airport
Bristol (UK) International Airport (BRS) – http://twitter.com/bristolairport
Cedar Rapids-Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) – http://twitter.com/crairport
Farnborough (UK) Airport (FAB) – http://twitter.com/FarnboroughApt
Grand Forks Airport (GFK) – http://twitter.com/gfkairport
Houston – Hobby Airport (HOU) – http://twitter.com/HOU
Manchester (UK) International Airport (MAN) – http://twitter.com/man_airport
Melbourne (FL) International Airport (MLB) – http://twitter.com/MelbourneAirprt
Orlando International Airport (MCO) – http://twitter.com/MCO
Richmond International Airport (RIC) – http://twitter.com/Flack4RIC
Paris Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) Airport (CDG) –http://twitter.com/CDG
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA) – http://twitter.com/phxmesagateway
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) – http://twitter.com/YYZ
Tri-City (TN) Regional Airport (TRI) – http://twitter.com/triflight
For those of you who are interested in airport security issues, in the United States, you should also check out Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Twitter updates. You can follow the TSA here : http://www.twitter.com/TSABlogTeam
…and of course you can always follow Flying With Fish on Twitter at www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish