Airports Tap AV to Be Less Annoying

Airports have morphed from transportation hubs into retail and culinary destinations in and of themselves. A walk through the concourses in North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), for instance, reveals an array of options that rivals what can be found at a major shopping mall: 48 restaurants, from fast-food outlets like Pizza Hut and Quizno’s to casual-dining spots like Chili’s to regional favorites like Phillips Famous Seafood and Carolina Beer Co.; and 34 retail stores at which one could buy anything from a newspaper (Charlotte’s Landing Gifts & News) to a hat (Lids) to a back massager (Brookstone) to a motorcycle (Harley-Davidson). Read more…