For Subscribers

The Fast Track

How to jet through the airport and get on your way

By Christopher McGinnis

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

These days, getting from the airport door to your plane can takelonger than your flight. To speed up your journey, try thesesteps:

  • Avoid long check-in linesby using the new airline ticketing kiosks. With the swipe of acredit card, the kiosk finds your reservation, asks about seatassignments or upgrades, then prints your boarding pass. Airlineseager for travelers to use these labor-saving devices offerfrequent-flier-mile bonuses to early adopters.
  • Know when to walk or to take a train,tram or bus between airport buildings. At giant airporthubs like Atlanta, Denver or Pittsburgh, taking the high-speedtrains between terminals, to gates or to baggage claim is a must.Get airport navigation tips before you arrive.

Continue reading this article — and all of our other premium content with Entrepreneur+

For just $5, you can get unlimited access to all Entrepreneur’s premium content. You’ll find:

  • Digestible insight on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader
  • Lessons for starting and growing a business from our expert network of CEOs and founders
  • Meaningful content to help you make sharper decisions
  • Business and life hacks to help you stay ahead of the curve

Related Topics

Editor's Pick

Have More Responsibilities at Work, But No Pay Bump? Use This Script to Get the Raise You Deserve.
Black and Asian Founders Face Opposition at All Levels — Here's Why That Has to Change
Business News

'This Made Me Physically Recoil From My Phone': Lingerie Brand Apologizes For 'Creepy' Ad Referencing Ryan Reynolds and Bras

Online lingerie retailer Harper Wilde is under fire for a bizarre sponsored post it has since pulled from Instagram.

Business News

Frontier Airlines Just Announced Its All-You-Can-Fly Summer Pass for $399. What's the Catch?

As travel begins to pick up, the airline hopes unlimited travel will jumpstart its business.

Business News

The Scam Artist Who Robbed Backstreet Boys and NSYNC Blind. 'Some of the Guys Couldn't Pay Their Car Payment.'

In the 1990s, Lou Pearlman made millions creating the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC. It was all a giant Ponzi scheme.


Invest in Yourself: 10 Things Every Working Woman Should Do This Year

When striving for success, it is easy to forget about your mental and physical health. But without health, you cannot fully succeed. Follow these ten lifestyle strategies for success in your personal and professional life.