Traveling. It’s supposed to be an exciting time since you’re jetting off somewhere exciting. Or maybe you’re just traveling to work. The airport is one of those places where you catch people doing the craziest, yet hilarious things. What is it about airports that causes people to do things that they wouldn’t ordinarily do?
Let’s take a look at some of the most hilarious things done at the airport that were caught on camera.
Enjoying a Nap
Since many of us get to the airport a few hours early, we often find ourselves getting rather restless waiting to board the plane. Imagine being there even longer because of a layover? One woman got a little clever when she needed some sleep when she was able to move under the armrests, turning the row of seating into a bed for her.
Trying to Stay Comfortable
Long plane rides are uncomfortable for many people. People often get up and move around because they want to stretch and because their body is getting a little sore. One woman traveling had a neck pillow to help stay comfortable, and maybe even sleep a little. But the perfectly timed photo catches the neck pillow in a place that caused a lot of passengers to do a double take.
Not all photos are making people laugh. One woman, Swedish pilot, Maria Pattersson, took a photo of herself in a yoga position around the aircraft and too close for comfort to the engine. Many would consider this extremely dangerous, and the photo caused a lot of attention on Instagram.
Unfunny Welcome Signs
When it comes to the airport, you can’t help but take notice to all of the “Welcome Home” signs that people are holding up. One person was greeting a family member in a “Creative” way with a sign saying they’re out of cereal, while dressed in childish pajamas. Maybe this was an inside joke and we just had to be there.
Shoe Shining For Those in Armor
Spend a few hours walking around airports and you’re bound to see a lot of interesting things. One airport business you’ll always see is for shoe shining, and this particular image took promoting the business to whole new heights. Two figures in full metal armor are seen sitting in the comfortable chairs while two people are polishing the shoes. According to the post, both were in town for Comic-Con, but it’s hard to look at this photo and not get a huge kick out of it.
Birds On A Plane
No, this isn’t an upcoming sequel to the cult-classic Samuel L. Jackson movie, Snakes on a Plane. This is an actual photo of falcons making their journey on a commercial airplane. The photo states that the Saudi Prince paid for his 80 Falcons to travel between the United Arab Emirates. This would not happen for a regular person, but when you’re the Prince, many will bend the rules just ab it for you.
Strict Goodbye Kissing Guidelines
Airports all have rules that passengers have to follow. These rules are to keep travelers on time without any issues. No one likes drama… especially at the airport. But don’t you think the city of Aalborg in Denmark’s airport took things a bit far with this Kiss and Goodbye sign? I mean three minutes really is just not enough time for a proper kiss goodbye. I mean, most people will need at least five minutes to give their loved one a proper goodbye.
Welcoming Crew To Greet You
No matter who you are, everyone deserves a warm welcome from their friends, family, and maybe even employees. Yes, this even means Darth Vader getting a proper greeting as she arrived at the Denver airport. This greeting even included him marching to the “Imperial March” as everyone celebrated his arrival. Who knew Vader was so popular? This is by far one of the best airport photos seen so far. Can anyone top it?
Greeting Sign With Too Much Information
Yes, we all love a “Welcome Home” sign, but is it really necessary to include where you’re coming home from? Sure, if it’s vacation, you can include that. But prison? Do passengers coming off a flight really need to know that someone on board the plane was in prison? That’s just too much information. However, it’s still a funny, and unique way to greet a loved one home.
Security On Top Of Things
Going to airports is a stressful time for some, and terrifying for others who are not used to flying. Some people have to fly for work and they’re absolutely terrified. Airport travelers are always depending on the security team to be on top of things and make sure everything is safe and under control. So you can only assume that people weren’t too happy to see that a security guard was playing solitaire on the computer when you can see people are holding passports. This is probably the one job where you should really pay attention to what’s going on and following protocol.
Taking Rules Too Literally
Airports have rules to follow. Clear containers, nothing over a certain size, nothing hazardous, you know simple rules to follow. Another rule is placing all of your belongings into the bin for security check. This just means your computer, jewelry, and shoes. This doesn’t include your baby. Don’t worry, the baby didn’t make it through the X-ray machine, but you can’t help but wonder how this adorable little bundle of joy ended up there.
Other hilarious photos include a man dressed as Forrest Gump most likely going to see Jenny, an airport proposal, and a new business venture. There are always hilarious, and crazy things going on at airports. While most of these photos are done in pure entertainment, please remember to follow the safety rules at airports and don’t cause any drama or crazy delays.