It’s only possible to get so comfortable in a gate area. And you don’t want to be one of those teenagers hauling around pillows and making camp on the floor.
One intrepid traveler decided to hang a hammock Sunday morning in the Charlotte airport. He apparently found it comfortable enough to doze off in though eventually an airport employee approached him and he took it down.
'Genius' traveler sets up hammock at Charlotte airport, takes nap before flight pic.twitter.com/9wy7vA3B1o
— English News (@EnglishNews16) March 26, 2019
“She tapped the hammock and his head just poked up,” eyewitness Magalli Odom told SWNS. “He looked quite tired and dozy so he must have been asleep for some time.
“I didn’t hear what was said but he was very compliant and used the chairs to help himself down,” she added. “I just thought it was genius. I only wish that I had one too.”
He’s lucky of course that he didn’t try this at Chicago O’Hare. The crazy thing, though, is this isn’t even an original idea. From Minneapolis last year:
Charlotte passengers take note — along with folks with layovers in Dallas, Atlanta, and Philadelphia — there are Minutes Suites in each airport, private nap rooms with desk, and you get a free hour with Priority Pass.