At La Guardia, Delta Uses iPads to Fill the Wait Time

Tuesday January 22, 2013 1:20 AM - 2 Comments

laguardia-airportOn a recent business trip to New York, Joe Pullin of Novi, Mich., did something he would have considered unthinkable not long ago.

Rather than rush off the plane and into a cab headed into Manhattan, he lingered at the arrival gate at La Guardia Airport, stopping for a leisurely lunch at Bisoux, a French bistro, and using the iPad mounted on his table to order his meal, check his e-mail and pay the bill.

“I’m very impressed. I think it adds another dimension to this airport that never existed before,” said Mr. Pullin, a consumer electronics executive and frequent business traveler.

About 38,000 travelers pass through Delta Air Lines’ two terminals at La Guardia each day. That they may be glad to spend more time there is good news for Delta and OTG Management, the airport restaurant company that owns and operates all the concessions in Terminals C and D.

Read more at the New York Times.

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2 Responses to “At La Guardia, Delta Uses iPads to Fill the Wait Time”

1. Comment from 15 year old
Time January 22, 2013 at 10:23 AM

“check his e-mail and pay the bill”
& get your e mail & bank account hacked. This 15 minutes of leisure will give you a headache which will take years to undo!
Good luck!

2. Comment from Bteiavon
Time January 22, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Touching the Ipad screen that hundreds of other people touched while eating, seems a bit unsanitary to me.

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