Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is using miniature therapy horses to help reduce stress and anxiety levels while travelers are stuck in security lines. Other airports are employing clowns or giving away lollipops to make for a happier experience sweating in lines clogged with other travelers and their crammed carry-on baggage.

American airports see new strategy for soothing passengers stuck at security: clowns, lollipops and tiny horses

Facing a widening flyers’ rebellion over increasingly lengthy queues at their security check points, some airports in America are trying a novel distract-and-delight approach by bringing in sweets, lollipops, live musical performances and even circus acts.

Passengers stuck in line at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport should not be surprised if before finally making it to screening point, run by the hard-pressed officers of the Transportation Security Agency, TSA, they come face to face with a very small horse.

Passengers, like the hundreds who missed their flights on Sunday at O’Hare because of TSA lines, may start thinking about bringing back the stagecoach as well as horses.


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  1. Alain41 says:

    The Pony Exprezzz…

  2. heraldjaden says:

    I would rather take a train if it wasn’t so expensive but with driving you can at least stop and stretch your legs and scream when angry and very few would notice. Not to mention the only microwave you stand in front of is the one at a late night truck heating up a cheap burger to keep awake before getting to that final mile before home.

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