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Airports are good for more than travel delays and bad food.

Erika Owen
September 08, 2015

There's a lot of stress that comes with traveling through an airports: flight delays (or, gasp, cancellations!), lukewarm dinner options, holiday crowds worth changing a flight over—the list goes on. There's nothing that erases all of the bad quite like a warm welcome right off the airplane.  The equation for an extremely adorable airport greeting? Keep it simple: flowers, a few giant hugs, and the biggest of smiles. This elderly couple completely nails it. Watch and learn:

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

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