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  • ULTIMATE AIRPORT DUBAI

  • Thursday 2 July at 4:00PM
  • National Geographic Channel

DESCRIPTION

Go from the runway to the inside lining of passenger suitcases with your all-access pass to Dubai International Airport one of the busiest hubs on the planet.

90,000 staff members work around the clock to safely and speedily transport, on average, 182,000 passengers each day to their desired destinations.

It’s a well-oiled machine, but nothing’s perfect.

After the huge success of the first series, Ultimate Airport Dubai is back with a brand new second season.

There are more planes to service, stressful situations for staff to deal with, smugglers to stop, and colossal engineering projects to complete.

Expect shocking situations, unexplainable events and incredible incidents in Ultimate Airport Dubai Wednesdays at 9PM.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 1
    A passenger jet comes into the Aircraft Appearance Centre to get a makeover. The airport’s double runway overhaul is unveiled.
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 1
    Customs officers find a multi-million dollar haul of heroin; live snakes are found in a passenger’s luggage, and an emergency landing is made.
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 27 July at 11:00AM - National Geographic Channel
    Repeats:  
    Tuesday 28 July at 4:00AM - National Geographic Channel

  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 2
    Fire-fighters rush to the aid of a 777 full of passengers, plus a man loses his son in the world’s biggest airport terminal.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 28 July at 11:00AM - National Geographic Channel
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 29 July at 4:00AM - National Geographic Channel

  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 3
    A new plane park has been created to house 20 Boeing 777s that will be out of service during the airport’s billion-dollar runway upgrade project.
    Next Showing:  
    Wednesday 29 July at 11:00AM - National Geographic Channel
    Repeats:  
    Thursday 30 July at 4:00AM - National Geographic Channel

  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 4
    Customs find crystal meth in the luggage of a passenger from Ghana and a pigeon delays an Emirates flight at Manchester.
    Next Showing:  
    Thursday 2 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
    Repeats:  
    Thursday 30 July at 11:00AM - National Geographic Channel

    Friday 31 July at 4:00AM - National Geographic Channel
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 5
    The Airport Services Manager deals with passengers getting connections to Australia. They must depart on time, or the flights cannot land.
    Next Showing:  
    Friday 3 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
    Repeats:  
    Friday 31 July at 11:00AM - National Geographic Channel

    Saturday 1 August at 4:00AM - National Geographic Channel
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 6
    A fault on an incoming flight threatens to close the airport, and with hours to go before reopening, a refurbished runway is far from complete.
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 6 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 7
    Emirates Airlines bring in an Airbus A380 for a thorough maintenance check. Mel encounters a passenger travelling with a fake passport.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 7 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 8
    Customs discover a passenger’s shirts contain cocaine, and missing luggage containers mean a flight leaves without half of its bags.
    Next Showing:  
    Wednesday 8 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 9
    Customs are suspicious of a man carrying uncut diamonds in his luggage, and a cargo of racehorses from France poses a logistical challenge.
    Next Showing:  
    Thursday 9 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
  • Ultimate Airport Dubai: Episode 10
    A passenger jet comes into the Aircraft Appearance Centre to get a makeover. The airport’s double runway overhaul is unveiled.
    Next Showing:  
    Friday 10 July at 4:00PM - National Geographic Channel
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    Customs Officer Hassan deals with some passengers who might be carrying illegal items.

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