Heathrow Airport should open 24/7, not build another runway, says Dubai airport boss

The boss of the world’s busiest airport for international passengers has urged night-time restrictions at Heathrow to be abandoned. Paul Griffiths, chief executive of Dubai Airports, has said new, quieter aircraft mean that the current rules on noise at Britain’s busiest airport are unnecessary. He told The Independent: “Unlike Dubai, where we’re 24/7, the airports in the UK are closed…

Unique ways to hit the skies

Anyone with a passion for aviation will have spent their time at airports, aircraft hangers and perhaps even on adventurous long-haul flights during which the journey itself is as exciting as the destination you’re about to reach. To extend this interest further, there’s plenty of other ways to take to the skies to delight in…