Ultimate Airport Dubai

Series 1 Episodes

Episode 1

Episode 1: Episode 1

Dubai International Airport’s new billion dollar terminal extension is about to be put to the test. Will it be able to handle 15 million passengers and 33 of the world’s biggest passenger jets?

Episode 2

Episode 2: Episode 2

It’s all systems go at Dubai International Airport, with engineers narrowly averting a crisis in the baggage system; rookie cabin crew finding out if they have what it takes to fly.

Episode 3

Episode 3: Episode 3

Engines, cargo and construction materials have all gone missing from Dubai International, pushing an airport already running at full capacity to breaking point.

Episode 4

Episode 4: Episode 4

From scraping away dangerous rubber from aircraft landings, to dealing with drunken passengers, meet the airport workers carrying out the vital tasks that keep Dubai International on track.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Monday, 21 April 4:30pm
Tuesday, 22 April 9:30am
Episode 5

Episode 5: Episode 5

An emergency in air traffic control requires a runway closure, creating the huge task of re-numbering 800 departure gates – while the airport remains fully operational.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Tuesday, 22 April 4:30pm
Wednesday, 23 April 9:30am
Episode 6

Episode 6: Episode 6

Khalil helps a family stranded in the terminal for 2 days and Suzanne struggles to ensure the timely completion of the extension to the world’s biggest building.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Wednesday, 23 April 4:30pm
Thursday, 24 April 9:30am
Episode 7

Episode 7: Episode 7

Nizel has a major problem when a brand new $389 million A380 goes missing and time is running out to finish the first phase of the brand new $3.2 billion concourse.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Thursday, 24 April 4:30pm
Friday, 25 April 9:30am
Episode 8

Episode 8: Episode 8

While Passenger Operations is coping with a large group of stranded travelers, a missing passenger and his bags put their curfew-critical flight to Sydney in jeopardy.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Monday, 28 April 9:30am
Monday, 28 April 4:30pm
Episode 9

Episode 9: Episode 9

Dubai International Airport prepares for the unexpected, but with one million passengers every week it is impossible to be ready for everything…

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Tuesday, 29 April 9:30am
Tuesday, 29 April 4:30pm
Episode 10

Episode 10: Episode 10

While missing passengers threaten to wreck Mustapha's plans to get the Perth flight away on time, there are headaches for engineer Mian as a jet refuses to budge.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Wednesday, 30 April 9:30am
Wednesday, 30 April 4:30pm

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