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Third runway to be build at Heathrow airport

After decades of delay, the British government endorsed the expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday. The decision to build a third runway at the airport provoked a ferocious response that illustrated why a succession of politicians have ducked the issue since the 1970s. The

Iron Maiden’s plane damaged in airport collision

Two people were injured when Iron Maiden’s touring plane known as Ed Force One crashed with a ground vehicle in Santiago, Chile. The heavy metal band’s plane was badly damaged during the collision. The accident happened while the jet was attached to a tow truck

Airport K-9 dog becomes internet sensation

A 7-year-old border collie named Piper has won the hearts of hundreds of Internet users after a photo of him working at the Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City was posted on a popular online social forum. Airport operations supervisor Brian Edwards, who’s also the

Snake found on luggage cart at Bangkok airport

Bangkok’s main international airport has issued an apology after a snake was found on a luggage cart in the arrival hall and startled passengers. Suvarnabhumi (pronounced “Suwanapoom”) International Airport, built on land previously known as “Cobra Swamp,” said it would like to “apologize for the