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OU on the BBC: Airport Live – Episode 3

Updated Wednesday 19th June 2013

In episode three, Dallas Campbell looks at the hundreds of markings that must be painted on to every plane.

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British Airways Boeing 747 at Heathrow Terminal 5 Creative commons image Icon BA 747 / CC BY 2.0 under Creative-Commons license British Airways 747 at Terminal 5 In Airport Live, Kate Humble, Dallas Campbell and Anita Rani go airside at Heathrow, the world's busiest international hub airport.

Kate Humble is at the heart of the airport in air traffic control, and the programme follows all the preparations that ready a long-haul flight for take-off.

Dallas Campbell is in Heathrow's paint bay, finding out about the hundreds of markings that must be painstakingly painted on to every plane.

And Anita Rani discovers that as you fly off on holiday, you could be sitting above anything from mango to mail, cars to cougars.

Watch Airport Live on BBC Two

Catch Airport Live on Wednesday 19 June at 8pm on BBC Two. For more information and iPlayer links, visit the Airport Live pages on the BBC website.

 

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