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'Holy grail for urban explorers': Abandoned airport frozen in time

'Holy grail for urban explorers': Abandoned airport frozen in timeThe small airport allowed predominantly wealthier individuals to leave Cyprus, until it was bombed and left to decay in 1974.



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The Boring Company tunnels given green light for line to Chicago's O'Hare airport

The Boring Company tunnels given green light for line to Chicago's O'Hare airportThe Boring Company has plans to invade Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) announced on Thursday that it has chosen The Boring Company to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain a high-speed rail line called the Chicago Express Loop from downtown to the O’Hare airport. Without providing a specific timeline, the Boring Company said it will take over the unfinished Block 37 superstation in the city, which the company said is an “amazing facility,” according to the Chicago Sun Times.



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Alligator on Tarmac Holds Up Spirit Airlines Flight at Florida Airport

Alligator on Tarmac Holds Up Spirit Airlines Flight at Florida AirportThe gator was in no hurry.



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Exclusive: North Korea's Kim expected to land at Singapore's Changi airport on Sunday – source

Exclusive: North Korea's Kim expected to land at Singapore's Changi airport on Sunday - sourceNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to fly into Singapore’s Changi airport on Sunday ahead of a high-stakes summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, a source involved in the planning of the trip said on Friday. Pictures of U.S. military aircraft at nearby Paya Lebar air base, including a white-topped helicopter commonly used for transporting high-ranking U.S. officials, were published in a newspaper on Friday. Changi airport directed Reuters’ query to the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.



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British passenger dies after falling from plane at Dalaman airport in Turkey

British passenger dies after falling from plane at Dalaman airport in TurkeyA British man died after falling from a plane on to a runway at Dalaman airport in south-west Turkey early on Tuesday morning. Local media reported that staff were trying to remove the 30-year-old when he fell from a door. The unconscious passenger was taken to hospital where he was found to have broken ribs. The man – named by a relative as Andrew Westlake – never regained consciousness before dying later that day, according to Hurriyet newspaper. It reported that the man had spent three days at the airport waiting for a flight home after losing his ticket. After finally boarding the aircraft at 3am he became argumentative with cabin crew and was ordered off the plane as a risk to flight safety. Dalaman airport serves the south-west of Turkey, including resorts such as Marmaris Credit: Alamy Stock Photo An investigation has been launched. A Foreign Office spokesman said: “We are supporting the family of a British man following his death in Turkey and are in touch with the local authorities.” Dalaman airport is one of the country’s busiest and serves seaside resorts including Marmaris and Fethiye, which are popular with British tourists. Some four million passengers pass through the airport each year, and it handles airlines including EasyJet and seasonal charters operated by Thomson Airways.



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Man dies after falling into baggage level at San Francisco airport

Man dies after falling into baggage level at San Francisco airport“At approximately 8:45am PDT, a male, aged approximately late 50s/early 60s, fell from the mezzanine level in Terminal 3 down to the baggage claim level”, airport spokesman Doug Yakel said in an email. San Francisco International Airport is a busy transit hub, with some 55 million travellers passing through over the course of last year.



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Canadian government minister told to remove his turban at Detroit airport

Canadian government minister told to remove his turban at Detroit airportA Canadian government minister has said he was repeatedly told to take off his turban at Detroit airport by a security agent in what he branded a discriminatory security check. Navdeep Bains’s saga caused a minor diplomatic incident, prompting Canada to complain to US officials and officials from the Trump administration to release an apology. Mr Bains, the minister of innovation, science and economic development, was returning to Toronto after meetings with Michigan state leaders in April 2017 and had already gone through security checks when the incident took place.



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Southwest flight makes emergency landing at Dallas airport

Southwest flight makes emergency landing at Dallas airportA Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville, Tennessee had to make an unscheduled landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Monday night.



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Pickup truck crashes into Southwest Airlines plane at Baltimore airport

Pickup truck crashes into Southwest Airlines plane at Baltimore airportWhile the plane was stopped on the tarmac, a pickup truck ran into the aircraft.



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U.S. probes collision of Southwest plane, truck at Baltimore airport

U.S. probes collision of Southwest plane, truck at Baltimore airportThe FAA said it is investigating after Southwest Airlines jet and a truck collided as the Boeing 737 pulled into a gate at about midnight. Passengers got off the plane using air stairs that are pulled to the aircraft, the aviation safety agency said. Southwest Flight 6263 was pulling into the gate at BWI Sunday evening after flying from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, “when a ground vehicle came into contact with the aircraft,” the airline said.



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