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Airports are major holiday destination for Brits in 2010

family_sleeping_in_airportMillions of Brits are planning to spend their holidays at UK airports this summer, say travel agents. ‘People are already booking to spend their holidays at Heathrow and other major UK airports,’ said Tracey Jones of Heathrow Holidays Ltd. ‘People are being realistic and know a UK holiday is best and the airport is as far as you are going to go anyway.’

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Posted: Jan 26th, 2010
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Couple arriving ‘fashionably late’ for Heathrow flight, refused boarding

We've got ages, trust meAfter reassuring his wife that there was ‘no rush’ and ‘it’d be fine’, Darren Wilson and wife Mandy were yesterday prevented from boarding a London-to-Sydney flight despite getting to check-in with more than five minutes to spare until take-off.

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2009
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Left Luggage; ‘My terror suspect hell’

An innocent black Samsonite briefcase has spoken out after being detained without charge by British Transport Police under anti-terrorism laws. The bag was situated on the concourse of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 at around 10am, and by 10:15 the item was surrounded by police and sniffer dogs.

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Posted: Apr 12th, 2009
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Teenagers on work experience banned from air traffic control

‘You had to get these little planes on the screen onto this, like, narrow strip? It’s not as good as Grand Theft Auto, cos you only get one life.’

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2008
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