Ultimate Airport Dubai

Monday 5 June 16:00

Ultimate Airport Dubai


  1. Monday 5 June at 16:00

    Episode 1 (Season1)

  2. Tuesday 6 June at 16:00

    Episode 2 (Season1)

  3. Wednesday 7 June at 16:00

    Episode 3 (Season1)


Nat Geo TV has been granted unprecedented access to one of the busiest global hubs on the planet and the home of Emirates, one of the world's largest airlines: Dubai International Airport. Step inside to see the 90,000 staff responsible for over 70 million passengers on 350,000 flights a year tackle illegal smugglers, angry passengers and huge engineering projects. This is truly a 24/7 job, expect shocking situations, unexplained events and incredible incidents in Ultimate Airport Dubai.


  • Episode 1


    With staff responsible for more than 70 million passengers a year, there's never a dull moment at Dubai airport. Join the drama as the behind-the-scenes series returns. (S3, ep 1)

  • Episode 2


    Go behind the scenes at one of the world's busiest airports. Staff are forced to deal with tens of angry passengers delayed by bad weather. (S3, ep 2)

  • Episode 3


    Engine failure threatens the smooth operation of the airport. Mel deals with an on-board theft. Plus, a woman attempts to smuggle a fortune's worth of diamonds in her body. (S1, ep 3)

  • Episode 4


    Mel responds to an emergency passenger call. Plus, a trainee firefighter is put to the test when he tackles a blazing fuel fire. (S3, ep 4)

  • Episode 5


    A diverted plane threatens to strand hundreds of passengers 1,500 miles from Dubai. Plus, Leigh races the clock to fix a plane that's been damaged by lightning. (S3, ep 5)

  • Episode 6


    Staff deal with a stranded family who are unable to pay a huge excess baggage fee. Elsewhere, suspicions are raised by two tennis balls found inside a package. (S3, ep 6)

  • Episode 7


    Mel deals with an angry family who have missed thier flight. When a plane arrives late, Gemma gets just one hour to unload its cargo, which includes 20 tonnes of flowers. (S3, ep 7)

  • Episode 8


    Mel gets alerted to a possible Ebola patient in Terminal 3. Customs investigate a shipment of counterfeit goods that are destined for Dubai's streets. (S3, ep 8)

  • Episode 9


    Staff make a major bust when they stop a man carrying fake passports. They also hunt for a leak on a 777 and deal with 95 tonnes of emergency aid heading to Nepal. (S3, ep 9)

  • Episode 10


    Customs officers catch a smuggler hiding 2,000 bottles of illegal prescription medication. A ground dispatcher races to prepare a cash shipment of $20 million. (S3, ep 10)