Ultimate Airport Dubai

SAT
Ultimate Airport Dubai

Synopsis

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.

Episodes

  • 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)