Become a whisky expert in 15 minutes

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Plus: two exclusive distillery tours to be won

May sees the return of our annual Whisky Festival. Once again we’ll be celebrating all things whisky with a perfect blend of tasting events, dining experiences and even a chance to win a VIP distillery tour. But even if you aren’t flying through Heathrow, you needn’t miss out. Here’s how to impress your friends with your whisky knowledge (as well as a home-mixed cocktail or three).

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How to marshal an aircraft

It’s all very well marshalling your colleagues, but how will Ian cope with a real Boeing 747?

In Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport we saw aircraft Marshaller Ian learn to guide an aircraft on to its stand the old-fashioned way.

These days airliners at Heathrow generally arrive at the gate unaided, using electronic wizardry known as a Stand Entry Guidance (SEG) system. But our Airside Safety professionals still need to learn the old-style ‘table tennis bats’, just in case. And now, so can you.

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