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 Stand Entry Guidance (SEG). 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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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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It’s back! TV documentary goes behind the scenes at Heathrow

Filming with Sue and Demi
Filming in Terminal 2 with Sue and Demi, Passenger Experience Managers

It’s access all areas as the documentary series Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport returns to TV. Over six weeks you’ll share in the dramas and lighter moments of airport life.

We asked Line Director James Mudie, of production company Raw TV who filmed the show, what it took to bring Series 4 to the screen.

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