City in the Sky

This three-part series from PBS and BBC goes behind the scenes of the aviation industry to uncover the global networks and logistics that allow daily air travel to continue around the world. From the world's coldest airport (Yakutsk, Russia) to the most dangerous (in the Himalayas), the series visits remote places such as the world's largest luggage storage facility. American sites include Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, MedAire, Inc. in Phoenix, Seattle's Boeing facility and the Bangor International Airport in Maine.

Schedule

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    City in the Sky

    Departure

    Thursday
    Apr 22

    1 Hour

    Building the world's biggest passenger plane; controlling the flow of passengers through a busy airport; taking off on a cold city.
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    City in the Sky

    Airborne

    Thursday
    Apr 22

    1 Hour

    Exploring what it takes to keep the city in the sky safe between take-off and landing.
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    City in the Sky

    Airborne

    Friday
    Apr 23

    1 Hour

    Exploring what it takes to keep the city in the sky safe between take-off and landing.
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    City in the Sky

    Arrival

    Friday
    Apr 23

    1 Hour

    The global networks and technology involved in safely bringing passengers back to the ground.
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    City in the Sky

    Arrival

    Saturday
    Apr 24

    1 Hour

    The global networks and technology involved in safely bringing passengers back to the ground.

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