Spain’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, like many modern airports, is impressive to look at but neglects the comfort of travellers.
Airports in terminal decline
  • Travel
  • April 16, 2016, 03:13

One morning in 1977 Brian Eno, electronica pioneer and former synthesiser player for Roxy Music, was sitting in an airport in Cologne, in what was th(...)

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Firefighters at an apartment building in Akron, Ohio where a small business jet crashed. Photograph: Scott Ferrell / AP

Nine people are feared dead after a small business jet crashed into an Ohio apartment building on Tuesday. The authorities have confirmed two d(...)

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A handout photo from Twitter user Bradley Hampton used with permission shows British Airways flight 2276 en route to London’s Gatwick Airport on fire at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Photograph: Bradley Hampton/Twitter/EPA

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A policeman and a gendarme stand next to a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion, in the east of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. Photograph:  Getty Images

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