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    Written Report On October 21, 1994, the tunnel at Heathrow Airport collapsed. The civil engineer responsible for the collapse, Balfour Beatty, was later fined £1.2 million in Feb 1999. Many lives were put at risk and hundreds of flights were cancelled. The collapse was an engineering catastrophe as it had the potential to crush and kill many civilians using the Piccadilly line and seriously harm bystanders near the area, it was extremely lucky that there were no casualties. A large crater was formed due to the collapse, causing movement and swaying to nearby buildings and car parks (BBC, 1999). Along with Balfour Beatty’s fine of £1.2 million, Geoconsult (an Austrian engineering consultancy) had also been fined. Geoconsult had failed to ensure public and staff safety and thus were fined £500,000. Both Balfour Beatty and Geoconsult were charged another £100,000 for trial costs. The tunnels were being constructed underneath the world’s busiest international airport so there was a…

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    man to travel, the number of flights increased dramatically. Consequently, the expansion of airports was placed in the top of the to-do-lists of governments all around the world. As a case in point, picture 1 portrays Sidney airport in Australia. This airport has gone through a lot of transformations since 1947 until 2000. As it is apparent in this photo, nowadays, the expansion of airports has placed these complexes in a very close proximity to residential areas. This issue further reveals the…

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    States of America to see the world. This summer I received that chance. In May of 2015 my mom told me, “We are going to see Ben and Samantha, “my Aunt and Uncle in the Dominican Republic. At first I was opposed to going, but as time went on I grew more and more excited about going on the trip. By June, everything was finalized and I was leaving to the Dominican Republic! On June 8th at 10:00 a.m., the American Airline airbus A320 lifted out of Sunport International Airport. My mom, sister,…

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    We flew out of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport which wasn’t really an international airport at the time because only a couple flights actually flew internationally. My family was flying to Chicago O'Hare International Airport then flying onward to London Heathrow Airport. I experienced my first taste of discrimination in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport TSA Security Line. My family was waiting for 3 mins in a line about 20 mins long when a TSA Security…

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    Emirates was started in 1985 with two aircrafts leased from Pakistan International Airport and start-up capital of $10 million. Two years later, the aircraft that the company first bought was delivered to Dubai. The company continued on a growth trajectory even in 1990 when the political situation in the region deteriorated with the Iraqi and Kuwait conflict. Over the second decade, the airline expanded its network throughout the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa. As the 21st century was…

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    After two weeks I was taking them to the airport and had taken the day off to drive them around Dubai in the most awful traffic. I wanted to drop them at the airport a little early, as I was exhausted. He yelled at me in the car at the airport and totally cut me down. Then he accused me of inviting him to Dubai so he could pay for Christmas. He leaned in close to my face and spat his words out and walked inside the airport to catch his plane. A few hours after landing in South Africa, his…

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    Imagine a plane thirty-six thousand feet in the air about to land in the city of Denver, Colorado. The plane circles the Denver International Airport and the passengers look down at the interestingly shaped runways as the plane is cleared to land. After the smooth landing, the passengers exit the plane to gather their luggage and go about their business in the city. Taking note of the artistic murals on the walls as they walk, passengers move along in a hurry to get where they are going, as they…

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    this site so sacred is the sacrifices financially and time wise that people make to experience what it is like to be in such a historic and significant site in history. Many people sacrifice large portions of money and their time to bask in its glory. For someone from Ouachita Baptist to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity they would have to travel four thousand five hundred and thirty-one miles. Starting at Ouachita Baptist University you drive sixty-eight and seven tenths miles to…

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    Just as Minh walks out of the bank, he spotted his two companions: a floating robot that looks like it could be from a sci-fi film and a german shepherd have been waiting for him on the sidewalk. When Minh walked towards them, both of them rush over to him. “Master Minh! Your back! So how did it go?” his robot friend questioned. “Well Charleston, this is what I got.” saids Minh holding out his wallet out. “The $1500 I got earlier within the bank and adding $200 I have on me now; now we’re up…

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    The airport charges tenants, who are the airlines or concession, for the space used, electricity, gate amenities, landing fees, and runway usage to name a few of the costs for airlines. These charges help to offset the cost of operating the airport and the costs associated with Peterson Air Force Base. Peterson Air Force Base cannot be charged similar expenses, because government cannot charge government. In more technical terms, the charges must be in kind services. Peterson Air Force Base…

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