Animation shows volume of transatlantic flights

An animation by NATS, the UK air traffic control service, maps the 2-3,000 aircraft flying across the North Atlantic every day.

The video above shows the 2,524 flights that travelled between Canada, the US and Europe on a single day in August 2013.


UK airport security to be increased after US call

Security is being increased at UK airports after the US asked for tougher measures amid reports that terrorists are working on a bomb that could evade scanners. The Government said most passengers should not experience disruption from the new regime.