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NEWS Tuesday, 01 October 2019 |

Global run by dnata staff helps raise $400,000 for charity

Over 15,000 dnata employees around the world teamed up and took part in the company’s unique fundraising activity, ‘dnata runs the world’, to make a positive difference to the lives of others.

NEWS Tuesday, 08 July 2014 |

Runway run at Shannon Airport raises cash for charity

Running shoes instead of aircraft pounded the Shannon Airport runway at the weekend as 1,200 people took part in the first ever runway run at an Irish gateway.

NEWS Wednesday, 16 April 2014 |

Heathrow firefighter blazes to world record

A Heathrow firefighter has blazed his way to the world record for completing a marathon in full uniform in the quickest time.

Being charitable

More airports are raising funds for good causes with fun runs and plane pulls. Caroline Cook rounds up this year’s best charitable events.

NEWS Friday, 06 July 2012 |

Runners put Helsinki's new runway to the test

Helsinki Airport staged a mini-Olympic event of its own last night when 35 runners tested their fitness levels by seeing how far they could get along the 3km length of its newly renovated Runway 3 in 12 minutes.
NEWS Monday, 16 April 2012 |

Auckland Airport to hold charity auction

Auckland Airport is auctioning pieces of its aviation history in a bid to raise money for charity.
NEWS Tuesday, 27 September 2011 |

Man versus Machine

Last weekend teams of men and women across the US took on tonnes of aircraft metal in an annual tug of war challenge.

NEWS Tuesday, 29 March 2011 |

Airport police become burger waiters for Special Olympics

 

 

Big-hearted cops at Washington Dulles International Airport traded in their guns for burgers last weekend to raise cash for charity.

A good cause

Robin Stone learns more about the caring side of airports through the charities they support.

NEWS Monday, 07 March 2011 |

Wellington to raise money for earthquake appeal

Wellington Airport has announced that it will donate 100% of all online car parking proceeds during March 2011 to the NZ Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Appeal.

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