An Afghan policeman stands guard as smoke and flames rise from the site of a huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul’s international airport, in Kabul. A huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul’s international airport on Monday during the peak lunchtime period, officials said, warning that heavy casualties were expected. “The explosion occurred at the first check point of Kabul airport,” said deputy Kabul police chief Sayed Gul Agha Rouhani.
Armed militiamen loyal to Yemen’s fugitive President Abderabbo Mansour Hadi drive in a pick-up truck in the Khor Maskar neighbourhood of the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Tuesday near Aden’s airport which they recaptured from Shia Houthi rebels
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Police and firemen surround the last two remaining protestors (under blue blankets) occupying part of the northern runway at Heathrow Airport today in London, England.
An Afghan policeman reacts at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan June on Tuesday. A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops serving with NATO on the main road running between Kabul’s airport and the U.S. embassy
The French Patrol performs over Le Bourget on Monday during the opening of the International Paris Airshow
Officials of Felix Airways, a domestic airline, inspect a plane destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes, at the Sanaa International airport, in Yemen on Wednesday. Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Shia rebels and their allies overnight and throughout Tuesday
Japan Airlines Co. (JAL) group companies’ new employees practice before releasing paper planes during an initiation ceremony at the company’s hangar near Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan
A man stands between two trolleys loaded with bags containing his clothes and personal belongings outside the entrance of Fiumicino airport in Rome
Bruno, a 44-year-old homeless man, poses in one of the terminals at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy in the northeastern suburbs of Paris on Wednesday
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British troops board a RAF C-17 as they leave Afghanistan to go home at Kandahar airfield on Thursday in Kandahar, Afghanistan. British combat operations have ended and the last UK base in Afghanistan had been handed over to the control of Afghan security forces, all remaining troops leaving via Kandahar
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A Lufthansa aircraft lands at the Frankfurt, central Germany, airport Monday morning. The Vereinigung Cockpit union announced a 35-hour strike at Lufthansa’s short-haul fleet starting mid-Monday, the latest in a string of walkouts over retirement benefits
A pro-Russian separatist fires an automatic grenade launcher from his position during fighting with Ukrainian government forces near the Sergey Prokofiev International Airport in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine
Flight test engineers celebrate as the new Airbus A320neo aircraft lands for its first flight from the airport of Toulouse-Blagnac, southern France on Thursday
An airplane passes a full moon as it makes its approach to Philadelphia International Airport, in Philadelphia. Monday night’s full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be the third and final “supermoon” of 2014
An Antonov cargo plane carrying military equipment onboard takes off from the Leipzig/Halle airport in Schkeuditz, eastern Germany on early Friday
Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher. Security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers during a five-hour siege in which at least 29 people died, officials said on Monday.
French artist Paulo Grangeon tosses up one of his papier-mache pandas, on display in the arrival hall of Hong Kong airport. The installation arrived in the city on Monday, launching the month-long “1,600 pandas world tour in Hong Kong: Creativity meets conservation”.
Japan Airlines’ new employees line up for a photograph during a welcoming ceremony at the company’s hangar near Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday
A displaced camp near Mpoko airport on Wednesday in Bangui. Few people are going back home even as the situation grows less tense in the Central African capital.
A cleaner at work in the new T2 terminal of the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. The lavish and long-awaited terminal is part of a $2bn revamp that aims to challenge India’s reputation for shoddy infrastructure and boost the financial capital’s status