An airport departures board

An airport departures board

Read an airport departures board to practise and improve your reading skills. 

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.


Reading text
Time Flight Destination Gate Remarks
10:45 XZ 3265 Chennai 17 Departed
10:50 SQ 0972 Amsterdam 23 Departed
11:00 SQ 2509 Mexico City 19 Departed
11:05 RT 9122 Buenos Aires 34 Cancelled
11:10 XZ 6005 Los Angeles 05 Final call
11:20 QE 0078 Beijing 33 Final call
11:25 TY 2053 Christchurch 56 Delayed
11:25 ER 7452 Seoul 25 Boarding
11:30 XZ 0352 Moscow 12 Boarding
11:35 XZ 0569 Kuala Lumpur 27 Gate change

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Submitted by JhonMaya on Wed, 17/04/2024 - 23:46


I never traveled by plane because I never left my country. I would like to visit  Germany and New Zealand and USA

Oh my god i wuld love the countries and get to know a culture of them 

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Submitted by ZarNiAung on Fri, 29/03/2024 - 15:41


I've never traveled by plane but I had one time experience about the flight when I went to Kuala Lumpur by plane to work there for the first time in 3rd March last year. And I hope  to visit and travel to Netherlands to make my dream comes true.

Submitted by Iryna25 on Mon, 25/03/2024 - 15:32


I never traveled by plane because I never left my country. I want to begin traveling more and to visit South Korea and Iceland.

Submitted by alelesa on Tue, 19/03/2024 - 18:00


I try to travel twice a year. I could say is quite easy to me travel by plane because I work in aviation industry. My last travel was two months ago to Los Angeles in the US. The next one will be in April to Miami and I am so excited cant wait!! :)

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Submitted by davevud on Wed, 21/02/2024 - 05:12


I usually travel to Thailand three times once a year. I love to visit there because culture of Thailand and Myanmar are much similar and cuisines are mostly the same. People are also very hospitable and friendly. There are a lot of bars and pubs where we can enjoy till midnight. Not only it is joyful for young people but also it is also good for business people because it has a lot of tourist attraction places. The reasons that I have mentioned are main causes that I have chosen Thailand as one of favorite places to visit.

Submitted by MABCAN on Tue, 19/12/2023 - 08:06


I live in Algeria, the biggest country in Africa. In Algeria the distance between a city in the North and another city in the south is much more tall than the distance between Algeria's north and France, so for far destinations in Algeria, I usually take a plane.
In the last summer, I visited Tunisia, using my own car.
In Autumn, 2019, I traveled to Croatia, by plane. It was an amazing excursion.
I'm the kind of person who likes to travel around the world. but there are lots of circumstances, like visa requirements for some countries, and airplane tickets being expensive.
Countries of North America and East Asia are definitely worth visiting.

Submitted by V4Vendetta on Sat, 09/12/2023 - 15:55


How often do you travel by plane? Which countries would you like to visit?
I do not travel by plane so much. I would like to visit Morocco and New Zealand and Japan and... Oh my God, there are too many places that I would love to visit!

Submitted by Tiba_36 on Thu, 30/11/2023 - 21:04


a few day I took a plane with my friend Elmer, He is the Nertherlands we went to know to city Santa Marta since Medellin. we went to the aeroport very early beacuse it's far away of city

Submitted by amj9516 on Wed, 29/11/2023 - 17:24


Most of my travels by plane, I would like to visit USA, Turkey and Malaysia.

Submitted by dkythien4 on Sun, 19/11/2023 - 19:49


How often do you travel by plane? Which countries would you like to visit?
Actually, I didn't travel by plane ever. If I have a chance, I'll visit Ha Noi City in Vietnam. Because It's my motherland, I want to explore there so much.