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 shelly on Tue, 25/08/2020 - 02:03

I have been to India, Iran, Thailand, Vietnam during the past few years. If I have chance I would perfer to visit European countries or the USA.

Submitted by Faheem Khan on Tue, 18/08/2020 - 12:37

travellling in world is my hobby. i want to explore different places and make videos and also connect with social world

Submitted by Maria19 on Sun, 02/08/2020 - 09:59

Traveling abroad it is my fundamental hobby. I am really love this and that is make me happy. Usually my husband and i flight once time an year, somerimes twice. We like travel to USA, Europe countries and we would to visit Japan in the future.

Submitted by Kaofeng on Sat, 18/07/2020 - 05:18

Well, for me, I travel by plane once or twice a year, and the last time is when I traveled from Shenzhen to Shanghai last year. I love traveling by air, as it's very fast and I can enjoy the wonderful views of blue sky and endless white clouds. I wish I would be able to travel by plane to more places in the world. For example, I would like to visit Japan for its uniqe and traditional cultures and beautiful spots, France for its famous places of interest such as La Tour Eiffel, Le Louvre, etc., The United States of America for cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Canada for its English and French cultures, Australia for its gorgeous beach views, and other countries as well such as Singapore, Germany, Britain, Thailand, and so on. However, Japan is the first country I would like to visit. So, I plan to pick up some Japanese language before I go to Japan some day.

Submitted by fatfat on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:31

I visited United Kingdom and Georgia. 4 years ago, I bought ticket for Europe tour but unfortunately I couldn't go for various reasons. I would like to travel all over the world to be America at first.

Submitted by Mathi on Tue, 30/06/2020 - 05:34

I haven't get the chances to travel by plane yet but I hope someday I will. Sometimes I imagine how would I feel when I get on plane for first time whether I get excitement or nervousness. I would like to visit countries which surrounded by ocean,greenery, snowny, respects others culture.i admire the Japanese people because they are smart, hardworking,produtive, strong minded etc.i wish I will go to Japan one day.

Submitted by Ronake on Mon, 29/06/2020 - 22:12

I traveled by plane when I was a baby in Germany and Belgium, but I can't remember much the emotions that the plane gave to me. I would like to visit each country if I could afford it, especially in Japan because there are many things to see. Next month I'm planning to travel to Turkey with plane, so it would be my chance as adult to have that experience.
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Submitted by Hennadii on Tue, 23/06/2020 - 10:01

I don't travel often by plane, just several times per year. Unfortunately, there is a huge global epidemic this year so we all can't travel a lot. I planned a very interesting trip to Latvia, Estonia and Finland in this May but ... well, you know. I've never been there and badly want to visit these countries. I was very upset about this cancellation. Which countries would I like to visit? Almost every country in the World. Excluding those where there is a war or violate human rights. I want to visit Canada to see its unbelievable nature. I want to visit Japan to see how they live there. I want to visit Italy to go to the San Siro. So many countries, so many reasons ))

Submitted by Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Sat, 13/06/2020 - 00:44

I travel by plane to my country from Ireland. It’s usually once in year. Last time I went to my country by plane was 5 months ago. I’d like to travel many countries, specially Spain, Madrid to visit my lovely friend.