Airport Author:Arthur Hailey Airport, Arthur Hailey's non-stop bestseller (12 months on the best-seller lists!) takes you on an inseider's tour into the lives of the people involved in the high pressure world of a great international airport. Airport was researched, planned and written over a peroid of three years. The result was a wealth of stories, characters, inside info... more »rmation, incidents, excitement - far more than he could ever hope to use. What he did use, during the long later toil of planning and writing, the reader will find in the pages of Airport - fiction, naturally... though seldom more than a ticket width from fact.« less
This is one of Arthur Hailey's finest books in which he details some of the intricasies of dealing with everyday functions of an airport. Several "situations" interweave their way through the book and all combines for fascinating reading. Though fiction, the book is based on real fact about airport operations.