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Entertainment at Charles de Gaulle

Holidaymakers stuck at Paris' Charles de Gaulle International will have something to entertain them after Sony revealed it was to install gaming consoles in the airport.

The electronics giant revealed that it will install 14 PlayStation 3 units in the airport as part of a three-year deal between Sony Computer Entertainment France and Aeroports de Paris.

Each of the systems will be hooked up to a state-of-the-art Bravia television and include two controllers, giving 28 people the opportunity to play games while waiting for their flight.

In addition, reports that a further 80 PlayStation 2s will be spread around Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly.

Charles de Gaulle is France's biggest airport and was Europe's second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic in 2006.

Only Heathrow dealt with more than the 56,808,967 passengers who used Paris' main airport.

UK airlines which use Charles de Gaulle International include bmi, Flybe, British Airways, easyJet and Air France subsidiary CityJet.