China slams US military ‘provocations’ after B-52 bombers fly over South China Sea

China said it is opposed to US jets taking “provocative actions” in the disputed South China Sea, a day after Washington confirmed that its B-52 long-range bombers flew near the contested territories. On Tuesday, a group of B-52 bombers “participated in a regularly scheduled, combined operation in the East China Sea,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel…

ALERT American Airlines #AA101 made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after the crew reported an engine fire

American Airlines flight #AA101 was en route from London Heathrow to New York when pilots received an engine fire indication. The Boeing 777-200 with 206 passengers and a crew of 13 on board was passing overhead Ireland when the crew opted to divert to Dublin Airport. The crew advised air traffic controllers that they needed to divert…

BREAKING US-Bangla Boeing 737-800 made an emergency landing with nose gear retracted

A US-Bangla aircraft, bound for Cox’s Bazar, has made an emergency landing at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong. The flight #BS141 took off from Hazrat Shahjahal International airport in Dhaka at 11:30am, had some technical problems, which led to the landing around 1pm on Wednesday, confirmed US-Bangla Airlines. An aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines flight…

Why Is Transport So Important?

There are many different forms of transport available to us. There are planes, of course, but there are also cars, lorries, trains, bicycles, buses, trams, and much more. Each of these modes of transport has its own place in the world, and each will be important to one group of people or another. Just what…

BREAKING Ryanair to cancel 190 flights on Friday due to strike – 30,000 customers to be affected

Dutch pilots’ union VNV has announced it will join Ryanair cabin crew from 5 different countries, including the Netherlands, in striking for 24 hours on Friday 28 September. Ryanair will cancel 190 flights  30,000 customers likely to be affected. Pilots hope to win a pay deal which “guarantees fundamental workers’ rights,” the VNV union said…