ALERT Australian airport workers to join worldwide protest tomorrow

Australian airport workers will take part in protests at five of Australia’s major airports on Tuesday 2 October 2018. On Tuesday airport workers are standing up to demand safe and secure jobs: direct, permanent full-time work and protections. #AusUnions #SafeAndSecureSkies #PovertyDoesntFly @GoodAirports pic.twitter.com/NenELHKgG2 — TWU Australia (@TWUAus) September 30, 2018 The Transport Workers Union (TWU)…

ALERT Air traffic controller died after ensuring last flight took off from Palu Airport during earthquake

Anthonius Gunawan Agung was a young air traffic controller at Mutiara SIS Al-Jufri Airport in Palu, Central Sulawesi, who died on Friday evening (28/09) while jumping from a collapsing control tower shortly after ensuring that the last commercial flight cleared the runway just as a massive earthquake struck the area. Agung, who would have celebrated…

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…