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…

BREAKING A driver has been taken to hospital with life threatening injuries following an incident at London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport traffic is building after a major road in to the busy airport was closed after a driver was rushed to hospital following a serious incident. A 63-year-old man has suffered life-threatening injuries after becoming trapped under his own car at Stansted Airport. Emergency services were called to the airport shortly after 4am…