Cancelled destinations are seen on a screen at the departure train platform at Amsterdam Railway Station during a national public transport strike in the Netherlands as workers demand higher pensions and the right to retire at the age of 66, in Amsterdam, Netherlands May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Amsterdam: Public transport strike disrupts flights

Around 80 flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol were cancelled on Tuesday as a nationwide public transport strike made it hard for passengers and staff to get to Europe’s third largest airport. Almost all train,...
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Fiat Chrysler and Renault in proposed merger

Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday a merge with Renault, creating the third biggest automaker in the world. This proposed merger will save billions of dollars for both companies to make new electric and autonomous...
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Boeing: mea culpa for the 737 Max tragedy

The American company Boeing confessed to software defects installed on the new-generation Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The aircraft manufacturer recognised for the first time technical problems related to the anti-stall system (Mcas), specifically developed on Max aircraft, such as...
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WATCH: The landing gear of the plane does not open – a thrilling textbook...

A plane lands without a landing gear. Fear at Yangon airport, in Myanmar. It was the pilot's incredible maneuver to save the lives of the 89 passengers aboard the Embraer 190, a Myanmar National Airlines flight. The...
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WATCH: Moscow, Aeroflot plane lands in flames, many dead

Various persons dead, including two children, and at least five wounded: this is the tragic balance sheet of the plane crash in Moscow. A Sukhoipassenger plane of the Russian flag company Aeroflot caught fire...
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WATCH: Florida, A Boeing 737 ends up on a river

A Miami Air International Boeing 737 ended up off the track in Jacksonville, Florida. The aircraft was a private charter jet from Guantanamo, Cuba, carrying both military and civilians connected in some way to the...
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WATCH: The “Uber” service with horse and carriage launched by an Amish

In the now overcrowded car sharing market, entrepreneurs strive to innovate by offering unique services. One of these is Timothy Hochstedler from Colon, Michigan, who created a unique "Amish Uber". It is not actually affiliated with Uber,...
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Plane loaded with plumbers must return to the ground due to toilet failure

A flight from Norway to Germany had to return to the departure airport due to a toilet problem: a rather ironic situation given that there were 85 plumbers on board.  Norwegian Flight DY1156 from Oslo...
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Scania Citywide: The first self-driving buses will operate in Sweden from 2020 onwards

In the long journey that leads to autonomous driving, Scania tries to make a leap forward of some length, taking a driver-less bus for the first time on public roads.  This is not an absolute novelty - there are already...
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WATCH: Moby, the electric sharing vehicle designed for those who move in a wheelchair

Can the sharing economy applied to urban mobility also embrace the needs of those forced to move around in a wheelchair?  A positive response comes from Moby, the project with which the Italdesign company - as announced during the...