54 Officials Blamed for China Train Crash

Posted on: December 30th, 2011 Posted by Helen Young

According to reports, at least 54 officials have been punished and blamed for a China bullet train crash. It has now been demanded that the railway ministry improve its management of the country’s high-speed rail network. This news follows the government investigation into the fatal July bullet train crash. The investigation found that the incident [...]

FedEx and UPS Pilots Exempt from Fatigue Rule

Posted on: December 29th, 2011 Posted by Robert Jones

According to new reports, Pilots for UPS and FedEx have been exempt from the new pilot fatigue regulations that have been issued by the Federal Aviation Administration. For those that do not know, these new rules are designed to help reduce the amount of accidents that take place. The new rules require pilots to get [...]

Cuba Will Not Relax Travel Restrictions

Posted on: December 28th, 2011 Posted by Sharon Miller

According to new reports, Cuba will not be relaxing its travel restrictions. The President of Cuba, Raul Castro, said that his country would not be pushed into moving too quickly to ease travel bans on Cubans. He went on to blame the continued hostility from the United States for his approach. Recently, Cuba has been [...]

London shoppers defy Tube strikers

Posted on: December 27th, 2011 Posted by Dave Bond

Shoppers in London defied striking London Underground train drivers yesterday and hunted for bargains at Boxing Day sales in West End stores. Despite the fact that the Circle and Central lines were not running due to the stoppage, bargain hunters used buses, skeleton services on other Tube lines and alternate travel options to reach the [...]

London Tube driver strike disrupts services

Posted on: December 26th, 2011 Posted by Dave Bond

Industrial action by train drivers on London’s underground rail system has severely disrupted services. Tube management have cancelled trains on the Central, Circle and Hammersmith & City routes and other lines are operating to reduced timetables. On the Piccadilly line, services are running on parts of it which includes the Acton Town to Heathrow Terminal [...]

According to reports, the Federal Aviation Administration told airlines that they will have to do more to make sure that their pilots are not too fatigued to fly. This is being done for passenger safety. In fact, this news comes just three years after a regional airline operated by two tired pilots had a fatal [...]