Among the more unusual news stories recently…a French businessman pulls an eject handle that sends him flying from a speeding jet, a 16-year-old chess whiz beats the world champion, and Tom Hanks cheers up a boy named Corona.
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As countries around the world work to lower their pollution in order to take on the climate crisis, some unusual groups are joining the effort - the same companies that are causing the most pollution.
On Monday, British Airways cancelled almost all of its flights for two days as the result of a strike by a large group of its pilots. The strike affected the travel plans of close to 200,000 people.
In today's news roundup, Bangladesh moves to limit cell service for Rohingya people, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe died, a student learning to fly makes an emergency landing, and the pope gets stuck in an elevator.
In today's news roundup, tens of thousands of women march in Brazil, a Russian plane lands in a cornfield, Tunisia has 26 people running for president, and a 15-year-old girl makes social media posts from her refrigerator - maybe.
As pressure grows worldwide to deal with the climate crisis, the airline KLM has taken the unusual step of suggesting that travelers should think twice before booking a flight with the airline.
Aarohi Pandit is a 23-year-old pilot from Mumbai India. On May 13, she became the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic in a very light aircraft. The trip is just one part of her plan to fly all the way around the world.
Airplanes and airlines have been making the headlines lately - sometimes for unpleasant reasons and sometimes for funny ones. NFK takes a look at a few of the air travel stories in the news recently.
To recap 2018, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we've covered this year.
Today we're looking at some offbeat stories from the world of transportation.