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.
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Charlie Condell has finished a record-setting bike trip around the world. The 18-year-old completed the trip in just 248 days in spite of having his bicycle stolen partway through the trip.
A train company in Japan has created a Hello Kitty Train that they hope will make more people want to travel. The special pink bullet train started running yesterday.
A teenager was able to make life easier for a blind and deaf man recently by speaking to him in sign language on a long flight across the country.
Last week, some German parents who took their kids out of school early were stopped by police at the airport. The police made reports on students who didn't have permission to miss school.
Workers in the US and Europe have been going on strike. They've stopped doing their jobs in order to protest. Here's a look at strikes in the US, France, and Germany.
On Saturday, a train in India carrying 1,000 people rolled for 9 miles without an engine or a driver. Workers put rocks on the tracks to stop the train. No one was hurt.