Biden to announce $8B in funding for high-speed passenger rail projects

President Biden on Friday will announce $8.2 billion in funding for 10 passenger rail projects, including a high-speed rail system connecting Nevada and California. Biden is scheduled to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada, to make the announcement on Friday. He will then fly to Los Angeles, California, on Friday night, where he plans to stay […]

Passenger jumps out of emergency exit at New Orleans airport: sheriff’s office

Kenner, Louisiana (W.G.N.O.) — Federal authorities are investigating after a passenger allegedly jumped from the emergency exit of a plane at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Sunday. The plane, a Southwest Airlines passenger plane, was on the Skyway and not moving at the time, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. The passenger, […]

Southwest Airlines passenger escapes through emergency hatch

A man was arrested Sunday after allegedly jumping from the emergency hatch of a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans and attempting to escape by climbing onto the wing as the plane prepared for takeoff. The man was arrested Sunday evening after he escaped through an emergency hatch and onto the tarmac at Louis Armstrong […]

Why Finland Shut 7 Of Its 8 Passenger Crossings To Russia

More than 700 migrants have entered Finland via Russia in the past few weeks. (File) Helsinki: Finland has temporarily closed all but one of its eight passenger borders to Russia in response to an unusually large influx of migrants, prompting the Nordic country to blame Russia. More than 700 migrants from countries such as Afghanistan, […]

Flight delayed or canceled? Here are your rights as a passenger

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg released a public service announcement Tuesday morning reminding airline passengers of their rights. “[I]If your flight is delayed or cancelled, please know that the Department of Transportation has your back,” Buttigieg said in a video posted to PSA. X, the platform formerly known as Twitter. “For example, we have secured commitments […]

Indonesian Pilot Offers Comfort, Support To Palestine Passenger On Board

Indonesian pilot’s warm attitude towards Palestinian passengers wins hearts In a heartwarming display of empathy and solidarity, an Indonesian pilot went above and beyond the call of duty to provide comfort to a Palestinian passenger during the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza, capturing the attention of the internet. The video has since gone viral […]

Mexican government forces freight lines to prioritize passenger rail

The Mexican government on Monday issued a decree forcing private freight railroads to prioritize passenger train service over regular freight trains. The decree gives two major private railway operators until January 15 to submit proposals to provide passenger services themselves. If they refuse, the government will put the Army and Navy in charge of the […]