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  • Teenage jet stowaway lucky to be alive, medical experts say

    Some medical experts said that the teenage stowaway who survived a flight from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet is lucky to be alive. The 16-year-old had run away from home when he climbed the fence on Sunday morning and crawled into the...
  • Teen jet stowaway managed to breach airport security measures

    San Jose International Airport said it is reviewing how a teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii managed to get on the airport's runway without being detected by security. Authorities say security video shows the teen from Santa...
  • Boeing 747 may be flying into the sunset

    Boeing 747 may be flying into the sunset
    When Boeing Co. launched the 747 more than 40 years ago, nearly every aspect of the plane was novel. The jumbo jet was almost three times larger than the largest aircraft flying at the time. It required four massive jet engines for power. It was so wide...
  • 'Duty-Free' shopping -- is it for you?

    'Duty-Free' shopping -- is it for you?
    The duty-free shopping business is headed for a worldwide sales mark close to $50 billion this year, says a recent report from the Paris-based Tax Free World Association. Clearly, those deals must appeal to somebody, but my take is that they're limited to...
  • Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'

    Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'
    Well, you could call at least some of the changes "benefits." But the departure of US Airways from the Star Alliance leaves a big gap for some transatlantic travelers that remains at least temporarily unfilled. First, the actual benefits. Although both...
  • Seniors on the Go: Worldwide airport taxi gouges

    Seniors on the Go: Worldwide airport taxi gouges
    A recent report in The Telegraph of London highlighted some of the world's most expensive taxi rides between airport and downtown. Fortunately, you have lower-cost alternatives at most. Here's a rundown of the 10 most expensive major airports outside of...
  • Bucking the trend on a Heathrow layover

    Bucking the trend on a Heathrow layover
    Many travelers have spent long layovers in London's wonderful museums, theaters and parks. Maybe too often. Last time, however, we rented a car rather than take the Tube into the city. We went the other way in search of real English countryside....
  • British Airways to welcome A380 to LAX on Tuesday

    British Airways to welcome A380 to LAX on Tuesday
    British Airways’ first A380 is to land at LAX on Tuesday, becoming the sixth international airline to launch service using the big jet. The new jet, flying what British Airways is calling the "red carpet route," is expected to arrive at LAX at 7:...
  • Go Away With ... R.L. Stine

    Go Away With ... R.L. Stine
    Thanks to the popularity of his "Goosebumps" novels, R.L. Stine, 69, is referred to by many fans as the Stephen King of children's books. He says that when he does book tours, he often meets people who said his books "traumatized" them when they were...
  • Tight connection could mean a missed flight

    Tight connection could mean a missed flight
    Question: I recently had to fly to Northern Ireland after my brother's death and had my travel agency make the reservation. I was booked on British Airways, arriving at 10 a.m. in one terminal and connecting to a flight at 11:15 a.m. in another. I made it...
  • Who are your favorite Orlando characters?

    Who are your favorite Orlando characters?
    Today's column is all about the people who make Orlando what it is. I call them local characters. Over the weekend, Sam Behr of "Tires ain't pretty" fame died and it got me thinking. Who are the people today who are leaving a big impression like Sam...
  • FAA to issue warning on engine icing risks on 787s and 747s

    FAA to issue warning on engine icing risks on 787s and 747s
    The Federal Aviation Administration plans to issue a warning to airlines flying certain Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 jumbo jets, advising that they avoid high-altitude thunderstorms after instances of icing. The anticipated move comes after...