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2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

A 15-year-old boy, seen sitting on a stretcher center, who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

6 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Father of Teen Stowaway: 'Allah Had Saved Him'

The father of the 15-year-old who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane for five hours said his son was saved by God.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Textron eliminating 750 Cessna, Beechcraft jobs

Just over a month after buying Beechcraft for $1.4 billion, Textron announced 750 job cuts at that company and at its Cessna division.

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Related Topix: Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Cessna Aircraft, Wichita, KS, Civil Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing Business Jet

14 hrs ago | The Reporter

JetBlue founder's new Brazil airline will fly to USA

The Brazilian carrier launched by JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman is coming to the USA.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, World News, Brazil

18 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Increased commercial jet deliveries helps Boeing 1Q profit;...

A worker walks past a nearly completed Boeing 737 airplane May 30, 2013 in Renton, Wash.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Boeing 787, Renton, WA

20 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

MH370 search: 'Object of interest' found

Australian officials say an "object of interest" in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been found, but Malaysia authorities said it was too early to tell if it is a real lead.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 bound for Bangalore turned back towards and parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Monday, April 21, 2014, after its right landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Stowaway teen, a Santa Clara High School student, reportedly eyed...

Members of the media wait outside the home of the stowaway teen in Santa Clara on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Official: Stowaway teen wanted to see his mom

A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane's wheel well said he was trying to get to Somalia to see his mother, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Autos

KNUS-AM Aurora

Jet stowaway at hospital as security issues linger

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Victorville, CA

Berkshire Eagle

Seabed hunt for Malaysia jet stretches beyond week

In this map provided on Sunday, April 20, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, Weather, US Military, US Navy, US News

KTSM-AM El Paso

How teen stowaway survived in wheel well

The teenage stowaway who made it from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Boeing 767 beat some very long odds to survive, experts say.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Teen stowaway: Where was the security?

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy snuck into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, California, to Maui, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Airbus A340, Airbus Aircraft, Federal Aviation Administration, Autos, Travel

Suria

China's Shandong Airlines orders 50...

Shandong Airlines, one of China's smaller carriers, said it has agreed to buy 50 passenger planes from US manufacturer Boeing for $4.6 billion, in another sign of the country's growing demand for air travel.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Boeing 787

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Richmond Review

$136,000 watch catches border guard's attention

A man who smuggled a $136,961 watch into Canada without paying his duties, was fined more than $14,000 in Richmond provincial court on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Breguet Aircraft, Breguet 14, Military Aircraft

ABC News

How Jet Stowaways Can Survive Cold, Lack of Oxygen

Despite the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen, people can survive even a long journey in the wheel well of a jetliner.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

WGBH

You Can Survive A Flight In A Jet's Wheel Well, But Probably Won't

The amazing story of a 16-year-old California boy who the FBI says survived a 5 1/2-hour flight in the frigid wheel well of a jet that flew from San Jose to Hawaii on Sunday raises a logical question: How does one survive a trip like that when the temperature would have dropped to more than 50 degrees below zero and the air would have been thinner ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Weather, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767

Al Bawaba

Emirates' A380 Sets Course for Kuwait

The Emirates A380 is like no other. Passengers travelling in First Class can step out of their Private Suites and visit one of two Onboard Shower Spas where they can freshen up with a shower before landing EK 857 and EK 858 will be upgraded to a double decker, bringing Emirates' highly popular flagship aircraft to Kuwait International Airport.

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Related Topix: Kuwait, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

CNews

Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days

A fast response craft from Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield tows Able Seaman Clearance Diver Michael Arnold as he searches the ocean for debris in the search zone in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vessel, Electronic, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

WTOP-FM Washington

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Santa Clara, CA, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

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