Karan D'Souza

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Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn't follow his lead because they'd be risking death.<p>In April, 15-year-old Yahye Abdi somehow managed to …

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Virgin Atlantic Decides Where to Position its First Batch of Dreamliners

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. plans to use its first Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner for flights from London’s Heathrow airport to Boston, …

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Passengers Likely Suffocated, Australia Says

By Lincoln Feast<p>SYDNEY, June 26 (Reuters) - The passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 most likely died from suffocation and coasted lifelessly into the ocean on autopilot, a new report released by Australian officials on Thursday said.<p>In a 55-page report, the Australian …

Boeing marks milestone with1,500th 747 | CNN Travel

This British Airways Blanket Measures Your In-Flight Happiness

Well this is...innovative.<p>British Airways has come up with a unique way to judge the satisfaction of its customers -- the "happiness blanket."<p>It's not just any blanket, of course, as its designed to determine the "meditative state" of premium cabin flyers, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.<p>The blanket …

Air France Begins to Trial NFC-Based Boarding

Select Air France Passengers who own smartphones equipped with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, will participate in a trial of an …

Quick-Thinking Pilot Aborts Landing, Jukes Out Of Close Encounter On Spanish Runway

An apparent near miss between two passenger jets at Barcelona's El Prat Airport in Spain, Saturday, has prompted an investigation by the country's airport authority, AENA.<p>A YouTube video of the planes' close encounter shows a Boeing 767-300, operated by Russian airline UTair, coming in to land, …