A woman who carries the same name as the most famous female aviator is paying tribute to the original Amelia Earhart by circling the globe after departing from Oakland Thursday.
A teenage stowaway who hitched a ride from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet says he knew exactly what he was doing when he hopped a fence at the airport.
Both San Jose Mineta and San Francisco International airports were reporting significant delays on flights to and from Denver Wednesday afternoon because of stormy weather there.
Reports of smoke at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Chicago was causing flight disruptions to travelers between San Francisco International Airport and that city’s two airports Tuesday, an SFO spokesman said.
Travelers who want to see the world this summer, or at least visit Mickey Mouse at his house, might want to consider their credit card as a free ticket to ride, so to speak.
Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials who reviewed video of his arrival said Wednesday.
A law enforcement official says surveillance video from San Jose International Airport shows the boy who survived a flight to Hawaii in a plane’s wheel well was on the airfield seven hours before the jet departed.
A teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane for a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii is resting at a Honolulu hospital.
The South Bay teen who survived a five plus hour flight inside the wheel well of a jet traveling from San Jose to Maui is lucky to be alive today. A look at other stowaway attempts reveals that successful wheel well trips are rare, but not completely unprecedented.
The city of San Jose will not pursue criminal charges against a teen boy who snuck into the wheel well of an airliner early Sunday and survived a five-hour flight to Hawaii, San Jose Mineta International Airport officials said.