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April 30, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Airplane stowaway: A major security breach

The stories reporting the saga of the teenage stowaway in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jetliner are both compelling and tragic [“Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa,” Travel/Outdoors, April 23]. Compelling for his daring “adventure” and miraculous survival. And tragic that it could have happened in the first place given…


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March 15, 2013 at 7:30 AM

Transportation Security Administration to allow knives, sporting gear on planes

Protect our skies Transportation Security Administration officer Robert Howard signals an airline passenger forward at a security check-point at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. TSA has recently announced a new policy that would allow passengers to carry small knives and some sports equipment onto planes. (ELAINE THOMPSON/ASSOCIATED PRESS, File) As a flight attendant for 14 years…


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