For several people, travelling on an aircraft is a nightmare. Adjusting to a restricted space with little leg-room and feeling your ear pop during take-off or landing is enough to dissuade many people from flying. 820 more words
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A woman who’s been caught multiple times — with varying instances of success — trying to sneak aboard planes without a ticket has been arrested at two Chicago airports within a month trying to pull her signature stowaway move, police say. 230 more words
Immigration is never far from the headlines in the build up to the General Election.
We are frequently shown the images of those would-be immigrants camped out in France trying to sneak into the UK either in, on, and sometimes underneath, a lorry. 123 more words
The International Maritime Organisation have launched statistics over stowaway incidents in 2014. In total, there were 61 incidents reported involving 120 stowaways.
From the information received and used for the analysis, the incidents occurred in 104 places of embarkation: 97 stowaways embarked in Africa; 5 in the Caribbean; 2 in Asia and 16 were not reported. 58 more words