A cat that spent 19 days in a plane's hold is due to be reunited with his owners.

Billy was put on a US Airways plane from Phoenix, Arizona to Philadelphia on March 29 and was due for a connecting flight to Germany.

However, he's said to have escaped from his cage and didn't make it onto the same flight as owners Guenther and Ingrid Koelbl.

Two-year-old Billy remained in the cargo hold for 19 days, managing to find enough food and water to get by. He was discovered last week on the plane at Manchester Airport in New