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Frequent Flyer Miles May Frequently Have Legal Limits

What does the law say about when an airline has to honor your air miles?

02/11/2014

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Airline Passengers Have Limited Legal Rights

There’s no federal law that protects passengers in the event of what’s called a force majeure event which is an event like bad weather that’s out of the airline’s control.

12/27/2013

PHL was busy Sunday, but things ran rather smoothly. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Few Problems At PHL As Travelers Wrap Up Thanksgiving Weekend

Many of the people at Philadelphia International who spoke to KYW Newsradio Sunday say things were not very complicated at all

12/01/2013

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TSA Carry-On Limitations

Flying to loved ones for the holidays? Here are some things you need to remember if you’re bringing gifts with you.

11/25/2013

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Airlines’ Legal Responsibility For Lost Bags

Getting on an airplane this holiday season? What does the airline have to pay you by law if they lose your bags?

11/06/2013

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LAX Shooting Causes Traveling Nightmare For Many Flying To Philly

Passengers whose flights were delayed in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon were still making their way into Philadelphia early Saturday morning.

11/02/2013

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Weighing In On Airlines Weighing Passengers

Samoan Air announced plans last month to add an XL class for its larger customers to provide larger seats. Which means the airline is going to start weighing passengers.

08/07/2013

Which Airline App

WhichAirline is a new app that aims to compete with larger travel sites by offering comparison shopping from low cost and legacy carriers, as well as online travel agencies.

07/22/2013

Plane Finder 3D

PlaneFinder 3D shows you live air traffic overhead, letting you pan and zoom to get a sense of how many flights are within close proximity to you.

07/16/2013

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Study Puts A Number On Productivity Loss During Air Travel

A new study quantifies what you might feel when you’re on a plane: the productivity loss blamed on the ban on electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.

06/05/2013

Medical Emergencies In Flight

A new report indicates there is a medical emergency on about one out of every 600 flights.

06/05/2013

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Flying With Father’s Day Gifts

Going home for Father’s Day with a present for dear old Dad? Here are some TSA regulations you might need to know.

05/28/2013

Sky Scanner App

Skyscanner is an air travel app that finds you both the cheapest places and dates to fly – checking over 1,000 airlines.

03/29/2013

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New TSA Rules Allow Passengers To Bring Small Knives Aboard Planes

The new rules will kick in April 25th. Knives can be up to 6 centimeters in length (2.36 inches) they can’t lock and can only be a half-inch wide. You still can’t carry on a bottle of water.

03/06/2013

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Legal Definition Of ‘Support’ Animal

The Department of Transportation has stated that support animals must be allowed on planes – even animals who aid people with emotional problems like depression or anxiety.

02/27/2013

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