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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

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Local Aviation Expert Weighs In On Missing Malaysian Plane

His theory: Every theory is valid, including the possibility that the plane (and its 239 passengers) is safely stored on land.

03/21/2014

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FCC To Consider Allowing Phone Calls On Flights

FCC’s chairman Tom Wheeler says the ban on talking on cell phones is out of date, so at their meeting next month, the commission will discuss allowing air travelers to make phone calls once the plane reaches 10,000 feet.

11/22/2013

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3 On Your Side: Air Crash Survival Advice

Years ago, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan was an airline flight attendant. He says many of those passengers may owe their survival to some very important safety rules.

07/10/2013

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Fuel Tank Gets Wedged Under Plane At Philadelphia International Airport

A fuel tank somehow disconnected from its trailer hitch at Philadelphia International Airport, rolled onto the taxiway and got stuck under an airplane.

03/11/2013

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3 On Your Side: Thrown Off United Flight For Taking Photo

For most travelers, taking pictures is part of having a good trip. But for one frequent flier, taking a photo caused some turbulence he didn’t quite expect. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

03/06/2013

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Travel Website Survey Reveals Most Popular Seat On A Plane

According to a new study, on a standard plane, seat 6A is the most desired. And 60% of people prefer window seats.

04/25/2012

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Ocean City, NJ To Ban Sale Of Laser Pointers

Ocean City, New Jersey is set to become one of the first towns in our area to ban the sale of certain types of laser pointers over fears one could catastrophically damage an aircraft.

06/22/2011

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3 On Your Side: Pay Less To Vacation

Traveling during the summer can be pricey, but you can score hot deals with careful planning. Stay flexible on where you go, and get more bang for your buck.

05/23/2011

AirTran Acquisition By Southwest Airlines Stirs Up Questions In Atlantic City

With this month’s acquisition of AirTran by Southwest Airlines, there’s been some talk around Atlantic City about what the transaction will mean for the airport down the shore.

05/22/2011

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3 On Your Side: Cost Of Overweight Luggage

Maybe it’s the long lines or the extra fees, but it seems a lot of travelers think those airport luggage scales are incorrect. There’s reason to be skeptical.

05/16/2011

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Female Pilots In Pottstown Want To Share The Air And Love Of Flying With Pennies-A-Pound Event

Weather permitting, those interested can fly with a trained pilot at 15-cents per passenger pound Saturday and Sunday at Heritage Field Airport in Pottstown.

05/12/2011

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Sources: Flight From Philadelphia Struck By Stray Bullet

Investigators say they now know what caused a small hole in a US Airways plane that traveled from Philadelphia to Charlotte Monday.

03/29/2011

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