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FAA Delays Closing Of Airport Control Towers

The closings of control towers at 149 small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until mid-June, federal regulators announced Friday.

04/05/2013

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FAA: Trenton-Mercer Airport Tower To Close, As Well As Control Facilities At 3 Small Pa. Airports

Federal budget cuts will force the closure of the control tower at Trenton-Mercer Airport, where Frontier Airlines has been expanding service.

03/22/2013

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Spending ‘Sequester’ Not Expected To Have Immediate Impact On Philly Air Travelers

If you have air travel scheduled after Friday, and you’ve been wondering whether automatic federal budget cuts will affect your plans, the answer appears to be no.

02/27/2013

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Cell Phones On Airplanes

A traveler in Denver was kicked off a Southwest flight last month when he refused to turn off his cell phone. Is it really illegal to use a cell phone on a flight? The answer is yes.

02/22/2013

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Pilot Killed In Single-Engine Airplane Crash In Delaware

State police say a pilot was killed when a single-engine airplane crashed in Dover.

01/14/2013

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Heavy Fog Causing Airport Delays

Heavy fog and low cloud ceilings are causing delays at Philadelphia International Airport.

12/10/2012

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A Day In The Life Of An FAA Test Pilot

During her 25 year career, Lorry Faber has flown the President of the United States overseas, taken dignitaries to and from Washington D.C. and hovered over Mount Fuji in a helicopter. Currently, she tests air transportation projects throughout the country and around the world. This is a day in the life of a Federal Aviation Administration test pilot.

07/17/2012

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Fire Erupts At FAA Technical Center Near Atlantic City

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the FAA building near Atlantic City Airport Friday.

06/22/2012

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3-On Your Side: Traveling With Toddlers

The holidays mean travel for many of us, and if you have an infant or toddler, you also know that travel can mean one big headache.

12/23/2011

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FAA Commits $466.5 Million For PHL Expansion Project

The long-planned expansion of Philadelphia International Airport is getting a shot in the arm with an infusion of cash from Washington.

09/28/2011

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Pilot Killed After 2 Planes Crash In Midair Over Hammonton Municipal Airport

Two planes collided in midair Saturday afternoon while performing aerobatic maneuvers over Hammonton Municipal Airport, according to a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration.

08/20/2011

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Taxes On Plane Tickets Expire, Airlines Pocketing The Fees

Travelers at Philly International Airport have mixed opinions about the move. Some say they’re not surprised, others are simply angry.

07/27/2011

3 On Your Side: Air Passenger Rights Expanded

Hate to fly because you want to avoid things like lost luggage and crummy customer service? Well the Department of Transportation understands your pain and is taking action.

04/20/2011

Stigall Show Log 4.18.11

Chris sleeps through the new FAA air traffic controller mandates. He talks to Phil Levota and Jeff Roe in the Monday Morning Matchup about the debt ceiling and Donald Trump and asks Charlie Manuel about the Phillies win over the Marlins yesterday.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/18/2011

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I-Team: 14 Runway Incursions At Philadelphia International Airport In 16 Months

Following a taxiway collision between two planes in New York, an exclusive CBS3 I-Team Investigation now reveals there have been 14 runway incursions at Philadelphia International Airport in the past 16 months.

04/12/2011

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