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Heavy Rains Cause Delays At PHL

Heavy rains and gusting winds have caused delays at Philadelphia International Airport.

12/29/2013

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Nasty Weather Causes Minor Delays At Philadelphia International Airport

According to the FAA, due to low clouds and fog, some arrivals were seeing delays averaging about 30-minutes.

12/23/2013

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Flight Carrying US Sen. Leahy To Vermont Diverted To Philadelphia

A commercial flight carrying U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and 79 others to Vermont diverted to Philadelphia on Friday because of mechanical problems, authorities said. No injuries were reported.

08/02/2013

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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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Delco Official Critical of Philadelphia’s Revised Airport Expansion Plan

Pennsylvania state representative Nick Miccarelli of Delaware County doesn’t care for the new plan, since smaller freight carriers like Fedex would end up closer to the affected neighborhood.

12/18/2012

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The Risks Of Flying With Your Pet

Can’t bear the thought of lying on the beach while your beloved companion of the four-legged variety stays in a kennel? If you are considering bringing your pet on the plane with you, you may want to reconsider.

07/11/2012

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FAA Investigating Crash At Chester County Airport

A plane crash at a Chester County airport Wednesday is under FAA investigation.

06/27/2012

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FAA Considers Allowing Air Passengers To Use E-Readers During Takeoff, Landing

Some studies show there’s no harm done to a plane by such technology, but Todd Adams with Lancaster Avionics, in Lancaster, Pa., has seen otherwise.

03/19/2012

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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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BLOG: Delta Air Lines To Refund Ticket Taxes

By Jim Donovan: Finally some good news for air travelers! Delta Air Lines today said that it will refund the ticket taxes charged for travel during the Federal Aviation Administration shutdown. The refunds will apply […]

08/01/2011

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Philadelphia Aviation Expert Wants More Planes Inspected

A Philadelphia aviation attorney says recent measures to inspect planes are not enough to keep travelers safe.

04/05/2011