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TSA: Knitting Needles And Ice Skates OK On Plane, But Fake Saws Should Stay Home

As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.

11/19/2014

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3 On Your Side: You May Have To Do Some Digging For Thanksgiving Travel Deals

One of the busiest travel periods of the entire year is just about two weeks away. If you haven’t booked Thanksgiving airfare yet, you’re not entirely out of luck.

11/11/2014

The flight status board at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

PHL: One Of The Worst Airports In The Country?

Despite noting its free Wi-Fi, “decent variety of restaurants” and even available sleep suites, one travel website thinks so.

10/23/2014

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PHL Reminds Residents It Has No Direct Flights From West Africa; Says It Will Continue To Monitor Ebola Situation

On Monday, PHL released a statement that says it “continues to coordinate” with the CDC and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to identify travelers arriving in Philadelphia displaying symptoms of illness.

10/13/2014

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British Airways Suspends All Flights To 2 African Countries Stricken By Ebola

On Tuesday, the company announced on its website that it would be discontinuing flights to and from both Liberia and Sierra Leone until Aug. 31st, 2014.

08/05/2014

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First Flight Departs Phila. International For Tel Aviv After FAA Lifts Ban

After more than a day of being grounded, flights from the United States to Tel Aviv have been cleared for takeoff.

07/24/2014

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All 3 U.S. Airlines Serving Israel Will Resume Flights Today

United Airlines was the first to announce the resumption of flights. The decision came hours after the Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel

07/24/2014

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FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport

The cancellation was effective around 11:45 p.m. EDT.

07/24/2014

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian rallies in Love Park and across the street at JFK & 15th Street. (credit: Syma Chowdhry/CBS3)

Amid Israel Flight Ban, Israeli And Palestinian Supporters Rally In Center City

The Middle East conflict hits close to home as protestors rally at Love Park.

07/23/2014

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Philadelphia International Airport On A Ground Stop Due To Taxiway Volume

Philadelphia International Airport is on a ground stop until 6:45 p.m. Tuesday due to taxiway volume.

05/27/2014

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Frontier To Discontinue Delaware To Detroit Flights (Already)

Less than two weeks after starting flights between Delaware and Detroit, Frontier Airlines says it will discontinue the service in the fall.

05/13/2014

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Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.

03/05/2014

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Yet Another Snowfall Causes Delays, Accidents Around The Region

Heavy snowfall is causing major delays and disruptions around the region.

02/03/2014

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Phoenix-to-Philly Flight Makes Emergency Landing Due To Engine Vibrations

Authorities say a US Airways flight to Philadelphia had to return to Phoenix’s airport and make an emergency landing because of an engine vibration issue.

01/16/2014

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3 On Your Side: Today’s Consumer News

Airlines are falling behind when it comes to keeping flights on schedule, but fewer passengers are complaining. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan is here with that story and the rest of the day’s consumer news.

01/15/2014

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