Philadelphia International Airport

(Misha Williams testifies before City Council's Commerce and Economic Development Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

As Strike Threat Looms, Phila. Lawmakers Press For Better Treatment of Workers at PHL Airport

One former employee of an airport contractor, a wheelchair attendant, tearfully recounted being fired because of her activity in support of a fair wage.

11/19/2014

(Hundreds of passengers wait in line at Philadelphia International Airport.  (credit: KYW's David Madden)

New Study Warns Airport Congestion Becoming Year Round Problem

Dreading that trip to the airport to head home for Thanksgiving? A travel lobbying group is issuing a dire warning…that things could get that busy on a regular basis year round…and soon.

11/19/2014

Philadelphia International Airport. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Weather Causes Delays At Philadelphia International Airport

Some flights heading into Philadelphia are delayed an average of one hour and 43 minutes.

11/17/2014

(TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy points to some of the items confiscated from air travelers.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

At Phila. International Airport, TSA Issues Reminders to Holiday Travelers

The TSA says it confiscates hundreds of dangerous items each month at the screening checkpoints of Philadelphia International Airport.

11/10/2014

High wind gusts knock down construction fencing in Old City. (credit: Jim Donovan)

Heavy Winds Cause Power Outages, Airport Delays

Thousands of customers in the Philadelphia region are without power today as a result of the heavy winds. Travelers are also experiencing flight delays.

11/02/2014

Philadelphia International Airport. (credit: Jim Melwert)

High Winds Cause Delays At Philadelphia International Airport

Some arriving flights are running an average of an hour and 20 minutes behind schedule.

11/02/2014

Philadelphia International Airport File Photo (credit: CBS3)

City Council Pushes For Better Labor Deals With PHL Workers

A city councilman wants labor deals in place for employees of contractors at Philadelphia International Airport.

10/27/2014

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Philadelphia International Ranked Among Worst Airports In North America

Those surveyed on the website sleepinginairports.net ranked Philadelphia International as the sixth-worst airport in North America — but most travelers at PHL say they had a good travel experience.

10/25/2014

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Airport Workers In Philadelphia Voice Health Concerns

Philadelphia airport workers, with the help of one of the largest service employee unions, held a press conference saying they are not properly equipped to prevent the spread of Ebola.

10/22/2014

A plane on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Tom Rickert)

Flight Delays At Philadelphia International Airport

Due to wind, a Traffic Management Program is in effect for arriving flights at PHL. The FAA reports some arriving flights will be delayed an average of 1 hour and 47 minutes.

10/22/2014

(Members of the Delaware County Council, following a meeting at a Philadelphia International Airport.  Photo by David Madden)

Delaware County Reviews Ebola Readiness With PHL Airport Officials

Officials say the risk of an infected person coming into the area are low, but with Liberian enclaves in Lansdowne, Darby, and Upper Darby, there are concerns.

10/16/2014

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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

File photo of JetBlue plane. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Passenger Claims Tweets Got Her Kicked Off Flight At Philly Airport

A passenger claims her postings on social media got her kicked off a flight at Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday night.

10/08/2014

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Frontier Air Marks Return to PHL With One-Day, Bargain-Basement Fares

The Florida fares are available today only, and only for select dates, so you’d have to be flexible about scheduling.

09/30/2014

Philadelphia International Airport File Photo (credit: CBS3)

Philly International Airport Warns Travelers To Or Through Chicago To Check With Airline

The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s replacing the entire central computer network at a Chicago-area control center where an act of sabotage brought the city’s two international airports to a halt.

09/29/2014

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