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Social Media Today: Lewd Tweet, Tumblr Teams Up, Series Debuts on Facebook

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/16/2014

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Social Media Experts Discuss Twitter Blunders By Large Companies

“Too many of these companies are letting social media become important to them via a mistake or a tragedy,” creative director and co-founder of Chatterblast Media, Matthew Ray said.

04/16/2014

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New Questions on Aborted Flight at Philadelphia Airport

A posting on the FAA website raises new questions about the chain of events leading to a pilot’s decision to abort a flight Thursday evening at Philadelphia International Airport.

03/14/2014

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Passengers Recall Chaotic Moments as Plane Aborts Takeoff at Philadelphia Airport

Eyewitness News reporter Todd Quinones talked to several passengers who were on board the plane.

03/14/2014

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Plane Blows Tire, Aborts Takeoff At Phila. International Airport

At the time of the incident, 149 passengers and five crew members, including two pilots and three flight attendants, were on board.

03/13/2014

(Philadelphia International Airport.  File photo by Piotrus.)

US Air Waiving Change Fees In and Out of PHL Ahead of Snowstorm

US Airways is among the airlines now waiving change fees as they help their customers try to get earlier flights.

01/02/2014

(American Airlines VP Bob Ciminelli greets passengers at a ticket counter at Philadelphia International Airport on the first day of joint ownership with US Airways.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

With American-US Air Merger Official, ‘Business As Usual’ at PHL Airport

The parent company of the newly merged American Airlines and US Airways says that as it continues the process of forming the world’s largest airline, consumers will see only gradual changes.

12/09/2013

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So Far, So Good At Philadelphia International Airport

Passengers traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday are thankful – so far – for on-time departures, something that’s not guaranteed this time of year.

11/26/2013

Ground Control Tower at PHL. (credit: Paul Kurtz)

A New Trend In Thanksgiving Air Travel

Tens of millions of Americans will be traveling this week to catch up with loved ones and friends for Thanksgiving. But for many of those taking to the sky to reach their destinations, the journey has already begun.

11/25/2013

Albert Rizzi and his service dog. (credit: CBS)

Blind Man, Guide Dog Kicked Off Flight In Philadelphia

An investigation is underway after a blind man says he was thrown off a plane in Philadelphia along with his service dog.

11/14/2013

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US Airways Fined For Stranding Some Wheelchair Passengers at PHL Airport

About 300 US Airways passengers complained that they were left unattended in the terminals for long periods of time or missed connecting flights when assistance was needed to get from one gate to another.

11/05/2013

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Government To Ease Way For Disabled Airline Passengers

US Airways was also fined $1.2 million for failing to provide adequate wheelchair access to passengers in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C.

11/04/2013

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Nutter Among Seven Mayors Asking For US Airways, American Airlines Merger To Go Through

Mayor Nutter and the mayors of Chicago, Dallas, Fort Worth, Miami, Charlotte and Phoenix have written to Attorney General Holder asking that the merger of US Airway and American be allowed to proceed.

10/24/2013

(US Airways employees pulling Eagles team jet at the Philadelphia International Airport. Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Hundreds Of Airport Employees Pull Eagles Team Jet For Charity

Teams of 20 take turns pulling the 50-ton jet to raise money for the United Way of Philadelphia and New Jersey.

10/08/2013

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Bucks County Woman Sues US Airways Over Late Husband’s Missing Ashes

Angeline O’Grady’s late husband had a specific request for his wife before he lost his battle with cancer in 2011: he wanted to be back in their hometown of Hull, England.

09/19/2013

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