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Sentencing For Airline Employee Who Made Skies Friendly…For A Violent Drug Gang

A former US Airways baggage claim handler was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison for his role in a violent drug gang including using his position with the airline to help smuggle drugs and money.

07/26/2014

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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

(File photo: travelers check in at a US Airways ticket counter in Phoenix.  Photo by Joshua Lott/ Getty Images)

One More Day of US Flight Cancellations To and From Tel Aviv

The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.

07/23/2014

Air marshals escort the suspect off the plane. (credit: Kevin Weissman)

Calif. Man Charged With Drunken Display That Caused Flight To Return to PHL

Authorities say Robert Coppack, a dual citizen of the US and UK, was drunk and caused a lot of trouble on US Airways Flight 728.

05/14/2014

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Philadelphia-bound Flight From Italy Diverted Over Sick Crew

A US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.

05/11/2014

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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

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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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