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.
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
The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.
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.
A US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.
KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
“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.
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.
Eyewitness News reporter Todd Quinones talked to several passengers who were on board the plane.
At the time of the incident, 149 passengers and five crew members, including two pilots and three flight attendants, were on board.
US Airways is among the airlines now waiving change fees as they help their customers try to get earlier flights.
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.
Passengers traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday are thankful – so far – for on-time departures, something that’s not guaranteed this time of year.
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.
An investigation is underway after a blind man says he was thrown off a plane in Philadelphia along with his service dog.