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WOW Air shuts down... leaving passengers stranded
CNN
March 28, 2019 - 8:51 am
By Jack Guy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Icelandic budget carrier Wow Air has ceased operations and canceled its flights, leaving passengers stranded around the world. The airline announced the closure in a statement posted to its website on Thursday. It advised passengers to book new flights on other...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
March 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nationwide breakdown of a computer check-in system used by American Airlines and other airlines caused a temporary suspension of flights late Tuesday morning. A spokesman for American in Philadelphia reports a technical issue in the Sabre Passenger Check In system...
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Southwest Airlines
Julio Cortez/AP
February 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. That's far more than its original estimate of $10 to $15 million in losses, and it adds to a litany of recent problems for the airline. On Tuesday, maintenance...
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A departure board showing the BMI flights cancelled
PA via AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. British Midland Regional Limited, which operates as Flybmi, said it's filing for administration — a British version of bankruptcy — because of higher fuel costs...
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Dreamstime
January 07, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Airline seats are small — and even smaller if your co-passenger is large. A British Airways passenger sued the airline for back injuries he claims were caused by having to sit next to a 6-foot-4-inch, 300-pound man who was...
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American Airlines
Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT/Sipa USA
Rachel Kurland
November 02, 2018 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Heading south? One airline can get you there nonstop. American Airlines has announced it will begin daily year-round service from Philadelphia International Airport to Asheville, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning May 3, 2019. With the additional...
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What are the laws about plane tickets for unaccompanied minors?
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October 25, 2018 - 4:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - What are the laws about plane tickets for unaccompanied minors? Passengers on a Frontier Airlines flight to Orlando in July were diverted to Atlanta due to bad weather. It wasn't until 2:00 a.m. that the airline decided...
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Lajae Sharper participates in SPEAK's aviation program, which gives kids a chance to learn all about careers in aviation.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
June 06, 2018 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A handful of kids and their relatives showed up at Northeast Philadelphia Airport to take advantage of what Jeff Templeton, executive director of Staying Positive Equals Amazing Kids (SPEAK), calls the opportunity of a lifetime. "This young pilot program is both...
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