airplanes

Empty American Airlines airplane
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Paul Kurtz
June 30, 2020 - 7:32 pm
A nationwide surge in coronavirus cases may be prompting people to have second thoughts about flying to their destinations. This comes as many airlines prepare for their peak summer schedules. Read more here.
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TSA line at Philadelphia International Airport
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Paul Kurtz
June 16, 2020 - 7:42 pm
More and more people are throwing coronavirus caution to the wind and flying to their vacation destinations as air travel makes a comeback. Read more here.
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Secretary of the Department of Transportation Elaine Chao speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020.
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KYW Staff
April 02, 2020 - 6:34 pm
Although social distancing is crucial, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said in an interview with KYW Newsradio that domestic flights should not be temporarily grounded during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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The area for TSA screening of travelers at JFK airport's Terminal 1 is relatively empty, Friday, March 13, 2020, in New York.
Kathy Willens/AP Photo
AP News
March 21, 2020 - 2:33 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a brief suspension of flights to New York City-area airports because of coronavirus-related staffing issues at a regional air-traffic control center. Read more here.
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A woman traveling.
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David Madden
February 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
For the fourth time in 15 years, the New Castle County Airport outside Wilmington is trying to establish commercial passenger service. And this time, a carrier that knows the market is taking another crack at it. Read more here.
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Oscar the cat, who is not a service animal, sits in his carry on travel bag after arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix.
Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 22, 2020 - 4:56 pm
The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on planes as emotional-support animals could be ending. Read more here.
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Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 01, 2020 - 9:43 pm
The number of deaths in major air crashes around the globe fell by more than half in 2019, according to a report by an aviation consulting firm. Read more here.
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Boeing officially unveiled its new $115 million factory for the V-22 Osprey.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 01, 2019 - 2:01 pm
RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Boeing officially unveiled its new $115 million factory for the V-22 Osprey. The new facility opens on Boeing’s 330-acre campus in Ridley Township about a year after Boeing signed a $4 billion deal with the Department of Defense to continue building the...
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FILE - This Jan. 10, 2017 file photo shows British Airways planes parked at Heathrow Airport in London. On Saturday, July 20, 2019, British Airways said it is canceling flights to Cairo for a week for unspecified security reasons.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo, file
July 21, 2019 - 11:42 am
LONDON (AP) — British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The German airline said normal operations would resume...
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After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated.
Courtesy Dr. Latisha Rowe via CNN
July 17, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Jen Rose Smith, CNN (CNN) -- After a Jamaican vacation ended in humiliation aboard an American Airlines flight in June, the ensuing controversy reignited debate about passengers' rights. Dr. Latisha Rowe was leaving Jamaica on a flight to Miami when an American Airlines employee told her she'd have...
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