Philadelphia International Airport

Lou Giaccardo, who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks, shares his story at Philadelphia International Airport.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 11, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey man who survived the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center 17 years ago shared his emotional story at a 9/11 observance ceremony at the Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday. . @PHLAirport holding 9/11 observance at this hour. @KYWNewsradio...
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Mark Abrams
September 06, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a dozen passengers aboard arriving flights from Germany and France were quarantined at U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Philadelphia International Airport after complaints of flu-like symptoms upon arrival. A Philadelphia police spokesman...
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Philadelphia International Airport, quiet room
Philadelphia International Airport
Mike Dougherty
August 03, 2018 - 10:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia International Airport now features a new quiet room for passengers to decompress, relax and reflect before boarding their plane. It's a small space, only about 315 square feet, split into two areas. "We have frosted glass seperating the two sections, but...
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Ian Bush
July 23, 2018 - 3:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — CT scanners are common tools used by hospitals to provide images of the body. Soon, that technology will land at Philadelphia International Airport — and officials are promising passengers an easier trip through screening as well as improved security. Frequent flyers...
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Onetha McKnight said having a voice and respect is just as important as the wage increase under the new contract.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 11, 2018 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After six years of pressure, the contractors who provide services at Philadelphia International Airport have reached a contract agreement with 1,500 employees who are members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Under the new contract, the workers' wages...
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Philadelphia airport
Molly Daly
May 31, 2018 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather's gumming up the works at Philadelphia International Airport. Departure delays at other airports are making some flights bound for Philadelphia International run more than an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule. Some flights out of the airport are also...
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Southwest Plane
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Dan Wing
May 23, 2018 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The entire crew of the Southwest Flight that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after an engine blew a hole in the side of the plane last month discussed the fatal flight on 'CBS This Morning' on Wednesday. The engine explosion blew a hole...
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Tammie Jo Shults
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May 12, 2018 - 11:01 am
By Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) -- When an engine failed on a Southwest Airlines flight last month, pilot Tammie Jo Shults didn't panic. Instead, she fell back on her extensive Navy experience . "My first thoughts were actually, 'Oh, here we go,'" Shults, 44, told ABC News recently. "Just because it...
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Water main break at Philly airport
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 08, 2018 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Water Department crews have plenty of work to do following a water main break at Philadelphia International Airport on Monday night. The break led to quite the mess inside the airport as well. When the main burst around 5 p.m., water was gushing at Section H of the...
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Andrew Kramer
May 07, 2018 - 7:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — Water pressure is now back on at Philadelphia International Airport after a 24-inch main break caused major problems this evening. Due to a nearby water main break there is no water pressure throughout the airport terminals. We apologize for the situation and are...
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