Philadelphia International Airport

The 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser totaled more than $165,000 for Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike Dougherty
May 05, 2018 - 10:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teams of volunteers pulled way more than their weight for charity Saturday morning. Thirty-six groups from throughout the region gathered at Philadelphia International Airport for the 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser, totaling more than $165,000 to go...
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Kevin Emanuel
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
May 04, 2018 - 10:46 am
Police have identified and charged the suspect in a stabbing death at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday afternoon. Philadelphia police have charged 35-year-old Kevin Emanuel with murder and possession of an instrument of crime in the stabbing inside a secure area of Terminal E. RELATED...
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Report of a stabbing at PHL; police are investigating
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Mike Dougherty
May 03, 2018 - 12:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- After an argument at Philadelphia International Airport that went too far, one man is dead, and two others are in police custody. Philadelphia Police say there was an altercation at Gate E6 in the secure area. Employees from World Wide Services, a company Frontier...
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Southwest Airlines
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April 28, 2018 - 9:01 pm
By Amir Vera CALIFORNIA (CNN) -- A passenger aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 has filed a lawsuit against the company calling for compensatory and punitive damages following the fatal engine failure earlier this month. Lilia Chavez, a passenger from California, was seated three rows behind...
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Southwest Plane
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Steve Tawa
April 26, 2018 - 12:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly answered questions during a quarterly earnings report on CNBC, and followed with an update on the fatal emergency landing last week at Philadelphia International Airport. Kelly remains contrite, saying their "hearts are heavy, and...
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The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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April 25, 2018 - 10:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the National Transportation Safety Board investigates last week's midair engine explosion on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which made an energency landing in Philadelphia, the husband of the only passenger who died is now sharing his story. Michael Riordan spoke...
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Philadelphia International Airport hosted a job fair
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John McDevitt
April 24, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are hundreds of job openings at the Philadelphia International Airport. The Liacouras Center on the Temple University campus in North Philadelphia hosted a job fair to help fill those vacancies. Applicants were able to have their resumes reviewed and to receive...
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damaged engine on Southwest Airlines flight 1380
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April 23, 2018 - 12:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) -- Following an engine failure on a Southwest Airlines plane that left a woman dead, the company announces the cancelation of 40 flights due to inspection. Southwest Airlines released a statment that the company was cancelling 40 flights so far, because of their...
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The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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April 20, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane. The agency said the directive affects 352 engines on new-...
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Justin Udo
April 18, 2018 - 10:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The National Transportation Safety Board released more information Wednesday on why the engine failed on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that left one person dead and several others injured. Officials say they is piecing together what went wrong with the engine on the...
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