Philadelphia International Airport

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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Dreamstime
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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The 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser totaled more than $165,000 for Ronald McDonald House.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
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 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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