Travel

MIAMI, FLORIDA - MARCH 13: An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 is seen as it pulls into its gate after arriving at the Miami International Airport from LaGuardia Airport on March 13, 2019 in Miami, Florida.
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John McDevitt
August 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you booked a flight this Thanksgiving, there could be schedule changes due to the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max 8 planes. Airlines have been notifying many of their customers that flights they have booked have been cancelled due to the grounding. They're...
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Free books are available to SEPTA passengers.
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Mike DeNardo
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders now have the opportunity to grab free books to read during their commutes. Barbara Nolan knew that London and New York offered free books to their transit riders. It got her thinking, and she approached SEPTA. "It's an excellent way to pass the time when...
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SEPTA summer construction
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Mike DeNardo
July 15, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Saturday, a major construction project will disrupt travel for thousands of SEPTA regional rail riders. From Saturday July 20 to Sunday August 4 there will be no trains running on the Airport Line, only shuttle buses. Shuttles will also be used on the Media...
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Automotive Engineer Works on the Personal Computer, He Perfects New Car Model Prototype Sketch. He Works in the Bright and Modern Office. - stock photo
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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Justin Udo
July 01, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Travelers beware: Experts are warning of record setting July Fourth travel. But there are some precautions you can take to help ensure you have a smooth and safe journey. If you're going to visit friends and family for the Fourth of July, you might want to prepare...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo Boeing planes displayed at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France.
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June 16, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight. Boeing CEO Dennis...
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SEPTA Key
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Mike DeNardo
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The riders have spoken, and SEPTA listened. The transit agency says they are reducing the minimum amount you're able to load onto your Key fare card. If all you want to add to your SEPTA Key Travel Wallet is $1, now you can. SEPTA has reduced the minimum load amount...
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Philadelphia first responders outside of 30th Street Station.
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John McDevitt
June 08, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are investigating after they say a "white powder" was located on an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon. Following the discovery, officials say, passengers were evacuated at around 1 p.m. from the Northeast Regional Train at 30th Street Station. However, the...
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Travel to Cuba has become more difficult -- and more confusing -- for US citizens and travelers subject to American jurisdiction.
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June 04, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Stacey Lastoe and Marnie Hunter, CNN (CNN) - - Travel to Cuba has become more difficult -- and more confusing -- for US citizens and travelers subject to American jurisdiction. Cruise ships will no longer be allowed to sail to the Caribbean island, according to a Trump administration announcement...
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Air travel.
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Mike Dougherty
June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer travel season is about to kick into high gear, and with measles going around, the Center for Disease Control says it's as important as ever to take appropriate precautions. Yes, some of this might seem like common sense, but Dr. Gary Brunette with the CDC says...
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