City Officials Announce Snow Emergency Effective at Midnight

With a storm approaching, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis announced that a Snow Emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 12:01 am on Thursday, January 4. For citizens, a Snow Emergency means all
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US Issues Travel Warning for Europe

VOA News The U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning alerting U.S. citizens to the to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation. The Travel Alert that expires on August 31, 2016 states that "the large number of tourists visiting (more...)

US Airways & American Airlines are Merging

Mayor Michael A. Nutter released a statement regarding the settlement among the Department of Justice, state attorneys general, US Airways Group and American Airlines parent, AMR Corporation. Seven mayors—Philadelphia Mayor Nutter, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Charlotte Mayor Patsy Kinsey and (more...)

$22.67 Million Contributaion To City Pension Fund By Bond Refinancing

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the City has priced an innovative bond refinancing, that has generated a onetime $22.67 million contribution to the City's Municipal Pension Fund, a refinancing that does not increase any costs to the City or add any risks to the City's (more...)

Safer Air Travel Should Result from U.S. Innovation

By Charlene Porter
Staff Writer
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has developed a turbulence-avoidance system for use in flight, allowing pilots to better detect and avoid patches of potentially dangerous air turbulence. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commissioned NCAR to develop the system, and it is in (more...)

Amtrak Improvement Plan For Northeast Corridor

According to CBS News, Amtrak is out with a new capital investment plan for the Northeast Corridor , which merges years of work on improving existing service with a bold vision for the next four decades that could include an airport stop and a tunnel in Philadelphia. Amtrak (more...)

Philadelphia Airport’s Gate Crashed By The Jeep Cherokee

Kenneth Mazik, 24, of Chadds Ford crashed his Jeep through a chain-link fence surrounding the Philadelphia International Airport along Hog Island Road on Thursday around 11 a.m. An affidavit by FBI Special Agent Megan MacDonald said to local media, that " an airplane was about to land (more...)

Is TSA Sexually Harassing Women In The Airport?

“TSA has a policy of randomly selecting people for extra screening, but some of travelers believe there is nothing random about the way they were picked", CBS News said. “You don’t want to feel like you’re exposing your whole body,” said one woman. “I guess I was always under the (more...)

Travel With Pleasure

Travel With Pleasure

1. Be ready for poor service, big crowds and unreasonable people.  It is what it is. Lamenting the social injustices committed will get you nowhere, and you'll become the barrier to progress that you so despise already. 2. Pay the  extra baggage fee: the overhead bins will be full. Even though (more...)

Thanksgiving Flights: Arrive Early To The Airport

The weak economy, including high unemployment and a drop in disposable income, cuts the number of passengers about 2% from 2010, but  analytic said, that air travelers in  U.S. could expect full flights over the Thanksgiving holiday. The Air Transport Association (ATA) said in a statement, "the full planes (more...)

Snowstorm Hits US East Coast

October snowstorm hinted the Northeast of US on Sunday, cutting power to more than two million homes and killing at least three people. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts declared weather emergencies. Snow fell across most of Pennsylvania well into Massachusetts after blanketing parts of (more...)

“Following Procedure”

After 9/11, we all knew we would have to give up certain rights. Our privacy is essentially nonexistent, as there are cameras on almost every street corner. Any topic searched on the internet by anyone anywhere can be traced by the FBI in a matter of seconds. Homeland security put out a color (more...)

The Suicide Bomber Was 20 Years Old

On Saturday Federal investigators said the suicide bomber who killed at least 35 people at Moscow's international airport Domodedovo on Jan. 24 was a 20-year-old native of the North Caucasus, news agencies reported. Investigative committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said foreigners were deliberately targeted, marking an ominous new tactic in Russia's (more...)

Domodedovo Blast Video was Published on Youtube

А result of terroristic act in Moscow airport 35 people died, 100 injured are in hospitals, 46 of them are in serious condition. 80 people got outpatient (more...)

Clinton About Terrorist Attack at Moscow Airport

I join President Obama in strongly condemning today’s terrorist attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. We stand with the people of Russia in this moment of sorrow and we offer our deepest sympathy to the families and loved ones of those injured and killed. The United States condemns terrorism and (more...)

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