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So…Snoop Wasn’t at PHL Last Month After All

Department of Weeks-later corrections. Also, Department of Don’t Believe Everything on the Internet. In late June, I posted a Redditor’s photo that appeared to depict […]

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Switchblade Enthusiast and Giants Linebacker Dan Connor Arrested at PHL

Leave it to a New York Giant to bring a knife to a city of gun fights. Giants linebacker Dan Connor, a Penn State grad […]

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Utterly Terrified Passengers Sue Over US Airways-American Merger

Nervous travel agents and passengers–joining forces at last!–have filed a lawsuit seeking to block the proposed U.S. Airways-American Airlines Merger on antitrust grounds. The plaintiff’s […]

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We Don’t Know Why, But Snoop Lion Was at PHL This Morning

A Reddit user reports that Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Dogg, was passing through PHL this morning. This photo, which does indeed depict PHL, and does […]

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Quite Possibly Drunk Philly Guy Slaps Airline Pilot in DC

53-year-old Donald Gee, a Philly guy who appears to be seriously intoxicated, attempted to attack a pilot today at D.C.’s Dulles International Airport. (What is […]

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PHL Nearly Doomed George W. Bush This Weekend

First there was the possibly specious New York Times Magazine story about the flight that almost crash-landed in Philly. Now #43 had a scare of […]

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Confirmed: NYT Article on Miracle Philly Landing *Wasn’t* Made Up

The Atlantic‘s James Fallows, an expert of sorts on air travel, was intensely skeptical of the much-scrutinized New York Times Magazine “Lives” story about a man […]

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Philly Plane Crashes Through Someone’s Living Room

While the whole New York Times Magazine story about the plane circling above PHL for two hours has the whiff of embellishment (if not fabulism) […]

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Woman Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Through PHL Inside Her Heels

Last week, Philly Post contributor Gene Marks advised readers on ten ways to get through PHL quickly. This week we’re starting a new list on […]

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An Expert’s 10 Tips for Getting Through PHL Quickly

Want to cruise through the Philly airport? Of course you do! Since January, I’ve been through our local airport more than 30 times (mostly on […]

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JetBlue Begins Flights From PHL Today

At last, JetBlue has come along. The US Airways monopoly on trans-colonial northeastern city airline transportation has ended. Philly to Boston. Boston to Philly. Starting […]

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PHL, Now Featuring Qatar Airlines

PHL may be having trouble transporting passengers to and from Scranton, but beginning in 2014, getting to Doha shouldn’t be a problem. Next March, Qatar […]

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Here’s One Way to Avoid Flying PHL This Summer

Looking for ways to avoid PHL this summer? Head to scenic Wilmington, Delaware! There, starting in July, at quaint New Castle County Airport, Frontier Airlines […]

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Philadelphia International Airport Gets Colorful New Bathrooms

As part of its ongoing reinvention of the self, the Philadelphia International Airport is now transforming its bathrooms, which have needed the attention. Of course, […]

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“Catch Me if You Can” Gone Wrong: Man Impersonates Pilot at PHL

Wednesday, a 61-year-old French guy boarded a Palm Beach-bound flight (paid ticket in hand) at PHL in full Air France uniform, marched up to the […]