ASD Town Hall
Tuesday, May 18 2021

Representatives from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and American Airlines held a joint virtual town hall for airport and Greater Philadelphia region stakeholders on May 12 to discuss the 2021 summer schedule, new flights, industry updates, recovery rates and planning strategies for 2021 and beyond. 

Airfield Sunrise
Monday, May 3 2021

In 2020, being a tourist meant taking a trip from the bedroom to the sofa, with a layover in the kitchen. After a year of quarantine staycations, many are making travel reservations to visit family and friends and locations with sun, sand and outdoor recreation activities, or planning their itineraries for when they are ready to travel again. National Travel and Tourism Week, May 2-8, is the perfect time to explore plac

American take-off
Tuesday, April 27 2021

This summer will see American Airlines resume direct service between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and 10 cities across the U.S.  

Resuming June 3: 

Frontier Wolverine Tail
Monday, April 19 2021

Sun, sand and outdoor recreation destinations will continue to be the top vacation spots for those that choose to travel this summer.

Airfield takeoff
Tuesday, March 2 2021

In preparation for spring and summer, several airlines are resuming nonstop service from PHL to popular destinations.  

American Airlines:

Eastern Airlines
Wednesday, December 9 2020

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will welcome Eastern Airlines as its newest air service partner on December 18. The Wayne, Pa.-based carrier will offer nonstop service between Philadelphia and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

British Airways 2020
Wednesday, October 21 2020

PHL’s international air service is not only an economic generator for the Greater Philadelphia region (approximately $2 billion annually pre-COVID-19), the airport’s foreign flights are a lifeline for many travelers. When a federal order prohibited PHL from accommodating international flights for six months, fliers were forced to make alternate, often inconvenient plans. 

Cargo City Sign
Wednesday, October 7 2020

With a reduction in passenger service caused by COVID-19, PHL has been exploring additional sources of revenue generation, including increasing air cargo operations. Situated on the eastern seaboard, minutes off a major interstate (I-95) and in close proximity to Pennsylvania Turnpike connections and bridges across the Delawar

American Airfield
Sunday, September 20 2020

Travelers that were not ready to fly this summer but are considering a fall or winter getaway, have more direct flight choices at PHL with American Airlines, including service to many popular vacation destinations.  

Qatar Crew Safety
Tuesday, September 15 2020

Qatar Airways takes off from PHL on September 16 — marking the resumption of international service from Philadelphia. Much has changed since the airline made its last flight from PHL in March.  What can passengers traveling to Doha expect?   

International Tails
Wednesday, August 26 2020

Federal guidelines put into effect in March mandate all air travel between Europe, China and Brazil be routed (“funneled”) to just 15 U.S. airports. PHL, one of the country’s top airports for transatlantic travel, is not on that list, however six airports ranking below PHL for transatlantic traffic have received the funneling airport designation.  

Qatar at Gate
Tuesday, August 11 2020

Qatar Airways will be the first international carrier to resume passenger service at PHL, operating four flights per week between Philadelphia and Doha beginning September 15.

Drealiner Take-Off
Thursday, August 6 2020

American Airlines recently expanded its global cargo routes, scheduling more than 400 widebody flights worldwide beginning August 5.  At PHL, American added cargo-only flights to Amsterdam (three times weekly), resumed cargo service to Zurich (twice weekly) and extended the twice weekly cargo flights to Rome, Milan and Frankfurt that began June 27.    

Delta Take Off
Tuesday, July 14 2020

Passengers wanting to fly to Atlanta (ATL), Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP), Salt Lake City (SLC) and beyond from PHL will have more options in August, when Delta increases its Philadelphia schedule. Compared to June, the number of seats available on Delta’s August flights from PHL is 132 percent greater.

American Front View
Wednesday, July 1 2020

When transatlantic travel restrictions for U.S. passengers are lifted, PHL is slated to retain its position as American Airline’s primary hub for service to Europe and become the airline’s second largest international hub.   

Sun Country
Friday, June 26 2020

For the first time since January, Sun Country Airlines is flying from PHL, offering passengers seasonal nonstop service between Philadelphia and Minneapolis- Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) starting today. Sun Country will begin with twice weekly flights in June, then increase to four times a week in July and five in August.  

CASRIP
Tuesday, June 23 2020

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has launched its COVID-19 Air Service Recovery and Incentive Program (CASRIP), an innovative offering aimed at driving fast recovery wins while creating economic stability for the Philadelphia region. 

JetBlueTail
Thursday, June 18 2020

With public confidence and a desire to travel on the rise in recent weeks, JetBlue will restore its nonstop service from Philadelphia to Boston and Fort Lauderdale beginning July 1.  

Spirit Runway
Wednesday, June 17 2020

With passenger demand on the rise and vacation season underway, Spirit Airlines is increasing nonstop service from PHL, including the resumption of eight routes.  

American Tails
Thursday, June 4 2020

The public is getting ready to fly again. To accommodate the recent upturn in passenger demand, American Airlines will increase its average PHL daily departures in July to 187 flights — 99 percent more than its daily average in June.  From July 7 to August 17—American’s peak summer schedule—the airline will average 207 daily departures from PHL.  

frontier 2020
Wednesday, June 3 2020

Frontier Airlines has announced a summer and fall schedule that will place a strong focus on Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), adding or increasing seven routes from the City of Brotherly Love with an eye for continued expansion. The additions bring Frontier's presence at PHL to 27 nonstop destinations. 

skyline airfield
Thursday, April 2 2020

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is building a preliminary forecast of the upcoming summer and fall travel seasons in collaboration with its airport stakeholders.

images of airplane tails at LAX
Tuesday, February 4 2020

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has launched a new initiative aimed at incentivising proactive efforts by large commercial airlines to fly as quietly as possible at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Friday, January 31 2020

Frontier Airlines New Route Announcement
Frontier Ticketing Lobby, Terminal E
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10 a.m.