Talk:Philadelphia International Airport

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Parking at PHL[edit]

As a matter of general interest, it would be useful to add the parking capacities for the main and economy parking facilities. I could not find that information in a brief search of the internet, although a more thorough review might scare it up. Given how often the main decks and economy lots fill up, it would also be useful to include off-facility parking services, rates, and shuttle info. --Itsgeneb 14:45, 12 June 2006 (UTC)


The terminal section of this article reads like a review. There's talk about how good or bad a terminal is... How it feels, if it's "old" or "new". The word "excellent" is in use... Needs some work... I'll give it a shot. -newkai t-c 02:30, 22 October 2006 (UTC)

I agree. Have fun with that. (talk) 22:18, 22 January 2011 (UTC)

Terminal Improvements[edit]

Info on terminal improvements talks about work to be done in 2007. Time to update. 21 June 2009 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Areback (talkcontribs)


Just to let you know that whoever put that AF is ending CDG-PHL and DL will be taking over the route is false. Delta has not made any announcements about taking over the route. I went to Air France's website and search for PHL-CDG nonstop flights and found that AF 365/366 is still operating on March 31 and it is still bookable on their website. I also went to Delta's website to search for the "proposed" PHL-CDG operated by Delta for April 1 and the only nonstop flight operating on that date is a codeshare and the flight is operated by Air France. I have removed the edits unless someone can give me a source, an announcement, or a flight number, etc. You are more than happy to revert my edits back. Thanks! Cashier freak (talk) 04:59, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

To update, Delta has taken over the route, using a DL 757 on the flight. However it appears that this flight will be canceled after Summer 2011, or at least reduced to seasonal service. AF no longer flies into PHL.--Slgordon3 (talk) 10:27, 26 June 2011 (UTC)


Citation?? It would be cool, but I see no evidence that it is happening? (talk) 22:20, 22 January 2011 (UTC)

UPS Airlines[edit]

This article needs a mention of UPS activities at PHL. UPS operates a substantial hub at PHL, with flights to many big cities east of the Mississippi, as well as a few to the US west coast. It's also the main UPS gateway to Europe, with flights to Germany, France, and England. I will work on adding this info in the coming weeks. --Slgordon3 (talk) 10:27, 26 June 2011 (UTC)


Why refer to UPS air activities as "UPS Airlines"? They're just the air operations for UPS. Also, when describing the dedication of the site by Charles Lindbergh, the text reads "but it no terminal building until 1940" or something like that. Some please insert "had" in there. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:56, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

Yeah i agree it does sound kind of stupid, however it is the formal name for UPS' air operations. See UPS Airlines. Slgordon3 (talk) 09:03, 11 March 2012 (UTC)

US Airways Seasonal to Anchorage[edit]

Someone keeps putting Anchorage onto the list of seasonal destinations for US Airways, which I have deleted. There is no proof that US Airways flys nonstop from PHL to ANC. I checked their route map and they don't offer it, not even seasonally. --Greggy123 (talk) 03:42, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

They do indeed have PHL-ANC service, but it is just seasonal. They use a 757 on the route. It was operating as of Summer 2011. Here is the press release announcing the service:

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US Airways operated by American Airlines[edit]

I have added a citation needed tag for the statement in the table that US Airways flights are operated by American Airlines. It has been removed several times, but a reference to support the statement has never been added (because one doesn't exist). As I've brought up at WT:AIRPORTS, US Airways flights remain operated by US Airways, not American Airlines. The two airlines operate under a single operating certificate, which names the operating airline as "American Airlines Inc or US Airways Inc". Reservations systems say "US Airways" or "American Airlines operated by US Airways" for US Airways-operated flights; they do not say "US Airways operated by American Airlines." And all that aside, per WP:PROVEIT, a citation needed tag should never be removed without adding a citation or at least discussing at talk. —Alex (Ashill | talk | contribs) 01:19, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

So the only Airport in the Wikipedia reference that needs this is PHL. Knock yourself out requesting a citation needed on all the other pages. (talk) 01:25, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
I'm not willing to make the fight Wikipedia-wide, but the concern remains valid, and the fact that uncited stuff exists elsewhere doesn't make it OK here. —Alex (Ashill | talk | contribs) 01:29, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

It is common knowledge that US Airways has officially ended. You have hundreds of sources knock yourself out. (talk) 03:29, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

Except it's not true. The Cactus call sign is gone, but US Airways flights remain separate from AA flights and the operating certificate lists both airlines. The burden isn't on me to support the claim that I'm challenging. As I stated, reservation systems say "operated by US Airways" for US flights; that would violate DOT rules if they were in fact operated by AA.
It is, of course, true that this will be a moot point by the end of the year when US Airways really does cease to be a separate operator (although that still won't change the fact that the entire destination table should be cited), but as long as it's here, uncited "common knowledge" doesn't make it ok when challenged. —Alex (Ashill | talk | contribs) 03:51, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

Find it odd that you are so married to this need to cite this one airport amoungst hundreds that are not. Just site and be done with it since no one is going to do it for you. (talk) 04:06, 6 May 2015 (UTC)


Anyone know why the new Frontier flight to Varadero has been removed? It was supposed to begin in January 2017. There do not appear to be any indications on the web that Frontier's plans to fly the route have changed. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:10, 6 October 2016 (UTC)