GlaxoSmithKline wins U.S. regulatory approval to commercialize its shingles vaccine, Shingrix, which offered 90 percent protection against the virus in older adults.
Merck will cut 1,800 sales jobs nationwide, but add 960 to a new 'chronic care' sales force. Merck does not know how many cuts will be local. Merck employs more than 12,000 in Pennsylvania, and is the largest private employer in Montgomery County.
CNN becomes the first TV network to receive permission to fly small drones over crowds for news broadcasting.
The TSA has new, tougher screening for carry-on items that require travelers to put all personal electronics larger than cellphone in bins for X-ray screening in standard lanes.
Pharma firm with local ties to merge with N.J. generics drug maker, becoming the nation's fifth-largest generic drug business by revenue.
Gene therapy developed at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia gets a unanimous endorsement from FDA advisers to treat rare inherited blindness.
Spark Therapeutics will be questioned by a Food and Drug Administration panel this week about its gene therapy to treat a rare inherited blindness.
Three Pennsylvania casinos, including Rivers in Pittsburgh and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, were fined a total of $77,500 for violations
American Airlines, which operates a hub in Philadelphia, announces new flights to four cities in the Midwest and Texas.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries gets a major blow: The FDA approves a rival company's generic version of Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis medicine.
The year-round service will offer four flights a week.
"American Airlines is committed to Philadelphia, and we're committed very strongly for the transatlantic opportunity," said Colasante.
He will design an Israeli-themed food menu for a new American Express passenger lounge opening at Philadelphia International Airport.
Frontier Airlines adds flights from PHL to Jacksonville, Memphis, Madison, and Omaha with introductory one-way fares as low as $39.
The shipyard will build up to four new container ships to take goods to Hawaii.
It rose in the annual JD Power survey.
Pennsylvania lost 2,900 pharma jobs in the last five years, but there was a net gain because some pharma executives and scientists went to start-ups.
Linda Loyd writes about Philadelphia International Airport, the airline industry, and the ports on the Delaware River.