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Emergency exercise held at LaGuardia Airport on June 21, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Test Emergency Plan, Procedures With Drill At LaGuardia Airport

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey conducted an exercise Saturday to better prepare the city’s emergency responders in case tragedy strikes.

06/21/2014

Low-Flying Airplane (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flying The Filthy Skies: New Research Shows That Bacteria Thrives In Airplane Cabins

Researchers exposed six airplane surfaces to both bacterias. The exposed surfaces included arm rests, leather seats, tray tables, seat pockets, window shades, and toilet handles.

05/20/2014

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New ‘E-Tags’ Could Mean Less Time On Line At The Airport

A new way to check bags could reduce the amount of time that you spend on line at the airport.

05/12/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

Travelers check in for holiday flights at O'Hare International Airport on November 27, 2013 in Chicago. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Storm Upends Some Holiday Travel

Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.

11/27/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Passenger Suing Southwest Airlines Following Rough Landing At LaGuardia

Federal investigators said last month that the plane touched down on its front nose wheel before the sturdier main landing gear in the back touched down.

08/03/2013

Wreckage from a plane crash at San Francisco International Airport. (Credit CBS 2)

Plane Crash At San Francisco International Airport Leaves At Least 2 Dead, Dozens Injured

The Federal Aviation Administration said Flight 214 crashed while landing before noon PDT. A video clip posted to YouTube showed smoke coming from a jet on the tarmac. Passengers could be seen jumping down the emergency slides.

07/06/2013

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‘Tan Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Placed In Detox Facility

The New Jersey woman known as the “Tan Mom” is accused of making trouble again – this time at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

06/15/2013

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport (file/photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

JetBlue Flight From Westchester Rerouted To JFK After Bird Strike

Around 8 a.m., Flight 1205 from White Planes to Fort Myers was hit by birds shortly after takeoff.

06/06/2013

Delta Airlines Wheelchairs (credit: CBS 2)

Disability Advocates Speak Out Against Airport Wheelchair Abusers

It’s hard to pin down an official number for how many of the requests for wheelchairs are bogus, but one expert estimates it at 15 percent nationwide.

05/13/2013

The old Pan Am Worldport, is in its final weeks of operation. The terminal is currently used by Delta Airlines. (Credit CBS 2)

What’s Next For John F. Kennedy International Airport’s ‘Worldport’?

The land-constrained nature of Kennedy Airport, and Worldport’s location, make preservation difficult, according to the Port Authority.

05/09/2013

Air Traffic Controller (file/credit: CBS 2)

Flight Delays Come To An End After FAA Furloughs Are Lifted

Congress approved a bill Friday allowing the U.S. Department of Transportation to shift about $250 million within the agency and put 15,000 air traffic controllers back on the job full-time.

04/28/2013

LaGuardia Airport (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Approves Bill To End Furloughs Of Air Traffic Controllers

The House approved the measure Friday on a 361-41 vote, one day after the Senate agreed to the bill. The action came with lawmakers streaming toward the doors for a week-long spring recess.

04/26/2013

This Cessna made a nose landing at Essex County Airport on April 9, 2013. (credit: Essex County Police)

Small Plane Makes Nose Landing At Essex County Airport

The Fairfield Police Department got a 911 call about the emergency landing at around 12:21 p.m.

04/10/2013

JFK Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Multi-Million Dollar Kennel Planned For Kennedy Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is going to the dogs. And cats. And probably birds and horses.

09/23/2012

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