The FBI is working to determine the source of telephone threats that prompted the evacuation and search of two planes at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Former Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey was arrested last weekend in Atlanta. A FBI affidavit said there was enough evidence to charge him with trafficking firearms, violating airport security and aiding others in the scheme.
Both planes were arriving with passengers on board, officials said..
Authorities say a plane with no passengers on board made an emergency landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport after the pilot noticed a crack in the windshield.
Part of Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated as a precaution Tuesday as authorities investigated a report of smoke coming from a package.
From about 10 a.m. to noon ET, certain Delta fares on the airline’s own website and other airfare booking sites were showing up incorrectly, offering some savvy bargain hunters incredible deals.
The giant glass terminal replaces the crumbling 1960s Pan Am terminal.
“I am asking, really demanding that Delta, American, U.S. Air, and United Airlines put the brakes on these out of control change of flight fees,” he said.
The land-constrained nature of Kennedy Airport, and Worldport’s location, make preservation difficult, according to the Port Authority.
Police said Marcelino Aponte, 31, used his Secure Identification Display Area badge, or SIDA, to secretly sneak into the most secure areas of JFK.
Delta officials said in a statement that the Sky Deck terraces will offer “unprecedented” airport views.
Vilma Soltesz and her husband had booked two seats for her return flight to New York last month but Delta and KLM airlines said they couldn’t accommodate her because of her size.
Authorities said Delta flight 3285 — operated by Pinnacle Airlines — blew a tire during takeoff and was diverted to JFK. An initial inspection showed that both tires blew on the right main landing gear.
An NYPD source said it was “unknown whether a plotter was interrupted or panicked and left the material behind.”
A small fire at LaGuardia Airport resulted in the evacuation of a Delta terminal on Sunday afternoon.