The U.S. has issued a worldwide travel alert ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The alert cautions Americans about the continued threat posed by al-Qaida and other groups.
New passenger protection rules have gone into effect aimed to prevent nightmare scenarios like the one many experienced at John F. Kennedy International Airport during last year’s blizzard.
Continental Airlines canceled 24 flights Wednesday, most of them out of Newark Liberty International Airport, due to “crew availability” problems.
Manhattan resident Xiang Xun Shao, 39, was charged with defiant trespass and a weapons offense following Saturday night’s incident at Newark Liberty.
Flight 1179 had flown to Newark from Logan Airport in Boston at 10:00 p.m. last Friday. Officials were unclear where – or how – the stun gun made it on the plane.
While the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.
Be prepared for delays if you’re planning on catching a flight from JFK, Laguardia or Newark airport. The ice storm frosting the region is also freezing some flights.
A powerful East Coast blizzard marooned thousands of would-be air, rail and road travelers Monday, shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second straight day.
A security scare shut down parts of Newark Liberty Airport on Monday morning. A checked bag set off a radiation alarm, leading to an evacuation.
The FAA airspace redesign is intended to ease congestion and delays at the three main New York City area airports starting in 2012.
A new government report criticizes attempts to reduce area airport chaos, saying scheduling rules continue to put too many planes in line when weather is the worst.
The young Yemeni woman arrested on suspicion of mailing the powerful bombs was released on bail Sunday, and a Yemeni official said authorities no longer believe she shipped the bombs.
Yemeni authorities arrested a woman Saturday and searched for other suspects linked to al-Qaida’s Persian Gulf faction in the plot to mail bombs powerful enough to down a cargo plane.
In light of Friday’s bomb plot, Kelly revealed the difficulty of the screening cargo entering the U.S. “Some of it is screened, but most of it is not screened,” Kelly said.
Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday.
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