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Airport Security (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TSA: Thanksgiving Travel Should Be Easier

Children 12 and under and seniors 75 and older are less likely to be subjected to invasive pat-downs at Newark Liberty International Airport. This is good news, as the Thanksgiving getaway is only two days away.

11/21/2011

NJ TRANSIT Ticket Machine (credit: CBS 2)

Commuters Can Use Smartphones To Buy Tickets After NJ TRANSIT Partners With Google Wallet

Instead of digging cash out of your wallet to buy train or bus tickets NJ TRANSIT commuters will now be able to use their smartphones to just tap and pay.

10/19/2011

Child pat-downs

Napolitano: TSA To Back Off Screening Children Under 12 At Airports

You’ve seen the videos. Pat-downs of children have led to a nationwide debate on security screening at airports. Now, the government is changing the rules for kids.

09/13/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Passengers At Newark Airport Not Worried About 9/11 Travel Warning

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.

09/02/2011

Stranded passengers at Terminal 4 at JFK Airport - Queens, NY - Dec 28, 2010 (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Foreign Airlines Now Subject To Same Rules As Domestic Carriers

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.

08/23/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (file / credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Continental Airlines Cancels Dozens Of Flights Due To Crew Issue

Continental Airlines canceled 24 flights Wednesday, most of them out of Newark Liberty International Airport, due to “crew availability” problems.

07/27/2011

Newark Airport

Officials: NYC Man With Knife Ran Onto Tarmac At Newark Liberty Airport

Manhattan resident Xiang Xun Shao, 39, was charged with defiant trespass and a weapons offense following Saturday night’s incident at Newark Liberty.

07/17/2011

Seats On JetBlue Airliner (credit: CBS 2)

FBI: No Indication Stun Gun Found On JetBlue Airliner Was Prop In Bigger Scheme

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.

07/11/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Area Airports Look At Expansion

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.

07/08/2011

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Massive Winter Storm Disrupting Area Flights

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.

02/02/2011

Car Buried in NJ/(Photo/Getty Images)

Blizzard Brings Tri-State Area To Virtual Standstill

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.

12/27/2010

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Computer Monitor Causes Scare At Newark Airport

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.

12/20/2010

A Boeing 747 commercial jet flies in front of the Moon - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images

Skies Over Rockland County To Get Noisier

The FAA airspace redesign is intended to ease congestion and delays at the three main New York City area airports starting in 2012.

12/08/2010

Departing travelers wait in line at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New York City Area Flight Delays As Bad As Ever

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.

11/04/2010

Emirates and UPS cargo planes sit on the tarmac of Dubai airport (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Say Bomb Plot Just Narrowly Averted

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.

10/31/2010

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