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FAA Investigating After Delta Jet Makes Emergency Landing At JFK

Delta Flight 886 went off the runway and into a grassy area after making the emergency landing around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

04/03/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Despite Control Efforts No Decline In Wildlife Collisions At N.J. Airports

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s efforts to remove birds and other wildlife that could pose a threat to aircraft safety have had no significant impact, according to a newspaper analysis.

03/23/2014

Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer said he will call on the EPA to test the substance that is being created by Covanta Energy. (Photo: CBS 2)

Covanta Energy Under Fire Over Substance Raining Down On Long Island

What’s falling from the sky on Long Island? Some who live and work near a massive power-generating incinerator fear toxic ash is raining down on them.

02/19/2014

Crews respond after a Delta Connection flight skidded off the icy runway at Kennedy Airport on Jan. 5, 2014. (credit: @res7cuefox5/Twitter)

John F. Kennedy Airport Reopens After Plane Skids Off Runway

John F. Kennedy Airport was closed for about two hours Sunday morning after a plane skidded off the runway into a snow bank.

01/05/2014

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

FAA: Cuomo’s Plane Was Redirected After Landing Gear Failure

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s private plane had to be redirected last week, after the landing gear failed to deploy.

12/18/2013

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FCC Chairman: Cell Phone Calls On Planes Up To Each Airline

As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.

12/12/2013

Keenan Draughon  was arrested Saturday morning trying to board a flight to Charlotte, N.C., after Port Authority police found the weapons. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Passenger At JFK Caught With Multiple Weapons

Police say a Tennessee man has checked luggage containing a loaded, defaced rifle at New York’s Kennedy International Airport.

10/26/2013

Planes at Kennedy Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

Low Flying Plane To Cruise Up The Hudson River On Wednesday Morning

New Yorkers who see a low flying airplane along the Hudson River on Wednesday morning will have no need to panic.

10/22/2013

A U.S. Air Force F-16 flies over New York City - Sep 24, 2003 - Photo: Aaron D. Allmon II/U.S. Air Force via Getty Images

At Least 3 Small Planes Violate United Nations Airspace

U.S. military fighter jets were buzzing over the New York City area Monday, chasing at least three small plans that violated restricted air space over the United Nations.

09/23/2013

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

N.J. Man In A Jam, After Illegal GPS Device Interferes With Newark Liberty Operations

A New Jersey man wanted to hide his movements from his boss. He ended up interfering with operations at a busy airport instead. Now he’s facing a massive fine.

08/09/2013

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

Low Flying Planes Rattling Homes, Nerves Near JFK And LGA

New flight patterns have routed lower flying planes over the North Shore more frequently over the past year prompting residents to ask the Port Authority to install noise monitors to get a better read on the problem.

08/09/2013

A small plane ran off a runway at Monmouth Executive Airport in Belmar on Friday (Credit CBS 2)

Report: Pilot Suffers Minor Injuries In Plane Accident At Belmar Airport

Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating why a small aircraft went off the side of a runway at a New Jersey airport, causing the pilot to suffer minor injuries.

07/26/2013

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.  (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

NTSB Launches Probe After Southwest Jet’s Hard Landing

Both of the airport’s runways were back in use by Tuesday morning, a Port Authority spokesman said, and the plane was being moved to a hangar.

07/23/2013

Southwest Airlines Flight 345 landed without nose gear at LaGuardia Airport Monday, prompting a shutdown of the airport. (Credit: Richard Strauss)

Major Delays At LaGuardia Following Southwest Plane’s Landing Mishap

Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.

07/22/2013

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