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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

Pilot, co-pilot in the cockpit (credit: CBS 2)

FAA Announces New Requirements For Commercial Co-Pilots

The regulations require first officers to have at least 1,500 hours of flying experience. Airline captains are already required to have at least 1,500 hours. Previously, first officers were only required to have 250 hours of flight time.

07/10/2013

Rep. Albio Sires and others hold a news conference at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J. - July 8, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Residents, Officials Call For Ban On Tourist Helicopters

A number of residents and officials in New Jersey are tired of the noise from low-flying tourist helicopters on their side of the Hudson River and are now calling for them to be banned.

07/08/2013

Airplane (file / credit: clipart.com)

FAA: Low-Flying Jet In Ramapo Was Testing Flight Path

A low-flying jet that caused a scare this week in Ramapo was actually conducting a navigational check for the flight path to Teterboro Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.

07/05/2013

Ramapo Police Patch

Ramapo Police Ask FAA To Investigate Low-Flying Jet

Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel said the white corporate-type jet appeared to be between 200 and 500 feet off the ground at any given time and had its landing gear down.

07/03/2013

A tourist helicopter is pulled from the Hudson River after making a splash landing following an engine malfunction on Sunday, June 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Helicopter Pilot Calls Hudson Splash-Landing ‘Best-Case Scenario’

Deputy Fire Chief Thomas McKavanaugh said the helicopter had taken off from the Wall Street Heliport and lost power after 12 minutes in the air.

07/01/2013

A Long Island man told CBS 2 that he had a near miss with a flying clipboard. (Credit CBS 2)

Suffolk County Man Wants FAA Investigation After Near Miss With Falling Clipboard

Shirley resident Gus Binos claims that he had a brush with death when a sharp piece of metal landed a few feet away from the spot where he was washing his SUV.

06/28/2013

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

FILE - Flight Status Board At LaGuardia Airport (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

FAA Officially Suspends Employee Furloughs

The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended all employee furloughs, officially ending the flight delays that have plagued the nation all week.

04/27/2013

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

Am empty station at an airport control tower (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: The Politics Of The FAA Furloughs

We couldn’t let today’s news about the FAA furloughs soon coming to an end go by without some fact checking on some things we’ve heard.

04/26/2013

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