Federal Aviation Administration

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Drones Spotted Near JFK Airport, Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge Raise Worry

The FBI and Federal Aviation Administration are continuing to investigate reports of drones flying near commercial aircraft on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport this week.

11/20/2014

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At West 30th Street After Collision With Bird

A helicopter had to make an emergency landing along the Hudson River Friday afternoon after colliding with a bird.

10/03/2014

United Airlines Departures

FAA To Review Protocol As Air Traffic Problems Continue Days After Chicago Area Fire

Air travel through Chicago and around the country was still impacted Monday, three days after the suicide attempt that sparked a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center in the western Chicago suburb of Aurora.

09/29/2014

Flights canceled at LaGuardia Airport following fire at air traffic center in Chicago suburb on Sept. 26, 214. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bizarre Suicide Attempt By Disgruntled FAA Employee In Chicago Disrupts Flights At LaGuardia, Other Cities

Flights have begun taking off and landing again at Chicago’s two airports after a fire at a suburban air traffic control center forced hundreds of cancellations.

09/26/2014

LaGuardia Airport. (MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Planes Report Bird Strikes At LaGuardia Airport

Three planes were struck by birds while approaching LaGuardia International Airport Wednesday morning, the Port Authority said.

09/03/2014

A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on July 30, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Heartbroken Family Of NYC Correction Officer Killed In Skydiving Accident Speaks Out

Gary Messina was killed and his instructor critically injured during a tandem jump at Calverton’s Skydive Long Island on Wednesday.

07/31/2014

People stand in the Delta Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Demands Answers On FAA Flight Ban To Israel

Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.

07/25/2014

People stand in the Delta Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Has Strong Words For FAA Amid Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel

In a statement Wednesday, the FAA said it is “working closely with the Government of Israel” to review new information they have provided and to determine whether safety concerns have been resolved.

07/23/2014

1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Long Island Sound

The Coast Guard said it received a report from another aircraft in the area of a small, white plane in the water about eight miles off Mattituck Inlet.

07/07/2014

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

FAA, NTSB Probe Whether 2 Planes Were Too Close At Newark Airport

The planes lost something called “visual separation,” prompting air traffic controllers to order United Flight 1243 to change its flight pattern, telling the 737: “1243, go around. Traffic off to your left departing. Traffic to your right.”

04/25/2014

The JetBlue plane involved in a bird strike on March 27, 2014. (credit: Chris Balduino)

Bird Strike Forces JetBlue Plane To Make Emergency Landing At JFK

JetBlue Airways Flight 671 originated out of Westchester County Airport and was bound for West Palm Beach, Fla. The plane was diverted to JFK, where it landed safely, the FAA said.

03/28/2014

Justin Bieber Plane

FAA Investigating Claims That Passengers On Justin Bieber’s Plane To Teterboro Interfered With Flight Crew

The Federal Aviation Administration confirms it is investigating allegations that passengers aboard Bieber’s plane interfered with the flight crew.

02/08/2014

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 Gov. 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

The old and new control towers at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - May 20, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Islip Residents Voice Concerns Over Proposed MacArthur Airport Expansion

Noise, increased traffic and pollution are the biggest concerns expressed over the expansion plan. The proposal also includes installing a tram to connect the airport to the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station.

12/05/2013

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