CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Federal Aviation Administration

Jetblue plane on tarmac (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, FILE)

Feds Investigating After JetBlue Pilot Allegedly Injured By Laser Beam Over L.I.

“We just got lasered, two green flashes into the cockpit,” the pilot can be heard telling air traffic control in audio posted on LiveATC.net. “It caught the first officer’s eye.”

07/17/2012

JFK Airport

Exclusive: CBS 2′s Explosive Report On JFK Baggage Thefts Leads To Demands On FAA

The baggage scandal has prompted calls for the Federal Aviation Administration to put undercover agents and cameras in the bellies of airplanes and enhance background checks on potential employees.

03/27/2012

Low-Flying Airplane (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Long Island Residents Say Noise From JFK Overnight Arrivals Bordering On Unbearable

The Port Authority said air traffic controllers used Runway 22L for 800 more overnight landings between September and December of last year than in the same period in 2010.

02/27/2012

Leonard Schaier, Citizens for Quiet Skies over North Hempstead, with new FAA map (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Nassau County Residents Complain Skies Are Louder Than Ever

The FAA announced new flights plans for 200 planes a day last fall but insisted the aircraft would fly at 10,000 feet — too high to be heard.

01/16/2012

A Boeing 747-8 at Paine Field - Everett, WA - Mar 20, 2011 (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Grants Waiver Allowing Boeing 747-8 At Newark Airport

The biggest airliner Boeing has ever built could soon be coming to Newark Liberty International Airport.

12/14/2011

Leonard Schaier, Citizens for Quiet Skies over North Hempstead, with new FAA map (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New Flight Patterns Sending More Commercial Jets Over Nassau County

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday it is now rerouting 200 planes a day. Instead of flying south to go west, these jets will now fly north — over Long Island’s “Gold Coast” — and residents are crying foul.

10/20/2011

US Airways Flight 1549

CBS 2 Investigation: Taking Flight Without Life Rafts

It’s a policy that goes back decades. Most people don’t know about it. But now a local hero familiar to everyone in New York is pushing for Congress to require life rafts on all flights.

09/21/2011

Canada Geese (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bird Problem Fears Grow Over Proposed Garbage Station Near LaGuardia Runway

It’s being viewed by many as a bird-brained idea from city and federal officials, putting a garbage transfer station right in the flight path of planes flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.

08/15/2011

The old control tower at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Debt Ceiling Showdown Holds Up Project At LaGuardia Airport

Nearly 4,000 Federal Aviation Administration employees and tens of thousands of construction workers have been off the job since July 22, when Congress let an extension of the FAA budget expire.

08/01/2011

President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2011 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Among Those Frustrated By Debt Ceiling Stalemate

The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.

07/26/2011

Ambulance - Graphic: AP

1 Injured When Small Plane Crashes In West Milford

Federal aviation officials say one person was injured when a small plane crashed Saturday afternoon while trying to land at a northern New Jersey airport.

07/09/2011

(credit: Google Maps)

2 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Hudson Valley

Dutchess County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonathan Hughes said the plane went down at around noon Tuesday in a field just south of the county airport.

06/28/2011

JFK Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Near Miss Between 2 Jets At JFK; Frantic Controllers Caught On Tape

A Lufthansa Airbus A-340 was reportedly speeding toward takeoff Monday when an Egyptair Boeing 777 made a wrong turn into its path.

06/22/2011

At least three were dead after a small plane crash in Armonk as the pilot attempted to return to Westchester Airport for an emergency landing. (Credit: CBS 2)

4 Dead After Small Plane Crash In Westchester County

At least three people are dead after a small plane crashed in Armonk near Westchester County Airport.

06/18/2011

Newark Airport Control Tower (DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newark Airport Flights Interrupted By Faulty Fire Alarm In Control Tower

Departures were held for about 20 minutes until the fire alarm sensor was replaced and operations resumed.

03/25/2011

more

previous