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.
A 10,000 reward is being offered by the FBI for information leading to the arrest of an individual aiming lasers at aircraft aircraft.
According to the FBI, 24 incidents occurred at or near John F. Kennedy airport, while 63 happened at or near LaGuardia airport.
The airline stopped operations entirely on Monday at Newark, John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports and at Boston’s Logan International Airport at 5 p.m.
Hours before a deep freeze moved in, flights in and out of the New York City area had already been disrupted.
At John F. Kennedy International Airport — JetBlue’s largest base of operations — about a third of all the airline’s flights were listed as “delayed” on the flight monitors. The typical delay was about 90 minutes.
A lawsuit against JetBlue following a pilot’s meltdown on a New York-to-Las Vegas flight has been quietly settled.
A plane heading from Boston to West Palm Beach, Fla., was struck by lightning late Friday and had to make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Around 8 a.m., Flight 1205 from White Planes to Fort Myers was hit by birds shortly after takeoff.
Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.
A graphic affidavit has been released detailing the alleged behavior of an Upper East Side man who allegedly groped and harassed a woman on a cross-country JetBlue flight last year.
According to airport officials, flight 3518 to Pittsburgh took off from the airport in Windsor Locks around 11:30 a.m. but was forced to turn back 15 to 20 minutes later. A fire was reported in the plane’s auxiliary power unit.
JetBlue flight 721 turned back as a precaution just before 10 a.m. Airline officials said it was not a direct bird strike.
Clayton Osbon was released more than seven months after a March flight during which passengers said the 49-year-old pilot left the cockpit and ran through the cabin yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda.
The man suspected of stuffing fake bills into two Midtown ATM machines, 26-year-old Jean Carlo Pena, was arrested Monday upon his return to New York.