A source told CBS News that the captain is a “veteran pilot” and that the actions were “completely out of character” for the “well-respected, well-liked” man.
The NYPD says Anibal Mercado intervened after 22-year-old Antonio Ynoa of Brooklyn punched a flight attendant in the face Sunday on JetBlue Flight 832 from the Dominican Republic to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Five JetBlue flights were snowbound at Bradley International Airport in Hartford on Saturday. Passengers were stuck on one plane for eight hours.
“Four, five, six hours. People were getting crazy,” Brown told CBS 2’s Don Dahler.
Passengers on three JetBlue planes and one American Airline plane say they were stranded on the tarmac for seven hours or more after being diverted from New York-area airports.
Transportation officials are advising against any unnecessary travel Sunday because of unsafe driving conditions.
Over 100 New York City business leaders have written a joint letter to the leaders in Congress, asking that they not cut homeland security funding for the world’s biggest terrorist target.
According to the criminal complaint, Robert Paulson of Ankeny, Iowa, was going through screening procedures on Sept. 8. The screener saw something metal in the X-ray, which turned out to be a 40-caliber H&K pistol.
Robert ‘Sandy’ Vietz Thrown Off U.S. Ski Team After Allegedly Urinating On Girl Aboard JetBlue Flight
Talk about going downhill fast. Vietze, of Warren, Vt., was detained by police at Kennedy Airport when he landed Wednesday.
Two million people a year fly in and out of MacArthur and the airport has been looking to increase that number. With JetBlue looking to expand in the Northeast, this may be the opportunity they’ve been waiting for.
Flight 1179 had flown to Newark from Logan Airport in Boston at 10:00 p.m. last Friday. Officials were unclear where – or how – the stun gun made it on the plane.
Flight delays averaged 30-minutes as planes were diverted to other runways and ground crews removed the turtles for transportation to a beach in Jamaica Bay, which borders JFK.
City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said Macdonald Park in Forest Hills took a great deal of damage. “It looked like a war had been fought there. All of these beautiful trees had been blown apart in their crowns and were lying all over the place.”
The airline canceled 1,400 flights in a span of five days before, during and after the blizzard. It normally runs 600 flights per day.
Authorities say a JetBlue pilot lost his government-issued handgun after a passenger on another flight mistakenly picked up his carry-on luggage.