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Senator Schumer with local officials at Islip MacArthur Airport on July 18, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Push Intensifies To Make MacArthur Airport JetBlue’s New Northeast Destination

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.

07/18/2011

Seats On JetBlue Airliner (credit: CBS 2)

FBI: No Indication Stun Gun Found On JetBlue Airliner Was Prop In Bigger Scheme

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.

07/11/2011

Turtle at Kennedy Airport (credit: CBS 2)

JFK Turtles Explain Runway Crawl On Twitter

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.

06/30/2011

Tornado damage in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers To Replace Trees Damaged By Tornadoes In Queens

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.”

04/08/2011

JetBlue Says Storm Cost About $30M In Lost Revenue

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.

01/18/2011

JetBlue Pilot Loses Gun At JFK Airport

Authorities say a JetBlue pilot lost his government-issued handgun after a passenger on another flight mistakenly picked up his carry-on luggage.

01/14/2011

JetBlue Extends CEO’s Contract Through 2015

The New York airline said Wednesday that Barger’s current contract was set to expire in three years.

12/22/2010

JetBlue Partners With Dubai-Based Emirates

The deal announced Monday allows U.S. passengers to buy tickets through JetBlue to international destinations that Emirates serves. Emirates customers can buy tickets to U.S. cities JetBlue serves.

11/15/2010

Steven Slater leaves a Queens courthouse in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Ex-JetBlue Attendant’s Home Burglarized

Prosecutors say the Belle Harbor home of the former flight attendant charged with opening an emergency chute during a work meltdown was burglarized by his partner’s brother.

10/20/2010

Steven Slater, left, speaks briefly to the media after leaving a Queens courthouse in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Former JetBlue Attendant Slater Pleads Guilty

The fed-up flight attendant who waved goodbye to his career in a spectacular exit down an emergency chute made a soft landing in court Tuesday.

10/19/2010

JetBlue’s New Ad Campaign Has A Familiar Message

The videos show people in situations on the ground that mirror things they deal with when flying — like being charged a luggage fee for placing a bag in the trunk of a taxi.

10/14/2010

Darrelle Revis (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: The Latest On Revis

Jets head coach Rex Ryan had a conversation with cornerback Darrelle Revis where it was made clear that the decision to take part in a game will be based on the best interests of both the team and the player.

WFAN–10/13/2010

NYPD: No Terror Reason For JetBlue Passenger Removal

A passenger was removed from a Tampa-bound JetBlue flight because of security reasons but the NYPD said it was not terrorism related.

CBS New York–10/10/2010

NY JetBlue Passenger Removed For Security Reasons

A passenger at John F. Kennedy International Airport has been removed from a Tampa-bound JetBlue flight due to a security concern.

10/09/2010

Mechanical Problem On N.Y.-Bound JetBlue Flight

A New York-bound Jet Blue flight landed safely at a South Florida airport after the pilot reported smelling smoke in the airplane.

09/10/2010

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