The Port Authority said the incident at JFK involved an oversized bag that crews were worried had not been properly screened.
This Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the busiest in 10 years.
There were 175 bird strikes last year at LaGuardia Airport — the most since the FAA started tracking the incidents in 1990.
The shuttle service is suspended so workers can replace steel on the system.
Maintenance work will affect AirTrain service at Newark and JFK airports.
The planes had arrived two days apart from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Many passengers took to social media to vent their frustration, including actor Jeremy Piven.
Olive Fowler was escorted to a private room where CBP officers searched her. It was during this search that they found packages concealed in the girdle and underwear, officials said.
A security screener at JFK Airport will spend up to 14-years in prison. A judge found Alexandra Schmid, 34, guilty of stealing $10,000 from passengers.
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of his wife and another man.
Seven baggage handlers who worked at Kennedy Airport have been charged with stealing electronics — including cell phones, iPads and laptops, jewelry and other items from travelers’ checked luggage, Queens DA Richard A. Brown said.
A man at New York City’s Kennedy Airport is being questioned by authorities after he passed through security without being screened.
As of Saturday morning, more than 200 flights have been canceled out of Chicago. There have only been a few cancellations reported at LaGuardia and JFK airports.
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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.