JFK International Airport
The South Jersey Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved the $500,000 a year payment under the 15-year agreement, which takes effect on July 1.
The giant glass terminal replaces the crumbling 1960s Pan Am terminal.
The bizarre incident took place on board an American Airlines plane headed to John F. Kennedy International Airport from Los Angeles Friday.
The violations occurred at JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Liberty and Teterboro airports from Dec. 2010-June 2012, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The man was set to fly to the Dominican Republic. Instead, Port Authority Police arrested him.
More mass transit operations are coming online in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Port Authority Police confiscated the weapon and arrested the man on a weapons charge. Operations at the airport weren’t impacted.
A woman flying from Bogota to JFK had 38 packets of the product in her luggage. It tested positive for heroin, Customs and Border Protection officers said.
Would-be drug smugglers have been getting creative lately at John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials say.
A judge wants to know if Clayton Osbon is mentally fit to stand trial. The motion seeking the psychiatric exam states that events enumerated in a FBI affidavit “establish a likelihood that Osbon may be suffering from a mental disease or defect.”
The Transportation Security Administrating says it has stopped several suspicious items recently at area airports.
Terminal 8 at JFK has reopened after the bomb squad and canine units were brought in.
While the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.
A new government report criticizes attempts to reduce area airport chaos, saying scheduling rules continue to put too many planes in line when weather is the worst.