John F. Kennedy Airport

JetBlue Flight 571 was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday evening. (credit: CBS 2)

In Wake Of Recent Bird Strikes, Gillibrand Seeks To Allow Goose Kills Near Airports

“We cannot afford to sit back and wait for a catastrophe to occur before cutting through bureaucratic red tape between federal agencies,” U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said.

04/26/2012

Delta Airiines

Passengers Recount Emergency Landing Of LA-Bound Flight From JFK After Bird Strike

The plane had just taken off from JFK around 3 p.m. Thursday when birds were sucked into an engine. Passengers watched as the cabin began filling with smoke.

04/20/2012

Rick Carrier,  Irving Roth (credit: Personal Photo)

Years Later, Holocaust Survivors Meet With Those Who Helped Liberate Them

The greatest generation is fading away with time, but what the veterans that came together Monday want to make sure their memories don’t.

04/16/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Handout)

Troubled JetBlue Pilot Osbon Indicted, Remains To Be Seen If He Can Stand Trial

The JetBlue pilot who had a meltdown in mid-air has been indicted. Clayton Osbon was indicted on one count of interference with a flight crew.

04/12/2012

A pigeon is viewed near the Delta baggage carousel at Terminal 3 at JFK Airport on
on January 19, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority’s Plan To Improve NYC Airports Starts With Bathrooms

The Port Authority is on the verge of announcing a 90-day plan to provide cleaner restrooms and more customer-service representatives at LaGuardia, JFK and Newark.

04/11/2012

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TSA: Man Caught Trying To Conceal Knife Inside Jar Of Mayo At JFK Airport

TSA Spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein a TSA officer at the airport came upon the discovery when carry-on luggage was being screened. The knife was taken and the man was allowed to board the plane.

04/03/2012

Co-Pilot Jason Dowd (credit: Personal Photo)

Co-Pilot Of JetBlue Flight 191 Hailed As Hero After Captain’s Meltdown

Co-pilot Jason Dowd, an Ohio native, was identified Thursday for the first time since Tuesday’s meltdown by pilot Clayton Osbon on the flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Vegas.

03/29/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Personal Photo)

JetBlue Pilot Clayton Osbon Charged With Interfering With A Flight Crew

JetBlue said Wednesday that Osbon was being suspended pending further investigation.

03/28/2012

JFK Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Queens Man Charged With Snatching Luggage At JFK Airport

The Queens district attorney’s office charged Frederick McDonald with one count of grand larceny on March 2 and five more larceny charges Tuesday.

03/16/2012

Bhupinder Singh was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly trying to hustle tourists at JFK. (credit: Handout)

Illegal Cabbie Incident Highlights Airport Hustling Of Unsuspecting Victims

The Port Authority tries to warn travelers about cabbie hustling with signs and announcements, but there’s so much money to be made — two to three times the normal fare — that hustlers can’t resist.

02/22/2012

Police said 17-year-old Aldo Sosa was able to stop illegal cabbie Bhupinder Singh from getting away. (credit: CBS 2 | Handout)

Quick-Thinking Teen Stops Illegal Livery Cabbie From Speeding Away At JFK

Driver Bhupinder Singh, 37, was arrested on charges including reckless endangerment and resisting arrest after speeding off with a family of tourists at John F. Kennedy Airport.

02/21/2012

Advanced Imaging Technology unit at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 8.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

CBS 2 Investigation: Who’s Scanning Your Body At The Airport?

If you’ve been to an airport recently, you’ve probably seen security randomly select people for extra screenings. But in a CBS 2 investigation, some female travelers say there was nothing random about it. They claim agents hand-selected them with something else in mind.

02/08/2012

American Airlines

Unruly Passengers Create Tense Moments Aboard AA Flight From LAX To JFK

It’s just not a day to be messing around. That’s what three passengers on board an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Airport found out on Sunday afternoon.

09/11/2011

Rock Diaz

Freeport Man Accused Of Impersonating Soldier At JFK Airport To Get First Class Upgrade

Port Authority police arrested 22-year-old Rock Diaz of Freeport on charges of second-degree impersonation.

06/27/2011

A Delta Airlines customer checks his baggage before a flight. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Airlines Collected $3.4 Billion In Baggage Fees In 2010

In 2010, the major airlines made a combined $2.6 billion in profits, less than they collected in bag fees.

06/14/2011

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