John F. Kennedy Airport
“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.
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.
The greatest generation is fading away with time, but what the veterans that came together Monday want to make sure their memories don’t.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JetBlue said Wednesday that Osbon was being suspended pending further investigation.
The Queens district attorney’s office charged Frederick McDonald with one count of grand larceny on March 2 and five more larceny charges Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Port Authority police arrested 22-year-old Rock Diaz of Freeport on charges of second-degree impersonation.
In 2010, the major airlines made a combined $2.6 billion in profits, less than they collected in bag fees.