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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

Caribbean Airlines passengers boarding bus after being stuck on tarmac (credit: CBS 2)

Despite Expanded Passenger Bill Of Rights, Hundreds Stuck On Tarmac At Newark Liberty

Three hundred travelers on two Caribbean Airlines flights from Trinidad were diverted to Newark instead of John F. Kennedy Airport, due to fog. The Port Authority offered no official comment about the incident.

04/29/2011

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Caribbean Airlines Passengers Stuck On Tarmac For 6 Hours At Newark Airport

Three hundred travelers on two flights from Trinidad were diverted by the bad weather to Newark instead of their original destination — John F. Kennedy Airport.

04/28/2011

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Police Say Pilot Jason Maloney Referenced TV Show After He Landed On Beach Near JFK Airport

Is it a case of life imitating reality TV? Pilot Jason Maloney was at the controls of a small plane that made a water landing near the beach of JFK airport Monday night.

04/06/2011

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Small Plane Lands In Surf Near JFK Airport; No Injuries

Police say a single-engine plane landed in the surf not far from John F. Kennedy Airport. All three people aboard were reported safe.

04/04/2011

Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees clear snow from the signals on the J and M train tracks in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Icy Weather Impacts Travel Across Tri-State Area

With more bad weather on its way to the Tri-State, area airports cancelled thousands of flights and public transportation systems were advising commuters to leave extra time for travel.

02/01/2011

An EgyptAir worker attempts to manage a huge crowd of people looking for flights out of Egypt at Cairo International Airport. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Relieved Passengers Arrive At JFK Airport From Egypt

The first commercial flight to land in the United States from Egypt since anti-government protests erupted there arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport Monday night.

01/31/2011

The old control tower is seen as snow is cleared at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Feb 26, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Survey: LaGuardia Once Again Worst Airport In U.S.

And there‚Äôs yet another unwelcome badge of distinction for LaGuardia airport. A new survey rates it as the worst airport in the country — again.

11/30/2010

Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

DiCaprio On Board Flight During JFK Emergency Landing

Leonardo DiCaprio’s representatives put out a statement Monday confirming he was aboard Delta Flight 30 bound for Moscow.

11/22/2010

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