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John F. Kennedy International Airport

FILE - A plane waits at John F. Kennedy Airport  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Over 100 Workers At JFK Airport Strike, Demand Better Wages & Working Conditions

About 150 baggage handlers, skycaps and wheelchair attendants are demanding better wages, benefits and working conditions from their employer Alstate Maintenance.

09/17/2014

Panorama of JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Queens Residents Fed Up With Noise Following Change In Flight Patterns At JFK, LaGuardia

Residents who live near LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport say flight patterns instituted several years ago have upped the noise level to unbearable levels.

09/14/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

JFK Airport Baggage Handlers Accused Of Stealing Pricey Handbags

Two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were arrested and charged this week, on allegations that they stole pricey handbags from a traveler’s luggage, and put them up for sale on eBay.

09/05/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Report: Passenger With Knife Removed From Delta Flight At Kennedy Airport

A Delta Air Lines plane was ordered back to its gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport before takeoff Thursday night due to a security scare.

09/05/2014

Lee Ackerman of Stewart Manor, Long Island, believes this aircraft part fell from the sky into his backyard. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Believes Aircraft Part Fell From Sky Into His Backyard

What is believed to be a piece of an aircraft was found Friday in a backyard in Stewart Manor, Long Island.

08/22/2014

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Rep. Israel: Long Island Communities ‘Tormented’ By JFK Air Traffic Noise

Rep. Steve Israel is demanding officials reduce the amount of flights coming in and out of a specific runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

08/13/2014

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CDC: No Infectious Disease Risk Found In Sick Passenger Aboard JFK-Bound Flight

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control was notified of a flight from Abu Dhabi into Kennedy International Airport with a sick passenger on board, Port Authority said.

08/05/2014

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Woman Arrested At JFK Airport For Allegedly Smuggling Cocaine In Her Underwear

CBP officers noticed the handle rails of her luggage weren’t working properly, officials said.

07/30/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Flight From LaGuardia Headed For Dayton Lands At JFK Due To Tire Problem

A Delta Airlines flight headed to Dayton, Ohio made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport late Monday.

07/29/2014

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Border Protection K-9 Sniffs Out Cocaine In Suitcase At JFK

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the K-9 named Ari “sniffed” out an arriving passenger’s suitcase while inspecting luggage arriving from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on July 15.

07/24/2014

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to reports before flying to Israel. The former mayor insists that flying to Israel is safe despite recent rocket attacks. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Flies To Israel On El Al Despite Ban By U.S. Carriers

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew off to Tel Aviv on the Israeli airline El Al Tuesday, as he claimed flying to Israel remains safe even though U.S. and European carriers have halted flights there.

07/22/2014

Nearly 400 people from across the U.S. and Canada left to immigrate to Israel on Monday, July 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nearly 400 People Take Off From JFK To Immigrate To Israel

Despite an ongoing and bloody conflict, hundreds of families left the United States to immigrate to Israel on Monday afternoon.

07/21/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Approves Free Wi-Fi Deal For Airport Travelers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved a new deal with Boingo Wireless that will give travelers up to 30 minutes of free internet access at the New York City area’s major airports.

06/25/2014

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport  (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Unruly Passenger Gets JetBlue Flight From JFK Diverted To Detroit

A JetBlue flight headed to Las Vegas from John F. Kennedy International Airport was diverted to Detroit earlier this weekend, after a hollering, agitated passenger ignored pleas to calm down.

06/15/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Flight Headed For Hartford Diverted To JFK Due To Warning Light

A JetBlue flight from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Hartford, Connecticut was diverted to John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after a mechanical warning light went on.

06/15/2014

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