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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

Jennifer Deveraux says her daughter, Summer, wasn't allowed to use the restroom on a JetBlue flight delayed on the tarmac. (Credit: CBSBoston.com)

Mom: JetBlue Apologizes After Daughter Forced To Urinate In Seat

JetBlue has apologized to a Massachusetts mom whose toddler daughter was forced to urinate in her seat after a flight attendant refused to let the girl use the bathroom, the mother said.

06/15/2014

FILE: Comedian Kevin Meaney during "The New York Friars Club Roast of Chevy Chase" presented by Comedy Central at the New York Hilton on September 28, 2002. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.)

CBS 2: Comedian Kevin Meaney Cleared In Alleged JFK Airport Assault

The Queens District Attorney will not prosecute comedian Kevin Meaney for allegedly assaulting a woman at John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials told CBS 2.

06/04/2014

Authorities said cocaine was found inside packages of custard powder inside a man's suitcase at JFK. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities: Cocaine Found Inside Packages Of Powdered Custard At JFK

A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after authorities said nearly 18 pounds of cocaine was found inside packages of powdered custard in his suitcase.

05/07/2014

JFK Airport

DA: Man Caught With Gun, Brass Knuckles At JFK

A Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday, after he allegedly tried to pass through security with a loaded handgun and a pair of brass knuckles.

04/16/2014

JFK And LaGuardia Airports

State Senator Worries Airports Are Maximizing Traffic At Expense Of Safety

In the country’s most complicated airspace, allocating runways at JFK and at LaGuardia Airport is like piecing together a puzzle.

04/15/2014

Packages of cocaine that authorities said was hidden inside packages of frozen meat seized at JFK (credit: U. S. Customs & Border Protection)

Authorities: Cocaine Found Stashed Inside Packages Of Frozen Meat At JFK

A passenger tried to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine off a flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport by hiding it inside packages of frozen meat, authorities said Monday.

04/07/2014

JFK AirTrain

AirTrain Service At JFK To Shut Down Until Saturday Afternoon

AirTrain service at John F. Kennedy International Airport will be shut down until Saturday afternoon.

04/04/2014

JFK Emergency Landing

Plane Ends Up On Grass In Emergency Landing At JFK

A plane made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday evening and ended up on the grass, after the pilot ran into a problem with the hydraulic system.

04/02/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI Offers Reward In Laser Incident That Injured Delta Pilot In New York

According to FBI officials in New York, Delta Flight #1102 was on a landing approach to LaGuardia Airport just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday when the pilot reported a green laser beam that entered the cockpit twice.

03/28/2014

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