John F. Kennedy International Airport
Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.
According to airport officials, flight 3518 to Pittsburgh took off from the airport in Windsor Locks around 11:30 a.m. but was forced to turn back 15 to 20 minutes later. A fire was reported in the plane’s auxiliary power unit.
JetBlue flight 721 turned back as a precaution just before 10 a.m. Airline officials said it was not a direct bird strike.
The passenger “drank all of his duty free liquor on the flight,” “tried to choke the woman next to him” and was “screaming the plane was going to crash.”
Winter got off to a wet and windy start across the Tri-State area Friday, causing power outages, flooding roads and delaying holiday travelers.
Airport security officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were expected later in the week to vote to authorize a strike.
All New York metro area airports were experiencing major delays Monday afternoon due to heavy fog in the area.
The man was set to fly to the Dominican Republic. Instead, Port Authority Police arrested him.
In one neighborhood near John F. Kennedy International Airport, people were not told to evacuate before superstorm Sandy but the flood came anyway.
Do you feel safe and secure at John F. Kennedy International Airport? You might not after hearing what some of the security personnel there have to say.
Fears of a jet fuel shortage at New York’s airports have led some airlines to take the unusual — and costly — step of putting extra fuel on planes.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said the two airports reopened on a very limited operational schedule and passengers are being urged to call their carriers before heading to the airports.
The 4-year-old feline named Xiaohwa escaped her carrier last Thursday as she was to board a flight to Taiwan to be reunited with her owner.
The TSA said its decision to pull the machines is in an effort to speed up security lines at the two New York City airports, and insists the full body scanners are safe.
The exercise simulated a crash involving two jets. More than 300 people took part in the drill, including first responders and some people acting as passengers trapped on the planes.
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