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LaGuardia Airport in Sandy aftermath. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LaGuardia Airport To Get $37M In Anti-Flood Aid

The projects include installing flood barrier berms, concrete floodwalls and gravity drains as well as replacing generators and rehabilitating the airport’s power distribution grid, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

11/17/2013

An American Airlines jet flies over Queens on Sep 13, 2009. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Holder: AA-US Airways Merger May Change Airline Industry For The Better

The government has given the go-ahead for the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It will create the world’s biggest airline.

11/12/2013

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FBI Investigating Following Recent Laser Attacks On Pilots

The FAA has reported a 17 percent increase in laser attacks for the year in the New York area.

10/18/2013

LaGuardia Airport in Queens (file / credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Bayside Residents Say Noise From Low-Flying Jets Is Ruining Quality Of Life

The so-called Tennis Climb was originally created by the Federal Aviation Administration to reroute noisy planes from LaGuardia Airport away from the US Open.

08/26/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Report: Plane Was Almost On Ground When Pilot Took Control At LaGuardia

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officers just 400 feet from the ground, according to a report Tuesday.

08/06/2013

LaGuardia Tower Dedicated (Photo: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Flight From LaGuardia Diverted To Albany Due To Smoke Inside

An American Eagle flight from LaGuardia Airport to Montreal was diverted to Albany Tuesday after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin, but the plane made a safe emergency landing.

07/30/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on the runway after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Southwest Flight 345 Hit LaGuardia Airport Runway Nose First

The National Transportation Safety Board released new information Thursday about the plane accident at LaGuardia Airport on Monday.

07/25/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight on the runway after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Southwest Nose Gear ‘Collapsed Rearward’ Following Hard Landing At LGA

The agency said on its Twitter feed the plane skidded 2,175 feet before stopping at the edge of the runway.

07/24/2013

A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport.  (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

NTSB Launches Probe After Southwest Jet’s Hard Landing

Both of the airport’s runways were back in use by Tuesday morning, a Port Authority spokesman said, and the plane was being moved to a hangar.

07/23/2013

Southwest Airlines Flight 345 landed without nose gear at LaGuardia Airport Monday, prompting a shutdown of the airport. (Credit: Richard Strauss)

Major Delays At LaGuardia Following Southwest Plane’s Landing Mishap

Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.

07/22/2013

LaGuardia airport is seen from a Delta jet - Queens, NY - Oct 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Expert: Pilots Face Similar Challenges At New York Airports As At SFO

In the wake of the plane crash that left two Chinese students dead and dozens more injured, experts and pilots have pointed out that San Francisco International Airport can be a challenging place to land. So are the two New York City airports.

07/08/2013

LaGuardia Airport in Queens (file / credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Severe Weather Threat Prompts Flight Delays Of Almost 4 Hours

A threat of thunderstorms has caused delays averaging nearly four hours at LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports.

06/24/2013

New apple green taxi that will work in The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island  and Upper Manhattan. (Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

N.Y. State Court Of Appeals Reinstates Bloomberg Outer Borough Taxi Plan

Under the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.

06/06/2013

Sign at Atlantic City International Airport (credit: South Jersey Transportation Authority)

Port Authority To Run Atlantic City International Airport

The South Jersey Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved the $500,000 a year payment under the 15-year agreement, which takes effect on July 1.

05/30/2013

Floodwaters rush into the Hoboken PATH station during Sandy (credit: Port Authority)

Port Authority To Spend $59 Million On Hurricane Prep

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending $59 million to prepare its facilities for the upcoming hurricane season. The Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners approved the money at its monthly meeting Wednesday.

05/29/2013

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