Passengers were terrified on a plane heading to New York this past Monday night, when a passenger went wild and became violent and disruptive.
In the country’s most complicated airspace, allocating runways at JFK and at LaGuardia Airport is like piecing together a puzzle.
Delta Flight 886 went off the runway and into a grassy area after making the emergency landing around 9 p.m. Wednesday.
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.
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.
In January, Port Authority executive director Pat Foye wrote to four airlines demanding their contractors give raises to workers at JFK and LaGuardia and phase in a minimum wage of $10.10.
Hundreds of passengers were reportedly trapped on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport on Monday night.
The vice president used the airport to highlight the need for greater investments into infrastructure nationwide.
Part of Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated as a precaution Tuesday as authorities investigated a report of smoke coming from a package.
By midday, the flight-tracking website FlightAware reported nearly 2,000 delayed flights and 1,500 canceled flights nationwide, including in Newark, New York and Philadelphia.
Thirty-two people, including U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, were arrested in the peaceful demonstration and charged with disorderly conduct.
According to the FBI, 24 incidents occurred at or near John F. Kennedy airport, while 63 happened at or near LaGuardia airport.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.
The Port Authority is advising passengers to check with their airline before heading to the airport.
A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.