A bathroom break caused a scare in the air for a plane from North Carolina heading to New York.
The Federal Aviation Administration launched a manhunt Monday for the person or persons that aimed a green laser at six airplanes as they landed at LaGuardia Airport over the weekend.
The roar of jumbo jets taking off and landing will be more common over Nassau County when new airport flight patterns kick in on Thursday.
It’s being viewed by many as a bird-brained idea from city and federal officials, putting a garbage transfer station right in the flight path of planes flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.
Nearly 4,000 Federal Aviation Administration employees and tens of thousands of construction workers have been off the job since July 22, when Congress let an extension of the FAA budget expire.
The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.
While the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.
On Monday, Southwest revealed that inspectors found cracks in three more of its planes — similar to the ones suspected in the fuselage tear on one of its jets on Friday.
Be prepared for delays if you’re planning on catching a flight from JFK, Laguardia or Newark airport. The ice storm frosting the region is also freezing some flights.
The new $100 million LaGuardia Airport control tower stands head and shoulders over the busy LaGuardia terminal.
A powerful East Coast blizzard marooned thousands of would-be air, rail and road travelers Monday, shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second straight day.
A new government report criticizes attempts to reduce area airport chaos, saying scheduling rules continue to put too many planes in line when weather is the worst.
The $100-million facility will replace a 46-year-old tower. The FAA says it will provide air traffic controllers better visibility and technology that will help reduce flight delays.