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Airplane Bathroom (credit: CBS 2)

Pilot Gets Stuck In Bathroom As Plane Nears Landing At LaGuardia

A bathroom break caused a scare in the air for a plane from North Carolina heading to New York.

11/17/2011

An airplane takes off from LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA: Lasers Aimed At Several Planes At LaGuardia Airport In Past Few Days

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.

11/07/2011

An AirFrance Airbus A380 approaches JFK International Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Long Island Airspace To Get More Crowded As New Flight Patterns Take Off

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.

10/19/2011

Canada Geese (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bird Problem Fears Grow Over Proposed Garbage Station Near LaGuardia Runway

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.

08/15/2011

The old control tower at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Debt Ceiling Showdown Holds Up Project At 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.

08/01/2011

President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2011 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Among Those Frustrated By Debt Ceiling Stalemate

The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.

07/26/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Area Airports Look At Expansion

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.

07/08/2011

Southwest jet

Feds: Grounding Southwest Boeing 737s Likely Just The Beginning

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.

04/04/2011

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Massive Winter Storm Disrupting Area Flights

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.

02/02/2011

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

FAA Officially Dedicates New LaGuardia Tower

The new $100 million LaGuardia Airport control tower stands head and shoulders over the busy LaGuardia terminal.

01/21/2011

Car Buried in NJ/(Photo/Getty Images)

Blizzard Brings Tri-State Area To Virtual Standstill

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.

12/27/2010

Departing travelers wait in line at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New York City Area Flight Delays As Bad As Ever

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.

11/04/2010

The new control tower at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - File / Photo: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

LaGuardia To Start Using New Tower This Weekend

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.

10/08/2010

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