Witnesses reported seeing flames shoot out of a plane flying over Newark Airport on Saturday night.
The 157 passengers and 11 crew members were evacuated while bomb technicians searched the aircraft at a remote area of Logan International Airport.
Federal officials said the man, whose name was not disclosed, was going through a security checkpoint on Friday when an automated image technology scanner detected something amiss.
A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.
The Port Authority is on the verge of announcing a 90-day plan to provide cleaner restrooms and more customer-service representatives at LaGuardia, JFK and Newark.
Port Authority Police said a 64-year-old British man walked past a distracted TSA agent and made it to an airline gate before alerting authorities to his presence Thursday.
The Transportation Security Administration said that a 64-year-old British man walked past a distracted TSA agent at an exit area in Terminal B.
Airport security caught a man walking unchecked through an area designated for passengers departing flights at Newark Airport on Saturday.
The agency that owns the New York City area’s major airports says it is considering improvements to terminals at LaGuardia and Newark Liberty.
Customs officers at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty Airport say they seized some unusually heavy soccer balls from a Peruvian man’s luggage.
Officials say the three major New York City-area airports will resume most flights Monday morning after shutting down because of Tropical Storm Irene.
Taxi drivers staged a five-hour shutdown at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, refusing to pick up passengers to protest the arrest of a fellow cabbie Ahmed Deraz.
Port Authority spokeswoman Sara Beth Joren said Terminal A was evacuated for about an hour Wednesday evening.
Departures were held for about 20 minutes until the fire alarm sensor was replaced and operations resumed.
With more bad weather on its way to the Tri-State, area airports cancelled thousands of flights and public transportation systems were advising commuters to leave extra time for travel.