Planes

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trade Group Warns Travelers Of Crowded Airports This Thanksgiving Holiday

If you’re flying somewhere this Thanksgiving, expect planes and airports to be even more crowded this year, according to a forecast from trade group Airlines for America.

11/06/2014

Turbulence

Seen At 11: More Carbon Dioxide In Air Will Mean More Turbulence On Planes

A lot of people fear turbulence when flying, and now, some scientists have said it could get a lot worse.

05/13/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

Planes at Kennedy Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

Plane Noise Prompts East Hills Residents To Flood Port Authority With Complaints

Loud planes have caused a small Long Island town to file thousands of complaints with the Port Authority.

04/05/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

Apple iPhone

Loud Cellphone Talkers Next Bane Of Air Travelers?

The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cell phone calls on airplanes, saying it is time “to review our outdated and restrictive rules.”

11/22/2013

Cessna 140

More Than 20 Planes Fly Over Hudson River Thursday

The aircraft will fly south for approximately 15 minutes before departing to the west, back to Sky Manor Airport.

09/19/2013

Laser

New Jersey Lawmakers Approve Ban On Some Laser Pointers

The New Jersey State Senate on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban the sale of certain powerful laser pointers.

08/19/2013

Screenshot of TSA carry-on baggage policy change (credit: TSA.gov)

TSA Drops Plan To Allow Small Knives On Planes

The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.

06/05/2013

Knives Allowed On Planes (TSA)

Schumer Files Legislation To Overturn ‘Foolhardy’ TSA Plan Allowing Knives On Planes

The opposition surrounding the Transportation Security Administration’s decision to allow small knives on airplanes continues to grow.

03/22/2013

Laser

L.I. Man Accused Of Pointing Laser At Plane, Police Helicopter

A Long Island man was out of jail on $10,000 bond Wednesday, after being charged with aiming a laser pointer at two aircraft.

01/23/2013

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Airplane Germs Are Everywhere, Just Waiting To Make You Sick

Someone usually tells you to “pack your patience” when you fly during the holidays. But what you should be doing is packing hand sanitizer.

11/27/2012

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Amtrak Restores Most Service On Week Before Labor Day

Amtrak officials said flooding had receded, repairs were made and service would resume Wednesday morning.

08/31/2011

A Boeing 747 commercial jet flies in front of the Moon - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images

Skies Over Rockland County To Get Noisier

The FAA airspace redesign is intended to ease congestion and delays at the three main New York City area airports starting in 2012.

12/08/2010