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Port Authority Airports Set New Passenger Record

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken its airport passenger record for the second straight year.

The agency announced Wednesday that preliminary data shows an estimated 117.1 million passengers used… 308 more words

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Schumer: Runway Lighting Technology At Area Airports Stalled Before Takeoff

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to install a new runway lighting system at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports that he says will help prevent plane collisions. 213 more words

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Cuomo Pitches AirTrain For LaGuardia Airport, Ambitious Transit Upgrades

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Gov. Andrew Cuomo is unveiling an ambitious plan to modernize New York’s infrastructure and transportation system.

Cuomo spoke Tuesday to the business group Association for a Better New York in Manhattan. 599 more words

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FBI Working To Determine Source Of Bomb Threat At Kennedy Airport

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The FBI is working to determine the source of telephone threats that prompted the evacuation and search of two planes at John F. 232 more words

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JetBlue flight forced to brake, abort takeoff at JFK

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue says one of its planes aborted a takeoff at Kennedy International Airport when another aircraft suddenly crossed the runway.

JetBlue spokesman Rick Clark says Flight 1295 to Austin, Texas, was cleared for takeoff on Saturday evening and rolling down the tarmac at full speed when the pilot was forced to put on the brakes. 69 more words

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JetBlue: Flight Forced To Abort Takeoff At JFK Airport

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — JetBlue says one of its planes aborted a takeoff at JFK Airport when another aircraft suddenly crossed the runway.

JetBlue spokesman Rick Clark says Flight 1295 to Austin, Texas, was cleared for takeoff on Saturday evening and rolling down the tarmac at full speed when the pilot was forced to put on the brakes. 119 more words

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New York wants to be the world's pet travel hub

Your pet cat or dog has always had the short end of the stick when it comes to air travel, often traveling in uncomfortable and even dangerous spots deep in the bellies of aircrafts. 235 more words