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FAA: Plane Headed Into JFK Struck With Green Laser

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The crew of a plane landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday evening reported being disrupted by a laser.

Virgin America Flight 24 was headed from San Francisco International Airport to JFK, and was four miles northwest of the airport at an altitude of 6,000 feet when a green laser illuminated the cockpit at 9:45 p.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. 142 more words


NYC-To-Turkey Flight Diverted To Canada After Bomb Threat

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Turkish Airlines passenger jet that was diverted to Canada after a bomb threat departed for Istanbul on Sunday morning. 242 more words


Police: Mystery Man Spotted Near LAX-To-JFK Flight Was Likely Off-Duty Pilot

LOS ANGELES (CBSnewYork/AP) — A mystery person spotted Thursday on a passenger bridge at Los Angeles International Airport, prompting a search of a plane and a terminal, was likely an off-duty pilot scheduled to catch a courtesy flight to New York, authorities said. 196 more words


Some JFK Airport Workers Demand Medical Benefits, Higher Wages

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some workers at John F. Kennedy Airport are on a one-day strike, demanding new contracts that will give them medical benefits and $15 an hour wages. 252 more words


Delays Of More Than 2 Hours At JFK, Newark Airports

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Some flights arriving to John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark International Airport are experiencing more than 2 1/2 hour delays. 178 more words


Port Authority Considers Charging Fee For Curbside Access To Airports

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — It might soon cost to pick up or drop off passengers at Newark, Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.

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Drone Spotted By Flight Crew Landing At JFK Airport

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A flight crew spotted a drone late Thursday afternoon while landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The crew of British Airways 177, a Boeing 777 aircraft, reported seeing the drone about five miles northeast of the airport – between 1,800 and 2,200 feet in the air, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. 134 more words