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Throwback Thursday: The Skies Over Queens and the Port Authority’s Decision

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio editor

Many people living in the vicinity of a Port Authority (PA) airport know that the agency engages actively with local community groups and roundtables on noise abatement issues. 710 more words

Flight Headed For JFK Returns To Dulles After Bird Strike

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — A JetBlue flight headed to John F. Kennedy International Airport had to return to Washington, D.C. Wednesday night after striking a bird. 334 more words

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Port Authority Air Traffic Control: Birds of a Different Feather

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor

Air traffic controllers orchestrate the movements of airplanes in the air and on airport runways and taxiways to protect passengers and aircraft, while getting travelers to their destinations as efficiently as possible. 722 more words

Smugglers allegedly caught with almost $400,000 worth of cocaine taped to their legs at New York airport

A strong tape job and some pants apparently aren’t enough to smuggle over 10 kilograms of cocaine-filled packages past airport security in New York.

Ariel Garcia and Elvin Montilla-Sosa face federal drug smuggling charges after allegedly flying from the Dominican Republic to New York’s JFK airport with bags of cocaine wrapped around their bare legs. 277 more words

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2 more airline passengers caught with cocaine hidden under their pants at JFK: officers

NEW YORK — Customs and Border Protection officers at New York’s JFK airport said they captured two more passengers who attempted to smuggle drugs by strapping packages of cocaine to their legs. 254 more words

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Passengers Caught at JFK Airport With 23 Pounds of Cocaine in Pants, Officers Say

Customs and Border Protection officers at New York’s JFK airport said they captured two more passengers who attempted to smuggle drugs by strapping packages of cocaine to their legs. 247 more words

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2 Would-Be Smugglers Found With Cocaine Taped Under Their Pants On Same Flight At JFK, Authorities Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s not exactly what you’d call a fashion trend, but it does seem to be more common these days.

Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two travelers on the same flight who they say were trying to smuggle cocaine under their pants. 184 more words

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