John F. Kennedy International Airport

Five times New York City tried to woo companies with tax breaks

Economic Development Corp.'s most recent annual investments report detailed the city's track record dealing with companies looking for incentives<p>The …

Arrest at LaGuardia Airport temporarily disrupts travel

NEW YORK (AP) — A 70-year-old passenger was arrested Saturday at LaGuardia Airport after authorities say he became irate over a $50 fee to check his bag and told an airline worker there was a bomb in the bag.<p>John Park of Farmington, Michigan, was arrested on a charge of making a terrorist threat …

Airports

Security checks on air travelers prompt outcry from ACLU, Muslim Advocates and NAACP

The drama in airplane cabins won’t go away.<p>Six months after a physician was dragged off a United Airlines flight, civil rights groups are protesting a series of incidents involving passengers who were forcibly removed or underwent extra screening on planes.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union has …

Airlines

ACLU sues Homeland Security, Customs over ID check on domestic flight

These are customs agents forcibly checking the ID of every passenger deplaning from Delta flight 1583 tonight at JFK. A domestic flight. …

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

New York medical workers join relief efforts in Puerto Rico

A group of medical workers from New York headed to Puerto RIco to provide aid.

Puerto Rico

Passengers sue government over immigration authorities’ demand they produce ID before leaving flight

Nine passengers on a domestic flight for which immigration authorities made everyone show identification before they could deplane are suing the government, alleging they were subjected to an unconstitutional search, an attorney for the group said.<p>The passengers, represented by the American Civil …

Immigration

Earn Double Avios Through The End of 2017 — But…

You can earn double Avios through Sunday, December 31, 2017 on every flight operated by British Airways — that includes flights operated by American …

Airlines

Why you always, always, always buy stuff you don’t need at the airport

“Do you like Old Bay peanuts?” I texted my brother.<p>I was at the Baltimore Washington International Airport. It was urgent; I needed to know whether I …

Airports

As the 747 Begins Its Final Approach, a Pilot Takes a Flight Down Memory Lane

How much do I, a Boeing 747 pilot, love the airplane that I fly? It’s tough, and maybe a little embarrassing, to answer. But as the iconic jet’s eventual retirement draws closer, I am surely not the only 747 fan who’s taking some very long flights down memory lane.<p>To share with you the jumbo …

Aviation

Bosses Recorded, Shared Airport Worker Sex Videos: Lawsuit

A female former security supervisor for the company that protects John F. Kennedy International Airport has filed a federal complaint alleging the …

The Best Beds in the Skies

Three-room suites. Personal butlers. Glasses of Dom Perignon. Made-to-order meals crafted by award-winning chefs. This isn’t a dream, nor is it the …

Airlines

How to Find Cheap Flights to New York City

The odds of finding a cheap flight to New York City are frequently in travelers' favor: The Big Apple is the world’s busiest city airport system in …

Air Travel

Delta Air Lines Will Offer Free Prosecco To Passengers

Delta Air Lines announced Thursday that it will allow customers to treat themselves to a complimentary glass of Prosecco in-flight. The introduction …

Airlines

The 'hardest week' of Lions LB Steve Longa's life

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- In July, just before Steve Longa left New Jersey for Detroit Lions training camp, his father pulled him aside. And in that …

NYC’s Iconic TWA Terminal Will Reopen as a Jet Age-inspired Hotel

Spacious wicker airplane seats, a piano in the lounge, a full cocktail bar in first class. Remember the Golden Age of air travel? Neither do we, …

For Men

Salmon fly commercial and airlines reap rewards of air cargo growth

A small part of the airline business is growing: picky and impatient customers who don't complain about legroom.<p>Passenger airlines are filling their …

Airlines

JetBlue 2-day sale touts flights as low as $49

Thinking about planning a trip this fall? JetBlue may help you get to your destination for a little less money.<p>The airline company's two-day sale, touting fares as low as $49, is coming to a close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday for those wanting to travel between Oct. 17 and Dec. 14, excluding Nov. 16 to …

San Francisco

7 ways to weatherproof your winter holiday travel - MarketWatch

A White Christmas can quickly turn blue for unprepared travelers.<p>Last year, storms created major headaches for people traveling through the West, …

Air Travel

An Unlikely Corner of New York : Image of the Day

Nestled under the crook of Brooklyn, Jamaica Bay is a place as different from New York City as you can find. A rare haven amid the urban gridlock, it …

Trump Administration Asks Justices to Drop Travel-Ban Case

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to dismiss a pending case on the president’s expiring travel ban, which it said was moot in light of new travel restrictions announced last month by President Donald Trump.<p>The justices already had removed the travel ban case …

News (U.S.)

Laptop Starts Smoking on Virgin America Flight to JFK

Travelers on a Virgin America flight from Las Vegas to John F. Kennedy International Airport had a bit of a scare early Wednesday when a laptop …

Aviation

Here Are Some Alternatives to Uber

When it comes to ride-hailing apps worldwide, Uber may be the most popular brand, but it is by no means the only one. So the 3.5 million people in London who have used Uber in the last three months will have plenty of options to choose from in the wake of the decision by London’s transportation …

Uber

Lyft driver who took Vegas concert-goers to safety says 'it was all a shock'

Josh Leal remembers the aftermath of the shooting in fragments.<p>A promoter who also drives for Lyft, Leal works nights most of the time, so he was up …

Uber

Which US airports are the most and least expensive for passing through?

Your vacation begins before you land at your destination, so it’s good to know which are the most and least expensive US airports to pass through. A recent study analysed the 45 busiest airports on a range of expenses a traveller might incur there, to determine which are most and least costly.<p>The …

Airports

Finally! These Are the Cheapest and Most Expensive Airports in America

You may be an expert at finding cheap flight deals, but the airport alone could be secretly burning a hole in your wallet. The exorbitant cost of …

Airports

A Rooftop Pool Is Coming to the Heart of JFK Airport

There’s nothing even remotely glamorous about sleeping in an airport hotel.<p>But in roughly 18 months, the opening of the TWA Hotel—a 505-room …

Avant-garde

Woman Accused of Extorting Eliot Spitzer Reaches Plea Deal

A woman accused of extorting former Gov. Eliot Spitzer for $400,000 struck a plea deal with state prosecutors Monday and was released from jail.<p>While the plea deal resolved the case involving Mr. Spitzer as well as a forgery case against the woman involving another man, Svetlana Travis Zakharova …

Crime

More Israeli Tech Ventures Expand Into Connecticut

In Guilford, an Israeli clean tech company is planning to triple the size of its one-acre hydroponic lettuce farm.In Stamford, two Israeli …

United States

American Airlines First Class Flight Reviews

Related: American Airlines<p>I have flown with American Airlines a number of times and have reviewed their long haul First Class flights. My trip …

Airlines

Brooklyn-born Marine killed in WWII will finally be buried

The remains of a Brooklyn-born World War II soldier killed in the Pacific are finally returning home for a proper New York burial.<p>A casket with the …