The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) told U.S. carriers on Tuesday not to fly to or from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, following a rocket strike that landed just one mile from the airport.
Borough President Helen Marshall has joined the ranks of Queens congressmembers who are urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to exempt two major city airports from a new federal rule. “While the FAA’s Regional Administrator for our area has made an effort to work with my office and others in the borough, I believe that […]
Two major city airports should be exempt from a new federal rule that would allow flight changes to be made without an environmental review, Queens congressmembers are demanding. Representatives Steve Israel, Grace Meng and Joseph Crowley are urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to implement change impact studies at LaGuardia and John F. […]
Queens residents fighting feds over airplane noise that turned some suburban neighborhoods into veritable warzones last summer have won a small battle. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to form a committee to review the decision-making process it used last December when the agency approved new flight patterns over the borough. The new routes […]
Flyers can travel easier. Congress has passed a bill that will help end Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs and prevent more delayed flights. The Senate and House overwhelmingly approved the legislation, which shifts funding and allows the FAA to put its air traffic controllers back to work, according to reports. White House spokesman Jay Carney […]
A controversial airplane route that polluted the skies with noise during its trial run has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The “TNNIS Climb” — in which departing LaGuardia Airport traffic turns left to the north off Runway 13 — has been given the green light for takeoff, FAA officials said, even after […]
Borough leaders lambasted the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after they said a concluded trial period testing a new departure procedure at LaGuardia Airport took off and landed without proper community notice. “This is the borough board … This is where you start. You don’t end up here. I don’t think you’re in touch,” said Borough […]
While the curtain has long come down on a historic former movie house in Flushing, recent approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has green lighted RKO Keith’s Theatre for Act 2. The proposed 17-story development will be built approximately 7,000 feet from the runway at LaGuardia Airport, which raised concerns in the past as […]
Anti-Noise Program Launched Ahead Of Schedule Hundreds of JFK nighttime plane departures, formerly headed over Belle Harbor, are now diverted over an ocean inlet just west of the Rockaway peninsula by a space-age system, it was announced by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Citing the cooperation of the national Air Traffic Controllers Association, the FAA […]
After 104COP unveiled its newest piece of equipment last week, a quad-copter, new president Mark Pearson was faced with answering questions from patrol members and residents regarding this new technology.
Lawmakers at the city, state and federal level met with Whitestone residents this month to address complaints of excessive noise pollution from low flying helicopters and outline courses of action to lessen the impact on the community.
The second of a three-phase improvement plan for one of JFK Airport’s runways will use $8.9 million in federal funding to improve safety measures and reduce the time planes spend on the ground, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Friday.