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FAA prohibits flights to Israel airport for 24 hours
FAA prohibits flights to Israel airport for 24 hours
News Liam La Guerre 7/22/2014 at 4:51PM

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.

Gov. announces measures to address Queens plane noise
Gov. announces measures to address Queens plane noise
News Melissa Chan 3/25/2014 at 3:13PM

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will double its sound monitors and create an office to address soaring noise complaints, under a string of new orders announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Newly formed JetBlue Foundation gives $25K grants to two Queens schools
Newly formed JetBlue Foundation gives $25K grants to two Queens schools
Southeast Angy Altamirano 12/19/2013 at 2:01PM

JetBlue Airways has given aviation students an extra push to fly above and beyond after announcing the launch of the JetBlue Foundation, created to encourage and advance aviation-related education by sparking interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.

Op-ed: Making Silent Skies a reality
News Op-Ed 12/15/2013 at 1:56PM

BY CONGRESSMEMBER JOSEPH CROWLEY

Anyone who lives here in Queens can tell you just how loud and disruptive the noise of airplanes can be. Millions of Americans throughout the country, including those who live in the s communities surrounding LaGuardia and JFK Airports are impacted by constant, thunderous engine noise all day long.

Pols introduce bill in Congress to alleviate airplane noise
Pols introduce bill in Congress to alleviate airplane noise
News Angy Altamirano 12/06/2013 at 5:07PM

Congressmember Joe Crowley gathered with state and local elected officials, advocates and community members Friday to announce the introduction of the Silent Skies Act bill that will work to alleviate airplane noise pollution in neighborhoods surrounding LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports.

Cuomo veto fast-tracks aircraft noise studies
News Melissa Chan 11/18/2013 at 4:27PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo shut down a Senate bill last week and instead demanded the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey conduct a noise study and establish a community roundtable. The governor vetoed a two-state bill last Wednesday that would have required the authority to determine the effects of aircraft noise with a one-time [...]

BP Marshall joins chorus for FAA exemption
News Melissa Chan 9/27/2013 at 4:09PM

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 [...]

Whitestone, Malba residents angry over noise from low-flying helicopters
Whitestone, Malba residents angry over noise from low-flying helicopters
Northeast Melissa Chan 9/25/2013 at 12:22PM

A recent helicopter route change meant to spare Long Island ears from a barrage of choppers could be the reason why some parts of Queens are now dealing with the rumble. “There are days my home vibrates,” said Alfredo Centola, president of the Malba Gardens Civic Association. “Things fall off the shelves.” Some 1,500 homes [...]