Delta Air Lines will be expanding its presence at LaGuardia Airport as a result of a deal with US Airways. The deal will also beget a $117 million renovation project at LaGuardia, which Delta says will greatly expand and enhance service for travelers while creating new jobs for Queens and New York area residents. Under […]
We applaud the common sense and fiscal responsibility of Governors Andrew Cuomo of New York and Chris Christie of New Jersey for standing their ground and putting the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey board on notice that their proposed 50 percent toll hikes were not going to fly. Together they instructed the […]
The Aviation Development Council (ADC), in its role as a bridge organization between the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, the region’s aviation industry, and the communities it serves, is proud to announce its partnership with the South Queens Boys & Girls Club (SQBGC) in support of their After School Enrichment Program for […]
After a Christmas vacation in New York City with her daughters, Claire Palmer found herself stuck in Delta Airlines Terminal D at LaGuardiaAirport. “It was fun,” said Palmer, 52. “Until we got stranded.” Palmer had been in the airport since 8 a.m. on Sunday, December 26, with her flight supposed to leave at 10:30 a.m. […]
With the financial crisis on the top of everyone’s mind, the head of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said that development and progress must continue during these difficult times. “Building in difficult times is one of the things that the Port Authority has done so well,” said Christopher Ward, Executive Director […]
Next week, The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC), one of New York’s oldest, not-for-profit local development organizations, will celebrate 40 years of service and contributions to the Jamaica community. While the GJDC plans to recognize and honor its vast accomplishments and people who have contributed to its successes at a gala on Wednesday, October 17, […]
LaGuardia summer programs LaGuardia Airport in East Elmhurst has instituted several summer programs at its Central Terminal Building. Through “Summer Starts Here,” a customer outreach program, travelers will have the chance to participate in several events, including terminal-wide sidewalk sales and a kids coloring station where children can have their newly created artwork put on […]
When John Adams High School graduate Kelvin DeBourgh, Jr., was killed in an accident while test-driving the AirTrain JFK four years ago, his alma mater decided to do something to remember the young father. “When one is taken so suddenly, we really feel it,” said John Adams Principal Grace Zwillenberg, before a ceremony unveiling an […]
Many of us cannot even count to 100 million, but the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey did just that when Liang Chen touched down at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday, December 20. Officially the 100 millionth air passenger of 2006, Chen's arrival set a record combined passenger count for the […]
Gov. Cuomo rolled out a proposal to build an AirTrain from the Willets Point No. 7 train station to LaGuardia Airport, similar to the train line now connecting John F. Kennedy Airport to the Long Island Rail Road’s Jamaica station.
Skiers from the western part of the country have often said that those from the east are great because of the “garbage” they ski on. The amount of natural, fresh powder that falls in the east can hardly compare to Utah, New Mexico and Colorado. They are right about one thing. Eastern skiers and riders […]
The Port Authority is looking for a better way to move freight through the New York metropolitan area including new proposals to boost rail traffic along a sleepy freight line through western Queens that could leave some homeowners shaking in their beds.
Talk about making a splash. Austrian Airlines took that phrase to a whole new level with its arrival at Newark Liberty International Airport. Although it has been a fixture at JFK for many years, Austrian decided that they were missing out on a major market that not only served New Jersey but was equally convenient […]