Thanks to a new partnership, employees at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports now have access to world-class specialty care services. Winthrop-University Hospital has signed a clinical affiliation agreement with Airport Medical Offices (AMO) – a comprehensive health care facility that provides primary and urgent care as well as occupational health services to […]
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.
Wendy Arellano, a single mother of two from Corona, holds three jobs to try to make it through the months. She makes $8 an hour working at LaGuardia Airport and has now stood up to make her voice heard.
The latest spell of extreme weather left thousands of delays and cancellations at airports across the country, but New York City area airports were hit particularly hard, according to an analysis by the Global Gateway Alliance.
David Harrison has worked as a skycap at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport for three years, and is struggling to live with his $4.15 hourly pay. Four days a week, Harrison helps passengers with their bags from the curb to their respective ticket counters. He relies heavily on tips from these incoming travelers, but […]
BY SETH BORNSTEIN In late May, Delta Airlines officially opened nine more gates at JFK’s Terminal 4. This is great news for the borough of Queens and our on-going efforts to create, retain and attract jobs. Here at the Queens Economic Development Corporation, where I serve as executive director, we offer numerous business- services programs […]
Hurricane Sandy has shut down New York airports forcing stranded passengers and evacuated residents to flee to nearby hotels to seek refuge. “Our first thought, as always, is the safety of our customers and our employees,” said Rick Sacco, the general manager at the Holiday Inn Express at Kennedy Airport. Airports do remain open, but […]
Last weekend, the city that never sleeps was forced to go to bed. Due to the harshness of Hurricane Irene, nearly all methods of transportation were either severely affected or cancelled entirely – the airports were not spared the inconvenience. Thousands of travelers were stranded in New York, when John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports […]
A new facility offering a wide range of health care services has opened to serve the community. JFK Advanced Medical is a multi-disciplinary center located inside JFK International Airport. It offers not only the community, but also airport employees, employers and visitors, a wide range of services including general medical services, occupational therapy, orthopedics, neurology, […]
In a struggling economy where layoffs are common and morale is low, it is a challenge in itself to find employment opportunities, never mind provide these opportunities to countless other individuals. But despite a challenging economic situation, the Council for Airport Opportunity (CAO) has managed to bring job opportunities to hundreds of residents in the […]