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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.

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 [...]

Board votes to write Cuomo over plane noise
News Queens Courier Staff 9/10/2013 at 1:16PM

Community Board 11 voted unanimously on a resolution to support a bill that would require the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey to conduct a noise study after the Federal Aviation Administration approved a new flight pattern over the area last year. The bill would determine the effects of aircraft noise on Brooklyn, [...]

Pols push for two-state study of airplane noise
Pols push for two-state study of airplane noise
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/01/2013 at 3:55PM

Airport operators have become the target of the latest localized effort to quiet Queens skies. The state legislature has passed a bill that would require the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to conduct a one-time study to determine the effects of aircraft noise on Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island and Jersey residents. “With [...]

Near collision over Queens points to increased air traffic: pol
News Melissa Chan 6/24/2013 at 4:16PM

Two planes nearly collided over Queens as one aircraft took off and another was completing a landing, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a June 13 incident in which a Delta Airlines Boeing 747 regional jet arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 2:40 p.m. came perilously close to a Shuttle [...]

FAA to look into JFK, LaGuardia flight patterns
News Melissa Chan 5/21/2013 at 1:56PM

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 [...]

Congress passes bill to help end FAA furloughs
Congress passes bill to help end FAA furloughs
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/26/2013 at 2:10PM

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 [...]