Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Director Patrick Foye has ordered the CEOs of Delta, JetBlue, American and United airlines to immediately raise wages and make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a paid holiday for the 8,000 contracted workers at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports.
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.
JetBlue is suspending outgoing flights at JFK, LaGuardia, Newark, and Boston’s Logan airports to catch up with weather-related delays and cancellations. The airline started reducing flight operations at 1 p.m. Monday and will fully halt departing flights at 5 p.m., said a JetBlue spokesperson.
The Long Island City community came together to welcome the holidays and make the season bright. Over 100 residents young and old gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Tuesday night to celebrate the holidays by lighting festive snowflakes along Vernon Boulevard. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer worked together with JetBlue to a secure [...]
As Queens Restaurant Week has officially begun, eatery owners are hoping more diners will gobble up deals being served throughout the borough. The 10th annual promotion started Monday, September 30, and includes three-course dinners for $28 and three-course lunches for $14 at most participating Queens restaurants. Ellen LaPerna, manager of Bourbon Street, said she has [...]
Nearly 50 years has passed since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and this year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the renaming of JFK Airport, as well as the 50 millionth passenger traveling through the international hub. Russo’s On The Bay, located at 162-45 Cross Bay Boulevard, will host a luncheon on Tuesday, September [...]
A beloved Long Island City park, nicknamed “Shady Park” for its signature tall trees, will finally regain some of the shade Sandy took away. Working together with the Friends of Shady Park — a group of neighbors advocating for the repair of Andrews Grove Playground – Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer’s office has secured $10,000 in [...]
It was all fun and games – with an emphasis on families and education — at The Queens Courier’s first annual Kids’ Expo this past weekend. Close to 1,500 people attended. Hundreds of children were able to play with games and interactive models at the New York Hall of Science while their parents absorbed useful [...]
No one was injured this morning after two planes collided on a JFK tarmac this morning. The Daily News reported an Air India plane hit a parked JetBlue plane around 6:20 a.m. near Terminal 4. About 15o passengers on the Air India flight had to disembark from the plane. This is an ongoing investigation, a [...]
Some Delta passengers will soon be able to see the skies before boarding their flights at JFK. This May a stylish Sky Deck will open at the airport’s Delta Sky Club as part of its $1.2 billion Terminal 4 expansion, the airline recently announced. Delta is also building another open-air space at the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. [...]