JFK International Airport

JFK AirTrain to partially shut down from September 7 through mid-October
JFK AirTrain to partially shut down from September 7 through mid-October
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 9/06/2013 at 12:32PM

JFK International Airport’s AirTrain service will be partially shut down from September 7 through mid-October. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) will provide a free bus fleet from the AirTrain’s Jamaica and Howard Beach rail stations to Federal Circle for transfer to buses and terminals. Customer Care representatives will then help [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/03/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 79. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 68. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT of the DAY: Hammer, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 73. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Tuesday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 64. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/25/2012 at 8:03AM

DMV puts brakes on dealer  A Queens used-car dealer will be driving off into the sunset — unless a judge overturns sanctions from the state Department of Motor Vehicles. Auto Palace of Woodside was hit with two rulings: One would suspend its business certificate for 90 days; the other would revoke it permanently. Read more: [New York [...]

Afternoon Roundup
Afternoon Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/24/2012 at 12:00PM

JFK Terminal Reopens After Metal Detector Malfunction. Things are back to normal at JFK Airport after a terminal had to be evacuated Saturday morning. The Transportation Security Administration closed Terminal 7 for about two hours after TSA workers discovered that a metal detector malfunctioned, which meant a number of people went through security without being properly [...]

Avatars coming to New York airports to aid fliers
Avatars coming to New York airports to aid fliers
News Samuel Lieberman 6/07/2012 at 10:23AM

Her name is AVA, and soon she will guide you through New York’s airports. She is a hard worker, requires no breaks, is never sick, and is completely content distributing the same information over and over again for 24 hours, seven days a week. AVA is an avatar — a 2D video image of a [...]

JetBlue expansion at JFK will bring jobs
JetBlue expansion at JFK will bring jobs
News Terence M. Cullen 6/06/2012 at 2:32PM

More than 1,000 jobs are expected to come from a green-lit terminal expansion at JFK International Airport, the Port Authority and JetBlue announced last week. The expansion will add 145,000-square-feet on three levels to the already 635,000-square-feet JetBlue occupies in Terminal 5. The new terminal will be called T5i and handle international flights and house [...]

Sun News Briefs
News Melissa Chan 3/15/2012 at 6:08PM

Pol: Save Jamaica Bay from runway expansion SOUTHERN QUEENS — Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder recently sent a letter to Port Authority executives, urging them to reject proposals to expand the runway at JFK International Airport into Jamaica Bay. Port Authority executives introduced a plan back in February 2011 which included filling in a significant part of [...]

Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack
Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack
News Jay Lane 1/11/2012 at 9:03AM

Cab Driver Charged With Raping Passenger May Be Linked To Second Attack Police have arrested a yellow cab driver who they say raped a passenger at knifepoint in Brooklyn last spring, and sources say he may be charged with a second attack that took place in the fall. Gurmeet Singh, 40, of Queens was arrested [...]