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10 Cheapest Flights from New York to the Caribbean

Hopper.com | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

For travelers with a budget to stick to, the Caribbean has never been a gift, meaning costly hotel rates and plenty of competition for the best air fares. That's why we've put together this list of the 10 cheapest flights from New York to the Caribbean, on average, to get passengers to the beaches of the USVI, or the verdant mangroves of Tobago for less.

Lufthansa First Class to Frankfurt

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

Founded in 1953, Lufthansa is one of Europe's premier airlines. With a fleet of 668 aircraft serving over 200 destinations, there are a variety of different cabin configurations out there.

Wage Theft at NYC Airports

Letitia James | Posted 03.17.2015 | New York
Letitia James

I am confident that the Port Authority will want to act quickly and protect the workers that are vital to the airports' daily operations. We may not be able to make working at the airport stress-free, but we can at least give these workers the security of knowing they will be paid their due.

Total Stranger Tracks Down Lost Grandma After Worried Family Sends Up 'Bat Signal' On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

When one grandma got lost in a foreign country, a stranger with a huge heart came to her aid. Rosa Levy, 88, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was vis...

The 10 Cheapest Flights Out Of New York's JFK

Hopper.com | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself pining for a little holiday this year, or are feeling desperate to break out from the urban fray of Manhattan, then be sure to check out this list of the 10 cheapest flights out of JFK.

Ebola Czar Starts Work, Drugmakers Launch Vaccine Drive

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

(Rewrites throughout to add CDC announces new Ebola monitoring for visitors to United States from three worst-hit countries, NBC cameraman stateme...

U.S. Begins Enhanced Ebola Screening Program At JFK Airport

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Stepped up efforts by the U.S. to halt the spread of the Ebola virus will start at New ...

Woman Brought Guns, 33 Pounds Of Weed To JFK Airport: Cops

AP | Posted 09.22.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested at Kennedy Airport with handguns, ammunition and 33 pounds of marijuana in...

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights from New York

Hopper.com | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

The team at Hopper has put together this list of the 10 longest non-stop flights from New York City; the ones that take passengers further afield than anywhere else, from the bubbling bazaars of Indian Mumbai, to the seething streets of China's megacities.

An Open Letter to the TSA Agent at JFK Airport

Nile Cappello | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Nile Cappello

I'm not going to mince words here: I was a mess. But you held it together when I lost it completely. You helped me take some deep breaths, wipe my eyes, and stop looking so completely crazy.

1,600 Protected Birds Killed By Contractors At Major NYC Airport

| Posted 05.01.2014 | Green

By Erin Tennant NEW YORK — Wildlife control contractors have shot almost 26,000 birds at John F. Kennedy International Airport over the past five y...

Faith Leaders Are Standing With Workers to Confront Economic Injustice

Camille Rivera | Posted 06.07.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Faith leaders understand that grave economic injustices can no longer be allowed to continue, because they tear apart the fabric of our society.

Brake Scare Leads To Emergency Landing At JFK

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

Passengers on a Delta jet had a few scary moments on Wednesday evening when the plane was forced to make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy Inter...

Good News for Artists Sometimes Means No Bad News

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.03.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

These days in the public art sphere, good news for artists often means that something terrible didn't happen. For instance, a 32-foot-tall blue cast-f...

Agency Killed 20,000 Animals Over 2 Years To Protect Airports

Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

Twenty thousand animals were killed near New York City area airports over the past two years in order to protect arriving and departing planes, a new ...

REPORT: Safety Problems Overlooked At One Of The Country's Busiest Airports

ABC Eyewitness News | Jim Hoffer | Posted 02.22.2014 | New York

The Port Authority insists they'd never operate runways or taxiways if it were unsafe. But sources working at JFK say the massive electrical system...

JFK Closed After Plane Slides Off Runway

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

A plane landing in JFK airport slid off the runway and into the snow on Sunday morning, the FAA said. The FAA told CBS2 that there were no injuries...

Birth and Death: 11/22/1963

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jamie Lee Curtis

That is the Kennedy I like to think of when everyone asks, "Where were you when you heard JFK was shot." I was at my own birthday party with balloons and a Barbie cake with five glowing candles and presents and games and an understanding that something enormous had shifted in the universe and my happy birthday would never be truly happy again.

Passenger Did What To Avoid Fees?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel

Well, this is one way to avoid unwanted baggage fees. A passenger traveling Delta Air Lines Flight 1452 was questioned upon arrival at New York's ...

An Airport Lounge For Everyone

Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel

The first airport lounge inside JFK airport's T5, which serves JetBlue, Hawaiian and Aer Lingus, opened quietly earlier this month. Airspace Loung...

Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

Weather Causes Major Delays At NYC Airports

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Thunderstorms in the New York City area have caused flight delays of up to three hours at local airports. The Federal Aviation Administra...

$1.2 Million Found Missing From JFK-Bound Flight

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — FBI agents were investigating a report that about $1.2 million disappeared from a shipment of cash flown from Switzerland to New York...

Two Airplanes At JFK Were Half-Mile Apart From Almost Colliding

AP | Posted 08.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why two airplanes came too close to each other over New York City last week. A ...

JFK Security Guards Sleeping On The Job?

Posted 06.11.2013 | New York

Some security guards at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) may be sleeping on the job, according to potentially damning reports in the New Yo...