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New York Airports Account For Over 80% Of All Flight Delays

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You probably already knew that New York's area airports were some of the worst in the country. And you also probably already knew that these same a...

JFK Air Traffic Controller Glenn Duffy's Kids Blaming Themselves For Dad's Suspension | Michael J. Feeney and Rich Schapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An air traffic controller's stunt in letting his 9-year-old twins direct planes has landed with a thud - on the kids. Glenn Duffy's twins, a brother ...

Airport Security: The Unusual Suspects

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Watkins

We don't need more body scanners to protect the nation's airport security system. We need more people who can read signs.

JetBlues: Why I'd Rather Take The Train Over JFK's Terminal 5

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

This was supposed to be the pinnacle of A) airline technology and B) coach-class comfort. This was meant to be different to the experience of the other airlines, but was just as bottom-shelf.

Mouse Grounds Plane At New York's JFK Airport

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An aeroplane bound for Heathrow had to be grounded at JFK airport, New York, on Sunday after a mouse was spotted in the cabin before take-off....

LaGuardia, Kennedy Airports Get Beefed Up Security | By Edgar Sandoval and Katie Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Security in and out of LaGuardia and Kennedy airports was as tight as a bursting suitcase Tuesday. Weary jet-setters said they could feel the prese...

Boehner Admits Letting Eight-Year-Old Son Shape GOP Healthcare Plan

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In a bombshell that could dramatically impact the raging debate over health care, House Minority Leader John Boehner admitted that he had allowed his son to shape the Republican health care plan.

The Stranger in Everyday Life

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reverend Billy

The city-as-monoculture can only continue with surveillance, stop-and-frisks, eminent domain, developer tax windfalls and all the illegal activity brazenly called Progress and New York Greatness.

JFK Airport Busiest Runway To Be Closed

Newsday | KEITH HERBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kennedy Airport's busiest runway will be closed for about four months next year as part of a $204-million, three-year makeover, a prospect that airlin...

Traveling as Press vs. NGO Head: Same Adventure

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

I have flown from Haiti to Peru to Guyana in the Americas, Hong Kong to Indonesia to Sri Lanka in Asia, and Togo to Ghana in Africa.

The Scariest Little Flight Attendant

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stanley Bing

It's been a little while since I talked about the horrors of contemporary air travel. Either I've become so desensitized to the situation or it's gotten better in the last year or so, I don't know.

JFK Baggage Malfunction Delays American Airlines Flights, Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Luggage stacked up at John F. Kennedy International Airport today as American Airlines' baggage system malfunctioned and forced manual screening of lu...

New York's Airports Are Country's Worst

New York | Michael Idov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's not your imagination: Flying into or out of New York is the worst it's ever been. In fact, our airports are the worst in the country. According t...