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Airport Guide: New York JFK (Transportation, Food, Layovers, More)

George Hobica | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

For years, the city that likes to refer to itself as the greatest in the world harbored a not-so-secret-shame: one of the worst airports, ever. Well, maybe not quite, but up until recently, New York-JFK was little more than a dysfunctional relic best avoided. Until the airport decided to clean up its act.

Delta Airlines Opening Terminal At JFK

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK — Delta's formula for winning over New York travelers is simple: floor-to-ceiling windows, abundant power outlets and a burger joint wi...

Plane Struck By Lightning Twice Lands Safely In New York City

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- An American Eagle flight from Detroit has landed safely at New York's LaGuardia Airport after being struck by lightning. American Airline...

A User's Guide To LaGuardia Airport

George Hobica | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Whether you're an old LGA pro or planning your first trip through this aerodrome named after New York's most famous mayor, we hope you'll find this mini guide helpful.

New York Airport Traffic Jam

AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel

NEWARK, N.J. -- Passenger traffic at the New York area's four commercial airports increased in 2012 despite closures caused by Superstorm Sandy. The ...

Sandy Creates Chaos For Travelers In The Northeast

AP | JOSHUA FREED and SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel

Superstorm Sandy grounded more than 18,000 flights across the Northeast and the globe, and it will take days before travel gets back to normal. Accor...

PHOTOS: Flooded LaGuardia

Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel

LaGuardia Airport, one of the three major airports serving New York City, was closed Monday night due to flooding from hurricane-turned-superstorm San...

Hologram Woman Coming To Work At New York Airports

Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel

Holograms seem to be all the rage these days. Just ask anyone who saw Tupac come back to perform at Coachella this year. Now, folks in the New York Ci...

Pan Am Days: A Near Miss At JFK

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.29.2011 | Travel
Carole Mallory

I was feeling safe and secure beneath the navigator's seat belt when I saw the nose of a gigantic jet coming straight at us.

Floyd Bennett Field, New York Airport, Sits Mostly Unused

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Two airports sit less than five miles from each other, their wide-open runways tracing big Xs along the same stretch of Atlantic shoreline...

LaGuardia Airport Ranked Worst Airport In The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LaGuardia Airport is officially the worst airport in the country, according to Zagat's annual air travel survey. The airport received a rating of ...

LaGuardia Airport To Serve Filet Mignon, Crispy Duck Confit, Crab Cakes

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Forget about greasy french fries, soggy pizza or that sandwich that's been sitting out for hours. Filet mignon, crispy duck confit an...

The WORST Airports In America: J.D. Power (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to the latest evaluation of the nation's airports, America's fliers are mostly a truly disgruntled bunch. The survey, conducted by J.D....

JFK Runway Closure: Main Runway Closed For Four Months

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One runway, a whole lot of problems. The main runway at New York's John F. Kennedy International will be closed for four months star...

Air Traffic Control: We Have a Problem

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

The New York air traffic system is the busiest air system in the United States, but according to the Homeland Security Newswire, we have a dangerously low number of qualified air traffic controllers.

Expect A Holiday Nightmare: NY Airports Ranked Worst For Delays

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fewer people are expected to fly this holiday season, but travelers shouldn't expect a full reprieve from the horrid flight delays of Tha...

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...

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...