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Final Suspect Convicted In Plot To Blow Up Jet Fuel Tanks At JFK Airport

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.26.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A 65-year-old imam from Trinidad was convicted Thursday by a federal jury of participating in a failed plot to blow up jet fuel tanks at J...

SHOCK VIDEO: Jumbo Jet Clips Plane At JFK Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | By TOM McELROY | Posted 06.11.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK -- A wing of an Airbus A380, the world's biggest commercial passenger jet, clipped the tail of another plane while taxiing out to depart John...

Ronald Wong, Delta Passenger, Slipped Past Security With Stolen Boarding Pass

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it is trying to determine how a man slipped past authorities and boarded a ...

More TSA Thieves Strike, This Time At JFK

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Just two days after Michael Arato, a Newark Liberty airport supervisor, was charged with stealing roughly $30,000 over a 13-month time span, now comes...

Former TWA Terminal To Become A Hotel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The iconic curving building that was once the home to TWA at New York's JFK airport might be getting a second life in the form of a boutique hotel, ac...

Passenger Sees Bathroom Path Blocked By Cart, Punches Flight Attendant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Ah, the joy of long haul flights. A passenger went nuts on a flight attendant on a JFK-bound flight Thursday when he saw that his path to the bathroom...

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: Ezra Stoller's Photographs Of Iconic Modern Architecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ezra Stoller WHAT: An exhibition of architectural gelatin silver prints by Ezra Stoller WHEN: January 6 - February 12, 2011 WHERE: Yossi Milo ...

Snow Storm 2010: Flights, Long Lines Resume After Blizzard

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY and SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — Hundreds of airline passengers were stranded for up to 10 hours on the tarmac at overworked Kennedy Airport. Ambulances struggled to ...

JFK Airport Passengers Sit On Tarmac For 7 Hours | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Hundreds of travelers spent up to seven hours stranded in cramped planes stuck on the tarmac at JFK International Airport early Tuesday, but it was no...

Judge: JFK Plot Would Have Caused Unimaginable Devastation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A former member of Guyana's parliament was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for plotting to blow up fuel tanks at John F. Kenned...

My Very Own Bridge

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

The 59th Street Bridge has no extraordinary sight lines. It doesn't touch the sky, like the George Washington or Verrazano bridges. It's a workhorse bridge. Just like me!

Passenger Strips On Flight From Chicago To New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

People have gone to interesting lengths to avoid pat downs or full body scans at U.S. airports. In Los Angeles, one woman wore a bikini through a secu...

Invention of an Indie Mom

Debra Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Debra Goldstein

An "Indie Mom." Yeah, I could be that. I could give myself permission to live a life that's beyond the picture of what's "normal" in our culture.

Flight Delayed? Drink up at These 5 Outstanding Airport Bars (PHOTOS)

Andrew Hickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrew Hickey

2010-10-29-d.jpgHere are five outstanding airport bars around the U.S. that will definitely help you feel good about being stuck with no place to go.

JFK Airport Bomb Plotters CONVICTED

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two men were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up jet fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a plan that authorities...

Hello, He Must Be Going: Shahzad Almost Slips Through the Net

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rick Horowitz

I don't know about you, but I can't remember the last time I booked a flight to Dubai while I was already driving to the airport, and then paid for my ticket with a wad of cash.

Faisal Shahzad Got Past Federal Officials Trailing Him: Arrest Was Planned At Terror Suspect's Home

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP / Huffington Post)-- Two people familiar with the Times Square bomb probe say federal officials lost track of suspect Faisal Shahzad (FY'...

Stranded Passengers Take Showers In Airport Sinks, Fight Off Boredom

AP | MEGAN K. SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — During her first four days living in an airport, Dominica Zschiesche cleaned her body with hand wipes and used a public bathroom sink...

The New Enemies Within

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Amore

What makes efforts to disrupt homegrown terrorists especially difficult is the absence of important layers in our national security strategy.

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...

Man Flies From JFK With Two Guns, Several Swords, Daggers And Knives In His Luggage

AP | SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CAIRO — Police detained an American-Egyptian man who arrived in Cairo on a flight from New York with firearms in his luggage, airport officials ...

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 ...

FAA Suspends Two After Control Tower Flap

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


Bumpy Ride Ahead: JFK Airport Closes Main Runway 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...

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.