Category Archives: airports

Airport Safety Starts with a Fire Drill

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff Travelers heading into John F. Kennedy International Airport on a recent Monday may have been startled by the sight of a plane engulfed in flames on the runway. What the passengers didn’t know is … Continue reading

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A Sign of Progress at LaGuardia

By Alana Calmi, Media Relations Staff LaGuardia Airport has long welcomed travelers to New York City with its iconic WELCOME TO NEW YORK sign along the airport’s perimeter. But, as the airport continues its ongoing redevelopment, it was clear the … Continue reading

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Lessons of the Sully ‘Miracle,’ 10 Years Later

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff Northeast of the George Washington Bridge, a plane at an altitude of 3,000 feet directly above the Bronx encountered a flock of Canada geese shortly after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on … Continue reading

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