Category Archives: aviation

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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Women’s Empowerment Group Takes Off at LaGuardia

By Abigail Goldring, Media Relations Staff Last year, three women at the helm of LaGuardia Airport’s management piloted a program aimed at connecting and empowering women in aviation. Now, less than a year later, WOW – short for Women Empowering … 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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