Category Archives: Kennedy International

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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Volunteers Extend a Helping Hand at JFK, Newark Liberty

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff At the age of 92, U.S. Army veteran Mel Manheimer no longer serves his country on active duty. But service is still an essential part of his life, as the last nine years as … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The Skies Over Queens and the Port Authority’s Decision

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio editor Many people living in the vicinity of a Port Authority (PA) airport know that the agency engages actively with local community groups and roundtables on noise abatement issues. What’s less known is that these efforts began … Continue reading

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