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Port Authority’s Ground Game: Preparing for Pope Francis and Other World Leaders

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Before the hem of Pope Francis’s Roman cassock ever brushes the tarmac at JFK International Airport, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the Port Authority is activated.  Our game face is on. Says Michael Spall, … Continue reading

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JFK International Airport Welcomes the Pope

By Steve Coleman, Acting Director, Media Relations There’s always been something mystical about the Pope.  He’s not a rock star, but the public – Catholics and non-Catholics alike – treat him with rock star reverence.  He draws crowds and excitement … Continue reading

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