New York Airport News & Updates

2017 Metropolitan Airport News Holiday Party

We were joined by CALMM, JFK Rotary Club, Royal Waste, The ARK at JFK, Delta Global Services, Patient Airlift Services (PALS), Aramex, and many other airport personnel for a fun evening of dinner and...

A Journey Through Long Island Aviation History

The year is 1911 and most Americans are concerned about the high cost of living. The price of bread  has risen to 4 cents a loaf –  a quart of milk is now 8 cents...

From Farm to Flight: Qantas to Operate World’s First US-Australia Biofuel Flight

Qantas today announced it will operate the world’s first bio-fuel flight between the United States and Australia. The Los Angeles to Melbourne flight will take place early next year, in collaboration with World Fuel Services...

Southwest Airlines Breathes New Life Into Nearly 675,000lbs. of Seat Covers

Southwest Airlines Co. announced the expansion of Repurpose with Purpose, an initiative that up-cycles, down-cycles, and recycles hundreds of thousands of pounds of discarded material into useful products with the help of partner organizations. Southwest Airlines has...

AT&T Flying COW Connects Puerto Rico

As they work to permanently restore their network, this experimental technology is providing data, voice, and text services to customers. This is the first time an LTE cell site on a drone has been...

Port Authority Earns Global Recognition for Carbon-Emission Efforts at All Five Agency Airports

In recognition of its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has received accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) for the agency’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions...

Delta, Korean Air Joint Venture Granted Approval By U.S. DOT

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air took a significant step in the creation of their trans-Pacific joint venture with approval of the joint venture by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The DOT approval reflects the...

Alaska Airlines Ends Daily Flights to Cuba

Alaska Airlines announced today that it will end a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba. The last flight is planned for Jan. 22, 2018. The airline will redeploy aircraft used to serve Havana to markets with higher demand. "Travel...