New York Airport News & Updates

Zara Rutherford Becomes the Youngest Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe Solo In a Small Aircraft

Zara Rutherford, 19, completed her mission and became the youngest woman in history to fly solo around the world in a small aircraft. Her journey lasted 155 days or 5 months and 3 days....

Brigadier General Charles McGee Dies

Charles E. McGee died peacefully in his sleep on January 16, 2022, at his Bethesda, Maryland home at the age of 102 years old. “He had his right hand over his heart and was...

The Number of Guns Detected at TSA Checkpoints in NYC Region’s Airports Increased In 2021

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped 26 handguns at New York City area airport checkpoints in 2021, an increase from the 17 guns caught in 2020. Each of the firearms was discovered by TSA officers...

Aviation Leader Dave Sharma Passes Away at 86

Dave was born in Burma in 1935, where he was one of 6 children and his family escaped from Burma during World War II, relocating to Northern India. Having lost his father at a...

The Ark at JFK Readies Holstein Bulls for Long Flight to Asia

Six young Holstein Breeding Bulls made their way through The ARK at JFK to a country in S.W. Asia via Qatar Airways last week. The bulls traveled by road from their export isolation facility...

LATAM Distinguished as the Most Punctual Airline Group in the World in 2021

The LATAM Airlines Group achieved first place worldwide in the “Mega Airlines” category of the 2021 punctuality ranking from the prestigious international consulting firm OAG. This recognition is based on the accumulated monthly statistics provided...