New York Airport News & Updates

Westchester County Airport Installs Security Technology to Validate Passenger ID

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Westchester County Airport (HPN) is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near real time. “The...

Flying Taxi Startup Lilium Will Build a Hub for Its Electric Aircraft in Florida

One of Germany’s premier flying taxi startups just gained a foothold in the US. Lilium, the five-year-old venture-backed startup from Munich, announced that it will build a 56,000-square-foot transportation hub for its aerial taxi...

Trucking Shortage Stokes Fear of Last Mile Problems for Amazon

Fears of an impending truck-pocalypse are picking up speed in Red Hook, as Amazon plans yet another “last-mile” distribution center in the waterfront neighborhood. The online shopping giant has inked a lease for 311,796 square...

JetBlue Skis into Telluride With Flights Between Montrose, Colo., and Three Focus Cities

JetBlue Airways has joined Southwest Airlines in adding Telluride in Colorado to its route map this winter as US carriers continue to seek out new seasonal leisure routes. The New York-based airline plans to serve...

New York Airports to Penalize Travelers Who Do Not Wear Masks

Travelers at New York-area airports who refuse to don a mask will be subject to a $50 fine, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced.  The list of airports includes John F....

US Customs and Border Protection Expands King Air Fleet 

Textron Aviation was awarded a contract for two additional Beechcraft King Air 350-CPR  turboprop aircraft for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO).  After mission modifications by Sierra Nevada Corporation, these...