New York Airport News & Updates

Fast Five: Brandon Fried

Brandon Fried was appointed to serve as the Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association in November 2005. Brandon has more than 38 years of experience in the air...

Hellcat Test Pilot: Barbara Kibbee Jayne

History was made in 1943 when three pilots from Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, in Bethpage, NY, became the first women in the United States to test Navy fighter aircraft.

Fast Five: Dr. Sharon DeVivo

Dr. DeVivo began her career as director of public relations at C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University and then moved on to Fordham University where she served as public affairs manager....

Bright Lights, Big Plane! The TWA Hotel Connie Lands in Times Square

Only in New York: The 1958 Lockheed Constellation “Connie” airplane bound to become a cocktail lounge at the TWA Hotel — the only on-airport hotel at JFK — will park in Times...

Singapore Airlines Announces “Farm-to-Plane” Initiative With Aerofarms

Airplane food is about to get a lot fresher! Reflecting passengers’ growing interest in healthy travel, Singapore Airlines has launched its first Farm-To-Plane partnership with AeroFarms, the leader in indoor vertical farming,...

Southwest Airlines Cargo Honored as Nation’s Best

Southwest Airlines Co. Cargo is celebrating success by bringing home one of the industry’s top air cargo awards. The Airforwarders Association recently honored Southwest Cargo with its Domestic Airline of the Year...

First-Ever Innovative Wheelchairs Launch at JFK Airport’s Terminal 4

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4 announced it is the first airport terminal in the nation to offer Jetweels wheelchairs – non-metallic, lightweight and ergonomic seat-equipped wheelchairs – to improve the...

Bronx Man Arrested With a Loaded Gun After Attempting to Push Past TSA Checkpoint at JFK

A man from the Bronx was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport yesterday, March 7th, after the armed man tried to run past Transportation Security Administration officers...
Metropolitan Airport News - May 2019