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The Port Authority and the Shomrim Society of the Port Authority will formally re-dedicate the return of a new Hanukkah menorah during a ceremony at the World Trade Center site at 5:10 p.m. on Monday, December 18. The re-dedication ceremony will take place in the eastern half of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub Oculus, where it will be on...
The Port Authority today launched its most comprehensive recruitment initiative ever to attract veterans for available agency jobs, with the goal of having those who served in the U.S. military comprise 5 percent of the agency’s workforce in 2020. The new policy aligns with a Board of Commissioners directive in September that the agency greatly enhance its existing recruitment...
The Port Authority is introducing a new code of ethics for its vendors, contractors and consultants, part of a comprehensive integrity program adopted by the agency’s Board of Commissioners in September. The program is designed to ensure the highest level of integrity and accountability by Port Authority employees and those hired for any work done on behalf of the Port...
LaGuardia Airport New York
Canam-Bridges will supply 3,600 tons of components to build the steel structures of four new access ramps at LaGuardia Airport in New York on behalf of the Skanska / Walsh joint venture. The redevelopment of the Central Terminal B is being completed through a public-private partnership and will be delivered in design-build mode. The four access ramps will be made up of transfer box girders and assembled...
Samson Motorworks Switchblade flying sports car
Samson Motors of Central Oregon, creators of the Switchblade – the world's first flying sports car – successfully completed grueling suspension testing, and the engine was recently pushed to over 110% power in a test cell, helping ensure engine reliability in preparations for a Spring 2018 launch. If you've dreamed of the day you could go from driving down the road, and...
MCR, the seventh-largest hotel owner-operator in the U.S., joined hundreds of construction workers at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday to top out the TWA Hotel’s first hotel structure. Once complete, the TWA Hotel will preserve Eero Saarinen’s iconic TWA Flight Center, adaptively reusing the terminal as a world class hotel with 505 guestrooms, 50,000 square feet of...
A Bangladeshi man — inspired by ISIS — set off a pipe bomb adjacent to New York’s Port Authority bus terminal during rush hour Monday morning December 10th, sowing mass chaos but causing few injuries — likely because the “attempted terrorist” detonated his “low-tech device” prematurely. The suspect, Akayed Ullah, a Bangladesh immigrant, set off the device in an underground...
Turkish-777-Freighter
Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated the delivery today of the airline's first 777 Freighter, the world's longest-range twin-engine freighter. The airplane and a second freighter on order will help the airline expand its cargo business. "The delivery of our first 777 Freighter is a milestone event in our cargo business," said Mr. İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board and the Executive...
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 dancing! Thank you to all of our advertisers and sponsors, and most importantly, thank you to all that attended! Visit our Flickr page for additional photos. Click...
NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S NEW $2.3 BILLION TERMINAL A REDEVELOPMENT
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved $496 million for major landside and airside projects as part of the overall $2.3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). The board’s commitment will significantly advance the redevelopment program, which is designed to deliver a new terminal that will comprise one million square feet, accommodate 33 aircraft...