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Travel News: February 11, 2019

TWA Hotel reservations open on Valentine’s Day Travel Weekly The TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport will begin taking reservations on Feb. 14. Bookings will be accepted for stays beginning on May 15, with reservations available solely via the hotel’s website. Daytime-only reservations also will be available this spring, offering travelers a place to shower, rest or work during a layover. The hotel also suggests travelers head to the hotel after an early morning arrival instead of getting s...
Tags: Travel, New York, India, Disney, Delhi, Mumbai, News And Deals, Daytona Beach, Kennedy Airport, Daytona International Speedway, IATA, Belt Parkway, TWA Hotel, Van Wyck Expressway Delhi, CAPA Centre for Aviation A Foundation Stone


NYC man charged with trying to join Pakistani terror group

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man has been arrested on federal charges of trying to join a Pakistan-based terrorist group. U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman says 29-year-old Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion was arrested Thursday as he tried to board a flight to Pakistan at Kennedy Airport. Berman says Encarnacion was trying to join the […]
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Ap, Nation, Pakistan, Kennedy Airport, Berman, Encarnacion, Geoffrey Berman, Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion


T.S.A. Screeners, Working Without Pay, Are Calling Out Sick

More than 150 employees, many of them responsible for screening passengers, called in on Friday morning at Kennedy Airport to say they were ill or otherwise unable to work, a union official said.
Tags: News, Airports, Airport Security, Transportation Security Administration, Kennedy Airport, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional


Airport contractor fined $12.3 million for JFK pay-to-play

NEW YORK (AP) — An airport services contractor accused of bribing its way to big contracts at New York's Kennedy Airport has agreed to pay a $12.3 million fine for violating state law.Ground Services International also agreed Thursday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Ap, Jfk, Kennedy Airport, Ground Services International


New York City is reportedly nearing a deal to host Amazon's second headquarters. Here's what New York promised the company — from millions of dollars in subsidies to Gov. Cuomo changing his name — to win Amazon over. (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to move part of its second headquarters, HQ2, to New York City, in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens.  New York City's Long Island City pitch to Amazon promised the company 13 million square feet of real estate, a fun neighborhood, and speedy commutes.  The state has also reportedly offered incentives that could include hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies, as well as more tongue-in-cheek promises such as Gov. Andrew Cuomo changing his name...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Virginia, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, New York Times, Queens, The Times, John, Andrew Cuomo, Nassau County, Laguardia Airport, Amtrak, New York Daily News, Cuomo


New York investor gets probation for groping plane passenger

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a New York investor to a year of probation for groping a woman last year during a Spirit Airlines flight to Kennedy Airport. Prosecutors say Musa Yenni rubbed and squeezed the woman’s leg under a blanket during a flight from Fort Lauderdale. They say the woman […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Spirit Airlines, Fort Lauderdale, Kennedy Airport, Nation & World, Musa Yenni


New York Today: New York Today: Changes Coming to Kennedy Airport

Friday: A lengthy, pricey, much-needed makeover for J.F.K., and a reminder about voting.
Tags: New York, News, Airports, New York City, Ny, Kennedy Airport, Transit Systems, Kennedy International Airport (Queens


Two more planes full of sick people land in the United States bringing the zombie apocalypse one step closer

You may have heard that an Emirates flight EK 203 was quarantined by the Center for Disease Control at John F. Kennedy Airport immediately after landing earlier this week. At first, it was crazy town: ABC news reported that 100 people on the flight were sick with fevers and uncontrollable coughing. Vanilla Ice was on board! But as the CDC and the NYPD began to get a handle on what was going on, things felt a little less scary. Only 10 people in total--maybe--were sick. Only 11 of the 100 sick in...
Tags: Post, News, Air Travel, Abc, Cdc, Zombies, Munich, United States, Paris, John, American Airlines, Kennedy Airport, Center for Disease Control, Philadelphia International Airport, Get A Flu Shot, Zombie Flu


Passengers screened after suffering flu-like illness on separate flights to Philadelphia

Passengers and crew on two flights arriving in Philadelphia from Europe on Thursday were screened by medical teams after 12 people aboard became ill with flu-like symptoms, a day after a similar outbreak on a flight from Dubai to New York. All 250 people on separate American Airlines flights from Munich and Paris were "held for a medical review" as a precaution, and the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was notified, Philadelphia International Airport spokeswoman Diane Gerace s...
Tags: Europe, New York, Texas, News, Nbc, Cdc, Ap, Munich, Paris, Emirates, Dubai, Bill De Blasio, Philadelphia, Airbus, Customs, Border Patrol


Rapper Vanilla Ice describes sick plane scare

A large commercial jet from Dubai landed at New York's Kennedy Airport on Wednesday after several passengers and crew members fell ill. 520 people including rapper Vanilla Ice were on board. The plane was quarantined. 10 people were sick. (Sept. 6)            [Author: AP]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Dubai, Kennedy Airport


Passengers on quarantined jet appear to have the flu

NEW YORK (AP) — A large commercial jet from Dubai caused a scare on Wednesday after a pilot radioed that it would be landing at New York's Kennedy Airport carrying several passengers and crew members who fell ill with flu-like symptoms.
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Dubai, Kennedy Airport


Jet quarantined in New York after reports of sick passengers

NEW YORK (AP) — A commercial jet from Dubai prompted a large-scale emergency response at New York's Kennedy Airport on Wednesday after a pilot reported that several passengers and crew members were complaining about having a flu-like illness.
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Dubai, Kennedy Airport


Emirates plane quarantined in NYC at John F. Kennedy airport after numerous fall ill

Numerous flyers fell during on a flight arriving from Dubai Wednesday. Early reports of up to 100 ill by New York media may have been erroneous.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Dubai, Usa Today, Kennedy Airport


Sick Passengers and Crew Aboard Emirates Flight Test Positive for Influenza

Ten passengers were taken to the hospital after a plane with more than 500 people aboard was quarantined upon landing at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday.
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Plane Quarantined At JFK Airport After 10 Passengers Fall Ill Aboard A Flight From Dubai

NEW YORK (AP) — A plane has been quarantined at New York’s Kennedy Airport when about 10 passengers became ill aboard a flight from Dubai. The Emirates flight landed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. The airline says the passengers were getting medical attention “as a precaution.” Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by ambulances, vehicles and airport personnel. Passengers were exiting the plane with their luggage and getting on to buses. Representatives of th...
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Dubai, Jfk Airport, Kennedy Airport, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Summer Concepcion


Plane quarantined at JFK amid reports of sick passengers

NEW YORK (AP) — A plane has been quarantined at New York’s Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai. The Emirates flight landed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. The airline says about 10 passengers were sick and were getting medical attention “as a precaution.” Video from news helicopters showed the jet […]
Tags: Travel, Health, New York, News, Ap, World, Nation, Dubai, Jfk, Kennedy Airport, Nation & World, Boeing & Aerospace


New York mayor’s office: Plane quarantined at Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard flight from Dubai

NEW YORK (AP) — New York mayor’s office: Plane quarantined at Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard flight from Dubai.
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Dubai, Kennedy Airport, Nation & World


Police: Dad of baby found floating in river returned to US

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who police say fled to Thailand after carrying his dead 7-month-old baby around in a backpack and tossing his body into a river near the Brooklyn Bridge has been returned to New York City. Thirty-seven-year-old James Currie arrived at Kennedy Airport Thursday. Police say Thai authorities stopped Currie from […]
Tags: New York, News, US, Ap, Thailand, Brooklyn Bridge, Kennedy Airport, Currie, Nation & World, James Currie, New York City Thirty


Plane diverted to JFK after report of smoke in cockpit

NEW YORK (AP) — A plane made an emergency landing at New York’s Kennedy Airport after reports of smoke in the cockpit. Officials say United Airlines Flight 4697 from Washington to Providence, Rhode Island was diverted about 2 p.m. Tuesday. About 50 people were evacuated from the twin-engine Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet and bused to […]
Tags: New York, News, Washington, Jfk, United Airlines, Kennedy Airport, Providence Rhode Island, Nation & World


3-D technology to be tested for carry-on bags at JFK Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — Travelers at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York will soon experience a test of more advanced, three-dimensional imaging to screen carry-on bags. The Transportation Security Administration and American Airlines said Thursday that a test of computed-tomography scanners will start later this month at JFK’s Terminal 8. The machines let screeners […]
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, News, Jfk, Transportation Security Administration, Jfk Airport, American Airlines, Kennedy Airport


Authorities Swarm JetBlue Plane After False Hijacking Alarm at JFK Airport

A false hijacking alarm prompted authorities to board a JetBlue Flight before it could leave John F Kennedy Airport in New York.
Tags: Science, John, Jetblue, Jfk Airport, Kennedy Airport


JetBlue radio failure triggers scare at JFK Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — A communication failure involving a JetBlue plane caused a brief scare at John F. Kennedy Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says Jetblue Flight 1623 “experienced a radio equipment problem while taxing for departure” at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. It says the crew requested to return to the ramp. The Port Authority […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Ap, Jetblue, Jfk Airport, Federal Aviation Administration, Kennedy Airport, Port Authority, Nation & World


Report Offers 50 Ways to Avoid the Chaos That Crippled Kennedy Airport

Ray LaHood, a former transportation secretary, laid out dozens of changes to avoid a repeat of the failure that followed a fierce January snowstorm.
Tags: Transportation, News, Airports, Cotton, Kennedy Airport, Rick, Airlines and Airplanes, Ray LaHood, Snow and Snowstorms, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey


Cat escapes in JFK airport

Cats are independent creatures; this is well-known by anyone who’s ever owned one. These adventurous felines often don’t mind a good adventure, but a cat named Pepper in New York City took her feisty spirit a bit too far — she escaped and spent a week roaming around John F. Kennedy Airport. The journey started in Terminal 4 at JFK, where Pepper escaped from her owners as they checked in for a flight to China. Pepper took off unspotted, making his way through the terminal and eventually into a...
Tags: Travel, Funny, China, New York City, Cat, Pepper, John, Jfk, Escape, Jfk Airport, All, Kennedy Airport, Port Authority Police Department, The Port Authority Police Department, Port Authority PBA, Port Authority Police Department Police


Wayward cat captured at JFK Airport after a week on the lam

NEW YORK (AP) — A frisky can that got loose at New York’s Kennedy Airport has been captured after more than a week on the lam. WABC-TV reports that Pepper the cat was lured out of hiding early Saturday. Pepper bolted from her owner on April 20 as they were preparing to board a flight […]
Tags: New York, News, Jfk Airport, Kennedy Airport, WABC TV, Nation & World


JetBlue to return to Ontario Airport with flights to New York

JetBlue Airways executives plan a return to Ontario International Airport after about a decade’s absence from the city, the company announced Wednesday morning. JetBlue dropped Ontario International Airport from its network in 2008, when it ceased offering daily flights to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. The airline blamed high fuel prices when it announced that decision nearly 10 years ago. Now, flying out of Ontario is a more affordable proposition for JetBlue, so flights from ONT to...
Tags: Business, New York, Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, John, Jfk, Customs, Local News, St George, Jetblue, Hawaiian Airlines, Southern California


JetBlue just added flights at Hollywood Burbank Airport after cutting operations out of Long Beach

JetBlue Airways Corp. will curtail flight operations at Long Beach Airport, and last year’s decision by the city council to refuse international flights was a deciding factor. “The majority of the change in Long Beach is being driven by the rejection of the Customs facility,” said Marty St. George, JetBlue’s executive vice president of commercial and planning operations. JetBlue announced changes to their Southern California flight schedules Wednesday morning. Besides plans to reduce its take of...
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love is ...: The Museum of ‘Please Find Me’

The Lost & Found at Kennedy Airport is the last, best hope for travelers missing their iPads, meaningful snapshots and many, many wedding rings.
Tags: News, Ny, Kennedy Airport, Kennedy International Airport (Queens, Lost and Found Property, Love Is


Feds: Detainee at Airport for Deportation Escapes in Taxi

Federal authorities say an immigration detainee about to be deported to Senegal escaped custody at New York's Kennedy Airport and fled in a taxi.
Tags: New York, Senegal, Kennedy Airport


ICE: Detainee being deported from JFK Airport fled in taxi

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say an immigration detainee about to be deported to Senegal escaped custody at New York’s Kennedy Airport and fled in a taxi. A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke was in the custody of ICE agents at the airport Tuesday night when he bolted and […]
Tags: New York, News, Senegal, Ap, Jfk Airport, Kennedy Airport, Customs Enforcement, Nation & World, Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke