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United Airlines Takes a $400 Million Hit After FAA Lifts Newark Limits

United Airlines Takes a $400 Million Hit After FAA Lifts Newark Limits

Brian Sumers, Skift

Thanks to one FAA decision, more than $400 million in assets simply disappeared from United's books. That's never a good thing.

5 months ago

New York Airports Threaten to Remove TSA in Favor of Alternate Screeners

New York Airports Threaten to Remove TSA in Favor of Alternate Screeners

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The best chance of solving the TSA staffing issue is the U.S. House approving additional funds to pay overtime for TSA workers. But the truth is that more airports should experiment with alternative security staffing, like the New York Port Authority has threatened to do.

7 months ago

Newark Airport Is About to Be Busier Than It Has Been in Years

Newark Airport Is About to Be Busier Than It Has Been in Years

David Porter, Associated Press

Considering the poor state of two of Newark's three terminals, we are not confident it can handle the increased traffic.

8 months ago

Lyft and Uber Get Green Light to Operate at New York City’s Newark Airport

Lyft and Uber Get Green Light to Operate at New York City’s Newark Airport

Associated Press

New Jersey's ride-share rules are a jumble and need to be streamlined. In the meantime, the rail link from the airport to downtown Manhattan will always be the fastest way to travel.

10 months ago

United and Delta Deal at Newark Airport Hit With Federal Lawsuit

United and Delta Deal at Newark Airport Hit With Federal Lawsuit

David McLaughlin and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

The federal government should take control of the slot allocation at all New York area airports and put a few un-bribable people in charge of making decisions.

1 year ago

Probe Not Behind Departure Says Key Player in United’s Chairman’s Flight

Probe Not Behind Departure Says Key Player in United’s Chairman’s Flight

David Porter, Associated Press

There are many reasons for Fox to leave, but we don't believe being caught on both sides of a corruption scandal wasn't one of them.

1 year ago

United Chairman’s Flight Investigation Claims First Political Resignation

United Chairman’s Flight Investigation Claims First Political Resignation

Michael Catalini, Associated Press

For every Newark passenger who has been forced to visit Terminals A and B and for every Amtrak rider who faces massive delays in and out of New York: We want to see a perp walk soon.

1 year ago

Records of United Airlines and Newark Meetings Redacted to Hide CEO’s Involvement

Records of United Airlines and Newark Meetings Redacted to Hide CEO’s Involvement

Martin Z. Braun, Bloomberg

We will be interested to see how this plays out, both for Smisek, whose settlement depends on him avoiding a conviction, and the New Jersey officials who've participated in the Newark shenanigans.

1 year ago

United Airline’s New Jersey Political Drama Expands to Atlantic City

United Airline’s New Jersey Political Drama Expands to Atlantic City

Scott Mayerowitz and David B. Caruso, Associated Press

This drama involves all the parties that make transport a challenge in New York and New Jersey — United, Atlantic City, Newark, and the Christie administration. In a perfect world there would be Dreamliner's worth of indictments to go around.

1 year ago

Ex-Official Behind Infamous Chairman’s Flight Gets Support From New Jersey Governor

Ex-Official Behind Infamous Chairman’s Flight Gets Support From New Jersey Governor

Associated Press

Loyalty is great. So is having friends who don't use public transportation infrastructure for their own benefit at the expense of everyone else and likely cost taxpayers millions in lost revenue.

1 year ago

New York City Transport Hubs Still a Mess After Failures by Governors and Legislatures

New York City Transport Hubs Still a Mess After Failures by Governors and Legislatures

Terrence Dopp and Martin Z. Braun, Bloomberg

The message from the governors and legislators is clear: Transportation hubs in the U.S.'s largest metro area must remain a mess in order to have high-paying jobs to dole out to woefully incompetent and corrupt political cronies.

2 years ago

The Company That Wants to Bring New York Airports Back to Their Former Glory

The Company That Wants to Bring New York Airports Back to Their Former Glory

Samantha Shankman, Skift

A global transformation has taken place at airports turning previously stark hubs into mini-cities with local food and shopping options. The mix of political and commercial stakeholders in charge of New York City airports has slowed its similar progress; however, all parties are now realizing the importance in quickly improving the flyer experience.

2 years ago