Articles tagged “jfk”

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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.

5 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.

5 years ago

NYC & Company Expands Neighborhood Campaign to JFK Airport

NYC & Company Expands Neighborhood Campaign to JFK Airport

Samantha Shankman, Skift

New York City is taking impressive strides with its latest campaign push. Reaching out to the millions of travelers at JFK Airport is a smart, if not obvious, choice.

5 years ago

Homeland Security Limits Flyers From Ebola Region to 5 U.S. Airports

Homeland Security Limits Flyers From Ebola Region to 5 U.S. Airports

Mark Drajem , Bloomberg

The U.S. is shoring up its Ebola screening procedures for arriving passengers whose itineraries began in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone. This might be viewed as a compromise as it is short of an outright travel ban, but it isn't likely to appease proponents of a ban.

5 years ago

JFK Airport Begins Ebola Screening for Visitors From 3 West African Countries

JFK Airport Begins Ebola Screening for Visitors From 3 West African Countries

Allyson Versprille , Bloomberg

JFK gets about half of the U.S. arrivals from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea so the airport, along with Washington Dulles, Newark Liberty, Chicago O’Hare and Atlanta Hartsfield, will be a focus of Ebola monitoring. Fewer than 1% of U.S. arrivals hail from the three countries where Ebola has made its largest mark.

5 years ago

New York City Airports Introduce Free 30-Minute Wi-Fi for Flyers

New York City Airports Introduce Free 30-Minute Wi-Fi for Flyers

Associated Press

This Wi-Fi roll-out is standard for international airports but a major improvement for New York City airports, which are known as some of the worst in the country.

5 years ago

JFK Airport Manager Resigns Amid FAA Investigation

JFK Airport Manager Resigns Amid FAA Investigation

Martin Z. Braun, Bloomberg

We know there are many great people working at the Port Authority, but we also know that it's the worst welcome most local and foreign visitors receive to the U.S. A wholesale housecleaning is in order.

5 years ago

NYC Area Airport Workers Join Union in Fight for Better Pay, Benefits

NYC Area Airport Workers Join Union in Fight for Better Pay, Benefits

Associated Press

An overworked and discontent labor force is just one of NYC area airports' problems that have given them the reputation as the worst in the country. Empowering and respecting workers seems like a good place to start the improvements.

5 years ago

Low-Paid Workers at New York Airports Get a Salary Boost

Low-Paid Workers at New York Airports Get a Salary Boost

Associated Press

Low-paid workers are both a safety and a security risk. Even minor bumps like this improve matters.

5 years ago

Delta and American Battle Over NYC-London Business Flyers

Delta and American Battle Over NYC-London Business Flyers

Karen Jacobs, Reuters

Heavy investment in the lucrative route highlights the industry's preferential treatment of a very specific kind of flyer and explains the ever-worsening conditions for everyone else.

5 years ago

New York’s Port Authority Is Being Outwitted by Area Birds

New York’s Port Authority Is Being Outwitted by Area Birds

Associated Press

Well, it is the Port Authority. When people call them bird brains the birds are incredibly offended.

5 years ago

JetBlue and American Partnership Terminated Due to US Airways Strength in Philadelphia

JetBlue and American Partnership Terminated Due to US Airways Strength in Philadelphia

Centre for Aviation - CAPA

The American Airlines and US Airways merger -- and US Airways' Philadelphia hub, in particular -- got in the way of the American Airlines and JetBlue partnership. JetBlue shouldn't have much trouble finding a new friend.

5 years ago