Articles tagged “port authority”

Tourism

Sprawling Mural Will Adorn NYC Eyesore Port Authority as a Midtown Draw for Tourists

Not only would a popular mural at the Port Authority Bus Terminal attract more tourists to the western edge of Times Square, a welcome turn for post-pandemic recovery in the Big Apple, but it would also boost local businesses and pretty up the dismal-looking station.

Sprawling Mural Will Adorn NYC Eyesore Port Authority as a Midtown Draw for Tourists

Airlines

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

You would think U.S. airports would know how this works. Revenue generated at an airport must stay there, and an airport operator cannot use it for other purposes. Airports must also have a transparent process for assessing fees. It seems the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey routinely flouted these guidelines.

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

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Ex-Port Authority Chief Won’t Go to Prison Over United’s ‘Chairman’s Flight’

Does this finally put an end to United's "Chairman's Flight" saga? Let's hope so. What a mess this has been — for all parties.

Ex-Port Authority Chief Won’t Go to Prison Over United’s ‘Chairman’s Flight’

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New York and New Jersey Back $32 Billion Investment for Airports and Transit Systems

It's a relief that funding for "shovel ready" upgrades and repairs are under way. But some of the plan is fanciful, such as the unrealistic funding and timetables for a proposed new bus terminal for New York City.

New York and New Jersey Back $32 Billion Investment for Airports and Transit Systems

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New York’s Port Authority Eyes Fees for Airport Pick Up and Drop Off

Increased fees are not the right way for New York area airports to better control the flow of automobile traffic, especially considering the lackluster state of public transportation options to each airport.

New York’s Port Authority Eyes Fees for Airport Pick Up and Drop Off

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Prosecutors Investigate if United’s ‘Chairman’s Flight’ Was a Bribe or a Shakedown

Another question would be: Or is it just business as usual at large airports across the United States?

Prosecutors Investigate if United’s ‘Chairman’s Flight’ Was a Bribe or a Shakedown

Airlines

The Chairman’s Flight That Got United’s CEO Fired

That Smisek would go, effective immediately, based on the curious Federal case of the Chairman's Flight and not the botched United-Continental merger speaks volumes about the state of U.S. aviation.

The Chairman’s Flight That Got United’s CEO Fired

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A Dinner Proposal That Subjected United to a Federal Corruption Probe

A bribery or fraud charge involving United and David Samson, then-chairman of the Port Authority, wouldn't exactly be a vote of confidence in United CEO Jeff Smisek's leadership. The federal investigation could be coming to a head shortly.

A Dinner Proposal That Subjected United to a Federal Corruption Probe

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NY Airport Passenger Arrivals Reach Record 117.1 Million in 2014

Growth was primarily driven by international travel, which rose 6 percent compared with 1.5 percent growth for domestic markets, a sign of record global tourism arrivals reported for 2014.

NY Airport Passenger Arrivals Reach Record 117.1 Million in 2014

Tourism

NY’s new world trade center deck to bring $875 million revenues over 15 years

The One World Trade Center deck will give big competition to Empire State Building's deck, as most travelers will likely choose between one of the other in their New York trips.

NY’s new world trade center deck to bring $875 million revenues over 15 years