Articles tagged “port authority”

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

FAA Blasts Newark Airport for How It Charges Airline Fees

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

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.

10 months ago

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

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

David Voreacos, Bloomberg

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.

3 years ago

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

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

Associated Press

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.

3 years ago

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

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

Associated Press

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.

4 years ago

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

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

David Voreacos and David Kocieniewski, Bloomberg

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

4 years ago

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

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

Jason Clampet, Skift

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.

4 years ago

A Dinner Proposal That Subjected United to a Federal Corruption Probe

A Dinner Proposal That Subjected United to a Federal Corruption Probe

David Kocieniewski and David Voreacos , Bloomberg

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.

4 years ago

NY Airport Passenger Arrivals Reach Record 117.1 Million in 2014

NY Airport Passenger Arrivals Reach Record 117.1 Million in 2014

Associated Press

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.

5 years ago

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

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

Reuters

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.

7 years ago

Aviation geek heaven: original lease between Port Authority and NYC for airports

7 years ago