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05.28.15 Liam Mathews

Even Joe Biden anecdotally knows our airports are terrible, but now there are numbers to back it up: A study by airport advocacy group Global Gateway Alliance found that Kennedy, Newark and LaGuardia have they highest percentage of tarmac delays of any airports in the country, the Daily News reports. A total of 6,788 flights […]

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03.19.14 Andy Cush

The design firm Neoscape created these renderings of a futuristic LaGuardia to show what the dilapidated airport might look like in a few years with a little TLC. “This comprehensive vision integrates a modern, efficient and innovative design, including the striking all-glass facade, into La Guardia’s main terminal,” said Joseph Sitt, chairman of Global Gateway Alliance, […]

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01.27.11 Bucky Turco

$15 billi. That’s what it would cost to expand Kennedy and Newark airports according to a new report funded by Port Authority. The study also claimed it is expected to piss off environmentalists at the local, state and national level as the expansion plan would involve “dumping fill” into Jamaica Bay, which as the New […]

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01.14.11 Lauri Apple

Because the public demands such information, the TSA’s Blogger Bob has written a post about the status of Louboutin spikes in the hierarchy of banned objects. What happens if you show up with such shoes at an airport checkpoint–will you be let through? Um, maybe! And what about other spiky stuff? Um, maybe not! […]

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12.08.10 Lauri Apple

You’ll no longer be able to crash your car into the terminals at New York’s three local airports after the Port Authority installs new protective barriers. Seriously, why even go to the airport now? The barriers cost $120.4 million–money that comes from passengers’ fees, reports the Mike Bloomberg Plain-Dealer. Has a car ever crashed into […]

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11.15.10 Lauri Apple

Many Internetters (including me) went all Dee Snider this weekend over the Transportation Security Administration’s new security measures, which involve officers fondling and groping people in their private-est places at airport security checkpoints. […]

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