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With some of the toughest gun laws in the country, New York City and New Jersey require equally tough screening at airports to ensure that passengers aren’t transporting firearms. According to a report by the New York Post, the Transportation Security Administration has been underreporting its gun statistics to paint a more rosy picture. While […]

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Federal officials have said that numerous drones were spotted in restricted airspace around JFK airport this week, each being a separate incident. On Sunday evening, a Delta pilot and a Virgin Atlantic crew reported a drone between 2,000 and 3,000 feet in the air, and about 10 miles from the runways. The FBI said that drone […]

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In a week of record low temperatures and subsequent airline delays across the country, no flights were more fucked up than those coming out of LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark. A study conducted by the Global Gateway Alliance found that almost 60% of all in- and outbound flights at the three airports were delayed during the […]

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The Port Authority has stopped killing snowy owls at JFK Airport for now, but that doesn’t mean the majestic birds are safe forever. In an effort to halt slaughter of snowy owls forever, the animal rights group Friends of Animals has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, […]

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A day after it was reported that any snowy owls found at NYC airports would be killed, the Port Authority is backing off, announcing that it will “move immediately toward implementing a program to trap and relocate snowy owls that pose a threat to aircraft.” A few unfortunate owls were killed over the weekend, before […]

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey shot and killed at least two snowy owls at JFK Airport Saturday, ordering that any more of the birds spotted there be killed as well. The decision came after an owl made its way into the engine of a plane that was sitting on the runway. In […]

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JFK Airport Security Supervisor Gerard Robson was responding to a parking lot fender bender June 21 when he experienced every sexter’s worst nightmare. Robson took photos of the crash to document what had happened, attached them to an email, and shot it off to about 20 co-workers–then realized he had sent a picture of his penis […]

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A nefarious ring of 18 JFK Airport employees was arrested today for stealing 100,000 miniature liquor bottles from the airport. Their total bounty, which also included larger bottles of liquor and other duty-free items, is alleged to exceed $750,000. Police also raided the home of a retired airport truck driver and found more than 500 […]

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A Los Angeles-bound airliner was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from JFK Airport on Thursday due to engine failure from a bird strike. Moments later, the captain of Delta Flight 1063, who has yet to be identified, cooly radioed air traffic control as if he didn’t have a care in the […]

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President Obama swooped into NYC on Thursday to get money from Harvey Weinstein’s rich friends, but we obviously don’t have video of the event that people paid tens of thousands of dollars to attend. But, here he is getting off Air Force One and then later getting back on it. […]

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