Tag: JFK Airport

JFK airport control tower water leak grounds hundreds of flights on Fourth of July weekend

By Caitlin McFall | Fox News A water leak in a John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport control tower in New York City Saturday left travelers facing long delays over the Fourth of July weekend. At least 300 flights were impacted by a "minor water leak" that forced control workers to oper...

Biometric boarding capabilities launched at JFK Airport’s Terminals

A biometric self-boarding gate has officially been launched at John F. Kennedy International Airport with the aim to “enhance customer experience and employee safety.” Lufthansa has deployed the paperless, high-tech boarding process, which uses facial recognition technology to verify travell...

Baggage handlers in Florida, New York and Virginia strike against abusive conditions

Baggage handlers and other staff at American and Delta airlines contractor Eulen America have gone on strike in protest at what they say are abusive and hazardous working conditions. The airport workers are walking out of work today at Miami, Fort Lauderdale, JFK and Reagan airports in retaliati...

JFK International Airport’s renewable solar power project approved by PCS

New York’s Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the request to proceed with renewable solar power projects at John F Kennedy International Airport. The Port Authority of New York, who will work in partnership with New York Power Authority (NYPA), made the request in hopes to help the airp...

JFK airport: LINDT opens new chocolate store

Lindt & Sprüngli Travel Retail is fulfilling its mission to bring ‘magical moments’ to travellers around the world with the debut of live LINDT MASTER CHOCOLATIERS in the North American travel retail market. Lindt & Sprüngli Travel Retail celebrated with International Shoppes (I.Sho...

JFK airport to undergo $13bn major transformation, according to governor

Source: Curbed NY. A major transformation of New York's John F. Kennedy Airport costing $13bn has been announced by New York's governor Andrew Cuomo. Last Thursday, as reported by state media, the governor plans to build two new terminals and two new roads to better improve vehicle access to the...

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