The central terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport was evacuated this morning after a report of a suspicious package that turned out to be part of a lighting system, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said.
New flight routes into and out of Houston based on navigation technology from a $42 billion U.S. air-traffic modernization project will save airlines millions of dollars in fuel in one of the program’s first measurable results.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the time of reopening John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport in New York, and New Jersey’s Newark Liberty airport is currently not known. Earlier today the authority said on its website that the airports were scheduled to open today after snowstorms blanketed the East Coast with snow and wind and airlines canceled flights.
Growing up in the South Bronx, Ken Lipper sat at his grandmother’s knee, tallying the hems and collars she sewed. The 7-year-old boy wanted to ensure the immigrant from Russia, who spoke no English, was properly paid.