| Jun 12, 2009
New Yorkers will soon see less birds and more planes in the sky this summer.
City officials plan on working with the U.S. Agriculture Department to hunt and kill as many as 2,000 Canadian geese that fly within five miles of near its two major airports in...
| Jun 30, 2009
An American Airlines flight on its way from Miami to New York landed safely at LaGuardia Airport late Tuesday morning after reporting a bird strike, PIX News has learned.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Flight 1256 was at an altitude of 900 feet...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 3:38 PM
(WGN-AM)- A United Airlines plane headed to Denver was diverted to O'Hare International Airport Friday afternoon because of a white powder on board that was found to be a disintegrated paper napkin, authorities said.
A white powdery substance fell out of...
| Aug 1, 2009
LaGuardia Airport is back open after a bomb scare this morning caused officials to evacuate the main terminal. Police say a man carrying a bag filled with batteries and wires was taken into custody. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman John...
| Aug 1, 2009
| 2:16 PM
NEW YORK -- The central terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a man entered the building with a fake bomb in a bag, police said.
The scare was over in a few hours, but it disrupted travel plans for thousands of...
| Aug 10, 2009
Members of the National Transportation Safety Board are set to examine whether stricter airspace regulations need to be introduced in New York as a result of Saturday's fatal mid-air collision that left nine people dead.
"[We are] going to be looking...
| Aug 25, 2009
| 4:09 AM
Police launched a probe Tuesday into the shooting of a 26-year-old man at LaGuardia Airport, who had just flown in from Las Vegas.
According to New York City police, the shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday. The man was shot in the upper left chest...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 4:27 PM
FBI agents questioned a man who flew into LaGuardia Airport from Maryland on Sunday night allegedly with an explosive device in his possession.
The firecracker-like device was discovered by a crew member on board a Piedmont Airlines plane, a subsidiary...
| Jan 2, 2010
| 3:10 PM
A New York-bound plane returned safely to Boston's Logan Airport after the pilot noticed smoke in the cockpit minutes after takeoff.
The Delta Airlines plane returned to the gate using its own power, according to airport spokesman Matthew Brelis. The...
| Jan 21, 2010
| 10:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA - A Jewish teenager trying to pray on a New York-to- Kentucky flight caused a scare Thursday when he pulled out a set of small boxes containing holy scrolls, leading the captain to divert the flight to Philadelphia, where the commuter plane...
| Jan 31, 2010
| 7:26 AM
A New York City police officer has been suspended after his unattended department sport utility vehicle was stolen from a Bronx street and was found about 11 miles away at LaGuardia Airport.
Police say an officer with the Port Authority of New York and...