| Mar 11, 2009
A witness described metal debris raining down over an industrial complex in Queens Wednesday about the same time an American Airlines jet sustained engine failure after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport.
Metal fell from the plane, which safely made an...
| Jan 19, 2009
Monday, January 19th, 2008
The investigation of the emergency crash landing of a US Airways jetliner will last a year and the lessons will go on for decades.
That's the word from Robert Benzon, the National Transportation Safety Board's chief...
| Apr 7, 2009
NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- Southwest Airlines will soon be free to move about LaGuardia Airport. The air carrier will be setting up shop in June with eight daily non-stop flights to places like Chicago and Baltimore/Washington.
To date, New York City...
| May 10, 2009
NEW YORK -- If you're a foodie who's too broke to fly to China, I have three words for you: Go to Flushing.
Sure, you can find Chinese cultural enclaves all over the U.S., but none is as authentic, concentrated, affordable and accessible as the one in...
| Jan 16, 2009
After a stricken US Airways jet made an extraordinary emergency landing in the Hudson River on Thursday, a flotilla of commuter ferries, water taxis and other boats plucked all 155 passengers and crew -- many shivering as they stood on the plane's wings...
| May 18, 2008
NEW YORK—An American theater critic must cover Broadway. Here at the Tribune, the bosses like you to do so on the cheap. Thus, from the Shoreham to the Gorham, the Quality to the Hampton, the Best Western to the hotel of last resort, I've stayed...
| May 17, 2008
In April American Airlines canceled thousands of flights (including hundreds at O'Hare International Airport), inconveniencing hundreds of thousands of travelers nationwide. Surely many of these passengers complained or demanded refunds, but I doubt...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 12:33 PM
Officials say a Continental Airlines jet with 301 people aboard returned safely to Newark Liberty International Airport after it struck a flock of geese shortly after takeoff. No one was injured.
Ron Marsico, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New...
| Mar 19, 2010
Continental Airlines Inc. has asked regulators for an exemption from new rules to punish airlines for long tarmac delays, saying construction at New York's Kennedy Airport will slow operations at two other nearby airports.
If Continental doesn't get...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 8:34 AM
The "Miracle on the Hudson" pilots are back together.
Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and 1st Officer Jeffrey Skiles flew Thursday from Charlotte, N.C., to New York - their first flight together since they were forced to ditch a disabled plane in...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:49 PM
An Airtran Airlines plane departing from LaGuardia Airport Wednesday evening aborted takeoff because of a blown engine, PIX News has learned.
The incident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Port Authority officials say the plane never left the ground and...