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Michael Bloomberg flies to Israel to protest FAA ban

Michael Bloomberg flies to Israel to protest FAA ban

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) --Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew to Tel Aviv Tuesday to protest the FAA ban on U.S. flights to Israel, arguing that it is perfectly safe.
Aileen Graef
Bitcoin business executive Charles Shrem arrested

Bitcoin business executive Charles Shrem arrested

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Bitcoin executive Charles Shrem arrested Sunday in connection with drug transactions related to the now-defunct Silk Road online market.
Ananth Baliga
Five men arrested in connection with ‘Goodfellas’ JFK Lufthansa heist

Five men arrested in connection with ‘Goodfellas’ JFK Lufthansa heist

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Five arrests made in connection with the 1978 JFK Airport heist immortalized in "Goodfellas," and one suspect has been identified as 78-year-oldl Vincent Asaro.
Evan Bleier

Woman arrives at JFK Airport with 6 pounds of cocaine

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A woman who arrived at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport from the Dominican Republic Friday was found with more than 6 pounds of cocaine, officials said.

Arrest of New York man linked to 18-year-old convicted terrorist

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A Long Island, N.Y., man was arrested Friday for allegedly conspiring with a high school student and others to support a branch of al-Qaida, officials say.

Solar Impulse lands in New York

NEW YORK, July 7 (UPI) -- The solar-powered Solar Impulse plane has landed in New York, bringing its journey across the United States to an end, the company announced.

Solar powered plane heads to NYC on last leg of journey

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- The Swiss-made solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse was headed to New York Saturday on the last leg of its cross-country journey, officials said.

Unruly passenger restrained aboard flight

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A passenger aboard a New York-bound flight from Iceland had to be restrained after he became unruly and began shouting profanities, airline officials say.

Plane seats became loose during flight

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Federal agents said they are investigating the seats on an American Airlines flight from Boston to Miami became unbolted.

JetBlue sued for bomb threat pilot

NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Ten passengers who were on a JetBlue flight when its pilot started yelling about a bomb sued the airline in New York Wednesday, accusing it of negligence.

New York mayor gives tour to legislators

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he gave the grand tour to a congressional committee that oversees homeland security funding.

3rd woman claims TSA strip search

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A third woman has complained that she faced an intrusive security search at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport.
TSA denies woman, 85, strip-searched

TSA denies woman, 85, strip-searched

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The Transportation Security Agency denies an 85-year-old woman's allegation she was strip-searched at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport.

Off-duty NYC cop subdues unruly passenger

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A New York City police officer returning from vacation found himself back in work mode a bit early Sunday when he subdued an unruly JetBlue passenger.
Missing cat found at New York airport

Missing cat found at New York airport

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- American Airlines announced it has found a cat lost more than seven weeks ago at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
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John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK) is an international airport located in the borough of Queens in New York City about 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Lower Manhattan. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States, handling more international traffic than any other airport in North America It is also the leading freight gateway to the country by value of shipments. In 2010, the airport handled 46,514,154 passengers, making it the 18th busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic.

Over ninety airlines operate out of JFK. It is the base of operations for JetBlue Airways and is a major international gateway hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. The airport is the fourth largest hub for American Airlines and is the fifth largest hub for Delta Air Lines. In the past, it has been a hub for Eastern Air Lines, National Airlines, Pan American World Airways and Trans World Airlines. The airport was renamed after John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. From 1964-1968, the airport code was KIA.

The airport is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which also manages the two other major airports in the New York metropolitan area, Newark Liberty and LaGuardia Airport.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John F. Kennedy Airport."
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