Category Archives for NYC.

LaGuardia’s New 35 Gate Central Terminal w/ Water Taxi Landing, Issues Debt to Finance Construction. Connection to Delta’s C & D Terminals

Swedish construction group Skanska AB and their partners sold $2.4B in debt last Tuesday to finance construction of the new 35 gate Central Terminal at LaGuardia. The total price tag is estimated at $4B. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is allowing Skanska and their partners to handle the design, construction, and financing of…

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Take a NYC Step Back – Public Library Releases Awesome Photos from the 1930s

In 1935, during the Great Depression, photographer Berenice Abbott proposed an art project to the federal government called “Changing New York” which would document New York City. High-resolution images from the project were recently released for download by the New York Public Library. Take a look at her awesome photos as she travels all over NYC in…

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JFK Records More Domestic Traffic than LGA & Newark – Records Hit for All 3

All three NYC area airports as well as the combined PANYNJ authority hit records in 2015 as per a new press release from the organization. One interesting tidbit is that JFK is now the top area airport for domestic as well as international departures. That didn’t stop LaGuardia or Newark from hitting both domestic and total passenger records as…

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Homeless Taking Over LaGuardia’s Terminal B

LaGuardia’s Terminal B has turned into a homeless shelter of sorts with “residents” eating, sleeping, and stripping naked to bathe in the restrooms. The terminal houses American, United, Southwest, JetBlue, Air Canada, Spirit, Frontier, and Virgin America. The NY Post reports that the homeless are squatting in the airport because they feel safer there than in…

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Whoops, AA & JFK Say They Forgot to Have Passengers Clear Customs

The NY Daily News is reporting that when American Airlines Flight 1671 arrived at JFK from Cancun, Mexico, at 8:50 PM this past Friday, passengers simply walked out of the airport without having their passports or luggage checked by Customs and Border Protection. Apparently, the plane was incorrectly directed to a domestic gate. Passengers are now…

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