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Delta Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said during the company’s recent investor conference call that the airline is losing $25 million in January because fewer government contractors are taking business trips, and he said that the operational issues affected, such as not being able to get the paperwork to get newly purchased planes up and running. Delta also said it may not be able to put its new A330-900neos into service because of agency furloughs. Read more…

JFK Airport celebrates Lunar New Year, the Year of the Pig

Amy from the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute from Chinatown, Manhattan performed the Lion Dance for the Chinese New Year at WestfieldJFK in American Airlines Terminal 8 by the bedazzling artwork of an AA aircraft by 3D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino. Read more…
Gov. Phil Murphy recently visited Newark Liberty International Airport and stressed the urgent need for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to act quickly to fund a new AirTrain system. Currently, AirTrain moves about 33,000 riders per day between Newark Airport terminals, parking lots, car rental facilities, to public transportation and the Northeast Corridor Rail Link, transporting more than 11 million riders annually. However, the system is nearing the end of its useful life and is beyond capacity constraints. The current AirTrain also interferes with plans for future locations of terminals, roadways, and airfield taxi lanes. Read more…

JFK Neighborhood Redev Council

Neighborhoods close to the new ReImagined JFK Airport have representatives on the JFK Redevelopment Council. Members listed include JFK Airport, Port Authority and close to JFK community individuals. They can be reached directly or at the new JFK Redevelopment Community Information Center where the public an meet with staff, ask questions and get answers to opportunities and area issues. The center is set to open early February. Read more…

Cargo Shorts

The JFK Air Cargo Association announced the JFK Air Cargo EXPO 2019 at Russo’s on the Bay. The theme of this year’s event is thus aptly named: JFK EXPO 2019: “E-commerce, E-partnerships, and E-volving Roles”. JFK EXPO 2019 will feature an Expert-Moderated Panel Session, an Exhibition Hall, and a Luncheon Keynote Speaker. Read more…

Airport Faces: People who make the airports a great place to work

Each month we celebrate the people, organizations and events that male our airports a fascinating community. Read more…

Brand Brisbane goes International

Corporation (BAC) and Brisbane Marketing (BM) have entered into a three year multi-million dollar partnership to boost recognition of Brand Brisbane to international audiences, further enhancing Brisbane’s position as an international gateway to Australia. Read more…
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