Tag: JFK Airport

Self-driving shuttles testing this summer at JFK Airport parking lot


Jul. 10, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld Self-driving shuttle vehicles are being tested this summer in a massive parking lot at John F. Kennedy Airport, and for the first time will allow passengers to experience the newfangled technology firsthand. The Port Authority will begin allowing passengers to ride in two autonomous vehicles around JFK’s Parking…

Port Authority slashes price for AirTrain to JFK this summer to cut down traffic


Jul. 1, 2024 By Christian Murray The Port Authority is launching a summer sale on AirTrain tickets to ease vehicle congestion at JFK Airport amid extensive construction. From July 1 through Labor Day, the AirTrain fare will be reduced to half price, lowering the cost to $4.50 for riders entering or exiting at Howard Beach…
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Texas man busted for bringing loaded gun to JFK Airport


Jun. 24, 2024 By Athena Dawson A Texas man was arrested at JFK Airport for having a loaded firearm among his carry-on items on Friday, June 21. Police arrested the man at the major transportation hub in Jamaica after Transportation Security Administration Officers (TSA) found the loaded 9mm gun as he entered a security checkpoint….
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JFK taxi dispatchers charged in bribery scheme for line-cutting privileges: DA


Apr. 1, 2024 By Bill Parry

Nine taxi dispatchers at JFK Airport were arraigned Monday in Queens Criminal Court on bribery charges for taking cash in exchange for letting drivers pick up passengers at terminals without waiting in line with fellow cabbies in chronically long lines at the central taxi dispatch holding lot.