| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:14 PM
A U.S. Airways flight was canceled after passengers protested that a blind man and his seeing-eye dog had been kicked off Wednesday evening, according to the airline and local media reports.
Albert Rizzi, who lives in Long Island, N.Y., said the trouble...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 3:38 AM
A Sunday afternoon flight from Chicago to Long Island MacArthur Airport was delayed for two hours after a 75-year-old Chicago man told a flight attendant he had a bomb in his carry-on bag.
Draco Slaughter of Forest Avenue in Chicago was on a Southwest...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Bob Hope Airport was among eight airfields across the nation that ranked in the top eight best alternative airports in the latest edition of Inc. magazine.
Here's what the magazine had to say about Burbank's airport:
With an on time departure rate...
| Jul 25, 2008
The boarding area at the Southwest terminal building at Long Island-MacArthur Airport was evacuated Friday morning after a bomb threat was received concerning a specific airplane, officials said.
Town of Islip spokeswoman Catherine Green said the plane...
| Oct 17, 2008
NEW YORK - A would-be passenger was in police custody Thursday morning after Long Island-MacArthur Airport security agents discovered a suspected pipe bomb in his baggage, airport officials said.
Part of the Southwest Airlines terminal was evacuated...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2009
A flash-flood watch is in effect for the metro area until Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said.
Though the worst of the storms are still to come, according to forecasters, area airports are already experiencing weather-related delays of...
| Aug 1, 2009
We recently rented a car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y. When we picked up the car, we pointed out some nicks and scratches to a representative. She assured us we had nothing to worry about.
We drove the car...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 1:48 AM
Hundreds of flights were canceled and schools were shuttered Tuesday before a single snowflake hit New York City, as residents and officials braced for a predicted snowstorm.
Airlines had canceled hundreds of flights in anticipation of the blast of...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 3:24 PM
The Tri-State area is being belted by another winter storm.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm warning for New York City and areas to the north and west until Saturday at 6 a.m. Those parts are expected to bare the brunt of the...