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PORT AUTHORITY STEPS UP AIRPORT SECURITY IN WAKE OF SHOOTING AT FOR LAUDERDALE AIRPORT 

Date: January 6, 2017
Port Authority Police are stepping up patrols and deployment of officers with heavy tactical weapons at agency airports, including John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia, in the wake of today’s deadly airport shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD ISSUES DRAFT $32 BILLION 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN; EXTENSIVE PUBLIC OUTREACH PLANNED

Date: January 6, 2017
Plan  includes $29.5 billion for direct Port Authority projects that will continue agency’s efforts to return to its core transportation mission…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO HANDLE MILLIONS OF TRAVELERS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Date: December 21, 2016
Travelers urged to leave extra travel time due to heavy volume at airports and trans-Hudson crossings; plans to ease roadway congestion are in place at LaGuardia AirportMore than 18.3 million travelers are expected to use Port Authority airports, bridges, tunnels and PATH trains during the holiday season…[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – FREE LAGUARDIA AIRPORT LINK Q70 BUS SERVICE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AND FREE PARKING AT LAGUARDIA LOT P10 ON FRIDAY DURING PEAK HOLIDAY TRAVEL RUSH

Date: December 21, 2016
Free LaGuardia Link Q70 service provides convenient connection to New York City Subway and Long Island Railroad. To alleviate terminal roadway congestion, Long-Term Parking Lot P10 will be FREE for all parkers entering on Friday, on first-come first-serve basis…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF HUNTLEY A. LAWRENCE AS AGENCY’S NEW AVIATION DIRECTOR 

Date: December 13, 2016
Huntley A. Lawrence, a 31-year veteran of the Port Authority, has been named the agency’s new Director of Aviation, succeeding the retiring Thomas L. Bosco as head of the nation’s largest airport system…[more]

 

PARKING RATES AT AIRPORTS TO INCREASE

Date: December 7, 2016
Increases designed to manage parking demand in busiest central terminal areas, while maintaining lower-cost option for long-term parking customers…[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – LAGUARDIA AIRPORT TRAVELERS URGED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME AND USE MASS TRANSIT OR REDUCED-RATE PARKING LOT P10 DURING UPCOMING THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WEEK

Date: November 16, 2016
Heavy holiday passenger traffic and construction activity may create traffic delays and limit availability of daily parking…[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – SECOND RUNWAY AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT HAS REOPENED. PASSENGERS STILL ADVISED TO CONTACT CARRIERS FOR UPDATED FLIGHT INFORMATION

Date: October 28, 2016
Both of LaGuardia Airport’s runways are now open…[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – PASSENGERS FLYING FROM LAGUARDIA ADVISED TO CHECK IN ADVANCE WITH AIRLINES ON FRIDAY SCHEDULE STATUS, FOLLOWING AIRPORT RUNWAY INCIDENT

Date: October 27, 2016
Passengers flying from LaGuardia Airport on Friday are advised to contact their carrier…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA BRIEFING ON LAGUARDIA AIRPORT INCIDENT

Date: October 27, 2016
Top Port Authority officials will hold a briefing starting between 9:30 and 10 tonight at LaGuardia Airport’s Marine Air Terminal…[more]

 

ONE RUNWAY REOPENS AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT FOLLOWING INCIDENT

Date: October 27, 2016
One of LaGuardia’s two runways has reopened for arriving and departing flights, following tonight’s incident in which a plane overshot the runway. [more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY STATEMENT ON LAGUARDIA AIRPORT INCIDENT

Date: October 27, 2016
There were no injuries tonight when a charter plane carrying Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence and more than 30 others overshot a LaGuardia Airport runway. [more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – HURRICANE MATTHEW WILL IMPACT AIR TRAVEL FROM PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS TO SOUTHEAST DESTINATIONS

Date: October 6, 2016
Air travelers are encouraged to check with their carriers before heading to the airports for flights to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED FOR TROPICAL STORM HERMINE

Date: September 2, 2016
Agency on high alert in advance of major coastal storm. The Port Authority has made preparations in advance of the potential arrival of Tropical Storm Hermine…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY AND DELTA AIR LINES ADVANCE A $4 BILLION PROJECT FOR SECOND PHASE OF THE CREATION OF A NEW LAGUARDIA AIRPORT

Date: July 21, 2016
Delta agrees to replace outmoded Terminals C and D with new facility to be integrated into a new unified terminal complex, with Port Authority investment capped at $600 million  …[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – LAGUARDIA AIRPORT PARKING LOTS EXPECTED TO BE AT CAPACITY FROM TUESDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS UNTIL LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Date: July 18, 2016
All parking lots at LaGuardia Airport are expected to reach capacity early every Tuesday and remain full until late every Thursday…[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – NO PARKING AVAILABLE AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT, ALL PARKING LOTS EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT CAPACITY UNTIL LATE THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016

Date: July 13, 2016
All parking lots at LaGuardia Airport have reached capacity and are expected to remain full until late in the day on Thursday, July 14, 2016. [more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – PORT AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXERCISE AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT ON SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Date: June 23, 2016
Exercise will have no impact on flight operations, but airline passengers and motorists may notice numerous emergency vehicles…[more]

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY – PORT AUTHORITY RESTRUCTURING PARKING AS PART OF TRANSFORMATIVE LAGUARDIA REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Date: May 31, 2016
Travelers are encouraged to allow extra travel time or consider using public transportation…[more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY ADVANCES MAJOR MODERNIZATION PROJECTS AT LAGUARDIA AND NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS

Date: Mar 24, 2016
Agency reaffirms commitment to core transportation mission with funding for new Terminal B and Central Hall at LaGuardia and replacement of Newark’s outmoded Terminal A… [more]

 

PASSENGER ACTIVITY AT PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS IN 2015 SETS NEW RECORDS, HELPS SPUR REGIONAL ECONOMY

Date: Feb 03, 2016
Business leaders in New York and New Jersey hail growth in commerce and jobs… [more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD VOTES TO MOVE FORWARD ON LAGUARDIA AIRPORT REDEVELOPMENT  

Date: May 28, 2015
The Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to begin the first phase of a new vision for an overall redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport by selecting LaGuardia Gateway Partners to develop a $3.6 billion world-class facility… [more]

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