Someone has been watching too much Goodfellas.
In a heist reminiscent of the 1990 movie — and the real-life Air France and Lufthansa capers that are detailed in Goodfellas source book, Wiseguy — $1.2 million disappeared from a Swiss Airlines shipment at JFK this week.
Authorities believe that the person who stole the cash was an airport Read More
When Hurricane Sandy overwhelmed New York City, the airport infrastructure naturally shut down along with everything else. As with the subway and bridge systems, however, it seems airplane travel is returning to normalcy.
Earlier today, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced the reopening of two airports in the metropolitan area, John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty, to limited traffic, with the fate of LaGuardia Airport remaining uncertain as officials sought to repair and inspect the facility in the wake of flood damage. But that ambiguity did not last long; Governor Andrew Cuomo just declared LaGuardia will open too.
The red hot Brooklyn rap duo Das Racist was detained and deported from the U.K.’s Gatwick airport yesterday. From their blog,
Yesterday, because of some sticklerism on the part of UK Customs regarding paperwork, we were denied entry, detained for 8+ hours in the airport, and deported back to Switzerland.
We were held Read More