Airports

Updated at 5:35 p.m. ET

Travelers experienced significant flight delays at New York's LaGuardia Airport and at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday due to a shortage of air traffic control center workers. Philadelphia International Airport also saw slight staffing-related delays.

Ellen Abbott / WRVO News

Some New York lawmakers are among those criticizing a TSA proposal to allow thousands of passenger a day to board commercial flights at smaller and mid-sized American airports without TSA screening.

WBFO file photo

One-year pilot agreements with two ride-hailing services, allowing them to offer rides to and from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, are set to expire next week. Talks are underway to extend the opportunity for passengers to hail cars provided by Uber or Lyft.


NFTA

The arrival of ride-hailing is apparently upsetting the airport finances of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and potentially upsetting finances of the overall authority.

Airport snow-busters gather in Buffalo

Apr 25, 2016
Robert Creenan

While most people are thinking spring, hundreds of self-proclaimed "snow bosses" at airports across the country are in Buffalo this week with winter on their minds.

nysenate.gov

Major airports across New York, including Buffalo Niagara International, would have to provide space for breastfeeding moms under a proposed law that was unveiled Tuesday. A study shows only eight percent of airports across the nation have lactation rooms.

Photo from U.S. Congressman Higgin's office

Changes could be on the way for the traveling public both in the air and on the ground if the $85 billion worth of spending cuts take effect as planned.