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Inbound Air Canada Flight to Newark Receives Midflight Threat

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Newark NJ, officials reported that a plane traveling from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Newark Liberty International Airport received a midflight threat on Monday.

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NJ Transit: Starting in February, the Popular “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass Promotion Returns For College Students

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Ridgewood NJ, Students heading back to class for the spring 2024 semester via NJ TRANSIT’s bus, rail or light rail systems can save money through the return of the “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass promotion. This special promotion offer is in addition to the cost-saving program, which provides a 25-percent discount off the already discounted monthly passes when purchased on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app, and is back by popular demand beginning with February passes for students traveling to and from the campuses of participating regional colleges and universities. In addition to full-time students, part-time degree-seeking students taking at least two courses are also eligible for the Student Pass fare.

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Great Deals On NJ TRANSIT Travel For The Christmas Holiday Season

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Ridgewood NJ, whether it’s over the river or through the woods, leave the transportation to NJ TRANSIT this holiday season! Bring along family and friends for great deals and discounts. This holiday season sees the return of the popular “Bring a Friend” and “City Pass” promotions, and NJ TRANSIT will also be offering its family SuperSaver throughout the entire month of December, allowing up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult. Full details on all promotions and holiday travel destinations are available at njtransit.com/holiday.

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Newark Liberty International Airport’s New Terminal A Now fully Operational

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Newark NJ, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced the new Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport is now fully operational with the opening of the final five gates of the terminal alongside additional retail and dining outlets and the transfer of Delta Air Lines operations and Sky Club lounge from Terminal B.

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NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WELCOMES 170 DOGS

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Newark NJ, Newark Liberty International Airport recently hosted 170 puppies and more than 200 volunteers in Terminal C as part of a special program to train the next generation of puppies for their future roles as guide dogs to assist visually impaired travelers in navigating through airports. The Port Authority, along with representatives from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration and United Airlines, teamed with volunteers from The Seeing Eye®, a New Jersey-based national non-profit organization that helps blind and visually impaired people achieve enhanced independence and mobility through the use of guide dogs, for two trainings on May 6 and 13.

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The New Jersey-Israel Commission Launches First-Ever State Promotional Video with EL AL Airlines

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Newark NJ, The New Jersey-Israel Commission has launched a first-ever promotional video that is now available on EL AL Airlines which highlights the special and growing relationship between the State of New Jersey and the State of Israel while introducing passengers to the Garden State.

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Bergen County Man Tried to Board a Plane with a Machine Gun, Rifle, Handgun, and Fraudulent US Marshals Service Credentials in Newark Airport

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Wallington NJ,  a Bergen County, New Jersey, man was charged following his attempt to bring firearms, ammunition, a bulletproof vest, fraudulent law enforcement credentials, and other items on a domestic flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger announced today.

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Newark Liberty International Airport Leads NYC-Area Airports In Gun Seizures

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Newark NJ, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped 39 handguns at New York City area airport checkpoints in 2022, an increase from the 26 guns caught in 2021. Each of the firearms were discovered by TSA officers during the routine screening of carry-on property at airport security checkpoints.

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Flight Cancellations Plague Holiday Travelers

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Newark NJ, on December 22nd, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, monthly air passenger levels across the agency’s regional airports surpassed pre-pandemic volumes. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey run Newark, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports.

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Nearly 11 Million Travelers Expected to Use Port Authority Airports and Bridges and Tunnels During Christmas and New Year Holidays

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Newark NJ, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced that nearly 11 million air passengers and vehicles are expected to use its airports and vehicular crossings from Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Plans Replacement of the AirTrain Newark System

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Newark NJ, as part of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s ongoing commitment to modernizing Newark Liberty International Airport, the agency issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) today for the replacement of the AirTrain Newark system with a new 2.5-mile elevated guideway train system.

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NEW $2.7 BILLION TERMINAL A IS COMING TO NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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Newark NJ, Governor Phil Murphy joined Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole, Executive Director Rick Cotton, airport stakeholders, and New Jersey elected officials today to celebrate the opening of the new Terminal A, the centerpiece of an airport-wide renaissance designed to establish Newark Liberty International Airport as a world-class gateway for the New Jersey and New York region. The new terminal represents the largest design-build project in New Jersey history and testifies to Governor Murphy’s ongoing commitment to critical infrastructure and transportation projects that will benefit New Jerseyans for generations to come.

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New York Man Gets 37 Months For Trying to Board a Plane with a Gun at Newark Airport

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Newark NJ, a Newburgh, New York, man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for possessing a stolen and loaded firearm that he tried to get through security at Newark Liberty International Airport, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Suspicious Package Removed from a Rest Room at Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport

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Newark NJ, dozens of flights have been delayed Sunday September 11th at Newark airport after authorities responded to a report of a suspicious package. 59 flight were delayed and the arriving flights are being held until 2:30 p.m.

The package was reportedly in a restroom in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport and Level 1 of the terminal was immediately evacuated while officials investigated the scene, according to the Port Authority Police Department.

The item was removed and the airport was cleared at around 1:45 p.m., the Port Authority Police  said.

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Former New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services Caseworker Caught With Child Porn

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Kearny NJ, A former caseworker for the New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, was indicted today on charges of possession and transportation of child pornography and attempted sex trafficking of a minor, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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