The homesick hijacker who returned to the U.S. from Cuba pleaded not guilty to air piracy charges in a Miami federal courtroom on Wednesday.
Less than 48 hours after he finally returned to U.S. soil, a former Black Panther who hijacked a Miami-bound plane almost 30 years ago made his first federal court appearance Thursday.
A Miami bound United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey was delayed for several hours after a threat was reportedly made.
Flights in South Florida and around the world were cancelled because of Superstorm Sandy’s impact in the Northeast. As a result, dozens of planes were grounded in South Florida with no place to go.
Hurricane Sandy, barreling toward the northeast Monday, has caused thousands of flight delays and cancellations around the country including in South Florida.
Travelers using Miami International Airport will be getting faster flights to LaGuardia using Delta airlines, part of a major expansion of the airline’s service at the New York airport announced Friday.
Federal investigators are looking into the circumstances with left passengers from several JetBlue planes and an American Airlines plane stranded on a tarmac at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport for more than seven hours.