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Apr 2, 2018 Press Release Newly enacted measure directs FAA to look at using more accurate metrics to measure effects of noise WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens), Tom Suozzi (D-L.I./Queens), Joe Crowley (D-Queens/Bronx), Greg Meeks (D-Queens), Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn/Queens) and Kathleen Rice (D-L.I.), members of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus, announced today […] Read More

From the Queens Tribune: The New York Community Aviation Roundtable’s LaGuardia Committee elected its executive officers at its June 21 meeting, making a significant step forward in the roundtable’s otherwise unsteady take-off. At its first meeting in April, the LaGuardia Committee was stalled since it lacked a quorum and was unable to elect officers. But […] Read More

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Move seeks to improve efforts to mitigate aircraft noise over Queens and other impacted communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to better mitigate excessive airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) reintroduced legislation that would take the job of combating aircraft noise away from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and instead provide the responsibility […] Read More

From QChron: When Gov. Cuomo in January announced his $10 billion proposal to rebuild and revitalize much of John F. Kennedy International Airport, comparatively little attention was paid to his desire to lift if not eliminate a cap on flight slots into and out of JFK. The governor said it is necessary to maximize JFK’s […] Read More

From the Times Ledger: Delta Airlines announced it would take the initiative to reduce airplane noise over Queens by switching to larger and quieter aircraft. A Thursday press release said they would stop flying the MD-88 aircraft on a scheduled basis out of LaGuardia Airport and use those routes to fly the “quieter, more fuel-efficient” […] Read More

From the Queens Tribune: Delta Airlines will stop flying a particular plane model, the MD-88, known for its louder engine, from LaGuardia Airport, the company announced today. The change is effective March 2. In a statement, Delta’s New York Vice President Henry Kuykendall emphasized consideration of the surrounding community as a motivation for the change. […] Read More

From Delta.com: NEW YORK — Delta will stop flying MD-88 aircraft on a scheduled basis at New York’s LaGuardia Airport effective March 2. The airline will instead fly existing MD-88 routes on a mix of quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 family aircraft, Boeing 737s and a limited number of MD-90 mainline aircraft, minimizing environmental impact […] Read More

From the New York Post: Delta will no longer fly its loudest planes at LaGuardia in response to repeated complaints from Queens residents, the company announced Thursday. The airline replaced its MD-88 aircraft with quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 planes, Boeing 737s, and a handful of MD-90 mainline aircraft, company officials said. The new planes […] Read More

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