Posts Tagged ‘JFK Airport’

JFK Airport Potential Pandemic Incubator, Study Says

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News

JFK Terminal 9. Photo by Martin St. Amant. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.. John F. Kennedy International Airport is perfectly poised to become the starting point of the next pandemic, according to a new MIT study. Researchers considered the size of the airport, average number of passengers, and connections to other airports, while also using human travel patterns to calculate the chance of any one person traveling from [&hellip
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Raising the State Minimum Wage: How Much Can $1.25 Change Someone’s Life?

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Breaking News

City & State’s in-depth look at raising the New York State minimum wage   Five days a week Michelle Dawkins wakes up at 2:30 a.m. and drives from her Bronx apartment to begin her shift at JFK Airport, ferrying wheelchair-bound passengers among the airport’s eight terminals. From 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Dawkins—whom her co-workers [&hellip
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