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Israel’s airspaces closed for domestic, international flights; United Airlines cancels planned departures

Airlines canceled flights to and from Israel as the country fended off a barrage of missile and drone attacks from Iran on Saturday. Israel prepared for the missile and drone attacks by closing its airspace to both domestic and international airlines starting at 12:30 a.m. Sunday local time. In a statement to Fox News Digital, United Airlines said that it canceled Saturday’s flight from Newark…

San Francisco city officials threaten lawsuit over Oakland airport potential name change

Controversy is brewing in the East Bay as the city of San Francisco threatened to sue Oakland’s port commissioners if they changed the airport name to “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport.” On Monday, city officials sent a letter to the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners stating that the plans to use the term “San Francisco” in the renaming of Oakland’s airport infringe on SFO’s…

Earthquake outside NYC triggers ground stop at major airports

The Federal Aviation Administration temporarily grounded all flights on Friday at Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airports in the tri-state area following a 4.8 magnitude earthquake that struck New Jersey. There were no immediate reports of damage following the tremor, which was felt across the Northeast and centered around Whitehouse Station in New Jersey. The FAA said in an advisory that “customers can expect…