Gemma Bond, who is from the United Kingdom and was visiting New York City for a vacation, said: 'After my flight being cancelled due to JFK's closure I was very lucky to get on a later flight today which had us land at JFK at 5.50pm local time, you could see the airport and runways had masses of back log and that this wasn't going to be a quick exit.
Also on Saturday at JFK Airport, officials said a China Southern Airlines Boeing 777 touched the tail of a Kuwait Airways plane around 12:20 a.m. while the China Southern plane was being towed to a taxiway.
Both planes sustained damage but no passengers on the Kuwait-bound flight were injured.
After a 14-hour flight from Beijing, and another 7-hours stranded on the JKFairport TarMac, passengers aboard airchina Flight #CA989 are deplaning. "Is anyone there?", tweeted one passenger who had landed on a flight from Paris at 8 p.m.
Another on a different flight added: "Stranded in the airplane for more than 3 hours in #jfkairport waiting for a gate in the "capital of the world" with freezing temperatures outside starting to affect the cabin. @NYGovCuomo" said another passenger.
"People are sleeping on the ground, people are sitting on the ground. Unfortunately for passengers at JFK tonight, they have plenty of company", the service tweeted.
The flight-tracking site FlightAware reported almost 5,000 canceled flights across the United States. One traveler even posted a video of a fellow passenger playing violin at their gate to pass the time.
In early December, he had met Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the Pakistan Army headquarters in Rawalpindi. What followed was a calculated measure from Palestine, who said, "it was an unintended mistake, but not justified".
Jay-Z could be about to drop the realest music video of his career with this new teaser for his single 'Family Feud '. In the clip, some celebrity guests make cameo appearances: namely, Blue Ivy and Beyoncé .
Macron and Erdogan also discussed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the fight against terror and the war in Syria. During his stay, the Turkish president held a private meeting with his French counterpart at the Elysee Palace.
A~tourist has been killed and seven others injured when a sightseeing balloon crashed over the southern Egyptian city of Luxor. The balloon was carrying both Egyptians and foreign tourists, with the nationality of the latter not yet having been disclosed.
The Patriots crushed the Jets on Sunday, 26-6, to finish the regular season 13-3 and earn the top seed in the AFC. Gostkowski would add a 21-yard field goal in the third quarter to put the Patriots up 24-3.
Anyone out celebrating overnight will get an extra blast of arctic air that could drop temperatures to -5 and -20 degrees. We're only looking at a light accumulation of about a dusting to an inch of snow across most of western MA .
Correspondents say it would be a significant escalation were they to become officially involved in policing the protests. If the protests persist, the regime may crack down harder on them, with mass arrests and military lockdowns.
Everton signs Turkey striker Tosun from Besiktas
I do not think you can look any more than we have done and, for the price, he is the best in Europe at the moment". He has got some good movement, he's two-footed, he's not the biggest but he's efficient in the air in the box.
Class of 2017 achieves a 75.1% pass rate
This, represents a total of 401 435 candidates, who had passed the 2017 NSC examinations. Education MEC Debbie Schäfer said it had been a "long, anxious wait for NSC candidates".
How cold is it? Snow is falling in Florida
The National Weather Service predicted NY could see 5-8 inches of snow and wind gusts as high as 50 miles per hour on Thursday. It already has led to thousands of canceled flights and shuttered schools, as well as fears of outages and flooding.
LeBron strategizing Isaiah Thomas' return with video game
According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN , Isaiah Thomas will make his Cavaliers debut against the Portland Trail Blazers on January 2. The post Isaiah Thomas has requested to not receive a video tribute from the Celtics appeared first on Cavs Nation .
Instagram will now add 'Recommended' posts to your feed
The recommended posts from accounts that users aren't already following will appear in a user's normal Instagram feed. However, there is one fundamental difference between the hashtag feature and the new " recommended posts " feature.
Penn State vs. Washington
For a time earlier this season, the first team All-Big Ten running back was the Heisman Trophy front-runner. If you want to watch the game and you don't have a cable subscription don't worry.
An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018
And as a post by NASA on the "supermoon trilogy" explains , the January 31 supermoon will be definitely worth taking a look at. Then, the moon will be just 223,068 miles from Earth, compared to its average distance of 238,855 miles.
SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds
Japanese giant Softbank is set to take a large stake in Uber, expanding its holdings in transportation companies around the world. Also, SoftBank holds investments in multiple Uber competitors, so it will be interesting to see how this all shakes out.