NEW YORK: A Power outage In a terminal New YorkJohn F. Kennedy International Airport After some difficulties, the Friday was extended to Friday. flights Not to be cancelled or diverted. One such example was one which was sent back to New Zealand from the US after almost reaching the US.
The airport operators said in a tweet late Thursday that Terminal 1, which handles some of the airport’s international flights, will remain closed Friday “due to electrical issues.”
The outage was caused by an electrical panel failure that led to a small fire, which was quickly extinguished, authorities said.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs New York’s major airports, said it was working to accommodate affected flights at JFK’s four other active terminals.
The agency did not provide any estimate of how many flights were canceled or diverted, but thousands of travelers were likely affected.
Yahayra Hunt and her husband were stuck in a hotel near the airport Friday after their flight to Rome was canceled Thursday. They’re part of a group of 16 people who booked an 11-day tour to Italy and Israel.
“We actually have another agent trying to see if we can find another airport to fly out of,” Sie said. “It’s a nightmare.”
Hunt (46) said that they’d like to get out of the hotel while they wait and explore the city. But they don’t want to risk missing a rescheduled flight.
“Being stuck in a hotel during your vacation is not fair at all,” Hunt owns a North Carolina-based beauty salon.
Some aircraft were made to fly back to their original destinations.
This article is about Air New Zealand The flight had already crossed the Pacific Ocean about two thirds of its way when it was forced to turn around and return to Auckland. After more than 16 hours of flying, the flight returned to New Zealand.
The first terminal opened in late 1990s. The terminal is currently being replaced by the new $9.5 million terminal. The original intention was for groundbreaking to take place in 2020. However, the Covid-19 pandemic delayed it until last summer.