Community Events Updates
& Covid-19 Related Information
The economic, health and emotional toll
for the Covid-19 virus is great on all our
community, family and friends.
Not in our memories has a plague of this
type descended on us and the rest of the
We all have family, friends or business
associates that have succumbed to this
viscous illness randomly disrupting our
lives and leaving our short-term future in
The governments, organizations, and
persons are coming together daily to assist
in whatever way they can to bring needed
supplies, health assistance, emotional support
and information to their local communities.
It is overwhelming to see the social
responsibility and relief that
Is being shared across the board.
Message from JFK GM Charles Everett
"I have been in the company of heroes
these last several weeks, watching this proud
and determined JFK community confront an
unprecedented challenge. On behalf of the
Port Authority of NY & NJ, I cannot thank you
enough for the tireless work you have done to
keep our great airport running so that we can
play our central and critical role in helping the
region cope with and eventually recover from
the pandemic. Please keep yourselves, your
loved ones and your colleagues as safe as
possible. We will persevere. " Charles Everett.
6 AIRPORT VOICE, APRIL 2020
NYC Covid information
Center for Disease Control
Guidance and General Information
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“Heros Fund” proposed
Senate Democrats Unveil COVID-19
“Heroes Fund” Proposal To Provide
$25,000 Pay Increase To Essential Workers
On Frontline Of Nation’s Pandemic Response
to Reward, Retain, And Recruit Essential
The proposed COVID-19 “Heroes Fund”
Consists Of Two Major Components—A
$25,000 Premium Pay Increase For Essential
Workers + A $15,000 Essential Worker
Recruitment Incentive To Attract And Secure
Workforce Needed To Fight Public
They say that the essential frontline
workers are the true heroes of the COVID
19 pandemic response in America.
Senate Democrats believe in providing
premium pay to frontline workers during
this pandemic not only to reward essential
workers’ for their great personal
sacrifi ces, but also to ensure the retention
of essential workers who are working grueling
hours on the frontlines of this crisis
as well as the recruitment of additional
workers who will be needed in the months
Face Masks Mandatory per Port
As of 8pm Aril 15, all essential workers at the
airports coming face-to-face with other must
wear a protective facemask.
Meetings are now Virtual
Port Authority and all airport organizations
are not holding public meetings.
Check with your event contact for details.
Meeting will be on Webex or call-in.
LaGuardia Airport Updates
-Marine Air Terminal A is closed until June
2020. All JetBlue fl ights are now out of JFK and
EWR. General aviation remains open.
-LGA contractors eligible for $5 a day parking
at lots. They must contact their department to
register their vehicles for the discount.
-Employees parking privileges expanded to all
parking lots, which are closer to the terminals.
-Head house and taxiways construction is advancing
Help for Job Seekers
Council for Airport Opportunity. CAO
has drafted a COVID-19 resource page
with helpful information for individuals
that have been negatively impacted by the
Please visit: https://www.caonynj.
com/news-2/ for more information.
The Airport Services Development offi
ce (ASDO) is holding virtual seminars
for business opportunities at the airports.
Regularly check these websites for Development
Community Offi ces webinars and
Port Authority web addresses for redevelopment:
April 1, Bishop Wright Luncheon postponed
until Wed. June 3. http://www.christfortheworldchapel.
March 26, JFK Air Cargo EXPO postponed.
Tentative reschedule June 25. www.
Kaamco Cargo next meeting Thursday
KAAMCO Convention, Panama. POSTPONED
due to travel restrictions. Re-schedule
April 23, Cradle of Aviation Count down
to Apollo 50 postponed. Reschedule TBD.
Museum closed until further notice.
May 13, Rockaway Development & Revitalization
Corporation (RDRC) 34th Annual
Gala Postponed. Reschedule TBD
Vaughn College Scholarship Celebration
Luncheon that was scheduled to take place
this Friday, April 17th at The TWA Hotel
will be rescheduled during the Fall Semester.
Tentative Golf calendar for
2020. This may be helpful in
rescheduling. As of March 20.
Subject to change.
June 4, LIIEA Golf Outing & Dinner
June 10th Global Elite1st Responders. Postponed
June 29, KAAMCO Golf, Garden City Country
August 3, JFK Rotary Golf & Spa, Brookville
August 20, Dan Ferrante Golf, Stonebridge
September 14, JFK Chamber of Commerce,
September 26, JFK Air Cargo Association,