Hundreds of Queens residents hired at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B
About 400 New York City residents were hired for jobs at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B concourse. Roughly half of Terminal B’s new employees are from Queens.
“The redevelopment at LaGuardia is transforming the airport into a modern, global gateway for New York, and is providing meaningful jobs to Queens residents at the world-class concessions servicing the new gates,” Governor Cuomo said. “The airport is a critical engine for New York’s economy, and is now translating into local economic opportunity as well.”
Governor Cuomo, LaGuardia, and the Port Authority are currently on a path to increase the minimum wage to $19 an hour for all 40,000 airport employees by 2023.