The Port Authority is launching an investigation into recent problems at JFK Airport delays, cancellations, missing luggage and a water main break.
Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will lead the effort.
LaHood served as the DOT Secretary for four years, under the Obama Administration.
The Port Authority says he will start assembling a team next week with independent resources and experts.
There was a partial shutdown at the airport Sunday after a water main burst, flooding Terminal 4.
The shutdown lasted four hours causing delays and flight diversions.
For days after Thursday's storm there were major delays and cancellations
Ninety-four flights were canceled, leaving passengers on the tarmac for hours or stranded at baggage claim.
NY1 has learned luggage from all terminals except Terminal 1 has been returned to their rightful owners.