“He has demonstrated remarkable courage, resilience and fortitude," his family and friends said.
The airline said it was "reaching out to learn more" amid complaints over the matter.
Kinnan Abdalhamid told CNN that the gunman began shooting at him and his two friends "without saying a word."
Relatives of the three college students say the media is focusing on the mental health of the gunman rather than a motive of hate.
Police have not declared it a hate crime, but the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee wants it investigated as one.
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee is calling on the police and the FBI to investigate the shooting as a hate crime.
Demonstrators were arrested after jumping barricades and gluing themselves to New York's 6th Avenue.
The newborns from Shifa Hospital were receiving urgent care in the southern Gaza city of Rafah.
Israeli troops have cut off the northern part of the Hamas-ruled territory as communications lost overnight for several hours were gradually being restored.
President Joe Biden's top diplomat traveled through the West Bank city of Ramallah in an armored motorcade and under tight security.