Fliers at SFO could zip through security lines faster in the future because of the demise of eateries at the hub.
With increasing foot traffic and a stricter security policy at San Francisco International Airport, more fliers are buying their food and beverages within boarding areas, forcing the eateries outside security checkpoints to close down. Read More
A plan to increase advertising at the San Francisco International Airport has been put on hold following questions whether it would violate voter-approved ballot measures that imposed restrictions on increasing the amount of advertising spaces. Read More
A proposal to increase advertising by 75 percent at San Francisco International Airport may run afoul of voter-approved restrictions intended to limit “visual clutter.”Travelers could see 187 more advertisements, for a total of 434, under a proposal between SFO and Clear Channel Outdoor as part of a three-year contract extension. Read More
If you’re headed to catch a plane going east this afternoon, it’s recommend to double check departure times.
Planes headed east out of San Francisco International Airport could be delayed up to 20 minutes, according to real-time airport statuses.
A violent thunderstorm is sweeping over the northeast and parts of New England. Air traffic at Philadelphia, Newark and New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport are reporting delays up to two hours. Read More
Thunderstorms causing a ruckus in the New York area have dealt long delays for flight headed there from San Francisco International Airport, and low clouds in the Bay Area could cause 30- to 45 minute-delays for arriving short-haul flights, according to the Federal Aviation Administration and SFO officials.Flight delays from SFO to Newark International Airport and La Guardia Airport are averaging 1 hour, 47 minutes and 1 hour, 28 minutes, respectively, the FAA reported. Read More
A United Airlines Boeing jet traveling to Beijing in March had just taken off when its pilots noticed it was dangerously close to a small, single-engine Cessna already in the air. Read More
Passengers aboard a plane that was flying from San Francisco to Chicago ended up in South Dakota after reports of a fire in an engine on the Boeing 757.
United Airlines Flight 158 was scheduled to leave San Francisco just before 10:30 a.m., according to the airline’s website. However, a mechanical problem during the roughly four-hour flight forced the jet to land at Sioux Falls Regional Airport. Read More
Security camera footage at San Francisco International Airport foiled an attempt to steal $3,000 and landed a 39-year-old woman in court today to face charges for the 2009 incident.
The defendant, Charne Letrice Zackery, was arrested Dec. 10 after airport police allegedly found her with the contents of a purse that was reported lost moments earlier. Read More
Just in time for summer vacation, Mayor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday joined Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to celebrate the launch of Virgin America’s first international city — Toronto.
“San Francisco is proud to have Virgin America as its hometown airline,” Newsom said. “Over the last few years, they’ve created hundreds of new jobs, lowered fares and helped make SFO one of the nation’s few growing airports.” Read More
San Francisco-based airline Virgin America, which took to the skies in 2007, is about to go international.
Tuesday marks the launch of Virgin America's first international destination with a celebrated flight from San Francisco International Airport to Toronto Pearson International Airport. Read More