While the fog lingers during The City’s quintessential summer morning, flights at the San Francisco International Airport will probably be delayed.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a ground delay program, limiting the number of flights that can land until 1 p.m. and subsequently delaying departures, too, according to an airport duty manager. Read More
Domestic flights arriving at San Francisco International Airport today could experience weather-related delays of up to 30 minutes, an airport duty manager said.
The Federal Aviation Administration has implemented a delay program set to begin at 8 a.m. and expected to last until at least 2 p.m. due to low ceilings, duty manager John Ginty said. Read More
Parking lot operators near the airport are fighting a new fee they say threatens their businesses.The San Francisco International Airport wants to raise revenue by charging nearby parking lot operators who drive shuttles to the airport a “privilege fee,” which is done at other airports. Read More
Keep an umbrella handy and check flights before traveling today.
The San Francisco International Airport is predicting delays of just over an hour across the board because the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground delay program nationwide.
It means the numbers of flights that land at airports are limited, subsequently causing delays systemwide.
Airport Duty Manager Linda Perry said they’re expecting an average of 70 minute delays today. Read More
Twenty-five new airline leases are expected to sink $323 million into The City’s general fund during the next 10 years, and a new ATM deal nets the airport itself about $1 million per year. The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee praised San Francisco International Airport on Monday for its 25 new 10-year leases, from July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2021, and sent them to the full board for approval. Read More
Airport workers who use BART to get to work may receive a reprieve from a surcharge that was added to the tickets to San Francisco International Airport last year.
In a budget-balancing move that went into effect in July, BART approved a 167 percent increase — from $1.50 to $4 — to its fare surcharge for travel to SFO, a move that drew the ire of the hub’s non-airline employees. Read More
Flights between San Francisco International Airport and Europe are cleared to resume normal service Wednesday, a duty manager said.
There were no cancellations at SFO of daily arrivals or departures from European cities as of 6:30 a.m., duty manager Jeff Littlefield said.
Carriers had canceled and rescheduled European service since a volcano in Iceland began erupting last week, prompting the closure of some European airports. Read More
Several flights are scheduled between San Francisco International Airport and Europe on Tuesday as European airspaces reopen, an airport spokesman said.
Flights will leave for and arrive from Munich and Frankfurt, and an incoming flight is scheduled to arrive from Amsterdam, airport spokesman Mike McCarron said. Read More
Flights between San Francisco International Airport and several European cities are being canceled for a second day Friday due to the continued eruption of a volcano in Iceland.
Flights to and from London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Munich were canceled beginning Thursday, SFO airport duty manager Bob Rotiski said. Read More
A volcanic eruption in Iceland has caused the cancellation Thursday of several flights from San Francisco International Airport to European destinations including London and Paris.
An ash cloud from the volcano has prompted the closure of all British airports until at least 7 a.m. local time Friday. Airports in France have been shut down as well.
As a result, five nonstop flights to London from San Francisco were canceled today, airport spokesman Mike McCarron said. Read More