President Barack Obama will make a brief visit to the Bay Area on Tuesday to attend an afternoon campaign fundraiser in San Francisco.
Air Force One is scheduled to land at San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday afternoon.
The president will attend a lunch fundraiser at the W Hotel in San Francisco, a campaign official said. Read More
Flights leaving and entering San Francisco International Airport may have significant delays because of the weather.Arriving flights are delayed an average of two hours, according to airport status information. The low cloud ceiling is affecting planes, according to the airport duty manager.“When clouds are at a certain level you can't do a visual approach,” duty manager John Ginty said. “So you have to spread the airplanes out.” Read More
Attorneys sparred Tuesday over the bail amount for a murder suspect who was arrested at the airport last week with a one-way ticket to Israel.Konstantin Solodukhin, 22, was arrested at San Francisco International Airport in connection with the Sept. 17 shooting death of Edgar Yegiyan, 25, in the Sunset district, according to police. Read More
San Francisco International Airport is increasing its efforts to advise travelers renting vehicles about the California law which requires “hands-free” operation of cell phones while driving, SFO spokesman Michael McCarron said.On Monday, airport officials started placing advisory signs at all rental car counters as well as garage entrances where customers pick up rental vehicles. Passengers renting cars are also advised via the airport’s public address system, McCarron said. Read More
The rain that soaked much of The City on Monday will stick around throughout the week, but aeronautics fans need not despair: Blue skies are expected to return by Saturday, just in time for the Blue Angels’ annual appearance at Fleet Week.
When ships begin arriving Wednesday, they will encounter rain, according to the National Weather Service. Though only a quarter-inch fell at San Francisco International Airport on Monday, more is expected today through Thursday. Read More
The results are in: People like to stay, eat and shop at San Francisco International Airport.
During the fiscal year that ended June 30, SFO recorded $715 million in gross sales — a 13 percent increase from the prior year — and spending per passenger at the hub was the third highest in North America. Read More
San Francisco International Airport is hosting a “foreign object debris” walk today in which volunteers are cleaning up areas around the runways. About 200 airport and airline employees will be brought by bus to the runways where they will comb the areas between the runways and remove any debris they find, airport spokesman Mike McCarron said. Read More
A woman flying into San Francisco from the Philippines on Monday night arrived with more than she left with when she gave birth on board, San Francisco International Airport officials confirmed this morning. An SFO communications official said everyone is healthy and the mother and her new baby were transported to a hospital when they landed in the Bay Area. Read More
Officials at San Francisco International Airport are warning people about a pet scam falsely claiming that animals are being detained at the airport.
In the scam, people receive unsolicited emails that offer to sell or ship animals as pets from overseas once money is sent to pay for vaccinations, according to airport officials. Read More
Three people were injured Wednesday when a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco had to be evacuated on the taxiway at Washington Dulles International Airport because of engine problems, a Dulles airport spokeswoman said. Read More