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San Francisco International Airport hosted more than 51 million passengers this past year, a record for the airport, which has used technology to increase its capacity. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

San Francisco International Airport hosts record number of passengers

San Francisco International Airport hosted a record of more than 51 million…

 

In this June 11, 2015 photo, a hexacopter drone is flown during a drone demonstration at a farm in Cordova, Md. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Close calls with drones spur federal registration of owners

WASHINGTON — Concerned about rising reports of close calls and safety risks…

 

People stand in line at Washington's Reagan National Airport after technical issues at a Federal Aviation Administration center in Virginia caused delays. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

FAA technical issues delay Northeast flights

WASHINGTON — Air traffic was snarled and passengers' tempers frayed on Saturday…

 

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Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

Drone on, the government says. Just not through the night sky. Or…

AP Photo/Gregory Bull
SF Examiner file photoNearly 300 Brisbane residents have demanded in a petition that the Federal Aviation Administration curb the number of flights that turn west over their community.

Brisbane residents call on FAA to cut air traffic over community

Residents of Brisbane are asking the Federal Aviation Administration to reduce aircraft…

SF Examiner file photoNearly 300 Brisbane residents have demanded in a petition that the Federal Aviation Administration curb the number of flights that turn west over their community.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoMany restaurant workers went on strike at SFO on Thursday morning amid cancellations and delays due to the rain storm that hit The City.

New FAA program aims to help reduce delays at SFO

As poor weather rolls around, travelers can expect delays in arrivals at…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoMany restaurant workers went on strike at SFO on Thursday morning amid cancellations and delays due to the rain storm that hit The City.
AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenCapt. Oscar Vela stands on a rooftop at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Snags set back air traffic control system update

After a decade of work and billions of dollars spent, the modernization…

AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenCapt. Oscar Vela stands on a rooftop at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Pilot makes emergency landing near Palo Alto airport

A single-engine plane was damaged after a student pilot was forced to…

Four killed in Watsonville plane crash were family including two children

The four people killed in a Watsonville plane crash Thursday appear to…

Passengers survive small plane crash near Palo Alto Airport

Passengers walked away from a plane crash near the Palo Alto Airport…

Enough is enough: Time to investigate the FAA

So now we learn that first lady Michelle Obama’s plane had to…

FAA boss slips up about second sleeping scenario

When asked about the lone air traffic controller covering Washington’s National Airport…

FAA delays pile up on air safety recommendations

After investigating more than 140,000 aviation accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board…

FAA loses track of 119,000 aircraft, worries terrorists, crooks could buy planes

WHO: The Federal Aviation Administration WHAT: The FAA is missing key information…

Not so good vibrations

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency Airworthiness Directive ordering airlines…