SFO

A TSA K9 unit inspects luggage at San Francisco International Airport in San Francsico, Calif. Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presense as a response to the recent terrorist attacks on Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police increase patrols at SFO, transit areas in response to terrorist attacks

San Francisco police were increasing patrols at San Francisco International Airport and…

A TSA K9 unit inspects luggage at San Francisco International Airport in San Francsico, Calif. Tuesday, March 22, 2016. San Francisco metro and airport security heightened their presense as a response to the recent terrorist attacks on Brussels, Belgium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
BART is hoping that 10,000 people will join the perks program and 1,200 people shift their commute. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Equipment problem triggers systemwide BART delays

BART trains were delayed throughout the system Wednesday because of a trackside…

BART is hoping that 10,000 people will join the perks program and 1,200 people shift their commute. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Virgin America on Tuesday launched service between San Francisco and Denver. (Courtesy photo)

Virgin America launches flights from SFO to Denver

Virgin America celebrated the launch of a new direct flight service from…

Virgin America on Tuesday launched service between San Francisco and Denver. (Courtesy photo)

Rain, wind trigger flight delays at SFO

Wind and especially heavy rain is causing cancellations and delays Friday morning…

This Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows 64-year-old Marilyn Hartman. Hartman, who has a history of sneaking aboard airplanes, was arrested again Wednesday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. She is charged with felony probation violation and misdemeanor criminal trespass. (Chicago Police Department via AP)

Serial stowaway arrested again at Chicago’s O’Hare airport

A woman with a history of sneaking aboard airplanes, including in the…

This Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows 64-year-old Marilyn Hartman. Hartman, who has a history of sneaking aboard airplanes, was arrested again Wednesday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. She is charged with felony probation violation and misdemeanor criminal trespass. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
Airport asks employees to 'volunteer' for Super Bowl-related work

Airport asks employees to ‘volunteer’ for Super Bowl-related work

The San Francisco Airport is joining the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency…

Airport asks employees to 'volunteer' for Super Bowl-related work
Monica Marie Jenkins (Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

LA deputy public defender acquitted of assaults on police at SFO

A Los Angeles County deputy public defender arrested at San Francisco International…

Monica Marie Jenkins (Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)
A California Public Utilities Commission administrative law judge will decide whether ride-hail companies like Uber and Lyft should be required to use criminal background services to ensure the safety of passengers, namely unaccompanied minors. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Kids’ safety shapes background checks for Uber, Lyft drivers

California regulators are taking a hard look at whether kids should be…

A California Public Utilities Commission administrative law judge will decide whether ride-hail companies like Uber and Lyft should be required to use criminal background services to ensure the safety of passengers, namely unaccompanied minors. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
San Francisco International Airport (Mike Koozmin/ 2013 S.F. Examiner)

SFO security screeners indicted on drug smuggling, fraud charges

A trio of security screeners were busted allegedly allowing undercover agents at…

San Francisco International Airport (Mike Koozmin/ 2013 S.F. Examiner)
Rev. Ben Meyers of the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo addresses the Airport Commission on Tuesday. (Courtesy Laurel Fish)

Airline food service workers push for SFO minimum wage

Airline food service workers who have been negotiating with their employers for…

Rev. Ben Meyers of the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo addresses the Airport Commission on Tuesday. (Courtesy Laurel Fish)
San Francisco International Airport. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFO renews permits for Uber, Lyft after criticizing flighty practices

San Francisco International Airport is granting permits to Uber and Lyft —…

San Francisco International Airport. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Mobile passport app goes live at SFO

Starting today, U.S. citizens and Canadians traveling abroad can use a new…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Deal with 72 Asiana passengers leaves many cases unresolved

The first set of lawsuits stemming from the crash of an Asiana…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Attendants allege were unfairly fired for refusing to fly

Thirteen flight attendants filed a federal complaint Wednesday against United Airlines alleging…

Plane diverts as traveler appears to go into labor

Authorities say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard…

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.

Restaurant workers on strike at airport amid mass flight cancellations due to storm

A two-day strike by nearly 1,000 restaurant workers at San Francisco International…

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/Eric RisbergSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon

Uber hit with complaint and lawsuit over $4 SFO surcharge; Lyft settles legal issues

The District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that it was filing a…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon
AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeIn this Thursday

Experts: Broken wall panels on plane departing SFO only cosmetic

An American Airlines flight heading from San Francisco to Dallas made an…

AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeIn this Thursday
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.

No charges to be filed against fake TSA agent

Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against a man accused…

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.

TSA opens precheck enrollment center at international terminal

Travelers who want to move more quickly through airport security can now…