Tired Air Traffic Controllers Making Skies Less Safe, According To Newly-Released FAA StudyAir traffic controllers’ work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government kept secret for years.
Travelers Can Find Out If, Why They Are On No-Fly ListThe Obama administration said it will start telling some travelers if and why they are on a list of tens of thousands of people banned from flying to, from or within the United States.
'Racist,' Foul-Mouthed Passenger Booted From Southwest Flight From SFOSAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CBS SF) -- Being drunk, making jokes about bombs, and wearing offensive clothing, can all get you kicked off a plane, and as evidenced by a Southwest flight from SFO to Los Angeles International Monday night, you can also get kicked for what you say to fellow passengers.
Airlines Consider 'Economy Minus' Seats With Less Room, Lower PriceAn un-named major airline is now tinkering with the idea of offering something called Economy Minus, with less legroom and seats that don't recline at a discount price.
Storms In East Delay Flights At SFOA severe winter storm impacting the East Coast and Midwest this weekend has caused a number of flight cancellations and delays at San Francisco International Airport, a duty manager said.
Keep Your Shoes On, Oakland Airport Launches Expedited ScreeningOakland International Airport rolled out a TSA Pre-Check program Sunday that will allow some travelers to keep their shoes and jackets on when passing through security.
Hurry For Delays: The Best Of SFO
AAA Predicts Fewer Californians Will Travel During Labor Day WeekendThe American Automobile Association’s survey of Labor Day travel plans forecasts 3.7 million Californians will travel 50 or more miles from home for the holiday weekend, a decrease of 2.6 percent from last year.
Tropical Storm Irene Forces SFO Travelers To Scramble For Rescheduled FlightsThousands of flights and hundreds of thousands of would be passengers are being impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.
Bay Area Airports Cheer Compromises To Reopen FAAThe three major airports in the Bay area all have projects that have been impacted by the FAA partial shutdown. So word of a bipartisan agreement to end the stalemate is very welcome news.
ConsumerWatch: Adding Up All Those Airline Fees With the travel season underway, more and more passengers are getting frustrated with added airline fees. From baggage to wireless signal access, last year the airline industry reported revenue of $22 billion from a la cart fees.
SFO-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Las VegasA San Francisco-bound flight from Miami had to make an emergency landing in Las Vegas late Friday morning after pilots reported smoke in the cockpit.