Air Travel

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Tired Air Traffic Controllers Making Skies Less Safe, According To Newly-Released FAA Study

Air 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.

08/11/2015

TSA Screen Check

Travelers Can Find Out If, Why They Are On No-Fly List

The 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.

04/14/2015

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (Brandon Mercer)

‘Racist,’ Foul-Mouthed Passenger Booted From Southwest Flight From SFO

SAN 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.

04/07/2015

The Economy class with LED cabin lighting is seen on the United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Los Angeles International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Airlines Consider ‘Economy Minus’ Seats With Less Room, Lower Price

An 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.

11/03/2014

Passengers wait in line at the United Airlines ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Storms In East Delay Flights At SFO

A 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.

01/05/2014

Oakland International Airport

Keep Your Shoes On, Oakland Airport Launches Expedited Screening

Oakland 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.

10/13/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Hurry For Delays: The Best Of SFO

  Hours: Sun to Fri – 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Price: Free For millions of air travelers, the airport experience can be a stressful game of hurry up and wait. Not at the San […]

02/06/2012

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AAA Predicts Fewer Californians Will Travel During Labor Day Weekend

The 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/01/2011

Travelers At SFO

Tropical Storm Irene Forces SFO Travelers To Scramble For Rescheduled Flights

Thousands of flights and hundreds of thousands of would be passengers are being impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/28/2011

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Bay Area Airports Cheer Compromises To Reopen FAA

The 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2011

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