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Yahye Abdi in an interview with KPIX 5. Abdi stowed away on the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlinesjet from San Jose to Maui on April 20, 2014 and survived the flight despite freezing temperatures and low oxygen. (CBS)

San Jose Airport Officials Maintain Perimeter Security Has Been Strengthened Following Stowaway Teen Incident

The airport’s security has been in question since an incident in April, when a teenage boy hopped a fence and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii.

06/26/2014

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac. (CBS)

Oakland Firefighter Injured In Airport Training Drill Is Awake And Breathing On His Own

An Oakland firefighter who was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill at Oakland International Airport on Tuesday is awake and breathing on his own Wednesday.

06/25/2014

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac. (CBS)

Firefighter Critically Injured During Training Drill On Oakland Airport Tarmac

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac Tuesday, city officials said.

06/24/2014

Plane Crash Scene

Pilot Killed In Livermore Plane Crash Was Air Force Veteran

A 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

06/23/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Asiana Flight 214 Crash Report To Be Released

A federal safety board report is expected to reveal the official cause of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport in July of last year that left three people dead.

06/22/2014

Clean vehicle event at San Francisco International Airport on June 19, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Receives Grant For High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The new 480-volt electric vehicle charging stations will be located at the airport’s Cell Phone Lot, and charge cars in about 30 minutes.

06/19/2014

Supersonic Jet Model in Wind Tunnel (NASA)

NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom Research

San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.

06/17/2014

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

Fare Set For New Oakland Airport BART Connector

BART directors voted Thursday to set the fare for the new 3.2-mile connector from the Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland International Airport at $6.

06/12/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Ride Sharing Companies Warned To Stay Out Of Airports

Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.

06/11/2014

A traveler undergoes an enhanced pat down by a Transportation Security Administration agent at the Denver International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)

TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Expands In The East Bay For Airline Passengers

An enrollment center for a program to expedite screenings by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now open in Oakland.

06/11/2014

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