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San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Federal Aviation Administration’s 24-Hour Flight Ban To Tel Aviv, Includes SFO

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv’s airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.

07/22/2014

Eric Slighton SFO TSA copy

Man Accused Of Posing As Airport Security Agent, Patting Down Women At SFO Identified As Banker

Authorities said a man suspected of posing as a security screener at San Francisco International Airport and giving two women private pat downs, has been identified as an investment banker.

07/17/2014

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SFO Passengers Tense After Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash

The news about Thursday’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash is stirring some anxiety among SFO passengers getting ready to fly.

07/17/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Apparently Drunk Man Arrested For Posing As TSA Agent, Patting Down Women At SFO

A San Francisco man suspected of having one too many drinks is accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and groped two unsuspecting women, both foreigners, in a private booth for security pat downs.

07/16/2014

Airfield Safety Officers honored at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on July 8, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

SFO Airfield Safety Officers Receive Commendations For Response Following Asiana Crash

The five Airfield Safety Officers were honored at Tuesday’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting.

07/09/2014

The TSA is noticing a trend of passengers attempting to bring aboard knives the size of a credit card onto airplanes. (photo courtesy TSA blog)

TSA Says Growing Number Of Passengers Stopped With ‘Credit Card’ Knives At SFO, Oakland Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has noticed a new trend at airport checkpoints where passengers are being stopped for carrying knives that fold up into the size of credit cards.

07/07/2014

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during warm-ups against the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49er Aldon Smith Won’t Face Charges For Alleged Airport Bomb Comments

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office has no plans to prosecute San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith following his April arrest on suspicion of falsely reporting he had a bomb at Los Angeles International Airport, a spokesman said.

07/01/2014

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

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