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Virgin Says It Will Fly From Dallas Love Field

The Burlingame-based airline has won rights to fly to the smaller alternative airfield…

04/25/2014

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49ers LB Aldon Smith To Face Possible Misdemeanor Charges In LAX Incident

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office has referred the airport arrest of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to the Los Angeles city attorney’s office for misdemeanor consideration.

04/24/2014

(Photo Dylan Ashe, San Jose Via Wiki/Flickr Creative Commons License http://www.flickr.com/photos/ackook/1233393504/ )

Stowaway Teen Was Disoriented, Could Barely Walk After Wheel Well Flight From San Jose To Hawaii

Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials who reviewed video of his arrival said Wednesday.

04/23/2014

(Photo Dylan Ashe, San Jose Via Wiki/Flickr Creative Commons License http://www.flickr.com/photos/ackook/1233393504/ )

Teen Hawaii Stowaway Sneaked Into Secure Area Of SJ Airport Despite Hundreds Of Security Cameras

San Jose’s Mineta Airport has hundreds of security cameras, but they were unable to deter a teenage boy that snuck onto a secure area hours before stowing away in the wheel well of a plane bound for Hawaii.

04/23/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

SJ Stowaway Highlights Broader Security Concerns At U.S. Airports

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

04/23/2014

Maui Airport. (CBS)

How Rare Was San Jose Teen’s Successful Wheel Well Stowaway Flight?

The South Bay teen who survived a five plus hour flight inside the wheel well of a jet traveling from San Jose to Maui is lucky to be alive today. A look at other stowaway attempts reveals that successful wheel well trips are rare, but not completely unprecedented.

04/21/2014

TSA agents say this knife was found inside enchiladas at the Sonoma Airport. (TSA)

Knife Found Inside Woman’s Enchiladas At Sonoma County Airport

A woman is facing possible charges after a knife was found inside an enchilada she was carrying at at the Charles M. Schultz-Sonoma County Airport.

04/16/2014

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Airports An Important New Front In Combating Human Trafficking

Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front in combating human trafficking and rescuing victims.

04/15/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Super Shuttle With Passengers Hijacked On Way To Airport In San Francisco

Passengers heading to the airport had a rough ride when the van was hijacked by a passenger in San Francisco.

04/14/2014

Aldon Smith (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

No Charges Yet Against 49ers LB Aldon Smith Following Alleged ‘Bomb’ Remark At LAX

Los Angeles County prosecutors have not yet received case information on San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith, who was arrested Sunday on suspicion of falsely reporting he had a bomb at Los Angeles International Airport, a district attorney’s office spokeswoman said Monday.

04/14/2014

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