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TSA Reunites Passengers With Items Lost At SFO Security Checkpoints

So far this year, about 20,000 items have been left accidentally at security checkpoints at San Francisco International Airport, scooped by the Transportation Security Administration which must figure out to how to return them to the rightful owners.

08/21/2014

US Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Trusted Traveler Network kiosks. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Entry Program, Meant To Speed Up Customs Checks At Airports, Bogged Down By Application Process

The Global Entry program gets approximately 50,000 applications a month, and the process can take more than two months, especially in a busy locale like the Bay Area.

07/10/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.

03/05/2014

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The World’s 7 Best Airport Coffee Shops

It’s not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world’s airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.

02/26/2014

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What To Do At America’s 10 Most Delayed Airports

Delayed at the airport during your travels? Check out this guide on where to eat, drink and shop at America’s 10 most delayed airports.

11/27/2013

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

Report Calls For Shifting Flights From SFO To San Jose, Oakland

The report from the Regional Airport Planning Committee calls for expanding the number of flights out of Oakland and San Jose to help at SFO, which constantly suffers from fog delays.

07/25/2012

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

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Security Tightening Around California As 9/11 Anniversary Nears

Airports, bridges and many sporting events in the Bay Area will have extra security present on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

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