Frequent flyers weary of fog-related delays at San Francisco International Airport have some relief on the horizon: the airport has implemented a new landing protocol that will increase the rate of flight arrivals when skies are gray.
Passengers on a flight from Oakland International Airport to Utah endured nearly 12 hours of delays and had to deal with issues on three separate planes, before they left for their destination on Monday.
There were 84 cancellations and delays of over an hour Monday at San Francisco International Airport as one of the four runways remained closed because of the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash Saturday.
Saturday’s crash landing of Asiana Flight 214 at SFO was causing delays at airports across California and in particular at Mineta San Jose International.
Travelers at San Francisco International Airport continue to face flight delays and cancellations Monday, though fewer than the airport saw over the weekend following the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214, an airport duty manager said.
Low clouds and drizzle Tuesday morning caused flights to be delayed by up to an hour at San Francisco International Airport, a duty manager said.
Low-lying clouds were expected to cause delays of about an hour for flights at San Francisco International Airport Monday morning, an airport duty manager said.
Regional air traffic moved smoothly with minimal delays at the three Bay Area international airports Wednesday, despite the Federal Aviation Administration’s imposed furlough on the nation’s air traffic controllers.
Some fliers headed to Los Angeles International Airport, and other destinations were met with long delays on the first day of staffing cuts for air traffic controllers because of government spending reductions.
Stormy weather on the East Coast is affecting travel plans in and out of San Francisco International Airport Friday morning, airport officials said.