Winter weather on the East Coast was causing flight cancellations at Bay Area airports Tuesday.
A Japan Airlines flight headed to San Francisco on Monday night had to turn around mid-flight because of a mechanical problem, an airline spokeswoman said.
The National Transportation Safety Board is interviewing the pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 as it pieces together the final seconds before Saturday’s crash. The NTSB will release more information as details emerge Tuesday from U.S. and Korean joint interviews with the pilots.
A Lufthansa flight headed to Munich from San Francisco International Airport on Thursday night was diverted to Seattle when an electrical smell was detected on the plane, an airline spokesman said.
A United Airlines flight recently ran out of toilet paper on a flight to Europe, leaving them to substitute cocktail napkins on the hours-long flight, according to the travel website Flyer Talk.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco from Honolulu turned around because of an unspecified electrical problem.
Les Rowe was critically injured a\in a hit-and-run accident last year and his friends and family have raised enough funds for him to be transported home in a special plane.
A merged American Airlines and US Airways will carry more passengers around the world than any other, but even the biggest airline flying doesn’t need eight hub airports on the ground.
You could say we’re in the eye of the air travel storm – so it goes over the holidays. And, with so many Bay Area residents flying the friendly skies to and from wintertime destinations, it’s likely welcome news that the region’s biggest airport has its eye on the root causes of air travel headaches.
As post-tropical cyclone Sandy battered much of the East Coast with strong winds, flooding and even blizzards Tuesday morning, many airports remained shut down and dozens of flights were canceled at Bay Area airports.