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Oakland R&B Singer Claims United Flight Attendant Used Racial Slur Before Escorting Her Off Flight

Kehlani’s Twitter account, which initially made the claims, has since been deleted.

07/07/2015

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Man’s Demands For Nuts & Crackers Diverts International Flight, Causes Travel Nightmare For Fellow Passengers

Police say a Berkeley man’s demands for snacks forced a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight to divert to Northern Ireland, causing many passengers to stay overnight in an airport.

06/23/2015

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Have You Ever Flown The Most Frequently Delayed Bay Area Flight?

So you think air travel delays are out of control here in the Bay Area? Maybe yous shouldn’t mention that to your friends in Chicago.

06/18/2015

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Canadian Singer Says Fussy Child Got Her Kicked Off United Flight From San Francisco To Vancouver

A Canadian singer says United Airlines kicked her off a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver because her young son was throwing a fit while the plane was taxiing before takeoff.

05/28/2015

Virgin America planes taxi at SFO (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Passenger Fears Force Delay Of San Francisco Flight, Removal Of Traveler

A passenger on a Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Austin, Texas says his flight returned to the gate after another passenger was spotted writing a suicide note.

05/28/2015

Missing Palo Alto pilot William McAdams allegedly stole a plane and disappeared. (CBS)

Palo Alto Flight Instructor Allegedly Steals Plane, Disappears Into Night Over Pacific Ocean

It’s been 10 days since a flight instructor from Palo Alto vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean.

05/18/2015

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight From SFO Lands Safely In North Carolina After Engine Problem, Emergency Landing

A United Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport on Sunday landed safely in Greensboro, North Carolina, after the pilot reported an engine problem and declared an emergency, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman.

05/11/2015

serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Serial Stowaway From Bay Area Arrested At Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman is at it again, getting arrested at Chicago’s O’Hare airport Tuesday.

05/05/2015

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) (Brandon Mercer)

Passengers Get Scare After Pilots Pull Up, Abort Landing At SFO

Passengers on a flight coming into San Francisco got a scare when pilots suddenly pulled up to perform a go-around maneuver.

05/04/2015

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Widow Says Southwest Airlines Left Husband To Die In Plane Bathroom During Flight From Oakland

The widow of a high-profile financial analyst is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Southwest Airlines, claiming a flight crew left her husband in an airplane bathroom when he desperately needed help, even treating him like an out-of-control passenger.

04/20/2015

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