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List of flights canceled by Southwest Airlines on February 24, 2014, after the airline failed to inspect hydraulic systems on 128 jets. (CBS)

11 Bay Area Flights Canceled After Southwest Grounds 128 Planes Over Maintenance Issue

Eleven flights have been cancelled out of the Bay Area on Wednesday after Southwest Airlines decided to ground 128 planes when they failed to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/25/2015

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

‘Serial Stowaway’ Arrested After Sneaking On Plane, Checking Into Florida Resort Under Another Person’s Name

The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket was able to fly, ticket-free, from Minnesota to Florida.

02/09/2015

Escapes are rare on the tarmac, but they happen. This airline employee  had to chase down an escaped pet  at La Guardia Airport. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dog Chased On SFO Tarmac After Escaping Kennel, Found Safe—Headed To Austin

A dog that managed to get out of its kennel at San Francisco International Airport led airport crews on a chase around some of the runways for a few minutes Friday morning.

01/23/2015

A Delta flight from SFO was grounded at New York's JFK airport after a bomb threat was received. (CBS)A Delta flight from SFO was grounded at New York's JFK airport after a bomb threat was received. (CBS)

Bomb Threat Grounds Plane From San Francisco At New York’s JFK Airport

An all-clear has been given after a suspected bomb threat on a Delta Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport and landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday, a spokesman said.

01/19/2015

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

Windshield Crack Forces Oakland-To-Honolulu Flight To Divert To Mineta San Jose Airport

A flight from Oakland to Hawaii was diverted to San Jose for an emergency landing when a crack developed in the windshield Sunday morning.

01/18/2015

Etihad Airways Airbus A320 (Sergey Kustov, Wikimedia Commons)

Angry, Hungry SFO-Bound Passengers Left Inside Plane Stuck On Tarmac For 12+ Hours In Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Flight 183 got stuck on the tarmac for over 12 hours after fog forced the temporary closure of Abu Dhabi Airport on Saturday. That, on top of the 16-hour flight to SFO, made for some very unhappy campers. All told, they spent more than 28 hours on the plane.

01/03/2015

(MARCEL ANTONISSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight Diverted After Woman Goes Into Labor While Aboard Flight From SFO To Minneapolis

Authorities say a pregnant woman who went into labor aboard a plane was treated at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah.

12/31/2014

Relatives of passengers on AirAsia flight QZ 8501 react to the breaking news of debris and bodies being found on December 30, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Wreckage, Bodies Reveal Fate Of AirAsia Flight 8501 After Vanishing With 162 People On Board

Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board.

12/30/2014

(CBS SF)

Hawaii-Bound Plane From Sacramento Diverted To Oakland For Mechanical Issue

A flight traveling to Hawaii from Sacramento has been diverted to Oakland International Airport Wednesday morning,

12/24/2014

(West Jet)

WATCH: Airline Pulls Off Amazing Holiday Stunt For Passengers

A video of an airline company who made holiday traveling a magical experience for 250 lucky passengers is making the rounds on the internet again.

12/24/2014

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