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.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is hoping to become one of the handful of local law enforcement agencies that have received federal clearance to use unmanned aerial drones to fight crime.
The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be roaring over parts of the Bay Area starting Thursday afternoon as San Francisco Fleet Week gets under way.
Hundreds of people gathered at San Francisco’s Crissy Field and in the Marin Headlands Friday morning to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour make a low-altitude pass near the Golden Gate Bridge.