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San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Germany-Bound SFO Flight Forced To Land In Seattle

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.

06/28/2013

(FlyerTalk)

Napkins Offered After SF To London Flight Runs Out Of Toilet Paper

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.

06/21/2013

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

Electrical Problem Forces SFO-Bound Flight To Return To Hawaii

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco from Honolulu turned around because of an unspecified electrical problem.

06/17/2013

KCBS Cover Story: Popular SF Homeless Man Injured In Hit-And-Run Heading Home

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.

05/08/2013

American Airlines passengers at the ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: US Air, American Merger Likely Means Changes For Consumers

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.

02/14/2013

Travelers At SFO

In Depth: SFO Plots New Strategy To Ease Delays

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.

11/26/2012

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Scores Of Bay Area Flights Canceled In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

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.

10/30/2012

(acgov.org)

Alameda County Sheriff Seeks Drone To Fight Crime

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.

10/19/2012

(U.S. Navy)

Blue Angels Begin Practice Runs Above SF Bay

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.

10/04/2012

The Space Shuttle Endavour flies on top of a modified 747 jumbo jet over the Golden Gate Bridge, September 21, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huge Bay Area Crowds Cheer Shuttle Endeavour Flyover

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.

09/21/2012

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