President Obama confirmed Friday morning that one American passport-holder was killed on Malaysia Air flight 17 Thursday, it now appears the man may have Bay Area ties.
Passengers survived severe turbulence on a South African Airways flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.
More than 77 years after Amelia Earhart attempted to fly around the world, a woman named after the aviation legend completed her own round-the-world flight by landing at Oakland International Airport Friday afternoon.
A woman who carries the same name as the most famous female aviator is paying tribute to the original Amelia Earhart by circling the globe after departing from Oakland Thursday.
A teenage stowaway who hitched a ride from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet says he knew exactly what he was doing when he hopped a fence at the airport.
Both San Jose Mineta and San Francisco International airports were reporting significant delays on flights to and from Denver Wednesday afternoon because of stormy weather there.
Reports of smoke at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Chicago was causing flight disruptions to travelers between San Francisco International Airport and that city’s two airports Tuesday, an SFO spokesman said.
Travelers who want to see the world this summer, or at least visit Mickey Mouse at his house, might want to consider their credit card as a free ticket to ride, so to speak.
Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials who reviewed video of his arrival said Wednesday.
A law enforcement official says surveillance video from San Jose International Airport shows the boy who survived a flight to Hawaii in a plane’s wheel well was on the airfield seven hours before the jet departed.