Rainy weather caused more than 100 flight cancellations at San Francisco International Airport Friday morning, as well as flight delays of more than an hour, an airport duty manager said.
More than 50 flights have been cancelled and dozens more were delayed at San Francisco International Airport Saturday as heavy rain continues to blanket the area.
With Christmas just a couple of days away, holiday travel was in full swing at Bay Area airports.
Winter weather on the East Coast was causing flight cancellations at Bay Area airports Tuesday.
A Japan Airlines flight headed to San Francisco on Monday night had to turn around mid-flight because of a mechanical problem, an airline spokeswoman said.
The National Transportation Safety Board is interviewing the pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 as it pieces together the final seconds before Saturday’s crash. The NTSB will release more information as details emerge Tuesday from U.S. and Korean joint interviews with the pilots.
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.