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Passengers' luggage is piled on a cart outside a terminal at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Airports Busy With Holiday Travelers

With Christmas just a couple of days away, holiday travel was in full swing at Bay Area airports.

12/23/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

East Coast Storm Causes Bay Area Flight Cancellations

Winter weather on the East Coast was causing flight cancellations at Bay Area airports Tuesday.

12/10/2013

Ground staff check a jet engine of a Japan Airlines Boeing 777. (Getty Images)

Boeing 777 Bound For SFO Forced To Return To Japan After Mechanical Problem

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.

07/09/2013

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

Pilot Interviews Key To Answering Questions In SFO Crash

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.

07/09/2013

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

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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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