Japan’s two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 aircraft for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet.
Stormy weather Friday morning is affecting travel plans in and out of the Bay Area, according to airport officials.
Hawaiian Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer Peter Ingram said there’s been tremendous demand for Maui service from customers in Oakland and San Jose.
The airline will end service on June 4.
Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.
The FAA is set to downgrade SFO to a Level 2 hub as they believe runway construction will leave the airport vulnerable to delays and congestion.
Last month, the airport announced it had landed its first overseas flight in five years – nonstop service to Japan. Now, the airport is hoping to build on that momentum with even more overseas flights, especially to Asia.
Freezing rain in the Northwest was stranding some travelers trying to fly between the Bay Area and Seattle Thursday.
The websites said they are concerned that search results will draw travelers away from their sites.
Overseas flights are coming back to Mineta San Jose International Airport next year after an agreement was reached with All Nippon Airways to offer nonstop service to Tokyo.