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Mineta San Jose International Airport

Jet With Mechanical Problems Makes Emergency Landing At San Jose Airport

A corporate jet with mechanical problems made an emergency landing at the Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday afternoon, an airport spokeswoman said.

08/05/2014

Supersonic Jet Model in Wind Tunnel (NASA)

NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom Research

San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.

06/17/2014

E.Coli, also known as the EHEC bacteria in a lab petri dish. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Potentially-Deadly Germs Hiding In Airplane Cabins For Days

New findings from Auburn University show just how germ-filled the cabins of passenger jets really are. Scientists exposed six common airplane surfaces to MRSA, E. coli and other bacteria. They found that the potentially-deadly bacteria could survive for over a week.

05/21/2014

A microsatellite made by Skybox Imaging of Mountain View. (Skybox Imaging)

Bay Area Satellite Imaging Firm Helping Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

A Bay Area firm specializing in providing high-definition satellite images is helping in the search for debris of the Malaysian Airlines flight which is now believed to have crashed into a remote part of the Indian Ocean.

03/24/2014

Asiana Flight 214

Law Firm Says It’s Suing Boeing Over Asiana Crash

A Chicago law firm took steps to sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. on behalf of 83 passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed in San Francisco.

07/16/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

FAA Orders Comprehensive Review Of Boeing 787’s Critical Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration is undertaking a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing’s 787s, the aircraft maker’s newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week, the agency said Friday.

01/11/2013

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Mineta San Jose

An Alaska Airlines flight bound for Seattle from the Los Angeles area has made an emergency landing at Mineta San Jose International Airport Wednesday morning.

08/08/2012

A double-decker Airbus A380, flown by Lufthansa from Frankfurt, arrives at the gate at SFO (CBS)

World’s Largest Passenger Jet Begins Service To SFO

The world’s largest passenger airplane arrived at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday to mark the start of its regular service between SFO and Germany.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Private Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Oakland Airport

A private jet made an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport this morning, an airport spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

A FedEx Airbus Jet (Roberto Schmidt/Getty Images)

FedEx Jet Makes Emergency Landing In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (AP) – A FedEx cargo jet has landed safely at Sacramento International Airport after running low on fuel. Airport spokeswoman Gina Swankie says the plane landed without incident just before 8 a.m. Thursday. The […]

CBS San Francisco–12/23/2010

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