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TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger’s Security Risk

The TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.

06/08/2014

(L-R) Sean Crudup Raychas Thomas (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Couple Sentenced For Stealing Luggage From SFO Passengers Diverted Over Asiana Plane Crash

A couple who used the confusion during the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer as an opportunity to steal luggage from diverted passengers was sentenced to jail Tuesday, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

05/13/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

Couple Pleads No Contest To Stealing Luggage After Asiana Crash

A United Airlines employee and his wife have pleaded no contest to stealing luggage in the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines crash.

03/11/2014

Traveler (credit: Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Louis Vuitton (credit: Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Best Places To Buy Luggage In The South Bay

Today, there are only a handful of family-owned businesses still operating in the South Bay that carry luggage, carry-ons and other travel accessories. These are five of the best places to buy luggage in the South Bay, all based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

09/07/2013

A passenger looks for his luggage on a baggage carousel at terminal at San Francisco International Airport . (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFO Baggage Handler Accused Of Stealing From Luggage

A San Francisco International Airport baggage handler accused of stealing dozens of items from airline passengers’ checked bags appeared in a Redwood City courtroom on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

05/23/2013

Mines found in suitcase (TSA)

Woman Flying To SFO Checks Luggage Containing Explosives

A New Jersey woman headed to San Francisco International Airport was briefly detained Tuesday after Transportation Security Administration screeners found explosive devices inside a suitcase she had checked for the flight, federal authorities told CBS San Francisco.

05/01/2012

Security officers at San Francisco International Airport (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Adding Up All Those Airline Fees

With the travel season underway, more and more passengers are getting frustrated with added airline fees. From baggage to wireless signal access, last year the airline industry reported revenue of $22 billion from a la cart fees.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

Travelers at the Mineta San Jose International Airport (Mineta San Jose)

ConsumerWatch: Local Airport Luggage Scales Get High Marks For Accuracy

Airline passengers have no shortage of things to complain about, but the accuracy of the luggage scales at the three bay area airports isn’t one of them, according to the county officials responsible for checking those devices.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

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