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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

3 hours ago

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

FAA To Close 11 California Control Towers

Eleven air traffic control towers at small airports throughout California are on the Federal Aviation Administration’s list of nationwide facilities to be closed next month due to spending cuts.

03/22/2013

Reid Hillview Airport (Ikluft/Wikimedia Commons)

Second Plane Accident This Week Reported At Small San Jose Airport

A small plane skidded off the runway at San Jose’s Reid Hillview Airport Wednesday night after its landing gear collapsed, the second accident in the last week.

03/14/2013

US Vice President Joe Biden  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Birds Hit Vice President’s Plane While Landing In California

Officials said birds struck Vice President Joe Biden’s plane as it was landing Thursday night at Santa Barbara Airport in California. Nobody was injured.

04/20/2012

Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose Airport To Upgrade Facilities For Private, Corporate Planes

The general aviation side of Mineta San Jose International Airport will soon be seeing some big changes as bids to upgrade the west side of the airport are being sought.

03/15/2012

(CBS) - A volunteer covered in fake blood participates in a previous SFO disaster drill

Drill Keeps SFO First Responders On Their Toes

SFO’s Emergency Operation Center did a table-top exercise Wednesday to get the team ready to deal with any emergency that’s thrown their way.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/22/2010

Crying Kids on Planes

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ Can you imagine flying on a plane that doesn’t allow babies onboard? Or airlines putting children in a “families only” section of a plane?

08/29/2010

Bay Area Airports Big Targets for Laser Plane Strikes

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS/AP) _ Oakland International and Mineta San Jose International airports rank fourth and fifth, respectively, in the number of reported laser strikes on aircraft, which put the lives of pilots and passengers […]

08/26/2010