Delta Raises Fees For Checked BagsThe airline on Wednesday quietly raised the prices of the first and second checked bags by $5 each.
Alaska Airlines Admits San Jose Airport Workers Played Games With LuggageAs many people travel to be with loved ones for Thanksgiving, workers at Mineta San Jose International Airport appeared to have been playing a game, tossing baggage like bean bags.
TSA Making Changes On How It Searches Luggage With 'TSA Cares' ProgramThe Transportation Security Administration will make chances about how it searches passengers’ luggage, following a KPIX 5 investigation.
Southwest Airlines Workers Picket At Mineta San Jose Airport Over Stalled Labor ContractSouthwest Airlines ground crew workers upset over stalled labor negotiations picketed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday. Union members say they haven't had a contract in four years.
TSA Finds Cannon Barrel In Checked Bag Of San Francisco-Bound PassengerAn airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage -- the barrel of a cannon.
TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger's Security RiskThe TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.
Couple Sentenced For Stealing Luggage From SFO Passengers Diverted Over Asiana Plane CrashA 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.
How To Never Lose Your Luggage AgainWhile 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.
Couple Pleads No Contest To Stealing Luggage After Asiana CrashA United Airlines employee and his wife have pleaded no contest to stealing luggage in the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines crash.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor 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.
Best Places To Buy Luggage In The South BayToday, 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.
SFO Baggage Handler Accused Of Stealing From LuggageA 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.
Woman Flying To SFO Checks Luggage Containing ExplosivesA 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.
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.
ConsumerWatch: Local Airport Luggage Scales Get High Marks For AccuracyAirline 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.