COVID Variant Medical Detectives Deploying To San Francisco InternationalThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday announced the launch of a pilot testing program to identify new COVID variants at the San Francisco International Airport.
Travelers Weary Of Southwest Airlines Woes; Dozens Of Flights CancelledA total of 28 Southwest Airlines' flights have been canceled so far Monday at the Bay Area's three major airports, extending the large number of flight cancellations this past weekend, officials said.
Foreign Air Travelers Face New COVID-19 Requirements Before Boarding Flights To U.S.Under new guidelines the CDC will require travelers to take a COVID test within three days before their plane departs from any foreign country for the US starting January 26.
COVID: Mayor Breed Unveils $21.3 Million Emergency Rent Relief Program For San Francisco International BusinessesMayor London Breed has signed an ordinance to launch a rent relief program at San Francisco International Airport, modifying and waiving rent and other fees for airport concession tenants as the COVID-19 pandemic endures.
Thousands Crowd Into San Francisco International Ignoring COVID Travel Warning Despite warnings from public health officials and the surge in COVID cases, tens of thousands of travelers passed through San Francisco International Airport on the last weekend before Christmas.
United Fare Sale Offers One-Way Flights From $49-$139 For U.S. Travel Through DecemberIf wanderlust is getting the best of you during the coronavirus pandemic, United Airlines is having a mid-summer fare sale with no change fees, so you can at least dream about taking a vacation.
Coronavirus Update: Major Changes Coming To Airline Industry For Travelers And Flight AttendantsJetBlue has become the first major US airline to require passengers to wear face coverings. Most airlines, including United, Delta and American require flight attendants wear masks. Other airlines have changed seating plans and food service.
Coronavirus Update: Feds Award San Francisco International $254.7 Million In COVID-19 Relief FundsFederal transportation officials announced Tuesday they were sending more than $380 million in COVID-19 relief money to 13 large and small airports located throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Coronavirus Update: Virus Travel Restrictions Turn San Francisco International Into Holiday Ghost TownNormally on a holiday weekend, San Francisco International would be overflowing with passengers, there would be lengthy delays at security checkpoints and there would be a bee hive of worker activity on the tarmac and loading gates.
Coronavirus Fears Don’t Deter Travelers From Booking Cheap FlightsWhile airlines were struggling financially with empty seats as the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow in Northern California, they were still trying to lure potential passengers like Yago Ferreira with fare deals that were hard to resist.
Alaska Airlines Agent At SFO Tests Positive For COVID-19 An Alaska Airlines customer service agent at San Francisco International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19.
Air Canada Flight Forced To Make Emergency Landing At San Francisco InternationalAn Air Canada flight returned to San Francisco International Airport Sunday shortly after take-off, making an emergency landing and quickly evacuating the 71 passengers aboard using the plane's emergency slides, officials said.
Health Officials To Screen SFO Passengers From China For Deadly New CoronavirusFederal health officials will begin screening ill passengers on flights coming into San Francisco International Airport from China for any signs of a deadly new virus that has already claimed two lives in Wuhan and spread to Thailand and Japan.
United Airlines Eugene Flight Makes Emergency Landing At San Francisco International An United Airlines flight to Eugene, Ore., was forced to returned to San Francisco International Airport Saturday and make an emergency landing after encountering a landing gear issue, authorities said.
Companies Cited After Workers Overcome By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In SFO CrawlspaceTwo employers have been cited by California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA, after two plumbers were poisoned by carbon monoxide at San Francisco International Airport.