Jet Fuel Shortage Impacts Air Travel Around the WestA shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West.
Amtrak Plans To Spend $7.3B On New Trains From Sacramento FactoryAmtrak plans to spend $7.3 billion to replace 83 passenger trains, some nearly a half-century old, with new trains built in Sacramento, though much of the funding must still be approved by Congress.
Wine Country Sees Surge of Memorial Day Weekend VisitorsIn Napa Valley, there is relief that COVID-19’s grip may be coming to an end. As a result, a lot of people are treating Memorial Day weekend as a kind of spring break from the pandemic.
Memorial Day Weekend Air Travel Set to Soar as Motorists See Highest Gas Prices in YearsWith fears of pandemic fading, Californians are taking to the skies and roads this Memorial Day. Too bad the price of fuel is at its highest in years.
San Jose Airport Adds Over 300 Airport Parking Spaces to Meet DemandMineta San Jose International Airport plans to add more than 300 parking spaces Saturday to meet growing demand as COVID-19 restrictions ease and people begin traveling again.
COVID Restrictions Ease for Vaccinated Travelers; Traffic Swells at Bay Area AirportsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines Friday that ease restrictions for fully-vaccinated travelers.
CDC to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All UK-to-US TravelersPassengers arriving in the United States from the United Kingdom must test negative for COVID-19 before departure, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced late Thursday night.
Blue & Gold Fleet Moves to End Ferry Service to Angel Island From SFBlue and Gold Fleet service from San Francisco to Angel Island may end due to declining sales, a company spokeswoman said Friday.
COVID Surge: Fearing Deadly Spike In Cases CDC Urges Americans To Cancel Holiday Travel Plans
Alaska Airlines 48-Hour BOGO Fare Sale Gives Passengers A Row To ThemselvesAfter blocking middle seats on its mainline flights due to COVID-19, Alaska Airlines just announced a 2-day "Buy One, Get One" sale through October 31, so passengers have the entire row while flying during the pandemic.
California Bans State-Paid Travel To Idaho Over Transgender Discrimination LawsCiting two new laws he said allow discrimination against transgender people, California attorney general Xavier Becerra added Idaho to a list of 11 other states where state-funded travel isn’t allowed.
More TSA Screeners At Mineta San Jose Airport Under Coronavirus QuarantineThe TSA Screeners Union told KPIX that in addition to the three TSA screeners who tested positive for coronavirus, 43 of their coworkers had to be quarantined because they had contact with those three individuals.
San Francisco Int'l Airport To Open New 'SkyTerrace' Public Observation DeckSan Francisco International Airport is reopening their public observation deck, which has been closed for around 25 years, this Valentine's Day.
Passengers From Wuhan Halted From Flying To SFO Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe Chinese government has shutdown the city of Wuhan for outbound travelers leaving the city due to the spread of the coronavirus, according to state-run media.
Concerns Of Coronavirus Outbreak Prompt SFO To Screen Some Travelers From ChinaThe number of confirmed cases of the “novel coronavirus“ rose sharply over the weekend, from 51 to 218, on Monday and the death toll now stands at three, according to Chinese state media.