With more people making plans to take to the air for long-delayed trips, many are wondering if travel insurance is worth it. Andria Borba reports. (5-6-21)

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As Restrictions Ease, Passengers Ponder Value of Travel InsuranceWith more people making plans to take to the air for long-delayed trips, many are wondering if travel insurance is worth it. Andria Borba reports. (5-6-21)
Berkeley Residents Cheer Flight Plan Change That Reduces Jet NoiseThe skies above Berkeley will be a lot friendlier for people below after the FAA dropped a plan to reroute air traffic over certain neighborhoods. Wilson Walker reports. (4-22-21)
Airlines Rejoice as Vaccination Success Prompts Travel SurgeSFO is now moving into a busy travel season. Airlines are feeling hopeful and people are upbeat after being pent up at home during the pandemic. Betty Yu reports. (4-22-21)
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. Maria Medina reports. (4-2-21)
Airports, Churches See Upswing as Easter Weekend BeginsAs vaccinations rise and infection rate falls, people this Easter weekend are getting out and about again. Juliette Goodrich reports. (4-2-21)
Traffic at Bay Area Airports Grows as Virus Vaccinations RiseThere's been an uptick in air travel as people get vaccinated. TheTSA has screened more people in the past week than any other time in the past year. Wilson Walker reports. (3-18-21)
United Becomes 1st U.S. Airline to Offer COVID-19 Testing in AirportUnited became the first U.S. airline to offer access to in-airport coronavirus testing to passengers through its app and website. (2-15-21)
2 Haitian Brothers Detained at SFO by Border PatrolTwo boys from Haiti are being detained by customs and border patrol at San Francisco Int'l Airport. They were returning to the Bay Area where one of them goes to school. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-18-21)
SFO Holiday Traffic Plummets With SF Travel Quarantine OrderOn the Friday before Christmas SFO should be seeing around 80,000 passengers a day. On this Friday, it was quiet and fairly empty. Andria Borba reports. (12-18-20)
San Francisco Orders People Who Travel Out of Area to Quarantine Upon ReturnBeginning Friday, anyone traveling to San Francisco from outside the Bay Area will be required to quarantine. Betty Yu reports. (12-17-20)
COVID Travel: Millions of Californians Drive, Fly Despite Warnings To Stay Home For ThanksgivingAs many as 50 million Americans are estimated to have traveled for Thanksgiving despite increased cases of COVID-19 and warnings from public health officials to stay home. Susie Steimle reports. (11/25/20)
Holiday Travel Down at Bay Area AirportsHealth officials pleaded with people to not travel this Thanksgiving. From the looks of Bay Area airports, many took that advice to heart. Wilson Walker reports. (11-21-20)
West Coast States Issue Holiday Travel Advisories as COVID-19 Cases ClimbCalifornia issued a travel advisory Friday ahead of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. It’s the latest attempt to tackle the recent rise in coronavirus case numbers. Kenny Choi reports. (11-13-20)
Health Officials Recommend 2-Week Quarantine for Holiday Air TravelersIf you're flying out of the area over the holidays, public health officials expect all travelers to quarantine when they return. Andria Borba reports. (11-5-20)
United Airlines Offers Preflight Rapid COVID-19 Testing at SFOUnited Airlines has started offering pre-travel coronavirus testing at San Francisco International Airport. The option could have a significant impact on air travel to Hawaii, which is beginning to reopen to tourism. Don Ford reports. (10-15-20)
Private Jet Companies Lure More Passengers During PandemicGetting away isn't quite as easy during the pandemic. Betty Yu tells us, more travelers are turning to private jets.
UAL Begins Rapid Coronavirus Testing for Hawaii-Bound Flights From SFOUnited Airlines is rolling out rapid COVID-19 tests for its flights from SFO to Hawaii. It would mean travelers would not have to quarantine for 14 days. Len Kiese reports. (9-24-20)
International Travel Not An Option For Many SFO Travelers Due To COVID-19San Francisco International Airport has seen a dramatic drop in air travel due to the coronavirus. Andria Borba reports that a few airlines are just weeks away from resuming flights to Europe.
United Responds To Photos Of Packed Flight To SFO During COVID-19 PandemicA doctor returning from New York to San Francisco on a United Airlines flight posted pictures of his packed plane, raising serious concerns about air travel safety during the COVID019 pandemic. Devin Fehely asked airline officials what they are doing to reassure passengers.
Coronavirus Flight Cancellations Hit Airport Workers, BusinessesEverywhere you look, the signals are that the airline industry and all related support industries are tightening their belts and bracing for rough times. Kiet Do reports. (3-12-20)
San Francisco Int'l Airport To Open New 'SkyTerrace' Public Observation DeckKPIX got a first look at San Francisco International Airport's new public observation deck. Don Ford reports. (2-12-2020)
New China-U.S. Travel Restrictions Take Effect as Coronavirus Outbreak DeepensNew travel restrictions from China took effect on Sunday as Pres. Trump’s order to block high-risk passengers from spreading the novel coronavirus to the U.S. were enacted. Kiet Do reports from SFO. (2-2-20)
SFO One of Few U.S. Airports to Receive China FlightsWith the federal declaration of a public health emergency because of the novel coronavirus, San Francisco International Airport will be one of just seven U.S. airports accepting flights from China. Andria Borba reports. (1-31-20)
Santa Clara Co. Rapid Response Teams Ready If Coronavirus Hits Bay AreaThe Santa Clara County Public Health Department has formed two rapid response teams in case the coronavirus pops up in the Bay Area. Devin Fehely reports. (1-28-2020)

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