A 13-year-old Bay Area athlete traveling with her squash team says she was forced to remove her hijab in the jetway at SFO by an Air Canada agent. Betty Yu reports. (9-20-19)

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Santa Clara Teen Forced to Remove Hijab Before Boarding Air Canada Flight at SFOA 13-year-old Bay Area athlete traveling with her squash team says she was forced to remove her hijab in the jetway at SFO by an Air Canada agent. Betty Yu reports. (9-20-19)
Repaired Runway Reopens at SFO Ahead of ScheduleRunway repairs at SFO have delayed and canceled thousands of flights leaving many travelers stranded. Thursday night the construction was finished a week ahead of schedule. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-19-19)
Advice For Travelers At SFO Facing Cancellations Due To Runway RepairsOn Tuesday there were hundreds of delays and cancellations at San Francisco International Airport due to repairs underway on Runway 28L. Andria Borba reports on what travelers can do to prepare.
Hundreds Of Flights Delayed, Canceled At SFO Due To Runway ConstructionDelays and frustrations mounted Sunday at San Francisco International Airport due to long-planned construction work on the airport's busiest runway. Hundreds of flights have been delayed and canceled so far. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-8-2019)
Hundreds Of SFO Flights Delayed, Cancelled Due To Runway Repair ProjectA repair project that shut down SFO's busiest runway caused hundreds of delays and cancellations on Saturday. Betty Yu talked to some travelers who were caught by surprise, and others who seemed to take it in stride.
Hawaiian Airlines Flight from Oakland Forced to Make Emergency Landing in HonoluluSeveral passengers aboard a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Oakland to Honolulu were hospitalized after smoke filled the cabin upon arrival and passengers used emergency slides to evacuate on a runway. Ken Bastida reports. (8-22-19
Bay Area Congressman and Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger Announce Safe Landings ActU.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Captain Chesley Sullenberger announced the Safe Landings Act (H.R. 4166) to address near-collision airliner incidents. (8-8-19) .
SFO Announces Ban on Sale of Single-Use Plastic Water BottlesSan Francisco International Airport is making history by becoming the first major U.S. airport to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles. Maria Medina reports. (8-2-19)
SFO Opens New Parking Lot to Relieve Ride-Hailing Traffic CongestionAfter a month of congestion on the southern end of San Francisco International Airport, a new parking lot has been opened in hopes of ending the gridlock. Wilson Walker reports. (7-5-19)

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SFO-Bound Ride-Hailing Drivers Jam Millbrae, Burlingame StreetsThe mayors of Millbrae and Burlingame called an ongoing traffic jam near San Francisco International Airport "unacceptable" in a letter to Uber and Lyft Friday and requested a meeting with the companies to resolve the issue. Maria Medina reports. (6-28-19)
Skydiving Plane In Deadly Hawaii Crash Was Involved In Previous California AccidentThe plane in the deadly skydiving plane crash in Hawaii was registered in Placer County and belonged to a company from Lincoln. CBS Sacramento's Rob Malcolm reports. (6-23-2019)
'Sully' Sullenberger Says He Struggled To Recover Boeing 737 MAX In Flight SimulationCurrent and former pilots--including the Bay Area's own Captain Chesley Sullenberger--testified before a House panel looking into the safety of Boeing 737 MAX airliners. The planes remain grounded following two deadly overseas crashes. Ken Bastida reports. (6-19-2019)
Hundreds Of Food Service Workers At SFO Prepared To StrikeAs many as 1,500 food and beverage workers that serve three major airlines at San Francisco International Airport are prepared to go on strike once their union is released by the National Mediation Board. Betty Yu reports. (6-16-2019)
Recent San Mateo County Measles Cases Have Direct Ties To SFOCalifornia has seen the highest number of measles cases since 1993. San Mateo County has reported 4 cases of measles so far, all of which have a direct tie to San Francisco International Airport. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-11-2019)
Scholar With Stanford Ties Found Dead In Bathroom At SFOThe body of a well-respected East Asian scholar with ties to Stanford was discovered inside the Cathay Pacific Airlines lounge bathroom at San Francisco International Airport. Andria Borba reports. (5-8-2019)
41 Dead In Fiery Plane Landing At Moscow AirportIt was a harrowing scene on the runway at Moscow Airport as a passenger plane coming in for a landing wound up engulfed in flames. Russian authorities confirmed that 41 people are dead. CBS News's Mola Lenghi reports. (5-5-2019)
Plane With 143 Aboard Crashes Into River in Jacksonville, No DeathsA charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported. (5-3-19)
SFO To Add Ride Share Passenger Pick Up Zone To Ease Curbside TrafficThis summer, SFO will implement a new Ride App Pick Up Garage Zone for passengers using Uber and Lyft in an effort to cut down the curbside chaos that plagues the airport. Kiet Do reports. (4-30-2019)
Aviation Startup Aims to Cut Bay Area Commute Via Flying TaxisBlade is part of a growing number of startups -- including Uber -- competing in the short-range aerial rideshare space.. Betty Yu reports. (3-29-19)
San Francisco At The Forefront Of Detecting Dangerous DronesA San Francisco company and San Francisco International Airport are at the forefront of new airport security solutions dealing with stray drones. Sharon Chin reports. (3-26-2019)
1st Southwest Flight To Hawaii Takes Off From Oakland InternationalThe first Southwest Airlines flight to Hawaii took off from Oakland International Airport on Sunday morning. People aboard were pretty excited, but it will also affect everyone traveling to the islands. John Ramos reports. (3-17-2019)
Bay Area Aviation Expert Believes Grounded Boeing Jetliner Is SafeRetired pilot and accident investigator Capt. Dick Deeds believes the Boeing 737 is safe, and the decision to ground them was premature. Maria Medina reports. (3-14-19)
New High-Rise Buildings In San Jose Could Affect Flight Paths At AirportSan Jose is set to loosen its restrictions on high-rise buildings downtown, but the changes could affect flight paths at Mineta San Jose International Airport. Devin Fehely reports. (3-10-2019)
Southwest Declares 'Operational Emergency' As Weather, Labor Woes MountThe nation's largest domestic carrier has seen an unusually high number of planes grounded; bad weather and a labor dispute between the airline and the mechanics' union are to blame. Maria Medina reports. (2-21-19)
Airport, Airline Play Blame Game Over Aeromexico Flight Held on Oakland TarmacIt's either Oakland International Airport or the lack of customs agents but passengers also blame the pilot and flight crew for escalating what was already a difficult situation. Da Lin reports. (1-11-19)
2 Detained After Aeromexico Flight Is Stuck for Hours on Oakland TarmacTwo passengers on an Aeromexico flight were detained Thursday and others called 911 to say they were being held against their will as the plane sat for hours on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport. Joe Vazquez reports. (1-10-19)
Air Traffic Controllers Warn of Shutdown-Caused Disruptions, DelaysAir traffic controllers warned travelers Thursday that there will be flight delays that could worsen if the government shutdown continues. Maria Medina reports. (1-10-19)
Aeromexico Flight Diverted, Delayed at Oakland AirportAn Aeromexico jet headed to San Francisco International Airport from Guadalajara was diverted to Oakland International Airport Thursday because of fog, with a subsequent hours-long delay leading to passenger desperation and two arrests. Emily Turner reports. (1-10-19)
Bay Area Airports See Heavy Holiday Getaway TrafficThe rush to get out of town for the holidays is in full swing and KPIX 5's Betty Yu is monitoring the annual madness at Oakland International Airport. (12-20-18)

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