FAA Pressures San Jose to Clear Homeless From Tent Encampment by International AirportA Mineta San Jose International Airport spokesperson confirmed they must follow the FAA request to remove a homeless encampment under a flight path or risk losing federal funding. Maria Medina reports. (7-1-21)
Travel Industry Not Prepared for Pent-Up Post-COVID Demands of TravelersBrian Hackney reports on how the travel industry seems to be struggling with issues related to surge of post-COVID travelers (6-29-2021)
U.S. Government Releases Official Report on UFO SightingsOn Friday a government report on UFOs was released and the bottom line: there exists no worldly explanation for a number of encounters. (6-25-21)
FAA Pressures San Jose to Clean Up Homeless Camp by AirportThe Federal Aviation Administration is putting pressure on San Jose to do something about what's grown to become perhaps the city's largest-ever homeless camp. Kiet Do reports. (6-24-21)
Longtime Bay Area E.T. Hunters Skeptical of Pending Gov't UFO ReportAs the government prepares to release a full accounting of unexplained aerial phenomena this month, scientists in the Bay Area who have looked for extraterrestrial life doubt they'll see anything conclusive. Juliette Goodrich reports. (6-17-21)
SJSU Students Survey Neighbors About Closing Reid-Hillview AirportIn a sampling of 30 nearby residents, 19 favored closing Reid-Hillview Airport, one wanted to keep it open and 10 needed more information. Len Ramirez reports. (6-10-21)
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. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-28-21)
Holiday Weekend Travel – And Gas Prices – Set to SoarWith fears of pandemic fading Californians are taking to the skies and roads this Memorial Day. Too bad the price of fuel is near its highest in recent memory. Andrea Nakano reports from Oakland Int'l Airport. (5-28-21)
Experts Weigh COVID Risks for Summer TravelersTaking to the skies is top of mind for many who have been cooped up for months during the pandemic. How safe is travel if you're vaccinated? And what about COVID variants? Elizabeth Cook reports. (5-18-21)
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)

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