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)
Safety System Helps Stop Southwest Jet's Skid On Burbank RunwayA Southwest Airlines plane skidded off the runway Thursday during rainy weather at Hollywood Burbank Airport in Burbank. Devin Fehely reports. (12-6-18)
Many Jet Airliners Unequipped to Filter Toxic Cabin AirAs the holiday travel season approaches, there is a danger airline passengers should be aware of: cabin air can get contaminated and make you sick. Susie Steimle reports. (11-15-18)
SFO Works to Reduce Airplane NoiseSFO is trying to do something about airplane noise after getting a lot of complaints lately from people on the Peninsula. The airport is testing a system that changes how planes make their approaches. Devin Fehely reports. (10-4-18)
San Jose Mineta International To Test New TSA Security TechnologySan Jose Mineta International is ground zero for the TSA to test new security technology. Maria Medina has details on the surveillance study.
Flight from Oakland to Maui Plagued by Dual SnafusTrouble on the way to paradise: it all started when a teen accidentally sent out a grisly photo that grounded the plane in Oakland. When it finally took off for Maui -- a can of pepper spray deployed in the cabin. Mary Lee reports. (8-31-18)
Alaska Air Grounds Virgin Air Flights at SFOOn Thursday night, Alaska Air canceled a dozen flights after airline operators discovered that visual inspections hadn't been performed on 23 Virgin Airbus jetliners so the airline grounded them all. Susie Steimle reports. (8-17-18)
Girl Missing from Airport Before Flight to Bay Area Found with ParentsA girl from China who disappeared from Reagan National Airport before she was supposed to travel to the Bay Area with her school group has been found. Susie Steimle reports. (8-3-18)
Silicon Valley Company Preps Affordable Flying CarCBS senior West Coast correspondent John Blackstone got an exclusive sneak peek at a "personal aviation vehicle" so easy to fly you don't need a pilot license. (7-12-18)
100-Year-Old Pilot Flies High With a Little Help From Her FriendsMayetta Behringer, a pioneering female aviator in San Jose, turned 100 last month and was honored by fellow women pilots with an emotional return to the Northern California skies. Devin Fehely reports. (6-10-18)
Vintage Biplanes Mark a Century of AirmailThree vintage biplanes are retracing the historic West Coast airmail route from San Diego to Seattle. On Tuesday, the planes made a stop at Buchanan Field. John Ramos reports. (5-15-18)
Amy Sewell Gives Tips To Make Summer Travel Hassle-FreeLifestyle expert Amy Sewell talks to BAF host Michelle Griego about ways to make summer travel hassle-free.
At Issue: Close Calls at AirportsCongressman Mark DeSaulnier is calling for an investigation into airline close-calls at airports around the country. Also, he discusses a recently-released Democratic memo rebutting the so-called Nunes memo, both of which deal with FBI investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential race. (2-25-18)
Pilot Personally Delivers Lost Engagement Ring To United PassengerA San Francisco woman is thanking a United Airlines pilot for returning some small but precious cargo - her engagement ring.
Scary Ride For Passengers On SFO-Honolulu FlightAn engine cover on an United Airlines Boeing 777 on its way from San Francisco to Honolulu blew apart Tuesday while jet was approaching the Hawaii Islands. Joe Vazquez reports.
Meet The Founder Of Black Paris ToursFounder of Black Paris Tours Ricki Stevenson takes BR producer Jan Mabry on a tour of the City of Light.
Airport Screeners at Bay Area Airports Busted for Working with SmugglersSome TSA screeners at Bay Area airports have been busted for working with drug smugglers and FBI agents fear screeners could easily turn a blind eye to explosives. Andria Borba reports. (1-19-18)
Delta Airlines Cracks Down on Passengers with PetsDelta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-19-17)
Bay Area Congressman Wants Hearing on SFO Close CallsWhat's going on at San Francisco International Airport? That's what Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is demanding to know after yet another runway mixup. Betty Yu reports. (1-11-18)
Rat On Plane Forces Cancellation Of Alaska Airline Flight At Oakland InternationalAlaska Airlines Flight 915 never left Oakland International Airport because a rat was spotted on board. Jackie Ward talked to passengers who had to deplane the Boeing 737.
Local Airports Jammed as the Holiday Getaway Rush PeaksThe Christmas travel rush was in overdrive Friday afternoon at SFO. Katie Nielsen reports. (12-22-17)
Another Air Canada Incident at SFO Draws FAA ScrutinyAccording to the FAA, Flight 781 from Montreal was cleared to land on runway 28-R by air traffic control. The tower then then repeatedly instructed the crew to execute a “go-around,” since officials were unsure that another plane would be clear of the runway. Jackie Ward reports. (10-24-17)