Customs System Outage Causes Waits at Airports Across the NationOn one of the busiest travel days of the year, a massive computer outage in U.S. Customs and Border Protection left thousands of travelers stranded at airports around the country. Vernonica De La Cruz reports. (1-2-17)
Holiday Rush Has Travelers Packing Highways, AirportsThe holiday travel rush is on. Jackie Ward reports on what you need to know before you hit the road.
Sonoma Airport Staff Seek Owner Of Purple Heart Medal Left At Baggage CarouselA Purple Heart without a home. The medal was discovered at the Sonoma Airport last week and the search is now on for its rightful owner. John Ramos reports. (12-22-16)
Ivanka Trump Harassed On JetBlue Plane Bound For SFOIvanka Trump and her family were harassed by other passengers on board a JetBlue plane Thursday morning prior to the flight's departure for San Francisco. Emily Turner reports. (12-22-16)
New American Airlines Uniforms Making Some Employees SickWithin weeks of the new uniforms' introduction, about 1,600 American Airlines employees complained they were getting headaches and rashes from the wool fabric. Len Ramirez reports. (12-2-16)
Alma Robinson - Cuba Trip With Lawyers For The ArtsAlma Robinson of Lawyers for the Arts talks to Black Renaissance host Cristin Ayers about travel to Cuba and tells viewers how to sign up to go in January 2017.
Communities Enduring Loud Flight Paths Into SFO Fight For Quiet SkiesThe roar from airplanes headed to San Francisco International Airport is disturbing communities on the ground. Devin Fehely reports. (11/30/16)
Oakland International Airport Opens An Escape Lounge To Calm Harried TravelersPassengers traveling through Oakland International will get a little something extra. Da Lin says it's peace of mind, but for a price.
Passenger Killed When Small Plane Crashes Into Moss Beach HomeOne person was killed Friday when a small plane crashed into the side of a house on the San Mateo County coast. Len Ramirez reports. (11-18-16)
Pilot Scolds Passengers After Political Scuffle On Flight From SFOA packed plane waiting for take-off is a bad place for a heated political argument but that's what happened Friday at SFO. The pilot is being praised for telling passengers to chill out. Da Lin reports. (11-11-16)
Danville Hero Chesley Sullenberger Reacts To Eastwood Movie 'Sully'It has been seven years since the "Miracle on the Hudson," when Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger of Danville landed a passenger plane safely on the river after a bird-strike took out his plane's engines shortly after takeoff. Clint Eastwood has made a movie about the incident that stars Tom Hanks and it has produced some off-screen drama. Sharon Chin reports. (9-9-16)
4 Killed In Crash Of Oakland-Bound Medical Transport PlaneAll four of the people on board a medical flight that crashed in Humboldt County Friday morning while headed from Crescent City to Oakland have been confirmed dead. Andria Borba reports. (7-29-16)
BART Riders Face 7 Weekend Station Closures For Track RepairIf you're headed to the S.F. airport you can expect delays of over an hour and stations between Glen Park and Daly City closed. Jackie Ward reports. (7-29-16)
Southwest Airlines Delays Stretch Into Third DaySouthwest, still struggling to recover from a system-wide computer glitch, is trying to make amends but travelers trying to fly out of the Bay Area are far from satisfied. Sharon Chin reports. (7-22-16)
Government Schedules Appointments In Wee Hours Of Morning For Airport Pre-Check PassesWith increased airport security measures now common, some people have been forced to wait months to get an appointment for programs like Global Entry. Imagine how you'd feel if you showed up at 1 p.m. and found out your appointment was actually at 1 a.m. Julie Watts reports. (7-22-16)
Despite Coup Chaos, Turkish Airlines Flight Departs SFO For IstanbulKPIX reporter Sharon Chin was at SFO Friday where a Turkish Airlines flight took off for Istanbul despite the ongoing military coup attempt. Several passengers refused to get on board and expressed shock that the flight wasn't canceled. (7-15-16)
ConsumerWatch: Wi-Fi On Planes Vulnerable To HackersWith the summer travel season in full swing, many airline passengers who spend their flights on their phones and computers might want to take precautions with in-flight wi-fi service. Julie Watts reports. (7-1-16)
At Issue: Improving Airport SecurityKPIX 5's Phil Matier spoke with Bay Area congressman Eric Swalwell about problems facing the TSA and airport security. (5-29-16)
ConsumerWatch: Airlines Charge Extra To Seat Families TogetherAdd another aggravation to air travel: airlines are now charging passengers extra to sit with their own relatives or travel companions. Julie Watts reports. (5-27-16)
Troublesome Security Lines Put To The Test At Bay Area AirportsJuliette Goodrich reports from Oakland International Airport where travelers heading out at the start of the long holiday weekend are looking for any way to get around long lines. (5-27-16)
TSA Working To Shorten Airport Security LinesFriday, the TSA outlined plans for hiring 700-plus agents this summer and adding K-9 teams at busy airports ahead of the summer travel season. Betty Yu reports. (5-13-16)
Bay Area Travelers Recount Terrifying Close Call On Singapore AirlinerGina Licup, along with her friends Leni and Marc Stayman, were heading back to the Bay Area from South Korea on the last leg of their flights when their Singapore Airlines plane was forced to abort the takeoff. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5-9-16)
Bay Area Family Kicked Off Plane For Child's Peanut AllergyA Bay Area family was escorted off a flight from Utah after revealing that their son has a peanut allergy. There's no set policy yet -- it's up to each airline to decide what to do. But an allergy advocate says there's a push for some uniform rules. Betty Yu reports. (5-6-16)
Parade Of Private Jets Arrives For Super BowlJetsetters are starting to swoop in to the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50. Juliette Goodrich reports from the Hayward airport. (2-5-16)