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)
$99 Flights to Iceland? What's the Catch?Ultra-low cost carrier, Wow Airlines, will soon start flying out of SFO and LAX. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 12. The carrier is promising fares as low at $99 to Iceland.
Uber Begins Service At Mineta San Jose AirportJust in time for the Christmas holiday rush, Uber began picking up passengers at the San Jose airport Friday. Maria Medina reports. (12-18-15)
Transgender Pilots Frustrated Over Extra Scrutiny From FAAWhen it comes to clearing pilots for takeoff, the Federal Aviation Administration uses regular medical exams to make sure they're fit to fly. But the process may not be fair for everyone in the cockpit. Juliette Goodrich reports. (11-20-15)
Flight From SFO With Gov. Chris Christie Aboard Delayed, SearchedA flight from San Francisco International Airport with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on board returned to the gate to remove a passenger. Devin Fehely reports. (11-20-15)
Federal Report Says U.S. Airport Security Not Tight EnoughA new federal report on U.S. airport security shows there are still plenty of holes. Devin Fehely on what that could mean as we head into the busy holiday travel season. (11-6-15)
New San Jose High Rise Buildings Held To 24 Floors By FAAA building boom is underway in San Jose and developers are thinking big. But, it turns out, they can't think very tall. Len Ramirez reports. (10-23-15)

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