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2 Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Sick Flight Attendant - NBC Bay Area

1 hour 25 min ago

NBC Bay Area

2 Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Sick Flight Attendant
NBC Bay Area
Two flights returned back to San Francisco International Airport shortly after taking off Wednesday, an airport duty manager said. United Airlines Flight 5064, operated by SkyWest Airlines, left SFO for Calgary, Canada, shortly before noon but returned ...

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Two flights return to SFO due to smoke, illness - SFGate

2 hours 48 min ago

KRON4.com

Two flights return to SFO due to smoke, illness
SFGate
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BCN) -- Two flights returned back to San Francisco International Airport shortly after taking off today, an airport duty manager said. United Airlines Flight 5064, operated by SkyWest Airlines, left SFO for Calgary, ...
Smell of smoke forces flight to make emergency return to SFOKRON4.com
Two Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Ill AttendantPatch.com
Reports of smoke, ill flight attendant cause separate flights to returnabc7news.com

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Smell of smoke forces flight to make emergency return to SFO - KRON4.com

3 hours 27 min ago

KRON4.com

Smell of smoke forces flight to make emergency return to SFO
KRON4.com
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KRON) — Two flights made emergency returns to San Francisco International Airport shortly after take-off today. United Airlines Flight 5064, operated by SkyWest Airlines, left SFO for Calgary, Canada, shortly ...

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Fast lane to fastballs - Giants clear quicker route to AT&T Park - San Francisco Chronicle

4 hours 19 min ago

Fast lane to fastballs - Giants clear quicker route to AT&T Park
San Francisco Chronicle
For last year's test, Clear, which now serves 10 airports, including San Francisco and San Jose international airports, installed one of its airport kiosks at the ballpark. This season, the company will use a tablet computer to scan fingerprints and ...

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5th Airport Breach At Mineta San Jose International Airport In Past 12 Months ... - CBS Local

10 hours 40 min ago

CBS Local

5th Airport Breach At Mineta San Jose International Airport In Past 12 Months ...
CBS Local
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A woman has been placed under arrest following a breach at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) Tuesday night, the fifth breach reported at the airport in the past 12 months. According to Officer Albert Morales of the San ...
Rep. Swalwell calls for better sensors at porous San Jose airportSFGate
Woman walking inside fence at San Jose airport is 5th breachSan Francisco Examiner
Woman arrested roaming San Jose airfieldSFBay

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Lactation stations ease airport grind for nursing moms - USA TODAY

12 hours 56 min ago

USA TODAY

Lactation stations ease airport grind for nursing moms
USA TODAY
Those airports were: San Francisco International Airport , Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport , Baltimore/Washington International Airport , Indianapolis International Airport , Mineta San Jose International Airport , Akron-Canton Airport in ...

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San Francisco Travel reports record-breaking 18 million visitors in 2014 - Examiner.com

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:40pm

Examiner.com

San Francisco Travel reports record-breaking 18 million visitors in 2014
Examiner.com
Overall visitor growth is 13 percent up since 2010, with international growth up 25 percent. On spending, overall growth is up 30 percent since 2010, with international spending up 42 percent. At San Francisco International Airport, figures released ...

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Oakland Airport traffic jumps 6.1 percent - SFBay

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:45am

SFBay

Oakland Airport traffic jumps 6.1 percent
SFBay
“We have worked hard over the last few years to rebuild business since the recession, and it's good to see traffic climbing again at Oakland International Airport. … With three of eight new domestic and international routes scheduled to launch this ...

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Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:18am

San Francisco Chronicle

Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway
San Francisco Chronicle
An investigator inspects an Air Canada flight plane that landed hard and skidded off the runway in the midst of a snowstorm at Stanfield International Airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Chief operating officer Klaus Goersch said ...

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Save Serious Cash by Flying Into These 5 Alternate Airports - Huffington Post

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:37am

Huffington Post

Save Serious Cash by Flying Into These 5 Alternate Airports
Huffington Post
Although it's increasingly becoming as congested as the SFO, Metropolitan Oakland International is still the 12th cheapest airport in the country. Plus, you can take the BART train to its AirBART shuttle for only $4 one way. Or just take the BART to ...

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Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway - San Francisco Chronicle

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 9:51am

San Francisco Chronicle

Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway
San Francisco Chronicle
A Sunday, March 29, 2015 photo provided by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada shows a Air Canada Airbus A-320 at Halifax International Airport after an "abrupt" landing. The Airbus 320 skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather ...

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Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway - SFGate

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 8:49am

SFGate

Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway
SFGate
Power went off at the airport. Nova Scotia Power later tweeted that power had been restored. Cpl. Greg Church of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said a power line south of the runway was damaged. Halifax Stanfield International Airport spokesman ...

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BART airport shuttle ridership rising, but fare decried - San Jose Mercury News

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 7:13am

BART airport shuttle ridership rising, but fare decried
San Jose Mercury News
... to the airport would be cheaper than riding BART and its shuttle to the airport. Taking an airport van, a taxi or driving in and parking all cost more. (BART also has a shuttle connection to San Francisco International Airport, but the ride is ...

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Ninja window washers mesmerize SFO once again - SFGate (blog)

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:04pm

SFGate (blog)

Ninja window washers mesmerize SFO once again
SFGate (blog)
You may have seen this video of a window washer at San Francisco International Airport floating around the SF-centric Internet this week. This is the product of Joshua Ficklir, a Youtuber and Redditor who witnessed the beautiful window-washing display ...

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San Francisco flight makes unexpected landing in Milwaukee - WISN Milwaukee

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:33am

San Francisco flight makes unexpected landing in Milwaukee
WISN Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE —A Virgin America flight made an unexpected landing at Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport Friday. Christie O'Toole of Virgin America said a flight from Boston to San Francisco diverted to Milwaukee late Friday morning after the crew ...

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Business flyers trade bigger planes for fewer flights - Pacific Coast Business Times

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:10am

Pacific Coast Business Times

Business flyers trade bigger planes for fewer flights
Pacific Coast Business Times
The latest maneuvers by United Airlines could push travelers to look to Burbank and LAX for convenience and cost savings. Print Email. United Airlines will begin routing flights from the Santa Maria Public Airport to San Francisco International instead ...

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United to offer more connections from SM airport - Lompoc Record

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 6:39pm

Lompoc Record

United to offer more connections from SM airport
Lompoc Record
Flights from Santa Maria Public Airport are about to get easier with more options as United Airlines begins flying to and from San Francisco International Airport instead of Los Angeles International Airport on May 6. With the change, travelers will ...
Santa Maria Airport will no longer offer direct flights to Los AngelesKSBY San Luis Obispo News

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Memphis, Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare clock best airport cell service, San ... - VentureBeat

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:16am

VentureBeat

Memphis, Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare clock best airport cell service, San ...
VentureBeat
The world's largest mobile chip maker, Qualcomm, is headquartered in San Diego. Perhaps the most surprising finding in the RootMetrics analysis is that the airport near the seat of tech innovation in the U.S. — San Francisco International — could ...

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BART train hit and kills person at San Francisco's Balboa Park Station on Sunday - San Jose Mercury News

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 8:14am

CBS Local

BART train hit and kills person at San Francisco's Balboa Park Station on Sunday
San Jose Mercury News
... station on Geneva Avenue, except to say that an "eastbound train hit a person and that person was killed." The station was closed until almost 5 p.m., Allison said, affecting trains heading toward San Francisco International Airport, Millbrae and ...
Balboa Park BART Station reopens after fatality on tracksSan Francisco Examiner
Person under BART train reportedly diesSFBay
BART CLOSURE UPDATE: Person Under Train Closes Station, Disrupts ServiceKRON4.com
The San Francisco Appeal
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Balboa Park BART Station reopens after fatality on tracks - San Francisco Examiner

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 5:30pm

KRON4.com

Balboa Park BART Station reopens after fatality on tracks
San Francisco Examiner
Trains were making normal stops at all stations but there was still a 10-minute delay on the San Francisco line in the Pittsburg/Bay Point, Dublin/Pleasanton, San Francisco International Airport and Millbrae directions, according to BART officials. The ...
Person under BART train reportedly diesSFBay
BART CLOSURE UPDATE: Person Under Train Closes Station, Disrupts ServiceKRON4.com
BART train hit and kills person at San Francisco's Balboa Park Station on SundayMonterey County Herald

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