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Stonebridge Companies' DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport ... - PR Web (press release)

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Stonebridge Companies' DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport ...
PR Web (press release)
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport North is proud to welcome Brisbane Chamber of Commerce and outstanding students to the Annual Awards Reception this Monday, June 1st from 6:30 to 9 pm. Brisbane Chamber of ... The DoubleTree by ...

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TSA failure: Investigators able to smuggle weapons past airport checks in 95 ... - newsnet5.com

15 hours 25 min ago

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TSA failure: Investigators able to smuggle weapons past airport checks in 95 ...
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An internal investigation of the Transportation Security Administration revealed security failures at dozens of the nation's busiest airports, where undercover investigators were able to smuggle mock explosives or banned weapons through checkpoints in ...

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Copa Airlines pushes ahead with US expansion, San Francisco next - USA TODAY

16 hours 38 min ago

USA TODAY

Copa Airlines pushes ahead with US expansion, San Francisco next
USA TODAY
"This new service offers a world of possibilities to our customers, with connections to 55 cities in Latin America," San Francisco International Airport Director John Martin says in a statement. "We appreciate Copa Airlines' selection of SFO for its ...
Copa Airlines adding nonstop SFO-Panama flightsSan Jose Mercury News (blog)

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Copa Airlines adding nonstop SFO-Panama flights - San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 1:49pm

San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Copa Airlines adding nonstop SFO-Panama flights
San Jose Mercury News (blog)
17, Copa Airlines will begin daily service from San Francisco International Airport to Panama City's Tocumen International Airport, using Boeing 737-800 aircraft that seat 138 in the main cabin and 16 in business class. The flights will feature ...

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Pregnant Passenger Kicked Off Flight From SFO Over Crying Son Claims ... - NBC Bay Area

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 6:05pm

NBC Bay Area

Pregnant Passenger Kicked Off Flight From SFO Over Crying Son Claims ...
NBC Bay Area
A Canadian musician says she was kicked off a United Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport because of her crying son. Sarah Blackwood was onboard a flight to Vancouver when her 2-year-old son, Giorgio, threw a screaming fit. She ...

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Flight Returns to Gate at SFO Airport After Passenger Pens Suicide Note - TravelPulse

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:21pm

TravelPulse

Flight Returns to Gate at SFO Airport After Passenger Pens Suicide Note
TravelPulse
"The guest in question was escorted off the aircraft at SFO and evaluated by medical professionals," said Virgin America in a statement via the Daily News. Bomb-sniffing police canines searched the plane before it was cleared for a second attempt at ...

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Passenger's chilling suicide note stalls flight leaving from San Francisco airport - SFGate (blog)

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:09am

SFGate (blog)

Passenger's chilling suicide note stalls flight leaving from San Francisco airport
SFGate (blog)
An emotionally charged passenger on a Virgin America plane taxiing to the runway at San Francisco International Airport allegedly wrote a suicide note yesterday, threatening to take down everyone on the plane with him. Vicki Riffe was sitting next to ...
Flight Returns to Gate at SFO Airport After Passenger Pens Suicide NoteTravelPulse

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SFO Welcomes Copa Airlines - The FINANCIAL

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 6:04am

SFO Welcomes Copa Airlines
The FINANCIAL
SFO Airport Director John L. Martin also expressed his excitement over the new flight. “This new service offers a world of possibilities to our customers, with connections to over 55 cities in Latin America. We appreciate Copa Airlines' selection of ...

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SFO Welcomes Copa Airlines - The FINANCIAL

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 6:04am

SFO Welcomes Copa Airlines
The FINANCIAL
SFO Airport Director John L. Martin also expressed his excitement over the new flight. “This new service offers a world of possibilities to our customers, with connections to over 55 cities in Latin America. We appreciate Copa Airlines' selection of ...

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10 Amazing Airport Amenities - Money

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 5:04am

Money

10 Amazing Airport Amenities
Money
To accommodate the more than 40 million passengers traveling through San Francisco each year, San Francisco International Airport has created ways for travelers to relax. Yogis, for instance, will travel easier knowing that a 150-square-foot yoga room ...

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SFO, SFMTA ask state for stricter regulations of Uber and Lyft - San Francisco Examiner

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 7:26pm

San Francisco Examiner

SFO, SFMTA ask state for stricter regulations of Uber and Lyft
San Francisco Examiner
The San Francisco International Airport and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency submitted joint comments to the California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday detailing a litany of new regulations they say would make Uber, Lyft ...
Uber is closing in on its last frontier – airportsFinancial Post

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San Jose: Hundreds of cab drivers protest Uber, Lyft outside City Hall - San Jose Mercury News

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 6:36pm

GeekWire

San Jose: Hundreds of cab drivers protest Uber, Lyft outside City Hall
San Jose Mercury News
Ride-share companies, which are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission, typically use online or smartphone applications to connect passengers with drivers using their own personal vehicles. The San Francisco International Airport was ...
Uber, Lyft may soon be allowed to pick up passengers at Seattle airportGeekWire
Uber closes in on its last frontier: AirportsTimes of India

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Weird smell delays Southwest Airlines flight at San Francisco airport - San Francisco Sun Times

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:09pm

San Francisco Sun Times

Weird smell delays Southwest Airlines flight at San Francisco airport
San Francisco Sun Times
A Southwest Airlines flight at the San Francisco International Airport was delayed Wednesday morning after runway crew members smelled an unusual odor coming from a couple bags being loaded onto the plane, according to an airport duty manager.
Hairspray Bottle Behind Suspicious Smelling Bags Aboard SFO Flight To ChicagoCBS Local
Hairspray release delays San Francisco Southwest flightKTVU San Francisco
Smelly Bags Delay Southwest Plane at SFOPatch.com
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Weird smell delays Southwest Airlines flight at San Francisco airport - San Francisco Sun Times

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:03am

Weird smell delays Southwest Airlines flight at San Francisco airport
San Francisco Sun Times
A Southwest Airlines flight at the San Francisco International Airport was delayed Wednesday morning after runway crew members smelled an unusual odor coming from a couple bags being loaded onto the plane, according to an airport duty manager.

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Hairspray release delays San Francisco Southwest flight - KTVU San Francisco

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:00am

KTVU San Francisco

Hairspray release delays San Francisco Southwest flight
KTVU San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU and wires) -- A Southwest Airlines flight was briefly delayed at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday morning after runway crews smelled an unusual odor coming from two bags being loaded onto the plane, an airport duty ...
Weird smell delays Southwest Airlines flight at San Francisco airportSan Francisco Sun Times
Hairspray Bottle Behind Suspicious Smelling Bags Aboard SFO Flight To ChicagoCBS Local
Smelly Bags Delay Southwest Plane at SFOPatch.com
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Hairspray Bottle Behind Suspicious Smelling Bags Aboard SFO Flight To Chicago - CBS Local

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 8:56am

CBS Local

Hairspray Bottle Behind Suspicious Smelling Bags Aboard SFO Flight To Chicago
CBS Local
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Hazmat teams at San Francisco International Airport determined the unusual odor from luggage aboard a Chicago-bound plane originated from a bottle of hairspray. Shortly before 6 a.m Wednesday., ramp personnel reported ...

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Flight delayed at SFO after strange smell reported - KGO-TV

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 7:11am

Flight delayed at SFO after strange smell reported
KGO-TV
A flight at San Francisco International Airport was delayed Wednesday morning after firefighters investigated a strange smell coming from a checked bag. Firefighters were dispatched twice to the scene; the bag was not located on the first dispatch, but ...

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Hazmat Crews Inspecting Suspicious Smelling Bags Aboard SFO Flight To ... - CBS Local

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 6:58am

CBS Local

Hazmat Crews Inspecting Suspicious Smelling Bags Aboard SFO Flight To ...
CBS Local
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Hazmat teams are taking suspicious smelling bags off a Chicago-bound plane at the San Francisco International Airport Tuesday morning. At about 6:30 a.m., ramp personnel loading bags reported smelling a strange odor on a ...

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Smoke alert forces emergency landing at Los Angeles airport - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 6:39am

Smoke alert forces emergency landing at Los Angeles airport
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
... Jose to San Diego landed safely around 10 p.m. Tuesday and was immediately met by firefighters. Ground crews found no sign of smoke. The airline says Flight 1516 taxied to a gate and passengers boarded another plane. They made it to San Diego about ...

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S.F. mayor pushing for special cameras to bust speeders - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:42am

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

S.F. mayor pushing for special cameras to bust speeders
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Terror threat: The recent arrest of three baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport has East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell calling for stricter controls on airline worker security. The Oakland case “represents our greatest fear, the threat of an ...

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