Suspicious Package at SFO Determined Not Hazardous by Bomb Squad

Suspicious Package at SFO Determined Not Hazardous by Bomb Squad

A bomb-sniffing dog on patrol at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday night alerted airport officials to a potentially dangerous package that was later determined…

Therapy Dogs to Comfort Travelers This Holiday Weekend

Therapy Dogs to Comfort Travelers This Holiday Weekend

Airports can be stressful. However, travelers flying out of San Francisco International Airport this Fourth of July weekend are in luck: canine visitors from the…

Malfunction Leads to Minor Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

Malfunction Leads to Minor Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter malfunctioned during a test flight at San Francisco International Airport today and landed on its side on the tarmac, according…

Australian Airline to Return Service to SFO in December

Australian Airline to Return Service to SFO in December

For anyone planning a trip Down Under for the holidays or in the years to come, Australia’s oldest and largest airline will resume nonstop service…

Midway-Bound Flight Delayed After Crews Smell Unusual Odor in Two Bags

Midway-Bound Flight Delayed After Crews Smell Unusual Odor in Two Bags

A Southwest Airlines flight was briefly delayed at San Francisco International Airport this morning after runway crews smelled an unusual odor coming from two bags…

United Flight Reroutes in North Carolina After Engine Problem Sunday

United Flight Reroutes in North Carolina After Engine Problem Sunday

A United Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport on Sunday landed safely in Greensboro, North Carolina, after the pilot reported an engine…

Repairs to Broken BART Tracks Could Cause Major Delays for Evening Commute

Repairs to Broken BART Tracks Could Cause Major Delays for Evening Commute

BART officials are holding out hope that repairs to a San Francisco trackway can be completed by 5 p.m. today, but there could be delays…

Airport Unveils New Automated Passport Kiosks

Airport Unveils New Automated Passport Kiosks

International travelers arriving at San Francisco International Airport will be able to get through customs a little faster now thanks to new Automated Passport Control…

SFO Officials Disclose 37 Perimeter Security Incidents Since 2004

SFO Officials Disclose 37 Perimeter Security Incidents Since 2004

San Francisco International Airport officials today addressed media reports that found SFO has among the most airport security breaches in the nation in the past…

Man Convicted of Using Forged Credit Card at SFO

Man Convicted of Using Forged Credit Card at SFO

A San Francisco man was convicted in San Mateo County Superior Court on Friday of trying to rent a car at San Francisco International Airport…

SFO Implementing New Technology to Track Ride-Sharing Traffic

SFO Implementing New Technology to Track Ride-Sharing Traffic

San Francisco International Airport, in collaboration with the American Association of Airport Executives, has announced the development and licensing of a GPS based system to…

TSA Screeners Arrested on Allegations of Drug Smuggling Conspiracy

TSA Screeners Arrested on Allegations of Drug Smuggling Conspiracy

Two security screeners at San Francisco International Airport were arrested and arraigned today on charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and accepting a bribe from…

Dogs Report Possible Bomb in Cargo Area of SFO; No Bombs Found

Dogs Report Possible Bomb in Cargo Area of SFO; No Bombs Found

Police responded to two reports of possible bombs at San Francisco International Airport within 15 minutes Wednesday, but neither turned out to be dangerous. Both…

SFO Launches Contest to Celebrate Chinese New Year

SFO Launches Contest to Celebrate Chinese New Year

San Francisco International Airport is celebrating the Chinese New Year today by launching a contest for two non-stop, round-trip economy tickets to China, officials said…

SFO Reports Record Passenger Traffic in 2014

SFO Reports Record Passenger Traffic in 2014

San Francisco International Airport set another record for passenger traffic last year, airport officials said Friday. Last year 47.2 million passengers traveled through the airport,…

All-Clear Given on Plane in NYC From SFO After Suspected Bomb Threat

All-Clear Given on Plane in NYC From SFO After Suspected Bomb Threat

An all-clear has been given after a suspected bomb threat on a Delta Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport and landed at…

Bomb Squad Finds No Bomb After Pallet in Cargo Area Flagged by Dog

Bomb Squad Finds No Bomb After Pallet in Cargo Area Flagged by Dog

A police bomb squad responded to San Francisco International Airport Monday evening after a bomb-sniffing dog indicated there was a bomb in a cargo area,…

SFO Restaurant Workers’ Strike Ends

SFO Restaurant Workers’ Strike Ends

Restaurant workers returned to work at SFO Saturday after a two-day strike, union officials have announced. Union representatives said the strike caused widespread disruption to…

Airport Officials Say Most Restaurants Remain Open Despite Strike, Bad Weather

Airport Officials Say Most Restaurants Remain Open Despite Strike, Bad Weather

A two-day strike by nearly 1,000 restaurant workers is set to continue Friday at San Francisco International Airport but airport officials say most restaurants remain…

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Angry over the recent decision to allow transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to operate at San Francisco International Airport, a taxi driver’s…

South Korea Suspends Asiana Airlines Flights to SFO

South Korea Suspends Asiana Airlines Flights to SFO

The South Korean government has suspended Asiana Airlines flights in and out of San Francisco International Airport in response to the deadly plane crash last…

Airport-Centered Rideshare Company Wingz Gets Permit to Operate at SFO

Airport-Centered Rideshare Company Wingz Gets Permit to Operate at SFO

On the heels of granting permits to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, San Francisco International Airport officials announced today that Wingz, an airport-centered transportation network company,…

SFO Expanding its Services to China

SFO Expanding its Services to China

San Francisco International Airport is expanding its service to China this December with nonstop service via China Southern Airlines to Wuhan, Guangdong Province, according to…

Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

UberX and Lyft will be allowed to operate at San Francisco International Airport in the next 30 days, SFO officials announced today. “We are committed…

American Airlines Flight Safely Makes Emergency Landing in SFO

American Airlines Flight Safely Makes Emergency Landing in SFO

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport this afternoon because of a cabin pressurization problem, flight officials said. A…

Customs Agents Kill Giant Millipedes Mailed Through SFO

Customs Agents Kill Giant Millipedes Mailed Through SFO

Twenty squirming foot-long millipedes in a falsely labeled package from Germany were seized at San Francisco International Airport last month, a U.S. Customs and Border…

Authorities Seeking Women Allegedly “Screened” by Banking Exec Impersonating Security at SFO

Authorities Seeking Women Allegedly “Screened” by Banking Exec Impersonating Security at SFO

More details were released today about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication after allegedly impersonating a security officer and privately “screening”…

International Banking Exec Arrested At SFO After Allegedly Posing as Security Officer

International Banking Exec Arrested At SFO After Allegedly Posing as Security Officer

A 53-year-old man was arrested at San Francisco International airport Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of public intoxication after he allegedly caused a disturbance by impersonating…

Asiana Flight 124 Crash Result of Mismanagement, NTSB Officials Conclude

Asiana Flight 124 Crash Result of Mismanagement, NTSB Officials Conclude

The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport last July was a result of mismanagement of the airplane’s descent by the…

Uber And Lyft Could Get Shut Down For Taking You To The Airport

Uber And Lyft Could Get Shut Down For Taking You To The Airport

State regulators are warning “ridesharing” companies such as Uber and Lyft that they could be shut down if drivers continue to operate at airports without…

Asiana Airlines Admits Pilot Errors In Fatal SFO Crash, Also Blames Air Traffic Control And Plane’s Warning System

Asiana Airlines Admits Pilot Errors In Fatal SFO Crash, Also Blames Air Traffic Control And Plane’s Warning System

The pilots of an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed at San Francisco International Airport last July were aware that they were coming into the runway…

Woman Who Keeps Getting Arrested For Trying To Sneak Aboard Hawaii-Bound Plane Busted At SFO Yet Again

Woman Who Keeps Getting Arrested For Trying To Sneak Aboard Hawaii-Bound Plane Busted At SFO Yet Again

A woman arrested three times for trying to sneak aboard a plane bound for Hawaii was again arrested at San Francisco International Airport. According to…

Hour-Long Delays Reported At SFO

San Francisco International Airport is reporting delays of about an hour for some arriving flights. The delays are the result of wind and inclement weather,…

Delays At SFO “similar to those during inclement weather” Expected All Summer

Delays At SFO “similar to those during inclement weather” Expected All Summer

San Francisco International Airport officials are gearing up for the upcoming four-month closure of two runways to work on federally mandated safety upgrades that will…

Woman Who Was Arrested For Trying To Stow Away To Hawaii Nabbed At SFO Yet Again

Woman Who Was Arrested For Trying To Stow Away To Hawaii Nabbed At SFO Yet Again

A San Francisco woman placed on probation last month after she was arrested trying to sneak on board flights to Hawaii from San Francisco International…

Power Restored To SFO BART Station

5:05 PM: Power has been restored at the San Francisco International Airport BART station this afternoon and BART is recovering from major delays in and…

SF Woman Gets Probation For Repeatedly Trying To Stow Away To Hawaii

SF Woman Gets Probation For Repeatedly Trying To Stow Away To Hawaii

A 62-year-old San Francisco woman was placed on probation Thursday after she was arrested trying to sneak through San Francisco International Airport security to get…

Rainy Weather Causes Cancellation Of Over 100 Flights At SFO

1:03 PM: Rainy weather caused more than 100 flight cancellations at San Francisco International Airport this morning, as well as flight delays of more than…

Rain Delays And Thwarts SFO Flights

Rain Delays And Thwarts SFO Flights

Dozens of flights at San Francisco International Airport have been canceled or face delays of at least an hour this morning due to rainy weather,…

Suspected SF Car Thief Busted As He Tried To Rent BMW

Suspected SF Car Thief Busted As He Tried To Rent BMW

A suspected car thief was arrested on Sunday while trying to rent a BMW at San Francisco International Airport, according to the San Mateo County…