San Francisco International Airport has seen a dramatic drop in air travel due to the coronavirus. Andria Borba reports that a few airlines are just weeks away from resuming flights to Europe.
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International Travel Not An Option For Many SFO Travelers Due To COVID-19San Francisco International Airport has seen a dramatic drop in air travel due to the coronavirus. Andria Borba reports that a few airlines are just weeks away from resuming flights to Europe.
United Responds To Photos Of Packed Flight To SFO During COVID-19 PandemicA doctor returning from New York to San Francisco on a United Airlines flight posted pictures of his packed plane, raising serious concerns about air travel safety during the COVID019 pandemic. Devin Fehely asked airline officials what they are doing to reassure passengers.
Coronavirus Flight Cancellations Hit Airport Workers, BusinessesEverywhere you look, the signals are that the airline industry and all related support industries are tightening their belts and bracing for rough times. Kiet Do reports. (3-12-20)
San Francisco Int'l Airport To Open New 'SkyTerrace' Public Observation DeckKPIX got a first look at San Francisco International Airport's new public observation deck. Don Ford reports. (2-12-2020)
New China-U.S. Travel Restrictions Take Effect as Coronavirus Outbreak DeepensNew travel restrictions from China took effect on Sunday as Pres. Trump’s order to block high-risk passengers from spreading the novel coronavirus to the U.S. were enacted. Kiet Do reports from SFO. (2-2-20)
SFO One of Few U.S. Airports to Receive China FlightsWith the federal declaration of a public health emergency because of the novel coronavirus, San Francisco International Airport will be one of just seven U.S. airports accepting flights from China. Andria Borba reports. (1-31-20)
Santa Clara Co. Rapid Response Teams Ready If Coronavirus Hits Bay AreaThe Santa Clara County Public Health Department has formed two rapid response teams in case the coronavirus pops up in the Bay Area. Devin Fehely reports. (1-28-2020)
Passengers From Wuhan Halted From Flying To SFO Due To CoronavirusDue to the spike in cases of the mysterious Coronavirus, public transportation including train, ferry and air travel out of Wuhan, China has been shut down until further notice. Kiet Do reports. (1-22-2020)
Health Officials Screen SFO Passengers from China for Deadly New VirusFederal health officials will begin screening ill passengers on flights coming into San Francisco International Airport from China for any signs of a deadly new virus that has already claimed two lives. Andria Borba reports. (1-17-20)
Soggy Weather Could Dampen Christmas Travel Plans At San Francisco InternationalThe weather is expected to worsen this week just as holiday travel ramps up at San Francisco International Airport, meaning potential trouble for travelers flying into and out of the Bay Area. Betty Yu reports. (12-22-2019)
Internet Outage Delays Flights at Sacramento AirportFlights out of the Sacramento International Airport on Sunday were delayed due to an internet outage during one of the busiest holiday travel weekends, a spokeswoman said. (12-22-2019)
Fog Stymies Holiday Getaway Plans at SFOOn one of the busiest days of the year at SFO, holiday travelers' plans for a "clean getaway" hit some turbulence. Betty Yu reports. (12-20-19)
Fog Delays Frustrate Travelers' Getaway Flight Plans at SFOHeavy fog delayed hundreds of flights at SFO Friday making holiday travel even more stressful than usual. Don Ford reports. (12-20-19)
Power Outage At Oakland Int'l Airport Terminals Affects Travel Amid StormA power outage at the Oakland International Airport terminals was affecting travel for thousands Tuesday night, officials confirmed. Andria Borba reports. (11-26-2019)
Holiday Rush Begins at Local AirportsThousands in the Bay Area boarded flights to make the most of their Thanksgiving plans Friday -- just the start to the massive travel surge that will play out over the next week. Betty Yu reports. (11-22-19)
San Jose Airport to Add New Parking StructureA new $30 million parking structure with 900 new spaces is scheduled to begin construction early next year at Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport. Len Ramirez reports. (11-21-19)
Asiana Airlines to Suspend Flights to SFO Following Korea High Court RulingAsiana Airlines has been forced to suspend service at the Bay Area's busiest airport six years after a deadly crash. Kenny Choi reports. (10-19-19)
New App Lets Users Track Jet Noise Near SFOThe new Aircraft Noise Tracker, available to the public, gives users a near-real-time look at flight tracks and noise levels around the airport. Andria Borba reports. (10-17-19)
Two Flights Forced To Emergency Land At San Francisco Int'l AirportTwo flights out of San Francisco International Airport needed to return to the runway Wednesday evening for emergency landings. (10-9-2019)
Passenger Trapped In Bathroom Diverts SFO-Bound Flight To DenverA San Francisco-bound flight was diverted due to a passenger getting stuck in the plane's bathroom Wednesday evening. Joe Vazquez reports. (9-25-2019)
Santa Clara Teen Forced to Remove Hijab Before Boarding Air Canada Flight at SFOA 13-year-old Bay Area athlete traveling with her squash team says she was forced to remove her hijab in the jetway at SFO by an Air Canada agent. Betty Yu reports. (9-20-19)
Repaired Runway Reopens at SFO Ahead of ScheduleRunway repairs at SFO have delayed and canceled thousands of flights leaving many travelers stranded. Thursday night the construction was finished a week ahead of schedule. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-19-19)
Advice For Travelers At SFO Facing Cancellations Due To Runway RepairsOn Tuesday there were hundreds of delays and cancellations at San Francisco International Airport due to repairs underway on Runway 28L. Andria Borba reports on what travelers can do to prepare.
Hundreds Of Flights Delayed, Canceled At SFO Due To Runway ConstructionDelays and frustrations mounted Sunday at San Francisco International Airport due to long-planned construction work on the airport's busiest runway. Hundreds of flights have been delayed and canceled so far. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-8-2019)