Tag: San Francisco International Airport

Teen Who Jumped From Jet’s Emergency Exit At SFO Taken Into Custody

Reading Time: 1 minute Authorities took a 17-year-old into custody after he opened the emergency exit of a jet preparing to taxi at San Francisco International Airport, jumped onto the wing and dropped down to the tarmac, an airport spokesman said. The bizarre incident unfolded at about 2:30 p.m. as Copa Airlines Flight 208 from Panama City was waiting […]

Air Canada Flight AC759 Nearly Lands On Taxiway At San Francisco

Reading Time: 2 minutes Details are emerging about what could have been a serious incident at San Francisco International Airport last Friday night when an Air Canada plane from Toronto nearly landed on the taxiway. The flight was cleared to land, but it appears the pilot was confused and nearly landed on the taxiway instead of one of the […]

Alaska Airlines Announces 13 New Nonstop Routes From the Bay Area

Reading Time: 2 minutes Three months after its acquisition of Virgin America, Alaska Airlines is growing its Bay Area footprint, adding 13 new nonstop markets from San Francisco International Airport and Mineta San Jose International Airport. The routes mark the single largest new market announcement in Alaska Airlines history. With the additional flights, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will […]

All-Female Flight Crew Makes Airline History

Reading Time: 1 minute An all-female crew has operated a passenger flight around the world for the first time, Air India has said. The airline’s all-female crew flew across the Pacific Ocean from New Delhi to San Francisco. The same crew then flew back to New Delhi across the Atlantic Ocean, completing their historic circumnavigation of the globe. Depending […]

United Airlines Starts The Longest Flight Operated By 787 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines today launches the only nonstop flights between the United States and Singapore, using the world’s most advanced passenger airplane, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to operate the service from the airline’s San Francisco Pacific-gateway hub. The nonstop flights connecting the two financial and tech centers will save travelers up to four hours’ journey time […]