Tag: SFO

Air Canada (Ramiel Migue / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Air Canada Makes Another Mistake at SFO, FAA to Investigate

Three months after an Air Canada flight narrowly avoided causing the “greatest aviation disaster in history,” a second Air Canada jet ignored a San Francisco air traffic controller’s repeated orders to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), sparking an investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Executive order protest (Timothy A. Clary / AFP / Getty)

Smaller Protests Greet Trump’s New Executive Order

Protests at several California airports greeted President Donald Trump’s new executive order suspending travel from terror-prone countries on Monday, but they were smaller and less vociferous than in January, according to multiple news reports.

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Radicals Besiege Feinstein Home to Urge Rejection of Trump Cabinet

Approximately 200 radical leftists protested and picketed outside of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)’s Pacific Heights mansion in San Franisco on Sunday to oppose what they have labeled as her “pro-Trump voting record” because she voted in favor of confirming a few of the president’s Cabinet picks.

Anti-Trump airport protest (Joshua Lott / AFP / Getty)

Anti-Trump Protests Block Airports, Frustrate Travelers

Protests against President Donald Trump and his executive order restricting travel from several terror-prone countries continued Sunday evening at several West Coast airports, blocking traffic and causing some travelers to miss their flights.

SFO executive order protest (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

SFO, LAX Lead Nationwide Protests of Trump Executive Order

Thousands of demonstrators gathered at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning entry to nationals from terror-prone countries. Though the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) helped

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SFO Airport Sinkhole ‘Emergency’ as Flight Volume Soars

Federal and state transportation officials are warning that San Francisco Airport’s rapidly deteriorating seawall has created the risk of runway flooding and sinkholes as passenger volume soars. San Francisco is legend for environmental hypocrisy, such as flooding the beautiful Hetch

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Therapy Pig Greets and Comforts Travelers at SFO

Pigs still can’t fly, but the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has enlisted a small pig named LiLou in its “Wag Brigade” — a program launched in 2013 to greet and comfort travelers on the ground before they embark on their flights.

girl carrying a plastic hammer with the colors of the Israeli flag runs on a beach near the Mediterranean sea after a military air show marking the 67th anniversary of Israel's independence on April 23, 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

New Direct Flight From SFO To Israel Will Link Two Major Tech Hubs

Business Insider reports: United Airlines has launched the first direct flight between San Francisco and Israel, connecting two of the world’s leading startup hubs in the process. The United Airlines 954 flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv takes off on

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Morrissey: Obama Probably ‘White Inside’

Morrissey sat down with Larry King on Wednesday for the singer’s first video interview in a decade, and he wasted little time going after President Obama, GOP presidential candidates and the TSA agent who allegedly sexually assaulted him at San Francisco International Airport last month.