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Topic - San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International Airport south of downtown San Francisco, California, United States, adjacent to the cities of Millbrae and San Bruno in unincorporated San Mateo County. It is often referred to as SFO. The airport has flights to destinations throughout North America and is a major gateway to Europe, Asia, and Australasia. - Source: Wikipedia
The National Transportation Safety Board is poised to hold an investigative hearing on pilots’ use of autopilot – a commonplace occurrence that now leave the drivers of craft feeling more like baggage than highly trained operators.
Asiana Airlines — the South Korean carrier that crashed at San Francisco International Airport last month, killing three people — plans to pay an initial compensation of $10,000 each to survivors.
Three producers with the San Francisco-area Fox affiliate KTVU were fired this week, the latest fallout from a hoax about the Asiana Airlines crash that led to the inaccurate reporting of the pilots' names.
The summer intern who confirmed to a California TV station that "Captain Sum Ting Wong" and three others piloted the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed July 6 at San Francisco International Airport is being described by the federal government as a "very intelligent young man."
Aircraft collisions that are “barely avoided” have increased more than 600 percent in the past four years, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially putting thousands of passengers’ lives at risk.
An Oakland, Calif., TV station now faces a lawsuit from Asiana Airlines after a news anchor read fake, racially insensitive names purported to belong to pilots involved in the July 6 crash in San Francisco, NBC News reported.
Aircraft collisions that are "barely avoided" have increased more than 600 percent in the past four years, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially putting thousands of passengers' lives at risk.
San Francisco International Airport values innovation and is open to new business models that provide our customers with a variety of rental-car options ("Taking on City Hall," Comment & Analysis, June 25). We had hoped (and continue to hope) that we could welcome FlightCar into the SFO business community. FlightCar, however, must comply with airport rules and regulations, which are designed to provide safe and efficient transport for our passengers and to manage the congestion on our limited roadways.
I used to pack a smoke hood in my carry-on luggage. I knew that most passengers survived plane crashes on impact but that many died before they could escape the toxic smoking fuselage.
The pilot in the crash at San Francisco International Airport that killed two and injured more than 100 was still in training and had never before landed that type of craft at that port, airline spokespeople said Monday.
While U.S. news accounts focused on safety questions, the actions of the pilots and the possible impact on the South Korean airline, South Korean media accounts have focused instead on scores of descriptive accounts of heroism and panic after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two 16-year-old Chinese students and injuring 181 others.
A California coroner said one of the 16-year-old girls who died during Saturday's plane crash at San Francisco International Airport may in fact have been killed by an emergency vehicle.
Police officers threw utility knives up to crew members inside the burning wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 so they could cut away passengers' seat belts. Passengers jumped down emergency slides, escaping from thick billowing smoke. And amid the chaos, some urged fellow passengers to keep calm, even as flames tore through the fuselage of the Boeing 777.
An Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two Chinese teenagers, injuring dozens of others and forcing passengers to jump down the emergency inflatable slides to safety as flames tore through the plane.
California taxpayers have footed the bill for Muslim airport cabbies to have their very own prayer room and foot baths at the San Francisco International Airport.