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August 7, 2019

  1. Major Bay Area Recycling Company Closes
  2. San Diego Ranks No. 1 U.S. Airport, Chicago's Midway Finishes Last
  3. PDX To Offer Reusable Plates And Utensils To Help Reduce Single-Use Plastic
  4. Atlanta to Weigh Ban on Plastic Bags and Straws at Hartsfield-Jackson, City Buildings
  5. American Airlines Announces Big News Coming
  6. Air Canada Blasted for Allegedly Asking Girl, 12, to Remove Hijab Before Boarding
  7. Air China to Suspend Beijing-Hawaii Flights Amid Weak Travel Demand
  8. Hong Kong Airport Dealing With Delays, Cancellations Following Massive Strike
  9. British Airways Cancels Flights After Another IT Glitch
  10. Singapore Air Picks Crucial Fight Against Emirates in India

August 6, 2019

  1. SFO Becomes the First Airport to Enact a Plastic Water Bottle Ban, but Reactions from Travelers Are Mixed
  2. 50 Travel Companies Trying Their Hardest to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint
  3. United Airlines Pilot Arrested for Suspected Intoxication Appears in Court
  4. American, Southwest Airlines Both Expand Efforts to Lure Business Travelers
  5. Finnair Flies Its First “Push for Change” Biofuel Flights from San Francisco to Helsinki
  6. Swiss International Airlines Launches New Service from Dulles International in Spring 2020
  7. Cathay Pacific Reveals Its Use of Onboard Cameras
  8. China Southern Launches Lounge-Sharing with American Airlines
  9. Airport Reaches Milestone on Local Minority-Owned Concessions
  10. Bigger, Better Delhi Airport by 2022

August 5, 2019

  1. San Francisco Airport to Ban Plastic Water Bottle Sale
  2. Briggo Coffee (Fully-Automated Robotic Coffee Bar) Open at San Francisco International Airport
  3. Three Uninjured As Small Plane Overshoots Runway At Oakland Int’l Airport
  4. A Vault Fire Caused a Power Outage That Shut down California's John Wayne Airport
  5. The New Airport Congestion: Plane Spotters Crowd Fancy Hotel Bars
  6. Top US Airlines Want to Hire Women Pilots. so Where Are the Applicants?
  7. Hong Kong Leader Warns of ‘Ruin’ as Strike Snarls City, Airport
  8. Hong Kong Tourism Takes a Harder Hit as Flights Get Disrupted
  9. World War II Planes Returning to Airport Later This Month
  10. Loose Bat Terrorizes Spirit Airlines Passengers Mid-Flight

August 2, 2019

  1. No Fly Zone: SFO Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles
  2. Plastic Bottles Sales Banned at San Francisco Airport
  3. Briggo Opens Robotic Coffee Haus at San Francisco International Airport
  4. July Is Done, Will August Air Cargo Be Any Better?
  5. United to Expand ConnectionSaver App to More Airports
  6. How to Get Take-Out Before Take-Off at Ontario International Airport
  7. Fresh Airport Amenities to Take the Hassle out of Travel
  8. China-US Air Traffic to Grow 'Near Exponentially' In Next Five Years
  9. These Confusingly Worded Delta Napkins Are Creeping People Out
  10. British Airways Locked in Negotiations to Avert Strike by Pilots

August 1, 2019

  1. Homelessness from San Francisco to Orange County, and Window into These Times
  2. Fire Breaks out at SFO’s United Airlines Maintenance Facility
  3. Large-Scale Active Shooter Response Drill Planned at San Diego International Airport
  4. Delta Increasing Nonstop Atlanta Service to Daily Frequency
  5. Wow: Delta Pulls Out Of Tokyo Narita, Cuts Singapore Flight
  6. WOW Air’s Revival Could Be Cancelled
  7. Airlines Add Bigger Luggage Bins but Don’t Want You to Pack More
  8. Flight Attendants Reveal One of the Worst Parts of Their Job — They Don't Always Get Paid for All of the Hours They Work
  9. Airline CEOs, President Trump Have Contentious Meeting
  10. BCIA to Be Faced with ‘New Development Situation’ After Daxing Airport Opening

July 31, 2019

  1. Structure Fire Breaks out at San Francisco Airport Maintenance Buildin
  2. Flight Turned Back To SFO After Circling For Almost 5 Hours
  3. Hong Kong Airlines to Depart SFO, Likely Taking Low Fares with It
  4. Passenger Films Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant Inside Overhead Bin
  5. Delta Airlines Uniforms Will Now Include Sign Language As An Option
  6. Air France Will Retire Its Airbus Superjumbos Within 3 Years
  7. British Airways Thinks Aircraft Could Become The Next Cruise Ships
  8. ‘Disaster Waiting to Happen’ as Airlines Increase Use of Offshore Repair Centers
  9. LAX Has a New Plan to Get Passengers out of Buses and Into a Concourse
  10. Will You Make Your Flight? Pittsburgh International Now Has Technology to Tell You

July 30, 2019

  1. SF Airport Ride-Hailing Experiment Called ‘Hot Mess’
  2. Tastes on the Fly Brings Local Favourite Starbird to SFO’s New Harvey Milk Terminal
  3. SSP America Introduces More Local Favorites at SFO with The Little Chihuahua
  4. LAX Has a New Plan to Get Passengers out of Buses and into a Concourse
  5. How Southwest Pioneered The Low Cost Carrier Model
  6. Air Canada Removes 737 Max Flights Until 2020, Joining Southwest
  7. United Airlines Is Expanding Its Creepy Biometric Screening Technology to More Airport Hubs
  8. TSA Screeners Find Missile Launcher in Checked Luggage at Airport
  9. Inside Trump’s ‘Apprentice’-Worthy Showdown with Airline CEOs
  10. Could There Ever Be A Triple Decker Plane?

July 29, 2019

  1. Flight Delayed at SFO? the Wag Brigade Is on the Way.
  2. Hyatt’s Bay Area Boom
  3. Bart Approves Quality-Of-Life Initiatives, 19th Street Oakland Modernization Project
  4. Southwest Airlines Plans to Resume Growth in Hawaii
  5. How United Is Saving Travelers from Sprinting
  6. United Airlines Buys Stake in Biometric Screening Firm Clear
  7. FAA Allows Hobbyist Drone Pilots to Get Automated Airspace Approvals
  8. Move Over, Mall Rats. 'Terminal Tourists' Like Hanging Out In Airports Even When They're Going Nowhere
  9. Airline Asks Two Strangers to Share Hotel Room with One Bed After Missing Flight
  10. Hong Kong Protesters Take Their Grievances to City’s Airport

July 26, 2019

  1. Grand Hyatt at SFO Now Accepting Reservations for October 2019 Opening
  2. San Francisco International Airport Revenue Bonds Assigned ‘a+’ Rating
  3. Bart Expanding Homeless Outreach Team, Elevator Attendant Program
  4. United Airlines Expands Service That Holds Planes for Connecting Flyers to New Airports
  5. American Airlines Loses World’s Largest Airline Title to Delta and United
  6. American Airlines To End Last Route To Bolivia From US
  7. Did an Aggressive United Push Southwest Out of Newark Hub?
  8. How Airlines Can Use Flexible Technology to Differentiate Their Brand
  9. Another Party Is Interested In Reviving WOW Air
  10. New TSA Equipment Streamlines Check-In Process at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

July 25, 2019

  1. Public Gets First Glimpse of Milk Terminal
  2. Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Stage Protest at LAX
  3. Southwest Won’t Fly Boeing 737 Max Until 2020 and Will End Newark Flights
  4. Southwest Airlines Exiting Newark, Adding Hawaii, Cozumel Flights
  5. Five Times Airports Were Involved in Cyberattacks and Data Breaches
  6. Airline Food Workers Want To Go On Strike. American Airlines Wants To Stay Out Of It
  7. Pittsburgh International Airport Opens First-of-its-Kind Sensory-Friendly Space that Includes Real Plane Cabin and Seating
  8. SITA Technology Will Transform Passenger Experience at New Buenos Aires Ezeiza Terminal
  9. TSA and DMV Suggest Getting a Real ID During Historic Travel Season
  10. Heathrow Passengers Forced to Take Summer Holidays Without Their Luggage

July 23, 2019

  1. Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Officially Opens at SFO
  2. Brand New Harvey Milk Terminal Opens at SFO (Online Video)
  3. San Francisco Airport's new $2.4billion terminal is a tribute to Harvey Milk
  4. Oakland Officials Say They Didn’t Know About ICE Deportation Flights
  5. LAX Counts Down to Midfield Concourse Opening in 2020
  6. How to Navigate the Busiest US Airport Terminals This Summer
  7. Trump Hosts Us Airline Executives — and Their Qatari Rival — Amid Tensions over Gulf State Subsidies
  8. Delta Says the Next Big Battle Between Airlines Will Take Place on the Ground
  9. Malls Are Struggling. but Stores in Airports Are Thriving
  10. Uber, Lyft and the A-Line Train Have Changed the Game at Dia — Shelving Plans for More Airport Parking

July 22, 2019

  1. San Francisco International Airport Debuts Terminal Honoring Harvey Milk
  2. San Bruno Pursues Permit Parking Program
  3. Long Lines, Hassles at the Crack of Dawn at the Airport
  4. Two Southwest Airlines Planes Collide While Backing Away from the Gate at Nashville Airport
  5. United Airlines Working to Give Passengers Free WI-Fi
  6. British Airways Freezes Cairo Flights as Security Precaution
  7. EVA Air Makes Milan Malpensa Its First European Route In 20 Years
  8. The World’s Busiest Airport Is About to Ban Smoking as Places to Light up Get Harder to Find
  9. FAA Says Mobile Phones Could Pose Safety Risk on Some Boeing Jets
  10. MH370 Bombshell: New Evidence Proves Malaysia Airlines Plane Wasn’t Hijacked - Shock Claim

July 19, 2019

  1. News Briefs: SFO to Hold Open House for New Milk Terminal
  2. Another SF Cab Company Faces Closure
  3. Routes: Lufthansa Jumbos, Norwegian at SFO' Delta's New Jets, Virgin A350s
  4. Lyft Expands Its PIN Feature for Airport Pickups to LaGuardia
  5. United Hopes to Make Wi-Fi Free, Faster
  6. Asiana Airlines A380 Loses Single Engine Over the Pacific
  7. U.S. Airlines and Qatar Airways Meet with President Trump to Pursue Stronger Deal
  8. Bradley International Airport Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Ground Transportation Center
  9. Boeing Will Take a Nearly $5 Billion Charge for 737 Max Costs
  10. New Proposal Looks to Change the Middle Seat on Airlines

July 18, 2019

  1. Take a First Look Inside SFO's New Grand Hyatt 
  2. New SFO terminal to pay tribute to legacy of Harvey Milk (Online video)
  3. BART, SFO Team Up to Tackle Homelessness on Trains Near Airport
  4. Homelessness In San Francisco Bay Area Has Gone Amok As Officials Scramble For Answers
  5. 10 Of The Most Comfortable Airports To Spend The Night At
  6. Norwegian Air Introduces Biometric Boarding at LAX
  7. Asiana Airlines A380 Loses Engine Over The Pacific
  8. LAX Unveils New Germ-Fighting Bins At TSA Security Checkpoints
  9. Air France May Face Trial Over 2009 Crash That Killed 228
  10. Flight Attendant Union Calls Cramped Airplane Seats 'Torture'

July 17, 2019

  1. The Campaign to Rename Oakland Airport After a Trailblazing Female Pilot
  2. Norwegian Air Becomes First Low-Cost Long-Haul Carrier in the U.S. to Offer Biometric Boarding
  3. United Airlines Extends Suspension of Delhi, Mumbai Flights to October 26
  4. Indonesian Airline Tells Passengers No Photos, Videos Inside Cabin
  5. United Airlines Posts Higher Profits and Buys Used Boeing 737s as Max Grounding Drags on
  6. Hong Kong Airlines Crew Seriously Injured By Turbulence
  7. How AI in Physical Security Makes Public Places Safer
  8. The TSA Is Testing Ways to Eventually Keep Laptops in Bags for Everybody
  9. Menzies Renews Cargo Handling Deal with Air China at San Francisco
  10. Air France Launches Partnership with Michelin-Star Chef Daniel Rose to Design Menus for Service in Business Cabins on Departure from The United States and Canada

July 16, 2019

  1. Security to Be Increased at SFO Bart Station Due to Spike in Homeless
  2. Air Italy Will Restart Flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto in March
  3. Elevate Gourmet Brands Awarded Lease at SJC Airport for Mac + Cheese Kitchen Brand
  4. How Long Are Security Lines for Your Flight? Salt Lake City International Airport Now Posts the Wait Time.
  5. Delta Air Lines and 3 Other Groups Will Work to Rescue Alitalia
  6. Why Did United Airlines Cancel India Flights Until October 26th?
  7. Flight Attendants Keep Getting Sick. It’s Likely Because of Their Uniforms.
  8. American Airlines passengers stranded at Yuma International Airport for 6 hours
  9. BA Flight Delayed After 12 Year Old Sneaks Onboard Without Documents
  10. This China Airlines Ad Makes Travel Sound Absolutely Dreadful. And It’s a Huge Hit

July 15, 2019

  1. The World's Best Airports for Business Travelers
  2. Fantastic Hotels Within a 10-minute Drive of San Francisco Airport
  3. Seattle-Tacoma Airport Completes First Phase in Modernization Project
  4. Upgrades and Expansion Unveiled at Sea-Tac Airport
  5. United Airlines Extends Boeing 737 Max Cancellations to Early November
  6. American Airlines Follows United’s Further Boeing 737 MAX Grounding
  7. American Airlines Cancelled Almost 4,000 Flights In June
  8. FAA Sources Say the Boeing 737 Max May Stay Grounded Until 2020
  9. Mobile Solutions Evolve as a Key Driver for Personalization In The Airline Industry
  10. New Air Passenger Protections Kick in Today

July 12, 2019

  1. Companies Cited For Narrow Escape By Workers In San Francisco International Crawlspace
  2. Airport Eateries Aim to Capture Experience
  3. Airlines Are Offering Travel Waivers Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry
  4. Alaska Airlines Unveils New Lounge at Sea-Tac
  5. Sea-Tac Airport Opens New Terminal to Catch up with Rapid Growth
  6. Air Canada Passengers Describe Chaos After 37 Injured in Turbulence
  7. Internal TSA Memo Says Changes Need to Be Made to Food Truck Screening Process
  8. Airline Startup Of The Week – Uganda Airlines
  9. Singapore Airlines Once Again Ranked Best International Airline
  10. Japanese Airport Hotel Puts Flight Simulator in Room

July 11, 2019

  1. United Airlines Adds Daily Nonstop Service Between San Francisco and Hong Kong
  2. Lufthansa Now Serving Boston and San Francisco with A380 After Fleet Expansion In Munich
  3. Alaska Airlines Opening New Lounge At Seattle-Tacoma Tomorrow
  4. American Airlines' Flight Cancellation Problems Extend Far Beyond the 737 Max Grounding
  5. Air France-KLM Launches Biometric Trials at JFK and IAH for Air France Flights
  6. DFW International Airport Is Testing the World’s First Robot Baggage Handlers
  7. Calls from Congress to Change Pilot Training
  8. World’s Largest Airlines Taking Small Steps to Reduce Cabin Waste
  9. British Airways Bets on Beijing’s New Daxing Airport
  10. Norwegian's Long-Standing Chief Executive Bjorn Kjos Is Leaving His Position Today and Will Be Replaced on an Interim Basis by Chief Financial Officer Geir Karlsen.

July 10, 2019

  1. Israeli Airline Requests SFPD Help In Order To Prevent Terrorist Attack
  2. First Look: British Airways Lounge at SFO
  3. Airport Traffic Logjam Frustrations Linger for Millbrae and Burlingame (PDF without subscription)
  4. Four Airports Get Federal Improvement Funding
  5. Sacramento International Airport Just Got This Posh New Lounge. It’ll Cost You $45.
  6. Oakland to Palo Alto in 10 Minutes? Yeah, You Can Do That: Here’s How.
  7. Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Cone Comes Loose
  8. Airline Apologizes to 'Humiliated' Doctor Asked to Cover Her Outfit with Blanket
  9. The Most Fascinating Part of the World for Airlines So Far This Year
  10. Cabin Chief Denies Korean Pilot Alcohol – Gets Demoted

July 9, 2019

  1. Basically Everything You’re Given on an Airplane Is Wrapped in Plastic. That’s a Huge Environmental Problem.
  2. Rideshare Changes at San Francisco International Airport Expected to Ease Travel Problems
  3. Driver Who Killed Person In Crash At SFO Arrested
  4. New Alaska Airlines Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma to Open This Week
  5. United Airlines Apologizes For Putting Teen On Flight To Wrong Country
  6. Us-To-Dominican Republic Flight Bookings Rebounding After Tourist Deaths, Report Says
  7. American Airlines Inks Deal to Open Routes to Four Cities in Southeast Asia
  8. British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach
  9. How Connected Employees Can Enhance Customer Experiences in Real Time
  10. Top 10 Best Business Class Airport Lounges in the World

July 8, 2019

  1. San Francisco Airport Just Opened New Lot to Deal With Ride-Share Congestion
  2. Norwegian Air Cuts Back at Oakland International, Shifts Flights to SFO
  3. Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights 
  4. EVA Air Strike Finally Over – Disruption Expected Until Late July
  5. Suspended Routes Are Stacking Up as American, Southwest Wait for Beleaguered 737 Max
  6. Virgin Atlantic New York Airbus A350 Flights To Begin In September
  7. Airport Security Lines Won’t Be Crazy Despite TSA Agents Being Redeployed to Border
  8. Dangerous TSA Airport Security Loophole Could Put Everyone At Risk
  9. The Story of Australian Airlines
  10. Airline Thanks Fliers for Patience in Turtle Delay: 'They Aren't the Fastest-Moving Creatures'

July 5, 2019

  1. Additional Lot at SFO Will Open to Ease Millbrae Avenue Rideshare Gridlock
  2. A Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes an Emergency Landing in Boston After a Cabin Fire
  3. Italian Airline Alitalia 'Deeply Apologizes' for Obama Video Showing an Actor in Blackface
  4. An Airline That Doesn't Want You to Fly. That's New  
  5. Singapore Airlines to Improve Changi Airport Lounges
  6. Orlando Airport Doused in Jet Fuel When Norwegian Plane Made Emergency Landing
  7. Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Says Sign on Uber Vehicle Violates Rules
  8. Sustainability Series: European Airports Sign NetZero2050 Agreement
  9. Where Pilots and Flight Attendants Sleep on Long Flights
  10. Lifting the Lid on the Risk of ‘Insider Threats’ at Airports

July 3, 2019

  1. Man Killed by SUV at SFO’s International Terminal Identified; Driver Arrested  
  2. Suspects Still at Large in San Bruno Mall Shooting That Hospitalized 2 Teens
  3. SMF Ranks 22nd Cheapest Airport in US
  4. American Airlines Suspends Domestic Route as the Fallout from the Boeing 737 Max Grounding Continues
  5. Airlines Agree to Help Pay for Transportation to Airport, Including Possible Trolley Link
  6. John Wayne Airport Introduces Interactive Digital Wayfinding
  7. LAX Catering Workers to Picket Wednesday for Better Wages, Health Care
  8. Private-Public Partnerships Like Those for DIA and RTD Have Been Costly and Complicated, but They’re Still the Future of Funding Large Government Projects
  9. DC Airport to Halt Flights During Trump Fourth of July Event
  10. Move Over, Global Entry. This Free App Can Get You Through Customs in Under a Minute This Summer

July 2, 2019

  1. 1 Dead, 2 Injured in Collision at San Francisco International Airport
  2. SFO Renews Level 3 Carbon Accreditation Certification
  3. SFO Baggage Issue Leads to Flight Delays
  4. The Best New Flight Routes Starting This Summer
  5. With Busy Summer Travel Season Starting, Tsa Sends 350 Officers to Border
  6. Air Travelers Embrace Facial Recognition
  7. The Struggle to Turn Your Face Into Secure Travel ID
  8. Beijing’s New Airport Is Completed, Opens in September
  9. How Bamboo Airways Will Establish United States Flights
  10. United to Offer Cult-Favorite Stroopwafel and Other Snack Choices on All Domestic Flights

July 1, 2019

  1. SFO-Bound Ride-Hailing Drivers Jam Millbrae, Burlingame Streets
  2. Confusion For Ride Hail Passengers At SFO Is Improving, Officials Say
  3. Newark Airport Has Been Closed Twice By Emergency Landings In Two Weeks
  4. Newark Airport Reopens After 'Emergency' Shutdown over Diverted United Airlines Flight
  5. Eva Airways Fails to Sign Agreement With Union, Strike Continues
  6. A Strange Odor Affects yet Another Spirit Airlines Flight
  7. Why American Airlines Won’t Be Flying From Chicago To China Soon
  8. Airport Pianos You Can Play
  9. Inside London City Airport’s Expansion Plans
  10. Europe Still Has A Shocking Number of Flight Delays

June 28, 2019

  1. California Mandates Zero-Emission Buses at Its Largest Airports
  2. Push to Put Advertising on Area Rooftops near Dulles International Airport
  3. In a First, Portland Airport Will Regulate Ride-Sharing Companies
  4. Shocking: Air Transat Flight Evacuated As Insects Fall From Above
  5. United and Southwest Are Still Cancelling Thousands of Flights Because of the Boeing 737 Max Grounding
  6. Airlines Refuse to Scrap ‘No-Show’ Clauses for Passengers
  7. Will Passports Become A Thing Of The Past With Biometrics?
  8. United Airlines Drops Continental From Parent’s Name
  9. Contour Airlines to Begin Nonstop Service from San Luis Obispo County Airport
  10. By 2028, China Will Be The World’s Largest Domestic Aviation Market

June 27, 2019

  1. SFO Joins International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association
  2. SFO Screens LGBT Shorts for Pride
  3. SFO’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1 to Open With New Public Art
  4. Bombardier, SFO Extend Partnership
  5. United Airlines Adds Second Daily Nonstop Service between San Francisco and Hong Kong
  6. Air India Flight Delayed for Hours at SFO Due to Maintenance Issue
  7. House Democrats Introduce a Bill to Tighten Airport Security Stings
  8. Americans Will Need a Travel Document to Enter New Zealand, Starting Oct. 1
  9. Why Every Country Must Lift The Boeing 737 MAX Ban Simultaneously
  10. Tiny Air Italy Pushes Back on Big U.S. Carriers That Say It Competes Unfairly

June 26, 2019

  1. First Look Inside SFO's New $2.4 Billion Terminal
  2. Southwest Forced To Delay Sacramento To Hawaii Flights Due to MAX Aircraft Issues
  3. What Are the Fastest and Slowest Airports to Exit Worldwide?
  4. International Passengers Reportedly Bypass Customs at Newark Airport Due to ‘Mix-Up’
  5. Delta Air Lines Allowing Passengers to Change, Cancel Dominican Republic Travel Plans
  6. TSA Plans to Send More Airport Screeners to Mexico Border
  7. Travelers With Food Allergies Gain New Legal Backing From U.S. Government
  8. Boeing Forced To Commandeer Employee Car Park For MAX Parking
  9. European Airports Set Net Zero Carbon Emissions Target
  10. The Most Amazing Airline Failures of the Past 15 Years