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SFO Approved to Implement New Aircraft Landing Technology

SFO Approved to Implement New Aircraft Landing Technology

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use a new landing technology.  SFO hopes this new technology, the Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS), may

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Breeze Airways Announces Plans to Serve Four Destinations from SFO

Breeze Airways Announces Plans to Serve Four Destinations from SFO

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed an announcement today from U.S. low-fare airline Breeze Airways detailing plans to launch four new routes from SFO starting May 25th. The airline, which is the first new

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SFO Celebrates the Launch of Vietnam Airlines Service to Ho Chi Minh City

SFO Celebrates the Launch of Vietnam Airlines Service to Ho Chi Minh City

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated the launch of Vietnam Airlines nonstop service to Ho Chi Minh City, making SFO the first airport to offer regularly-scheduled flights between Vietnam and the United States. Last

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SFO Opens New Police Training Facility

SFO Opens New Police Training Facility

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today announced the opening of a new SFO Police Training Facility, a range and training center created for various law enforcement agencies supporting SFO to develop their tactical and

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SFO Begins Construction to Replace Residential Noise Insulation, a First in the U.S.

SFO Begins Construction to Replace Residential Noise Insulation, a First in the U.S.

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the start of work to replace residential noise insulation that has exceeded its useful lifespan. Under the Airport’s Noise Insulation Program Replacement Initiative, the only one of its

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Team of Certified Therapy Animals Is Back at SFO

Team of Certified Therapy Animals Is Back at SFO

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today announced the return of the Wag Brigade, a team of certified stress-relief animals, after a 20-month absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams will be returning to SFO

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Bamboo Airways to Launch Flights from Hanoi Airport to SFO

Bamboo Airways to Launch Flights from Hanoi Airport to SFO

Bamboo Airways (BAV) and the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to launch the first regularly scheduled nonstop flights between Vietnam and the United States. The

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Alaska Airlines Opens New SFO Lounge

Alaska Airlines Opens New SFO Lounge

Alaska Airlines is taking the Bay Area to new heights as it unveils its brand-new Lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). With sights of the city and runway throughout the 9,200 square feet of

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SFO Reopens Longest Runway

SFO Reopens Longest Runway

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the reopening of its longest runway, 28 Right, following a four-month closure to repave the surface layer. While auxiliary work such as taxiway and lighting improvements will continue,

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Vaccine Tourism is Taking Off at SFO

Vaccine Tourism is Taking Off at SFO

As the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) surpasses 30,000 vaccine doses administered at the Airport this week, a clear trend has emerged: more and more foreign travelers are making vaccination a part of their visit

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SFO to Launch Free COVID Testing Program for Arriving International Passengers

SFO to Launch Free COVID Testing Program for Arriving International Passengers

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced today it is the first airport in the United States to launch a free COVID-19 testing program for international arriving passengers, hosting a pilot test program with the

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SFO Announces Rapid Covid Testing Site

SFO Announces Rapid Covid Testing Site

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced its in-terminal rapid COVID testing site, the first of its kind in the United States, has expanded to offer more types of tests while lowering prices. Effective today,

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Alaska Airlines to Open Lounge at SFO

Alaska Airlines to Open Lounge at SFO

Alaska Airlines guests will have the opportunity to relax in the new Alaska Lounge at San Francisco International Airport by late summer, as the airline announces updated plans for Bay Area travelers. Under this new

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SFO Expands Plastic-Free Policy

SFO Expands Plastic-Free Policy

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the expansion of its industry-leading plastic-free policy to prohibit the sale of any beverages in plastic bottles. In August 2019, SFO became the first airport in the world

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SFO to Relocate Onsite Rapid COVID Testing Center

SFO to Relocate Onsite Rapid COVID Testing Center

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to relocate its onsite rapid COVID testing center, the first such facility at any U.S. airport. The testing center will remain in the International Terminal, but effective