Tag: San Francisco International Airport

Pan Am Group to donate its entire film archive to SFO Museum for preservation

The Pan Am Historical Foundation has announced plans to donate its entire film archive to SFO Museum for preservation. This corporate film library, amassed by Pan American World Airways from its founding in 1927 through its dissolution in 1991, contains over 700 titles and hundreds of hours of foot...

United to Triple SAF Use in 2023, Adds SAF on Flights at San Francisco Airport

United today announced that it will begin using a blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on departing flights from San Francisco International Airport and is planning to use a SAF blend later this year at London Heathrow Airport, which could put the airline on track to use approximately 10 million...

United and Virgin Australia to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride on Flight from San Francisco to Sydney

United Airlines is partnering with Virgin Australia to connect U.S. travelers to the world's largest celebration of Pride in Sydney with a special flight staffed entirely by members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. Departing on Wednesday, February 22 from San Francisco International Airp...

SFO’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Wins Climate Action Award

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Harvey Milk Terminal 1 has been honored by the American Institute of Architects, California. In their 2022 Design Awards, Harvey Milk Terminal 1 received the Climate Action Award for leadership in the development of energy, carbon, wat...

SFO Completes Emergency Exercise

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its full-scale emergency exercise today, simulating an aircraft accident to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple agencies. “Our airport has seen a wide variety of changes over th...

Aemetis to supply Aer Lingus and British Airways with SAF for flights from San Francisco International Airport

Renewable fuels company Aemetis, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to a multi-year agreement with International Airlines Group (IAG) to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to help power both British Airways and Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus’ flights from San Francisco Airport from 2025. ...

SFO is the First US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID Testing for Airport Employees

Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care was selected to partner with San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to launch the first rapid COVID-19 testing program for airport employees in the United States. This partnership provides employee testing both on-airport and at nearby Dignity Health-GoHealth U...

JetBlue Prepares its Business for a New Climate Reality

JetBlue Prepares its Business for a New Climate Reality

JetBlue today announced that it will offset carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) from jet fuel for all domestic JetBlue flights beginning in July 2020, making it the first major U.S. airline to take this critical and measurable step toward reducing its contribution to global warming. JetBlue also announc...

Menzies Aviation lands contracts with Air China

Menzies Aviation lands contracts with Air China

Menzies Aviation has won new ground handling contract with Air China at Nice Airport alongside the renewal of a cargo contract at San Francisco International Airport. The three-year contract at Nice Airport starts on 3 August 2019, and will see Menzies deliver a full suite of ground handling ser...

British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco

British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco

British Airways has unveiled its new lounge in San Francisco - the third US lounge to benefit from the airline’s investment plan for its customers - following the recent opening of its First and Club lounge at New York JFK’s Terminal 7. The new contemporary lounge is spread across 665 squar...

Norwegian switches two more Oakland routes to San Francisco

Norwegian switches two more Oakland routes to San Francisco

Norwegian has moved two existing routes from Oakland International Airport to San Francisco International Airport as it continues to rejig its transatlantic long-haul network. The two nonstop services to Barcelona-El Prat Airport and to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport, starte this winter seas...

United Airlines adds a second daily San Francisco-Hong Kong flight

United Airlines adds a second daily San Francisco-Hong Kong flight

United Airlines has added a second daily non-stop flight between San Francisco International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport. The US carrier will start the additional flight on 26 October, which will give passengers the chance to choose a midday or late-night departure. Both da...

Qantas set to fly two new US routes from Brisbane in 2020

Qantas set to fly two new US routes from Brisbane in 2020

Qantas is set to grow its network in the United States after confirming it will fly directly from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco upon approval of its joint business with American Airlines from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). The new routes, to be operated by Qantas...

TAP Air Portugal starts new Lisbon-San Francisco route

TAP Air Portugal starts new Lisbon-San Francisco route

TAP Air Portugal yesterday (10 June) started a five weekly direct route between Lisbon and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) operated with a brand new Airbus A330neo. TAP, the launch carrier for the A330neo, has 71 new aircraft planned for delivery by 2025, adding to its existing 100-air...

United Airlines expands route network from San Francisco

United Airlines expands route network from San Francisco

United Airlines has made its largest ever international network expansion for 2019 from its hub at San Francisco International Airport adding year-round services to Toronto, Melbourne and Delhi. The carrier has also added a second daily flight between San Francisco and Seoul and next year it will...

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