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The Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference
THE AIRCRAFT AIRWORTHINESS & SUSTAINMENT CONFERENCE
April 22-26, 2019
The mission of this conference is to identify the challenges and the collaborative work being done within the aerospace community in improving the safety, airworthiness, availability and cost effectiveness of both our military and commercial aircraft fleets. The battle of maintaining an aging fleet ...

GO DIGITAL US
GO DIGITAL US
April 29-29, 2019
With offices in Malmö, Sweden and San Diego, California, we work with a global perspective building partnerships with the leading experts and suppliers in aviation knowledge management.

San Francisco International Airport


San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the “gateway to the Pacific,” is a world-class airport serving tens of millions of domestic and international passengers annually. One of the world’s 30 busiest airports, SFO is committed to setting the standard for our industry. This includes being a leader in safety and security, customer service and satisfaction, community relations, environmental commitment, quality of facilities, and financial and economic vitality.

RELATED NEWS


American passenger carrier Alaska Airlines has announced its plans to build a new lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in California.The top floor lounge spans across 8,500ft² and will be located in Terminal 2 at the SFO, offering views of the bay and runway. It will be Alaska Airlines’ first SFO in Terminal 2. The new facility is scheduled to open next year and features Bay Area brands and design elements. It is part of Alaska Airlines’ multi-year commitment to i...
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TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will become the airline’s eighth North American gateway and the only one on the west coast. Last month TAP announced new routes to Lisbon from Chicago O’Hare and Washington-Dulles, also starting in June. The SFO flights will operate Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from June 10, departing SFO on at ...
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United Airlines today announced its largest ever international network expansion from its hub at San Francisco International Airport. The airline will offer Bay Area customers nonstop year-round service to Toronto and Melbourne, Australia and seasonal service to New Delhi. United also announced it will begin a second daily flight between San Francisco and Seoul, South Korea. All routes subject to government approvals. In addition to the new routes, in 2019, United will begin new year-round nonst...
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Safety officials say a near collision of airliners in San Francisco last year was a few feet from becoming the worst crash in aviation history.The National Transportation Safety Board issued a final report Thursday on the incident in which an Air Canada jet nearly crashed into planes lined up on the ground at San Francisco International Airport shortly before midnight on July 7, 2017.Only a few feet of separation prevented this from possibly becoming the worst aviation accident in history, NTSB ...
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San Francisco International Airport in the US has partnered with ADB Safegate for automated aircraft docking and integrated apron management solutions to improve the visibility of aircraft operations and optimize the use of existing gates. As part of the airport’s redevelopment project at Terminal 1, ADB Safegate will deploy Safedock T1 Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems and SafeControl Apron Management integration software. The Safedock systems will support safe and precise automate...
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San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in the US has signed a memorandum of understanding with a group of eight airlines and fuel producers with regard to the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. All of the concerned partners including suppliers, airlines and airport agencies will collaborate on expanding the use of SAF at the airport. San Francisco International Airport director Ivar Satero said: SFO is an industry leader in sustainability, and we are...
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Pilots of an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 lined up to land on the wrong runway at San Francisco International airport on 9 January before executing a go-around procedure, the third safety-related landing incident at San Francisco in about six months. A Virgin America A320 family aircraft was on Runway 28L awaiting takeoff at the time of the incident, the Federal Aviation Administration confirms. Air traffic controllers cleared Aeromexico flight 668 from Mexico City to land on San Francisco's Ru...
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The Federal Aviation Administration has modified nighttime landing procedures and control tower staffing requirements at San Francisco International airport following a close call last month involving an Air Canada Airbus A320. Controllers at the airport will no longer permit pilots to perform visual approaches at night "when an adjacent parallel runway is closed", the agency tells FlightGlobal....
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United Airlines will start using gates in boarding area A at San Francisco International airport to accommodate its continuing growth. The Chicago-based Star Alliance carrier will begin operating select Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 family flights from the 12-gate concourse "soon", said Howard Attarian, senior vice-president of flight operations at United, in a newsletter to pilots on 11 August....
FLIGHT DASHBOARD
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Talking on the phone through tears and rage, I tried to figure out my options with a Volaris airlines agent, after learning my 10 a.m. flight from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Mexico City was canceled. (Volaris did send me an email the day before advising me to call the airline about a schedule change, but I entirely missed the message with a subject line in Spanish that looked like spam.)...
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EVENTS

The Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference
THE AIRCRAFT AIRWORTHINESS & SUSTAINMENT CONFERENCE
April 22-26, 2019
The mission of this conference is to identify the challenges and the collaborative work being done within the aerospace community in improving the safety, airworthiness, availability and cost effectiveness of both our military and commercial aircraft fleets. The battle of maintaining an aging fleet ...

GO DIGITAL US
GO DIGITAL US
April 29-29, 2019
With offices in Malmö, Sweden and San Diego, California, we work with a global perspective building partnerships with the leading experts and suppliers in aviation knowledge management.