Families of the Asiana crash victims filed a whole flurry of lawsuits against airplane manufacturer Boeing this week, including a class action in Chicago, where Boeing's corporate headquarters are located, and three in San Francisco district court. Burlingame attorney Frank Pitre, who represents the ... More >>
First KTVU blamed the National Transportation Safety Board for supplying fake Asiana pilot names. Then it invoked copyright law to cover up its now-infamous broadcast gaffe. Now, KTVU might have finally gotten to the root of the problem. Yesterday local news outlets reported that three veteran pro ... More >>
A former pilot has created an animation that depicts exactly what happened on Saturday when Asiana Airlines flight 214 made crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, killing two and wounding 180 others. Jack Suchocki, who, according to the Chron, flew 727s and other aircraft, runs a co ... More >>
Early this morning Japan Airlines announced that a Boeing 777 bound for San Francisco-bound returned to Tokyo hours after taking off because the cockpit's warning light flashed alerting the pilots that the hydraulic level was too low. The plane, which was carrying 236 passengers and 13 crew member ... More >>
San Francisco Fire officials confirmed this morning at press conference that one of their rescue fire trucks rushing to the Asiana Airlines crash "possibly" ran over one of the two teenage girls who were killed in the Saturday accident. The two fatalities have been identified by Chinese state media ... More >>
Yes, flying can get more uncivilized. A United Airlines flight departing SFO earlier this week, bound for London, reportedly forgot to pack an important item for the non-stop 10-hour trip across the ocean: toilet paper. So along with a safety demonstration, the airline crew had to instruct passe ... More >>
Fiona Ma is not taking shit from SouthwestAssemblywoman Fiona Ma isn't going to stand for trash-talking. The San Francisco Democrat slammed Southwest Airlines today, asking her fellow lawmakers to stop flying Southwest after a pilot was busted for bashing gays, women, and overweight people via a ... More >>
youridahofalls.comCome fly with me...San Franciscans stymied by the circuitous route between our fair city and Idaho Falls -- this is your lucky day. Idaho Falls Regional Airport -- a stone's throw from lovely Russ Freeman park -- was yesterday awarded a $500,000 federal grant, which looks like i ... More >>
Click to enlargeNow you can quit just like the JetBlue guy! It's sort of like the Snuggie of quitting. (Sadly, this creation doesn't actually exist. Except in your dreams.)Made by the geniuses at Dial House.
Yes, there has been lethal airport terrorism in San Francisco -- back when this ad wasn't nostalgicThursday's all-day hijack threat at San Francisco Airport, if nothing else, illustrated how little it takes to disrupt the nation's transportation system. You don't need guns. You don't need bombs. ... More >>
photo via flickr by heatherEast Coast boundLast week, SF Weekly described the Chihuahua epidemic at the San Francisco Animal Care & Control, where the yappy dogs have overpopulated the shelter. Animal Control was begging people to adopt the dogs.And while they didn't find a home locally, the ... More >>
A new audit shows bureaucrats spent public money on a failed private business in Honduras
Must airport bookstores be so lousy?
El Pollo Diablo's righteous klucking; Wussom*Pow!'s fruitful gestation
Sen. John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped his presidential bid. Donations from special interests haven't hurt, either.
Crabby asides from the South by Southwest Music Festival