Articles tagged “sfo”

Air Canada Pilots Blame Fatigue and Bright Lights for Near-Miss in San Francisco Last Year

Air Canada Pilots Blame Fatigue and Bright Lights for Near-Miss in San Francisco Last Year

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Forget the recent Southwest Airlines incidents that have made some passengers skittish. Last summer, a tired Air Canada crew flying an Airbus A320 nearly struck four jets on the ground while trying to land their jet. It was a near-miss and would have been catastrophic. It should never happen again.

10 months ago

Asiana Plane Crash Caused by Pilots’ Overreliance on Automation

Asiana Plane Crash Caused by Pilots’ Overreliance on Automation

Alan Levin, Associated Press

The Asiana crash is a lesson in the dangers of flight automation without a proper education program teaching pilots how to handle and control it.

5 years ago

California Regulators Warn Lyft and Uber About Airport Pickups

California Regulators Warn Lyft and Uber About Airport Pickups

Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle

CPUC has demonstrated that while it's more willing than most to work with the new car services, it's not about to be a pushover.

5 years ago

FAA Releases Details of U.S. Airport Improvement Grants for 2014

5 years ago

Flyers in Asiana Crash Sue Boeing Over Speed Warning System

Flyers in Asiana Crash Sue Boeing Over Speed Warning System

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

The passengers are increasing their chance at success by working together, but Boeing may still push responsibility off to the carrier in court.

5 years ago

Airport Car-Sharing Service FlightCar Partners With Travelport

Airport Car-Sharing Service FlightCar Partners With Travelport

Dennis Schaal, Skift

This Travelport agreement with FlightCar is a shocker given the regulatory and reputational risks. It's a shocker because we didn't know Travelport had it in them to make such a brash move -- and it is a multi-year agreement, too.

5 years ago

5 years ago

U.S. Government Scrutinizes Asiana’s Execution of Post-Crash Services

U.S. Government Scrutinizes Asiana’s Execution of Post-Crash Services

Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

This is the first time the DOT has initiated an investigation of an airline's post-crash services. The research could spark a new set of more stringent post-crash procedures.

5 years ago

Asiana Takes Steps to Improve Pilot Training After San Francisco Crash

Asiana Takes Steps to Improve Pilot Training After San Francisco Crash

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Stronger pilot training and maintenance oversight might help Asiana avoid crashes in the future, but the damage to its reputation has already been done and this is just the first step in recovering its brand.

5 years ago

California Tries to Regulate Rampant Ride-Sharing

California Tries to Regulate Rampant Ride-Sharing

Associated Press

Though the new regulations would put ride-sharing companies through some serious hoops, this development is definitely a victory for companies like Lyft, Uber, and Sidecar -- even if they're currently reluctant.

6 years ago

Design and speed saved the Asiana Airlines crash from greater fatalities

Design and speed saved the Asiana Airlines crash from greater fatalities

Mary Jane Credeur and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

6 years ago

NTSB team arrives in San Francisco to begin Asiana Air investigation

NTSB team arrives in San Francisco to begin Asiana Air investigation

Laura Nelson, Leora Romney and Maeve Reston, The Los Angeles Times

This is the point where the speculation ends and the slow, methodical work begins.

6 years ago