Latest San Francisco International Airport Stories

2014-02-20 16:20:22

Travelers to Help Select New Signature Virgin America Ice Cream by Casting Their Vote via Twitter for One of Three Custom Flavors Created by the Cult-Favorite San Francisco Ice Cream Makers SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline already known for its award-winning cuisine and international-grade First Class cabin, today announces a new enhanced First Class menu and service that will launch on its long-haul business flights between San...

2014-02-11 08:22:05

Partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection significantly improves immigration processing for U.S. and Canadian citizens DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport today officially unveiled 30 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks, which are significantly reducing wait times for U.S. and Canadian citizens who arrive at DFW from international travels. The system is alleviating lines by allowing returning travelers to enter their own...

2014-02-04 23:21:46

New Business Traveler service for road warriors pays up to .50 cents a mile when renting a car to another traveler instead of leaving it unused at the airport. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 FlightCar (http://www.flightcar.com), the world’s first peer-to-peer car sharing company to operate at airports, announced today the launch of a new Business Traveler service. Available immediately, FlightCar’s Business Traveler service offers a new option for business travelers who...

2014-01-09 23:00:52

Global On-Time Performance Report for Airlines and Airports during December. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the December 2013 Airline and Airport On-time Performance Report. The report covers airlines and airports in the following regions: Major International, North America, Europe and Asia. Get the December 2013 FlightStats On-time Airline and Airport Performance Report. The FlightStats...

2014-01-09 16:20:16

Boarding Area E scheduled to re-open this month with modern, sustainable design CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and its partners at San Francisco International Airport are preparing to open the newly renovated Boarding Area E in Terminal 3, which will provide United customers ultra-modern, flyer-friendly conveniences that elevate their travel experience. Scheduled to re-open Jan. 28, the 68,800-square-foot boarding area will reflect the airport's status as the nation's...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'