SFO launched new online tool to allow users to track aircraft noise

Web-based system, available to the public, allows users to view flight tracks and noise around Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has launched a new online tool to allow users to track aircraft noise. The new Aircraft Noise Tracker, available to the public, gives users… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO

SFO’s only on-airport hotel brings elevated experiences to ‘The City by the Bay’ CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (October 7, 2019) announced the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO, which is now accepting guests. As the only on-airport hotel at San Francisco International Airport, the… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO now accepting guests

SFO’s only on-airport hotel brings elevated experiences to ‘The City by the Bay’ SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and San Francisco International Airport today (October 7, 2019) announced the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO, which is now accepting guests. As the only on-airport hotel at… Read the full press release

SFO conducts annual full-scale emergency drill to ensure highest level of readiness

Simulated terror attack tests emergency response, coordination between agencies SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its annual emergency exercise today (October 2, 2019), simulating a terrorist attack involving chemical weapons on board an aircraft to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple… Read the full press release

Alitalia to operate the first-ever nonstop flights between SFO and Rome from June 1, 2020

Flag carrier of Italy to operate first-ever nonstop flights from SFO to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, back to SFO in 2020. The largest airline in Italy plans to operate the first-ever nonstop flights… Read the full press release

SFO announces plans to implement a new airport-wide alphanumeric gate numbering system

New airport-wide alphanumeric gate numbering system launches October 16, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In an ongoing effort to improve the passenger experience, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 20, 2019) announced plans to implement a new airport-wide gate numbering system. The logical revealing of alphanumeric gates will help… Read the full press release

SFO to prohibit the sale of water in plastic bottles

Move requires water to be sold in recyclable aluminum, glass or BPI-certified compostable bottles SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to prohibit the sale of water in plastic bottles effective August 20, 2019. This move will require all airport retailers, restaurants, airline lounges, and… Read the full press release

SFO announces the official opening of the first nine-gate section of Harvey Milk Terminal 1

Southwest Airlines and JetBlue begin flights from first nine-gate section today SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (July 23, 2019) announced the official opening of the first nine-gate section of Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Southwest Airlines and JetBlue began flights this morning from the new… Read the full press release

SFO awarded renewal of Airport Carbon Accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (July 1, 2019) announced a major environmental milestone with the renewal of its certification in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program by the Airports Council International (ACI), the foremost advocate for airport operators worldwide. First awarded to SFO in 2016,… Read the full press release

SFO concession team honored with multiple first-place awards by ACI-NA

Airport honored for best new food and beverage concepts SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), the foremost advocate for airport operators in North America, has awarded San Francisco International Airport (SFO) multiple first-place awards for its concession concepts. In its annual award event, ACI-NA honored the SFO… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco

With 71 New Jet Deliveries Planned Through 2025, TAP’s Fleet Reaches 100 Aircraft for the First Time as the Airline Adds New Routes this Month from SFO, Chicago O’Hare and Washington-Dulles SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal introduces five weekly nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco International Airport… Read the full press release

SFO highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives in celebration of Earth Day

Airport to deploy San Francisco’s first battery-electric zero-emission buses in next step to reach net zero goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of Earth Day, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives for a “triple zero” campus to achieve carbon neutrality, net zero energy and zero… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport recognized with Environmental Achievement Award at the Airports @ Work conference

Airports Council International – North America honors SFO with Environmental Achievement Award for Airfield Operations Facility SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was honored today (April 3, 2019) for the world’s first Zero Net Energy (ZNE) facility at an airport. Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA),… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport hosted two food service programs to assist federal employees affected by government funding

Airport offers meal service to thank federal employees, free Farmer’s Market SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) hosted two food service programs today (January 28, 2019) to assist federal employees who had been working without pay due to current partial government funding lapse. The Airport hosted… Read the full press release

SFO asks retailers to offer half-off discount to federal employees not receiving pay due to government shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — as the shutdown of the federal government reaches historic levels for duration, SFO is asking Airport shops and restaurants to reduce their prices for federal employee who continue to work without a paycheck. This week, SFO requested that restaurants and retailers offer a 50% discount to… Read the full press release

SFO: TAP Air Portugal to fly five weekly nonstop round-trips between San Francisco and Lisbon from June 2019

Flag carrier of Portugal makes SFO its only West Coast gateway SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

SFO, TSA and United Airlines introduce new Automated Screening Lanes ahead of the busy holiday travel season

Advanced screening system offers enhanced security, more efficiency at checkpoint SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) jointly with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and United Airlines today (November 14, 2018) unveiled new state-of-the-art checkpoint technology ahead of the busy holiday travel season.  Located in SFO’s Terminal… Read the full press release

SFO outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting event for the holiday travel season

Airport outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting ceremony open to the public SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the start of the holiday travel season, outlining travel tips, airport amenities, and an event to illuminate the Airport exterior in holiday lighting. The holiday travel… Read the full press release

SFO unveils designs to honor civil rights leader Harvey Milk in the new Terminal 1 facility

Airport makes public call for Milk images to be included in dedication designs SAN FRANCISCO, California, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) unveiled its designs to honor civil rights leader Harvey Milk in the new Terminal 1 facility, scheduled to open in phases beginning July 2019. The unveiling will include… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to host the “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator” event at Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco

Airport convenes “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator” to lead carbon reduction in air transportation SAN FRANCISCO, California, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced an event for aviation industry partners and delegates during the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator”, to be held on Friday,… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport announces landmark agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

First-ever memorandum linking airlines and fuel providers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions San Francisco, CA, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — As San Francisco prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 5, 2018) announced a landmark agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), a… Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL to begin twice weekly service from SFO to Barcelona this fall

Consolidation with Iberia service makes SFO the Bay Area Airport of Choice for nonstop flights to Spain SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — LEVEL, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, today (June 7, 2018) announced plans to shift its nonstop Barcelona service from Oakland to SFO this fall, joining existing nonstop… Read the full press release

SFO becomes the first US airport with approval from FEMA to issue Wireless Emergency Alerts

Wireless Emergency Alert system can get life-saving information to any cellphone at the Airport SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the first airport in the United States with approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue Wireless Emergency Alerts, which can issue potentially life-saving… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) releases economic impact report

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (August 14, 2017) released an economic impact report, summarizing the contribution that the Airport makes to local economies.  SFO is now in seventh year of sustained passenger traffic growth, with resulting gains in employment, income, business activity, and visitor spending. … Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport launches new food donation program “SFO Unites Against Hunger”

SFO Partners with Waste No Food to connect airport restaurant donors with local charities San Francisco, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the launch of a new food donation program, titled “SFO Unites Against Hunger”, which partners with web-based marketplace Waste No Food to connect airport restaurants who… Read the full press release

SFO earned top honors for marketing campaigns at the Hermes Creative Awards

Airport receives top honors for print, digital, social media campaigns SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, which fosters and supports the efforts of marketing and communication professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service, honored the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in their annual Hermes… Read the full press release

SFO’s Information Technology team recognized at the annual “CIO 100” awards for the second consecutive year

Airport information technology team honored for a second year in a row SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been honored by IDG’s CIO magazine, a worldwide resource for Chief Information Officers and information technology leaders.  For a second consecutive year, SFO’s Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITT) team… Read the full press release

Earth Day at San Francisco International Airport (SFO): Environmental leadership is part of our DNA at SFO

“Green Screen” campaign invites public to view and vote on sustainability videos created by staff SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is celebrating Earth Day with a first-ever video contest featuring content created by airport employees to tell stories of how SFO strives to be more environmentally… Read the full press release

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system   Alexandria, VA, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today marks the one-year anniversary of operations for a proven and successful system that helps airports manage transportation network companies’ (TNC) operations and revenue at their… Read the full press release

AAAE announces seven airports as first official airport members of its Airport Innovation Accelerator

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Seven airports have signed on as the first official airport members of the Airport Innovation Accelerator, which was established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation bringing together airports with corporate leaders, start-ups, regulators, airlines and key aviation stakeholders to drive creative… Read the full press release