San Francisco International Airport recognized with multiple awards and honorable mentions from Airports Going Green®

Airport recognized at annual Airports Going Green® conference SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) received multiple awards and honorable mentions from Airports Going Green® (AGG), the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of… Read the full press release

SFO marks Native American Heritage Month by dedicating a land acknowledgement plaque to Ramaytush Ohlone people

Commemoration event celebrates Native American Heritage Month SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a dedication ceremony for a plaque to acknowledge that the Ramaytush Ohlone people are the original inhabitants of the land where SFO currently stands. The event was… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes nonstop United Airlines flights from SFO to Rome next summer

Airport’s largest airline to operate nonstop flights to Leonardo da Vinci Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated an announcement today (October 12, 2022) from United Airlines detailing plans to launch nonstop service from SFO to Rome in May 2023. The Airport’s largest airline plans… Read the full press release

SFO completes full-scale emergency exercise

Simulated aircraft accident tests emergency response, agency coordination SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its full-scale emergency exercise today (September 28, 2022), simulating an aircraft accident to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple agencies. “Our airport has seen a wide… Read the full press release

SFO becomes the first in the world to earn airport-wide LEED Platinum Certification

Entire airport campus certified using LEED for Cities and Communities framework SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has become the first in the world to earn airport-wide certification at the Platinum level under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4.1 for Communities… Read the full press release

SFO recognized with multiple awards for human resources and inclusion initiatives by Airports Council International

Airport honored for creation of Racial Equity Action Plan to guide efforts SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the foremost advocate for airport operators in North America, has honored San Francisco International Airport (SFO) with multiple awards for human resources and inclusion initiatives. In their… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport receives Airport Health Accreditation renewal from Airports Council International

Airport recognized for measures to protect passengers and workers during COVID-19 pandemic SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has received renewal of its Airport Health Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) World and ACI Americas. ACI’s Airport Health Accreditation program evaluates health measures and… Read the full press release

SFO honors late San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee with his bronze bas relief portrait

New Bronze Artwork in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Terminal Departures Hall Commemorates Mayor Lee on What Would Have Been His 70th Birthday SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated the installation of a bas relief portrait to honor the late San Francisco Mayor Edwin… Read the full press release

Harvey Milk Terminal 1 named People’s Choice Award by the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco

Project honored by American Institute of Architects, San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Harvey Milk Terminal 1 has been honored by the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco (AIASF). In their annual Design Awards, Harvey Milk Terminal 1 was named the People’s… Read the full press release

SFO announces opening of additional on-site COVID-19 testing location

New Worksite Labs location, now open in the International Terminal, offers evening appointments SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the opening of an additional on-site COVID-19 testing location available to passengers and airport workers. The site, operated by Worksite Labs, is located in the Reflection… Read the full press release

SFO: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 the first airport in the world to earn LEED v4 Platinum certification

Airport’s newest terminal uses 60% less energy than comparable facilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Harvey Milk Terminal 1 has become the first airport terminal in the world to earn “Platinum” certification using the latest standards from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes oneworld® Alliance announcement to purchase 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Announcement includes usage by Alaska, American Airlines, British Airways SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) applauded the announcement by the oneworld® Alliance of 14 airlines to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis for operations at… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport wins multiple awards from Airports Going Green®

Airport recognized for advancing sustainable aviation fuel, new AirTrain Extension project SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) received multiple awards from Airports Going Green® (AGG), the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport recognized with Environmental Management Award for 2021 from ACI-NA

Airport honored for program to eliminate plastic beverage bottle waste SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the foremost advocate for airport operators in North America, has honored San Francisco International Airport (SFO) with its Environmental Management Award for 2021. SFO was recognized for its “Zero… Read the full press release

SFO recognized by Airports Council International – North America for its marketing and communications efforts

Airport scores in multiple categories of Airports Council International – North America awards SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-10 — /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 marketing and communication programs. “We… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport joins commitment to get aviation industry to net-zero emissions by 2050

Airport backs strategy to replace with sustainable aviation fuel and alternate propulsion aircraft SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (October 14, 2021) announced that it has joined over two dozen aviation companies around the world backing a bold new aviation transition strategy drafted by the… Read the full press release

SFO’s two newest AirTrain stations earned “Gold” certification from LEED program

New stations constructed for Grand Hyatt at SFO and Long-Term Parking SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its two newest AirTrain stations, constructed at the Grand Hyatt at SFO and Long-Term Parking, have earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design… Read the full press release

SFO signs “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement accelerating supply and use of sustainable aviation fuel

Airport joins 60 aviation companies worldwide to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 22, 2021) announced that it has joined 60 aviation companies around the world in the signing of a “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement to… Read the full press release

SFO surpasses 30,000 vaccine doses administered

Over 30,000 vaccines administered; fastest-growing category is foreign visitor SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) surpasses 30,000 vaccine doses administered at the Airport this week, a clear trend has emerged: more and more foreign travelers are making vaccination a part of their visit to San… Read the full press release

SFO’s video communications campaigns wins six STAR Awards

Airport honored by States of California and Nevada Chapter of National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has received multiple awards for video communications campaigns. In their 2021 STAR Awards, the States of California and Nevada Chapter of… Read the full press release

SFO opens next phase of the $2.4 billion Harvey Milk Terminal 1

Features seven new gates, new amenities, post-security connection to International Terminal SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (May 25, 2021) opened the next phase of the $2.4 billion Harvey Milk Terminal 1. This new section includes seven new departure gates, a new post-security connector to… Read the full press release

SFO announces expanded offerings and lower prices at its in-terminal rapid COVID testing site

Rapid PCR tests now available with results in about 45 minutes SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced its in-terminal rapid COVID testing site, the first of its kind in the United States, has expanded to offer more types of tests while lowering prices. Effective today,… Read the full press release

SFO starts relocation of exhibit featuring crowdsourced content on Harvey Milk

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has started the process to relocate an exhibit featuring crowdsourced content on Harvey Milk from a temporary construction wall to several new locations in Harvey Milk Terminal 1. The exhibit, titled Harvey Milk: Messenger of Hope, features photos, correspondence, and… Read the full press release

Alaska Lounge to open at San Francisco International Airport by summer 2021

Airline rolls out new flexible Lounge membership tiers SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines guests will have the opportunity to relax in the new Alaska Lounge at San Francisco International Airport by late summer, as the airline announces updated plans for Bay Area travelers. Under this new plan, Alaska will move into the… Read the full press release

SFO expands plastic-free policy to prohibit sale of any beverages in plastic bottles

Sodas, teas, juices must be sold in recyclable aluminum, glass or BPI-certified compostable bottles SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the expansion of its industry-leading plastic-free policy to prohibit the sale of any beverages in plastic bottles. In August 2019, SFO became the first airport… Read the full press release

SFO included on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies for 2021

Airport honored for healthy, human-centric design of Harvey Milk Terminal 1 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fast Company, the world’s leading business media brand, has named SFO on its list of Most Innovative Companies for 2021. In the “travel” category, SFO was honored for the environmentally friendly, human-centric design of Harvey… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes Air India’s first-ever nonstop flights between San Francisco and Bangalore

Airport celebrates only nonstop service from Bangalore to the United States SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Air India will begin the first-ever nonstop flights between San Francisco and Bangalore (Bengaluru), India. This new service represents the only nonstop flights between Bangalore and the… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport welcomes resumption of Copa Airlines’ services to 25 destinations in 15 countries

As of November 21, Copa Airlines will connect San Francisco to 25 destinations in 15 countries in the Americas beginning with up to three weekly flights, through the Hub of the Americas in Panama® SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Copa Airlines announced today (November 20, 2020) that after eight months of… Read the full press release

SFO adds all-electric buses to its fleet

Greener buses cut operating costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to reach sustainability goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 2, 2020) announced the deployment of six 40-foot all-electric zero-emission buses and related electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Use of battery-electric buses will cut operating… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO earns “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program

On-airport hotel scores for access to transit, water efficiency, energy performance SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program developed by the U.S. Green… Read the full press release