SFO seeks proposals for Marketing Communications Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has commenced the Request for Proposals (RFP) process for Marketing Communications Services. The term is three years, with 2 two-year options to extend. SFO is seeking qualified suppliers to provide proposals for the implementation of SFO’s Marketing and Communications Plan,… 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

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

Alaska Airlines unveils brand-new Lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO); now with seven lounges open across the United States

Alaska expands Lounge portfolio, SFO joins seven other Alaska lounges now open across the United States SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Aug. 31, 2021), Alaska Airlines is taking the Bay Area to new heights as it unveils its brand-new Lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). With sights of the city… 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 participates in a global research to fight human trafficking via the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST) project

Collaboration project will combat human trafficking in transportation sector SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced its participation in a global research collaboration spearheaded by United Against Slavery to fight human trafficking via the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST) project. Over 100 contributors, including… 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

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

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

SFO to reopen Boarding Area A to accommodate returning international service

Boarding Area A, closed since April 1st, will reopen to accommodate returning international service SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to reopen a concourse in the International Terminal which has been closed since April 1st due to reduced flight and passenger activity related to… Read the full press release

SFO gradually restarts international flights

Resumption of international flights continues in earnest SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed the return of service from several international airlines in June 2020, including the following: June 4th China Airlines resumed passenger flights to Taipei, operating one passenger flight per week United Airlines resumed… 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

SFO: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 recognized for healthy workplace environment

New CDC-led building certification recognizes healthy workplace environments SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /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 achieve Fitwel certification, a building rating system that provides guidelines on how to design and operate… Read the full press release

SFO elevates its emergency response capabilities with the launch of Text-to-911 service

Airport establishes public safety enhancement for situations where it is not possible to call 911 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (May 27, 2020) announced Text-to-911 service for anyone at the Airport to send a text message to reach SFO 911 dispatchers from a mobile… Read the full press release

SFO wins multiple honors in the 2020 SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards

Airport scores multiple awards in SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards for 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has received multiple honors in the SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards for 2020. In the category “Best Airports 2020: 50 to 60 million passengers,” SFO was the highest-rated airport in… Read the full press release

SFO: American Airlines will move into Harvey Milk Terminal 1 effective Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Relocation will activate new nine-gate section of Boarding Area B SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that American Airlines will move into Harvey Milk Terminal 1 effective Tuesday, May 12, 2020. This move was originally planned to occur in late March but was postponed due… Read the full press release

SFO awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation

Award-winning mobile app, developed in-house, now in use at over 20 airports across the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation, such as those operated by Uber and Lyft. The United States… Read the full press release

SFO honored with Visit California Poppy Award for 2019 campaign in mainland China

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was recognized for its public relations efforts by Visit California, a nonprofit organization promoting tourism in California. In their biennial Poppy Awards, the Airport was honored in the category of “Best Public Relations Campaign – Business” for a Lunar New… Read the full press release

SFO announces the opening of SkyTerrace outdoor observation deck

New “SkyTerrace” outdoor observation deck open to all, includes exhibit celebrating the history of SFO SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the opening of a new outdoor observation deck, the SkyTerrace, on Friday, February 14, 2020. Located pre-security in Terminal 2, the SkyTerrace is open… Read the full press release

SFO to expand and improve security screening checkpoints in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Departures Hall

Airport launches project to add lanes, queueing space, recompose areas to two checkpoints SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to expand and improve the two security screening checkpoints located in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Departures Hall, adding lanes, queuing space, and recompose… Read the full press release

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