SFO Community Newsletter
Spring 2019

Welcome Air Italy!

SFO welcomes Air Italy—and its first nonstop service to Milan, Italy.

On April 10, 2019, Air Italy (IG) launched non-stop service from SFO to Milan, Malpensa (MXP). The flight operates four times per week on an A330-200 aircraft and departs SFO at 7:10 p.m. and arrives MXP at 4:05 p.m. the following day. The return flight departs MXP at 1:35 p.m. and arrives SFO at 5:10 p.m. Arrivals into MXP are timed to provide connections to multiple cities in Italy, including Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, Lamezia Terme, Olbia and Cagliari. 

For more information, or to make a reservation, visit airitaly.com.

SFO Welcomes Norwegian Air Shuttle

On March 31, 2019, Norwegian Air Shuttle (DI) commenced non-stop service to London Gatwick (LGW) onboard its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Flights operate five times a week and depart SFO at 6:30 p.m. and arrive LGW at 12:40 p.m. the following day. The return flight departs LGW at 1:30 p.m. and arrives SFO at 4:30 p.m.

Norwegian has been voted the “World’s Best Low-Cost, Long Haul Airline” for three years in a row by passengers in the Skytrax Awards (2016-18). 

For more information or to make a reservation, visit norwegian.com.

Flight Arrivals

Flight Arrivals

Upcoming Service Additions at SFO

Subject to Change Without Notice

Airline Destination Effective Date Notes

Seoul (ICN)

Apr 1

Increase 4 flights per week (Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat) to 11 weekly


Madrid (MAD)

Apr 1

Summer season (Mon, Wed & Fri)

Air Italy

Milan (MXP)

Apr 10

New airline, new destination (Tue, Wed, Thu & Sat)


Helsinki (HEL)

Apr 10

Summer season (Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat)


Calgary (YYC)

Apr 28

Summer season (daily)

West Jet

Vancouver (YVR)

Apr 28

Summer season (daily)


Zurich (ZRH)

Apr 29

Summer season (daily)


Cleveland (CLE)

Apr 30

New destination for airline (Tue, Thu & Sun)

Thomas Cook Airlines


May 4

Summer season (Mon, Thu & Sat)


Austin (AUS)

May 10

New destination for airline (Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat)

El Al

Tel Aviv (TLV)

May 13

New airline (Mon, Wed & Fri)

West Jet

Calgary (YYC)

May 16

Summer season (daily)

Sun Country Airlines

Honolulu (HNL)

May 18

New destination for airline (Thu Fri, Sat & Sun)

Vancouver (YVR)

May 18

Summer season (daily)


Mexico City (MEX)

Jun 1

Summer season / increase to 21 weekly


Cincinnati (CVG)

Jun 2

New destination for airline (Tue, Thu & Sun)


Columbus (CHM)

Jun 5

New destination (daily)


Fairbanks (FAI)

Jun 6

New seasonal destination (daily)

TAP Air Portugal

Lisbon (LIS)

Jun 10

New airline, new destination (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun)


Rapid City (RAP)

Jun 22

New seasonal destination (Sat & Sun)

XL Airways

Paris (CDG)

Jun 27

Summer season (Thu, Sat & Sun)


Now Open

Guests may now enjoy these new shopping options.

San Francisco Chronicle News
Books, magazines, snacks, beverages and souvenirs
International Terminal Main Hall Food Court (near Boarding Area A), Pre-Security

Chocolate Market
Candy store featuring chocolates, locally made truffles and assorted candies
Terminal 2 Boarding Area D, T2 Retail Street, Post-Security

View all shopping options at SFO.


Observtion Deck

SFO Opens New Outdoor Terrace Observation Deck

New passenger space is part of an improvement project for International Terminal

SFO opened a unique new amenity to travelers: an outdoor terrace and observation deck, located post-security at the end of the International Terminal, Boarding Area G. The open-air space affords 180-degree views of the airfield, including some of the largest aircraft serving SFO, such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 aircraft.

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SFO Opens New Long-Term Parking Garage with $18 Daily Rate Effective May 1st

New parking complex doubles Airport’s available long-term parking space capacity for customers

SFO celebrated the opening of the new SFO Long-Term Parking at 794 South Airport Boulevard with a new $18 per day parking rate, effective May 1, 2019. The new six-story garage facility provides 3,600 additional parking stalls adjacent to the existing long-term parking garage with 3,109 spaces.

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SFO Earns Environmental Award for the World’s First Zero Net Energy Airport Facility

Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) honors SFO with Environmental Achievement Award for Airfield Operations Facility

SFO was honored for the world’s first Zero Net Energy (ZNE) facility at an airport. ACI-NA, which represents governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports across the United States and Canada, recognized SFO with its Environmental Achievement Award in the Environmental Management Category for its Airfield Operations Facility, which was recently certified as a Zero Net Energy facility by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).

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Real ID

Effective October 1, 2020, adult passengers with a driver’s license issued by a state that is still not compliant with the REAL ID Act will need to show an alternative form of acceptable identification for domestic air travel to board their flight. Upgrade your driver's license or identification card to a REAL ID today!

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Streamliners and Aluminum

Two new exhibitions are on view in the Aviation Museum & Library: Streamlines: Air Age Aesthetics for Industrial Design and Aluminum: The Miracle Metal of Aviation. The Aviation Museum & Library is located pre-security in the International Terminal. It is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free of charge.

Shelby Airflow boys bicycle | 1938 | Shelby Cycle Company, Shelby, Ohio | metal, rubber, leather, paint, chrome | Collection of Rudy Contratti | L2018.0206.001

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Announcing Two New Opportunities for Small Business Enterprises

SFO has issued a Request for Proposals for the Terminal 1 Boarding Area C and Terminal 3 Boarding Area F Food and Beverage Kiosk Leases, Small Business Enterprise Set-Asides.

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