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  • The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead

    The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead
    After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1. Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
  • Earthquake causes Baltimore traffic congestion, transit delays

    Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon. Jack Cahalan, a...
  • Flight makes emergency landing at Arkansas airport

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A Southwest Airlines flight ultimately headed for Baltimore landed safely at Little Rock National Airport after malfunctioning equipment caused a spark and some smoke in the cockpit. Southwest Airlines spokesman Chris Mainz says...
  • BWI to close two runways for maintenance this weekend

    If the weather holds, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday night will close its two busiest runways for about 54 hours, relying on a shorter, little-used one as it repaves a critical intersection. Airport officials...
  • False alarm on Southwest flight from Florida to BWI

    The unidentified substance found Wednesday on a Baltimore-bound Southwest flight was determined to not be a threat, a spokeswoman for the airline said. Hazmat and rescue crews from Palm Beach County investigated a "suspicious chemical powder" found on...
  • BWI closing two main runways for maintenance

    If the weather holds, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this weekend will close its two busiest runways for about 54 hours, relying on a shorter, little-used one as it repaves a critical intersection. Airport officials said...
  • Southwest offering double rewards on flights from BWI

    Southwest offering double rewards on flights from BWI
    Southwest Airlines is offering members of its Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program double points on flights to/from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Travelers must register for the promotion before booking their flights and...
  • If you go: Taking a road trip to Nevada

    If you go Getting there From BWI, Southwest Airlines and Delta fly non-stop to Salt Lake City. Organize a one-way car rental with drop-off in Reno. Southwest offers non-stop flights from Reno to Baltimore. When to go Since the terrain...
  • 'L-Word' actress calls for boycott of Southwest Air

    'L-Word' actress calls for boycott of Southwest Air
    Leisha Hailey, a musician and star of 'The L-Word,' a drama about lesbians that used to air on Showtime,  has accused Southwest Airlines of discriminating against her because she is gay and has called for a boycott of the airline. Hailey and her partner,...
  • Southwest launches Rapid Rewards sweepstakes

    Southwest launches Rapid Rewards sweepstakes
    Southwest Airlines has launched a sweepstakes/giveaway with a grand prize of 3 million Rapid Rewards points. That's a lotta points. And, yeah, OK, the winner is not likely to be you or me, but there will be a winner, who will be named the "Chief Reward...
  • Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel

    Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel
    Airfares can fluctuate even within the span of a few hours, but the direction of holiday travel prices is one-way: up. Based on early bookings, Travelocity recently reported that the average domestic airfare over Thanksgiving will be about 4 percent...
  • One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale

    One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale
    First of all, Southwest Airlines needs to get with my schedule. I expect to see airfare sales on Tuesdays. When the airline launches them on Fridays, it gets me all frazzled. Routine, people. But the sale Southwest announced today is anything but...