| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:32 AM
For 72 hours only, Southwest Airlines is offering a fall fare sale with one-way nonstop flights starting at $49.
The sale is for select destinations and fares depend on the mileage of your trip. For travel up to 500 miles, fares are $49 one-way. For...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:35 PM
For the second year in a row, passenger traffic set records at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, with 22.39 million ticket holders passing through the gates in 2011.
The 2.1 percent increase came as airport officials...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:54 PM
With Labor Day still a few weeks away, the time to make Thanksgiving travel plans seems as far off as the Curiosity rover.
This year, however, if you snooze, you lose.
Airfares are climbing with no leveling-off in sight. The cheapest fares likely are...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:28 PM
More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
"Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:45 PM
It was so quiet at BWI Marshall Airport Saturday morning, you could hear a little girl in pink singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" as she and her family awaited their luggage at Carousel 3.
Unlike the two days leading up to Thanksgiving, when the...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:52 AM
This week on "The Amazing Race," we say farewell to the curious passport-stealing cab drivers of Russia, and we say do svidaniya to the Swim Coach of Frustration and the Professor (of Love). Time to go to someplace with a red, white, and blue flag. No,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:49 PM
With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport.
Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
| Nov 16, 2012
Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family.
"That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 9:00 AM
If you haven't ventured inside BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport since last Thanksgiving, you'll be happy to hear the bathrooms are in the same place. So are the runways. That is to say, not a lot has changed physically.
But the airport has had a banner year...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 5:00 AM
April 18 was a sad day for Baltimore and for Maryland as we marked the passing of William Donald Schaefer. We would like to express our deepest sympathies to his family and friends and publicly express our eternal gratitude for the leadership and vision...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:13 PM
A look at some late fall and early winter deals and events in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Winter escape. The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort is offering a Winter Escape Package through Feb. 29. Rates for this hotel usually start at around $179, but...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Travelers passing through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will see extensive changes over the next two years as officials launch a $100 million renovation project that will transform the central section of the airport —...