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  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Winter storm warning set to begin as snow arrives Wednesday night

    Winter storm warning set to begin as snow arrives Wednesday night
    A winter storm warning was set to take effect at 8 p.m. Wednesday with 7 inches to a foot of snow across the region, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is forecast to start around 9 p.m. and fall heavily, at rates of an inch or two per hour...
  • Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state

    Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state
    Meteorologists were expecting the heaviest snowfall of an already frigid and snowy season Thursday, with the region forecast to wake up to a blanket of snow and to endure an icy mix of precipitation through the afternoon. The National Weather Service...
  • Snow puts damper on destination wedding, adds to travel woes

    Snow puts damper on destination wedding, adds to travel woes
    Melanie Over and Josh Rosella had been planning this day for over a year. Only their plan was to be spending it on a Jamaican beach, getting ready for their wedding, not sweating it out at the airport with most of their wedding party and guests, stuck...
  • Plane damaged in accident at BWI

    Plane damaged in accident at BWI
    An American Airlines plane was damaged after it was struck by a ground support vehicle on the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport tarmac Sunday afternoon. The vehicle hit the nose of the jet as passengers were boarding Flight...
  • New FAA hiring policy disappoints CCBC Catonsville students

    New FAA hiring policy disappoints CCBC Catonsville students
    For air traffic control student Diogenes Gama, hearing the news about the new Federal Aviation Administration hiring policy that went into effect Feb. 10 was a shock. The new FAA "off the street" hiring policy will no longer give any preference to...
  • Southwest Airlines struggles with being on time

    Southwest Airlines struggles with being on time
    A major airline in Baltimore suddenly can't seem to get passengers to their destinations on time, posting worst-in-the-industry on-time rates. But, surprise. It's not an airline that cynics love to hate, mega-carriers United Airlines or American...
  • Marine's second chance brings him head to head with Navy

    Marine's second chance brings him head to head with Navy
    For Steven Rhodes, any game is a big game. After all, the Middle Tennessee defensive end came close to sitting out the entire season. This one, though, beats them all. A matchup with Navy on Monday in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth makes the former...
  • Southwest sees on-time flight performance drop, but statistics questioned

    Southwest sees on-time flight performance drop, but statistics questioned
    Southwest Airlines, BWI Marshall's largest carrier, saw a larger-than-usual percentage of flights delayed in recent months — which it blamed on weather conditions along the East Coast. Those federal aviation statistics also showed Southwest had...
  • State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role

    State loses FAA drone testing competition, still expects research role
    Maryland has lost its bid to be a Federal Aviation Administration test site for drones, but officials still expect the state to be involved in federal research into how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace. Virginia was one of six...
  • Local drone business planning to fly

    Local drone business planning to fly
    At least one local business is planning to fly drones over Baltimore after a judge ruled that there is no law prohibiting the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft. Terry Kilby, who with his wife, Belinda, published a book last year of aerial...
  • Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'

    Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'
    Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California. During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston,...