| 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...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As you shop for airfare for your summer vacation, don’t overlook the cost of fees for bags or changing a reservation that can add quite a bit to your travel bill.
Airlines collected a record $6.1 billion last year in these fees, according to the...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Wings stood off to one side. The propeller lay in a carton. But the main part of Carl Kesselring's pet project was clearly recognizable as an airplane in progress.
"I don't have fear of getting in an airplane," he said, standing in a hangar in...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that are part of 149 "low activity" towers nationwide will remain open through the end of the September, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday.
The towers, including those at Martin State...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:07 AM
William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:42 AM
What does it require to get members of Congress to take action quickly and decisively on an issue of federal spending? Now we know. The possibility that they will be delayed in an airport terminal somewhere waiting for a flight out of town is apparently...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The government's handling of the sequester is a perfect example of how inept it is ("Lawmakers ease airline delays," April 27).
A business would lay off employees who are not essential to its operations. The government lays off the air traffic...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been scheduled to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, lawmakers said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could back up flights at BWI...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Southwest Airlines was fined $150,000 Wednesday for failing to respond to consumer complaints in a timely fashion, the Department of Transportation announced.
Federal enforcement officers found that the Dallas-based airline did not answer "a large...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Why is anyone surprised that Congress acted so quickly to rescind the air traffic controllers' furloughs? Business travelers and the 1 percent are where the airlines make their money — and also where politicians get their campaign donations....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Not every play strives to deliver profound insights into the human condition. Marc Camoletti's "Boeing Boeing" only seeks to prove that the human condition is silly. Judging from the laughter at the Rep Stage production, the audience gets the point....