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  • William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer

    William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer
    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....
  • First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers

    First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers
    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...
  • Only an incompetent government would resort to a tactic like the sequester

    Only an incompetent government would resort to a tactic like the sequester
    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...
  • Md. airport towers appear safe from federal cuts

    Md. airport towers appear safe from federal cuts
    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...
  • Southwest fined for late, incomplete action on consumer complaints

    Southwest fined for late, incomplete action on consumer complaints
    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...
  • Big surprise: Congress takes care of its own

    Big surprise: Congress takes care of its own
    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....
  • 'Boeing Boeing' takes flight at Rep Stage

    'Boeing Boeing' takes flight at Rep Stage
    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....
  • About 400 U.S. flights delayed as sequestration takes hold

    About 400 U.S. flights delayed as sequestration takes hold
    Sequestration is starting to frustrate air travelers. About 400 flights were delayed Sunday because of air traffic controller furloughs, the Federal Aviation Administration said, and a few more interruptions were reported Monday, though the nation's air...
  • Rep Stage revives '60s farce 'Boeing-Boeing'

    Rep Stage revives '60s farce 'Boeing-Boeing'
    The only thing missing from “Boeing-Boeing,” the 1960s farce about a man practicing polygamy-before-marriage with three flight attendants from three different countries, is a disembodied voice announcing “severe turbulence ahead.”...
  • Southwest posts lower first-quarter profit on record revenue

    Southwest posts lower first-quarter profit on record revenue
    Higher airfares and lower fuel prices combined to give Southwest Airlines $59 million in first-quarter net profits, or 8 cents a share, beating Wall Street's predictions. The Dallas-based airline's earnings fell 40 percent from $98 million, or 13...
  • FAA begins planning for new control tower at BWI

    FAA begins planning for new control tower at BWI
    The Federal Aviation Administration has begun preliminary planning for a new air traffic control tower at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Replacing the existing three-decade-old tower, a new one would provide a more...
  • Who should we furlough, air traffic controllers or Congress?

    Who should we furlough, air traffic controllers or Congress?
    The average air traffic controller works 230 days a year and does a flawless job ("Sequester disrupts airline passengers," April 23). There have been no major airlines crashes in nearly a decade. The average member of Congress, on the other hand,...