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  • As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air

    As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air
    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-...
  • Southwest expands BWI service with new flights

    Southwest Airlines will add two destinations next spring to its schedule of flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the carrier announced Monday. On April 14, AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest,...
  • 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...
  • Southwest offers four new cities from BWI

    Southwest offers four new cities from BWI
    Southwest offers flights to four new cities from BWI Southwest Airlines is now operating flights from Baltimore to four new cities as it continues its integration of subsidiary AirTran Airways. As of April 14, passengers can book flights on the...
  • Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off

    Travelers report long lines at BWI as spring break kicks off
    Frustrated travelers reported long lines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday morning, as crowds jammed into terminals on their way out of town as local schools prepared to let out for spring break. The delays...
  • Travelers in the region stranded by Sandy

    Travelers in the region stranded by Sandy
    If you were hoping to escape the misery of Sandy's looming impact on the Mid-Atlantic, it's too late. Major air, rail and bus carriers have canceled most trips into Tuesday. Delta Airlines offered the last scheduled flights out of town Monday morning...
  • Transportation creeps back after Sandy slams area

    For the second consecutive year, transportation crews got their winter tune-up before Halloween, battling blinding rain and high winds as well as slick roads and blizzard conditions. At the height of the storm overnight, 132 state roads were closed and...
  • Southwest takes off with new jet

    Southwest takes off with new jet
    After two years of comfort-testing its new jets on human bodies of all shapes and sizes, Southwest Airlines was ready to let 153 of its most important bodies — paying customers — aboard Wednesday morning at BWI Marshall Airport. The maiden...
  • Southwest to launch new, and improved, jets this month

    Southwest to launch new, and improved, jets this month
    Longer and more comfortable, and able to make flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii, the first of Southwest Airlines' new Boeing 737-800 jets is set to arrive in Baltimore next week. The new cabins are the company's first redesign in a decade, with...
  • BWI flights to Sarasota, Huntsville will disappear

    BWI flights to Sarasota, Huntsville will disappear
    More repercussions of the AirTran Southwest merger. Southwest said today it'll end service to six additional AirTran destinations: Allentown, Lexington, Harrisburg, Huntsville, Sarasota and White Plains. That means BWI direct flights to Sarasota and ...
  • Southwest to buy AirTran, expand service

  • Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals

    Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals
    Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...