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  • BWI flights to Cuba to start in March

    BWI flights to Cuba to start in March
    A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses. But visitors shouldn't count...
  • BWI plans second direct connection to Europe

    BWI plans second direct connection to Europe
    For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe. BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
  • JetBlue (Southwest, too) offering 24-hour airfare sale

    JetBlue (Southwest, too) offering 24-hour airfare sale
    JetBlue is offering a one-day airfare sale good for travel booked by 11:59 p.m. tonight. The airline's flash sale includes discounts on just about every route it flies and comes in the wake of last week's in-flight meltdown by one of its pilots. Capt....
  • Direct BWI service to Freeport begins

    Direct BWI service to Freeport begins
    Baltimore and the Bahamas' Freeport have a lot in common. They're both cities with a mix of tourist areas and heavy industry, and both often play second banana to a national capital. Now the two cities are linked by a direct air service that began...
  • Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities

    Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities
    If Hurricane Irene continues on its current path, air travelers with flights anywhere from Norfolk to New England should probably plan on staying put this weekend. Earlier this afternoon, both AirTran and Southwest Airlines, the largest carrier at...
  • Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI

    Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI
    Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes 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...
  • American Airlines' Chapter 11 puts spotlight on Southwest

    American Airlines' Chapter 11 puts spotlight on Southwest
    American Airlines' filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization is the latest after-shock to hit the industry in the decades following deregulation. American will continue to operate, but I can tick off a long list of airlines that have disappeared...
  • Reality show begins filming next week at BWI

    Reality show begins filming next week at BWI
    Travelers at BWI Marshall might notice camera crews scurrying around concourses A and B next week when a new reality TV show about air travel begins shooting at the airport. The show from TLC, which doesn't yet have a name, claims to give TV viewers...
  • BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program

    BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program
    Before year's end, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be part of a passenger prescreening program that allows low-risk travelers to keep their belts and shoes on and their laptops in their bags as they go through security...
  • BWI plans a $100M expansion

    BWI plans a $100M expansion
    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 —...