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  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris. "I...
  • Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell

    Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell
    It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell. Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
  • Terps fans travel, die hard

    Terps fans travel, die hard
    Former Terps women's basketball players Marissa Coleman and Kim Rodgers sat quietly at a table in Looney's Bar and Pub on Route 1 in College Park as Sunday's Final Four game came to an end. Maryland lost, 87-61, to undefeated Notre Dame at Bridgestone...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Southwest eyes regional expansion with 54 new slots at Reagan airport

    Southwest eyes regional expansion with 54 new slots at Reagan airport
    Southwest Airlines won 54 slots recently vacated amid federal litigation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, expanding its already-large presence in the region. The airline said its pending growth at Reagan, where its number of daily...
  • TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI

    TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI
    More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening. Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
  • Electronic devices will be allowed throughout most flights

    Electronic devices will be allowed throughout most flights
    Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
  • Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shuts down airport

    Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shuts down airport
    Lightning struck Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's air traffic control tower, injuring one person and shutting down the airport for nearly three hours Thursday afternoon, delaying or stranding thousands of travelers. A...
  • Flying remote-control planes provides a sense of community

    Flying remote-control planes provides a sense of community
    For many, Southwest Area Park in Baltimore Highlands is a place to ride bikes, take walks, and enjoy a bit of green grass and open space just outside the city . For those piloting remote-control airplanes, the park is a place to explore a different part...
  • Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI

    Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI
    Southwest Airlines has joined the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program, giving trusted fliers access to a quicker and less invasive path through security at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airline, which is BWI's largest carrier,...
  • Ravens' Harewood to hold football camp in Barbados

    Ravens' Harewood to hold football camp in Barbados
    Ravens offensive guard Ramon Harewood is spending part of the off-season back home in Barbados, where later this week he will host a football camp for children on the island. The "Big Mon Elite Athlete Development Camp" is set to begin Thursday and...