| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:26 PM
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,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:45 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
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,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:54 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:42 AM
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.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15).
One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:40 AM
In an aircraft hangar in Southern Maryland, a group of bosses dressed in slacks and polo shirts clustered around an RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aircraft. Like excited schoolchildren, they peppered a Maryland National Guardsman with questions: How much does it...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:16 PM
When it comes to the Super Bowl, Ravens fans are ready to go. Literally.
In less than 24 hours since winning the AFC Championship, fans have booked just about every flight out of town to New Orleans.
“[Demand] is overwhelming…” said ...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Joe Datsko was an admitted workaholic for the first 25 years of a 47-year career as a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Michigan. Datsko likes to say that until he was in his early 50s "most of my exercise was writing on a blackboard."...
| 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...