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  • Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations

    Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations
    Audrey Stone doesn't hesitate when asked how long current contract negotiations will last between Southwest Airlines and the flight attendants union she leads. "As long as it takes," Stone said on a recent morning in Baltimore — a city she has...
  • With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial

    With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial
    The U.S. National World War II Memorial opened on the Mall in Washington in 2004 — too late for most of the war's veterans. At the time of the memorial's dedication, it was estimated that only a quarter of the 16 million Americans who served in...
  • 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,...
  • Tips on traveling to New England for the Ravens game

    Tips on traveling to New England for the Ravens game
    For Ravens fans considering a visit to New England to see the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium, there's good news and bad news about planning your trip. If you absolutely must go to the game, there's a good chance you will be able to get a...
  • 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...
  • Southwest marks 20 years of service at BWI

    Southwest marks 20 years of service at BWI
    After 20 years, do you still feel the LUV, Baltimore? Southwest Airlines does – big time. The airline is celebrating its 20th anniversary at BWI-Marshall International Airport. Since launching service on Sept. 15, 1993, Southwest has grown to...
  • 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...
  • Southwest adds $40 fee to board early

    Southwest adds $40 fee to board early
    Southwest Airlines' fliers may be starting to feel fee-bitten. The airline that prides itself on flying in the face of the baggage fee trend has come up with another way to come between you and your wallet. Southwest, the largest carrier at BWI-Marshall...
  • Ravens fans snapping up flights to New Orleans

    Ravens fans snapping up flights to New Orleans
    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 ...
  • Southwest launches Black Friday sale a week early

    Southwest launches Black Friday sale a week early
    For some airline passengers, Black Friday has arrived a week early courtesy of Southwest Airlines. The airline could not contain itself, launching a one-day only Doorbuster Sale today. The dominant carrier at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall...
  • Super Bowl-bound Ravens fans snap up flights, hotels

    Super Bowl-bound Ravens fans snap up flights, hotels
    New Orleans may be the Big Easy, but for Ravens fans following their team to the Super Bowl next month, it's also likely to be a Big Expense. "I think we got the last hotel room in the city. It has a full two stars, and it's $600 a night," Ravens fan...
  • Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date

    Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date
    They clinched their post-season berth in an airplane over Florida and secured their spot in the divisional series in Texas. But for a town awash in orange and fans beyond thrilled, the Orioles are now fulfilling what the late comedian George Carlin said,...