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  • Midwest storm disrupts travel out of BWI

    Midwest storm disrupts travel out of BWI
    Lingering effects of bad weather in the midwest a few days ago were fouling up travel out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday, a spokesman for Southwest Airlines said. Dan Landson said the airline — with...
  • 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...
  • In cinco surprises in Puerto Rico

    In cinco surprises in Puerto Rico
    With glamorous resorts, ramped-up cuisine and high adventure, this no-passport-needed Caribbean isle has new allure for U.S. tourists. Not since the Cuban exodus precipitated by the rise of Fidel Castro has Puerto Rico been so flush. In the late 1950s...
  • 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,...
  • Southwest Airlines struggles with being on time

    Southwest Airlines struggles with being on time
    A major airline in Baltimore suddenly can't seem to get passengers to their destinations on time, posting worst-in-the-industry on-time rates. But, surprise. It's not an airline that cynics love to hate, mega-carriers United Airlines or American...
  • Southwest to offer new West Coast flights out of BWI

    Southwest to offer new West Coast flights out of BWI
    Two new West Coast destinations will begin popping up on Southwest Airlines departure boards in Baltimore in June: Oakland, Calif., and Portland, Ore. While Southwest only issues its flight plans per month — its June schedule came out Monday &#...
  • State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project

    State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project
    The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
  • Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore

    Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore
    When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options. His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
  • Airport competition

    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...
  • Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI

    Weekend MARC service to be selling point for BWI
    Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
  • 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...
  • 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...