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  • 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 loses No. 1 customer rating to rival JetBlue Airways

    Southwest loses No. 1 customer rating to rival JetBlue Airways
    For the first time in nearly two decades, Southwest Airlines, the biggest commercial carrier at BWI, does not sit atop the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index. The top spot was claimed by JetBlue Airways, with a satisfaction score of 81 on a 100-...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Michael Phelps to swim seven events at Olympic qualifying trials: Previewing what he might swim in his final Olympics in London, Michael Phelps has entered seven races in next week’s qualifying trials -- including the exciting but...
  • The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead

    The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead
    After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1. Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
  • Southwest cutting three daily BWI flights to LaGuardia

    Southwest cutting three daily BWI flights to LaGuardia
    A week after heralding the arrival of two airlines to the fold, BWI Marshall Airport is dealing with the loss of Southwest Airlines' three daily nonstop flights to New York's LaGuardia Airport. The airline announced that it will shift those flights to...
  • Southwest adding Fort Lauderdale flights from BWI

    Southwest adding Fort Lauderdale flights from BWI
    Southwest Airlines and subsidiary AirTran Airways announced Wednesday that they will add as many as four daily nonstop flights between BWI Marshall Airport and Fort Lauderdale, beginning Sept. 6. The additional flights mean the merged airlines will be...
  • Maryland braces for Memorial Day travelers

    Maryland braces for Memorial Day travelers
    State transportation officials hope you'll do a lot of sightseeing this Memorial Day weekend. Just not on the Bay Bridge. Travelers headed to the Eastern Shore for the first time since last summer might be surprised. For one thing, the toll has risen...
  • BWI concourses reopen after being evacuated due to odor

    Officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport shut down two concourses for about an hour Monday morning, while investigators tried to determine the nature and source of an unusual odor. All checkpoints reopened by 10 a.m., after investigators removed what...
  • Southwest offers 35% discount on July 4 flights

    Southwest offers 35% discount on July 4 flights
    Southwest Airlines is offering a flash-in-the-pan sale today only for some very specific travel dates, including July 4, and the deal has set off a frenzy that appears to have taken down booking on the airline's website. Travelers can save 35 percent off...
  • Southwest, union ask federal mediator to assist stalled contract talks

    Southwest, union ask federal mediator to assist stalled contract talks
    Southwest Airlines and the union representing its 8,500 ground employees have asked the National Mediation Board to jump start contract talks after 14 months of negotiations failed to produce an deal. Transport Workers Union Local 555 called the...
  • Passenger traffic hits first-quarter record at BWI

    More than 4.9 million commercial passengers flew through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in the first three months of the year, a first-quarter record, the airport said Thursday. The number of passengers increased 2.6 percent...
  • Travelers determined to have a vacation — within a budget

    Travelers determined to have a vacation — within a budget
    Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation. A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...