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  • Southwest to drop service to Newark, N.J.

    Southwest to drop service to Newark, N.J.
    Southwest Airlines will discontinue service from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Newark, N.J., beginning March 10. The carrier has offered three daily nonstop flights from Baltimore to Newark since June 2011. Southwest...
  • 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 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...
  • Some Ravens fans booked for Denver trip while others contemplate cost

    Some Ravens fans booked for Denver trip while others contemplate cost
    To mark his 30th birthday, Patrick McAuliffe made it his goal to attend every Ravens game this season. So when he saw the preliminary NFL playoff schedule last week and figured the Ravens might end up playing the Broncos in the second round, he booked a...
  • 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...
  • BWI sets new mark in July for passenger traffic

    BWI sets new mark in July for passenger traffic
    A record 2.22 million passengers flew through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in July, a 0.8 percent increase to break the mark set in July 2011. Southwest Airlines, BWI's largest carrier, served 1.29 million passengers in...
  • BWI false fire alarm disrupts baggage, delays flights

    BWI false fire alarm disrupts baggage, delays flights
    Several flights were delayed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Sunday morning when a false fire alarm automatically shut down the baggage area for Southwest Airlines, one of the airport's largest carriers, officials said. While authorities ultimately...
  • Southwest takes off with new jet

    Southwest takes off with new jet
    After two years of comfort-testing its new jets on human bodies of all shapes and sizes, Southwest Airlines was ready to let 153 of its most important bodies — paying customers — aboard Wednesday morning at BWI Marshall Airport. The maiden...
  • Southwest to launch new, and improved, jets this month

    Southwest to launch new, and improved, jets this month
    Longer and more comfortable, and able to make flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii, the first of Southwest Airlines' new Boeing 737-800 jets is set to arrive in Baltimore next week. The new cabins are the company's first redesign in a decade, with...
  • Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals

    Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals
    Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...
  • 9/11 changed transportation forever

    9/11 changed transportation forever
    With the sun coming up on Sept. 12, 2001, state Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari drove home for a change of clothes after a day of helping direct Maryland's response to the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people the previous morning....
  • BWI posts its best month ever

    Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport posted its best month ever in terms of passenger count in July, with 2.2 million fliers landing at or taking off from the airport, the Maryland Aviation Administration said Tuesday. The total...