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Air Transportation

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  • Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines

    Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines
    Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home...
  • Long lines at Southwest ticket counters force changes to BWI security gate

    Long lines at Southwest ticket counters force changes to BWI security gate
    One of the principal security gates at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport is being closed in the mornings because of congestion around the adjacent Southwest Airlines ticketing counters, according to airport, airline and Transportation Security...
  • Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons

    Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons
    Two people have been arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in as many days for attempting to board planes with handguns in their carry-on bags, Transportation Security Administration officials said Friday. A Prince George's County man was arrested...
  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris. "I...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...
  • Air Canada operations moving for BWI renovations

    Air Canada operations moving for BWI renovations
    To make way for renovations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Air Canada operations will permanently shift terminals starting Tuesday morning. Running four round-trip flights a day from Baltimore to Toronto, Air Canada will...
  • Plane from BWI makes 'expedited' landing for security issue

    Plane from BWI makes 'expedited' landing for security issue
    A flight out of BWI was forced to make a hasty landing in Indianapolis Wednesday due to a security issue, airline officials said. Southwest Airlines Flight 362 was bound for Indianapolis out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'King Arthur Style'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'King Arthur Style'
    In this week’s episode, teams travel from Chile to Portugal. Six little words make it sound so easy, don’t they? But it’s all a lie. Travel Agents: Helpful or Horrible? The teams leave the Pit Stop between 6:30 pm and 12:30 am....
  • Southwest to offer non-stop flights between BWI, Dallas

    Southwest to offer non-stop flights between BWI, Dallas
    Southwest Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights between Baltimore and Dallas in October, the airline said Monday. Southwest is based in Dallas, and is the largest carrier at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. A federal law, the Wright amendment, has...
  • 'Veep' honored for making Baltimore's Engineers Club into Helsinki

    'Veep' honored for making Baltimore's Engineers Club into Helsinki
    Talk about the magic of television. HBO's "Veep" won an Art Directors Guild Award over the weekend for a most impressive act of TV transformation. Led by production designer Jim Gloster, Baltimore's Engineers Club and Baltimore/Washington...
  • Spirit Airlines adds new Chicago route at BWI

    Spirit Airlines adds new Chicago route at BWI
    Spirit Airlines will begin offering a seasonal service of daily, non-stop flights between Baltimore and Chicago this spring. The service will begin May 22 and last through Nov. 1, the airline announced Tuesday. The service will include a daily 8 a.m....
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...