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Air Transportation

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  • Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses

    Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses
    A Baltimore-based air marshal was arrested Thursday after allegedly taking cellphone pictures up women's dresses as they boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville, Tenn., the Transportation Security Administration confirmed Friday. Adam Joseph...
  • 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...
  • Next time, shut down government for real

     Next time, shut down government for real
    Well, they did it: Our elected officials managed to avoid completely destroying our already fragile economy as well as our leadership position in the world ("Congress approves deal on shutdown, debt," Oct. 16). Blame who you want because both sides...
  • Freeze warning early, then highs in mid-50s Friday

    Freeze warning early, then highs in mid-50s Friday
    Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, D.C., and surrounding suburbs were under a freeze warning early Friday, though temperatures did not quite get that cold in many areas. Afternoon highs were forecast in the mid-50s. The National Weather Service...
  • Electronic devices will be allowed throughout most flights

    Electronic devices will be allowed throughout most flights
    Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
  • 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...
  • TSA never realized its mandate [Commentary]

    TSA never realized its mandate [Commentary]
    As one of the first post-9/11 screeners hired at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and as the first president of the national union fighting for screener's rights in the workplace, I find the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this...
  • 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...
  • Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year

    Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year
    With Labor Day still a few weeks away, the time to make Thanksgiving travel plans seems as far off as the Curiosity rover. This year, however, if you snooze, you lose. Airfares are climbing with no leveling-off in sight. The cheapest fares likely are...
  • BWI sets passenger record for 2012; overseas travel increases

    BWI sets passenger record for 2012; overseas travel increases
    For the third consecutive year, BWI Marshall Airport set a record for commercial passenger traffic, with 22.68 million travelers passing through its terminal in 2012, airport officials announced. The 1.3 percent increase over 2011 comes during a time of...
  • 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...