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Air Transportation

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  • Business: British Airways VP to offer keynote

    OneMain Financial branch event supports local food bank OneMain Financial's replica race car will be on display Thursday, Sept. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. at 14196 Baltimore Ave. In addition to the display of OneMain Racing's No. 2 Chevrolet Impala show car,...
  • 'L-Word' actress calls for boycott of Southwest Air

    'L-Word' actress calls for boycott of Southwest Air
    Leisha Hailey, a musician and star of 'The L-Word,' a drama about lesbians that used to air on Showtime,  has accused Southwest Airlines of discriminating against her because she is gay and has called for a boycott of the airline. Hailey and her partner,...
  • 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....
  • Airline passengers gaining new protections in January

    Airline passengers gaining new protections in January
    Too late for the busy holiday travel season, but the federal government will be expanding airline passengers protections next year. Starting Jan. 24: Airlines must include all the taxes and fees in advertised fares. (Hmmm, I wonder if we’ll ever...
  • AirTran to offer flights to Aruba from BWI

    AirTran to offer flights to Aruba from BWI
    AirTran will begin offering nonstop flights from BWI-Marshall Airport to Aruba at the end of the year. The airline, now a subsidiary of Southwest, begins the service on Dec. 17. It will be the sixth international destination or Caribbean route from...
  • BWI plans second direct connection to Europe

    BWI plans second direct connection to Europe
    For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe. BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
  • Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel

    Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel
    Airfares can fluctuate even within the span of a few hours, but the direction of holiday travel prices is one-way: up. Based on early bookings, Travelocity recently reported that the average domestic airfare over Thanksgiving will be about 4 percent...
  • One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale

    One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale
    First of all, Southwest Airlines needs to get with my schedule. I expect to see airfare sales on Tuesdays. When the airline launches them on Fridays, it gets me all frazzled. Routine, people. But the sale Southwest announced today is anything but...
  • Deal of the week

    Travelers looking for fall and winter airfare deals don't have to look very far. Airlines are promoting savings on flights through the end of the holiday season. Vision Airlines, a new low-cost carrier making its debut at Baltimore-Washington...
  • Condor Airlines ready to welcome Baltimore

    Condor Airlines ready to welcome Baltimore
    Beginning next summer, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host Condor Airlines, a German carrier offering service to continental Europe and adding some needed heft to the airport's "international" stock. Condor will provide...
  • Southwest to offer flights from BWI to Atlanta

    Southwest to offer flights from BWI to Atlanta
    Southwest Airlines announced today that it will make its first foray into the mega-sized Atlanta market in 2012, when it will begin offering 15 nonstop daily departures from Georgia to five cities, including Baltimore. The BWI-ATL flights will begin in...
  • Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift

    Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift
    Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore. On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves. His mother's right eye was...