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  • Flight ready

    If you're traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this holiday season, you may notice a few new additions. As BWI embarks on a $100 million expansion project, fliers will notice differences in airline locations,...
  • 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...
  • Spirit, Condor airlines announce new service from BWI

    For the second time in 24 hours, an airline has announced its arrival at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start twice-daily nonstop service Sept. 6 from BWI to...
  • New airline pricing rules go into effect today

    New airline pricing rules go into effect today
    If you're booking a flight today, airfares may appear higher than yesterday but they're really not. That's because the Department of Transportation's new rules on advertised airfares goes into effect today. The new rules require that airlines published...
  • Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent

    Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent
    Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home. He was 67. The...
  • Greater Loch Raven: Holiday dreams delivered in automobiles, airplanes

    Although the holidays are over, several events that took place close to Christmas certainly warrant mentioning. First, kudos to the staff at Bob Davidson Ford Lincoln on Joppa Road, who hosted two different toy drives to benefit area children. The...
  • 'The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab'

    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 11:04 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
  • As credit card reward programs grow more generous, it's worth checking what's in your wallet

    Don't automatically shred those credit card offers arriving in your mailbox. They just might contain an attractive rewards program. Card issuers grew stingy with rewards during the credit crunch and while they waited to see how much federal card...
  • Should you buy a computer on Monday or Friday?

    Timing is everything if you're trying to get the best deal on a computer, airfares, cars and even stocks. Surveys indicate that there are days and times of the month when you are more likely to get a bargain. Online retailers, for instance, lower...
  • Q&A: What travelers need to know about airfare taxes

    Q&A: What travelers need to know about airfare taxes
    I'm so obsessed with taxes that I should probably run for office. I won't bother. I might have to sign a pledge or something. But with the focus in Washington so firmly fixed on the debt ceiling, the airline tax debacle is likely to continue for days or...
  • BWI airport posts record first half, 12 months

    BWI airport posts record first half, 12 months
    Despite a sluggish national economy, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has tallied the best first half and 12-month period in its history, according to data to be released Wednesday. And after a record June, BWI officials say...
  • Meanwhile, in other Congressional idiocy…

    Meanwhile, in other Congressional idiocy…
    If anyone was worried that the much-belated move to raise the debt ceiling was an indication that fiscal sanity was taking hold in Washington, they can put those fears aside. The Federal Aviation Administration continues to be held hostage by House...