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Air Transportation

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  • Contractors grounded by FAA shutdown

    Contractors grounded by FAA shutdown
    When Kathleen Thompson learned this week that her Forest Glen engineering firm would not receive payment from its biggest client, the Federal Aviation Administration, the decision she had been dreading suddenly became inevitable: She told employees that...
  • 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....
  • For second year in a row, BWI sets passenger record

    For the second year in a row, passenger traffic set records at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, with 22.39 million ticket holders passing through the gates in 2011. The 2.1 percent increase came as airport officials...
  • Survey finds TSA ranks among travelers' top annoyances

    On the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration, a new survey has found that the airport screening process remains among the top frustrations for most air travelers. The security procedures yielded four of the top five annoyances of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Congress creates a transportation time bomb

    Congress creates a transportation time bomb
    Tick, tick, tick. The big political news of last week, the brief skirmish between House Speaker John A. Boehner and President Barack Obama over whether the president would address Congress on Wednesday or Thursday, was the classic sort of playground...
  • Consumers aren't alone when they've been wronged

    Last week's column on a little-known state group that helps consumers with medical disputes generated emails from readers asking if organizations exist that can help them tackle other problems. Many agencies can help wronged consumers. The Federal...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy

    AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy
    American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs. AMR had been the only major U.S. carrier to avoid bankruptcy in the past decade. Its...