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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Southwest offers $35-$65-$95-$125 fare sale for 72 hours

    You’ve got 72 hours - well, less than that at this point - to book a flight for $35 one-way on Southwest Airlines. The airline is launching its annual (or is it semi-annual?) sale where the fares are based on the number of miles in your flight....
  • State approves $100 million renovation of BWI

    State approves $100 million renovation of BWI
    The state set in motion Wednesday an "aggressive" $100 million renovation of BWI Marshall Airport that will streamline security check-ins, eliminate a major passenger bottleneck and give its No. 1 carrier room to grow. With minimal discussion, the...
  • For abortion foes, an ultrasound is worth 1,000 words

    For abortion foes, an ultrasound is worth 1,000 words
    U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Eagles last Tuesday granted a request for a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks a provision in North Carolina's new abortion-restriction law that would require women seeking an abortion to view an...
  • Architect turned watercolor artist has display in Glenwood

    Architect turned watercolor artist has display in Glenwood
    Somewhere along the way, Warren G. Sargent decided to stop giving away his watercolor paintings. "As more and more of the old folks were gone and there were fewer new acquaintances to be had, it seemed like a good idea to keep them," the 93-year-old...
  • Making the Vancouver circuit

    Making the Vancouver circuit
    Ah, the quintessential time-honored family road trip. Maui's Road to Hana? Sure, a nice family drive. The breathtaking Mount Blanc circuit of France, Italy and Switzerland? Without doubt, a family bucket list candidate. But for my tastes nothing can hold...
  • Spirit Airlines begins service from BWI with three daily flights

    Spirit Airlines begins service from BWI with three daily flights
    Just days after Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport learned it would lose three daily Southwest flights early next year, it rolled out the welcome mat for three new daily flights by Spirit Airlines. The first flight arrived...
  • Advantages of medevac transport challenged

    Advantages of medevac transport challenged
    Even as emergency medical officials in Maryland consider stricter criteria for flying patients, in the wake of last weekend's fatal medevac helicopter crash in Prince George's County, some trauma specialists think they should be exploring a more...