| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 1:51 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:55 AM
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....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 5:49 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2011
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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2008
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...