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Air Transportation

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  • 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...
  • BWI plans a $100M expansion

    BWI plans a $100M expansion
    Travelers passing through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will see extensive changes over the next two years as officials launch a $100 million renovation project that will transform the central section of the airport —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reality show begins filming next week at BWI

    Reality show begins filming next week at BWI
    Travelers at BWI Marshall might notice camera crews scurrying around concourses A and B next week when a new reality TV show about air travel begins shooting at the airport. The show from TLC, which doesn't yet have a name, claims to give TV viewers...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Flying while pregnant hinges on due date

    Flying while pregnant hinges on due date
    Who wants to deliver a baby on an airplane? Answer: No one. Not the mother-to-be and not the flight attendants, pilots or passengers. That's why most airlines have fairly strict requirements for women who travel near the end of their pregnancies. Even...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...