| 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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:34 PM
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,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:01 PM
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.
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes and...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Whether they're planning to travel to Italy, Tibet or Argentina, Larry and Bonnie Ohler call Lynda Maxwell first.
Maxwell, the owner of Destinations Inc. travel agency, has been helping the Ellicott City couple plan vacations for years — booking...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Tax dollars have built this nation's transportation infrastructure, from roads and bridges to airports and subway systems. Rent a car or truck for the day and you may think you're paying for your transportation, but that's only the vehicle — most of...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:13 AM
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,...