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Air Transportation

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  • Foxborough or bus: Are we there yet?

    Foxborough or bus: Are we there yet?
    Ravens fans are practically packed and ready to go to Foxborough. A spokesperson from StubHub.com told TicketNews that the site has had more buyers from Maryland (29 percent) than from Massachussetts (26 percent) for Sunday's AFC Championship game...
  • New airline pricing rules go into effect today

    New airline pricing rules go into effect today
    If you're booking a flight today, airfares may appear higher than yesterday but they're really not. That's because the Department of Transportation's new rules on advertised airfares goes into effect today. The new rules require that airlines published...
  • Greater Loch Raven: Holiday dreams delivered in automobiles, airplanes

    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. The...
  • 'The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab'

    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,...
  • Q&A: What travelers need to know about airfare taxes

    Q&A: What travelers need to know about airfare taxes
    I'm so obsessed with taxes that I should probably run for office. I won't bother. I might have to sign a pledge or something. But with the focus in Washington so firmly fixed on the debt ceiling, the airline tax debacle is likely to continue for days or...
  • JetBlue (Southwest, too) offering 24-hour airfare sale

    JetBlue (Southwest, too) offering 24-hour airfare sale
    JetBlue is offering a one-day airfare sale good for travel booked by 11:59 p.m. tonight. The airline's flash sale includes discounts on just about every route it flies and comes in the wake of last week's in-flight meltdown by one of its pilots. Capt....
  • BWI airport posts record first half, 12 months

    BWI airport posts record first half, 12 months
    Despite a sluggish national economy, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has tallied the best first half and 12-month period in its history, according to data to be released Wednesday. And after a record June, BWI officials say...
  • 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....
  • Meanwhile, in other Congressional idiocy…

    Meanwhile, in other Congressional idiocy…
    If anyone was worried that the much-belated move to raise the debt ceiling was an indication that fiscal sanity was taking hold in Washington, they can put those fears aside. The Federal Aviation Administration continues to be held hostage by House...
  • FAA shutdown costly for government, safety

    FAA shutdown costly for government, safety
    The FAA shutdown doesn't seem to be getting much coverage - probably because the media attention span has all been sucked into the vortex that is - or was - the debt ceiling crisis. But as of this moment, the shutdown continues and it's possible that it...
  • 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...
  • Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent

    Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent
    Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home. He was 67. The...