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BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

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  • 'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'

    'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'
    WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police. "I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
  • Man with razor blades in shoe stopped at BWI

    Man with razor blades in shoe stopped at BWI
    In a strange incident at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday, two razor blades were found "manufactured into the sole" of a man's shoe, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The metal blades were spotted by security in the man's...
  • Second stun gun seized at BWI in a week

    Second stun gun seized at BWI in a week
    Security officers on Friday confiscated a stun gun from a passenger's carry-on baggage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, the second such incident in less than a week, the Transportation Security Administration said Monday. Lanesha Riona Williams, 20,...
  • Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations

    Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations
    Audrey Stone doesn't hesitate when asked how long current contract negotiations will last between Southwest Airlines and the flight attendants union she leads. "As long as it takes," Stone said on a recent morning in Baltimore — a city she has...
  • Southwest to offer new West Coast flights out of BWI

    Southwest to offer new West Coast flights out of BWI
    Two new West Coast destinations will begin popping up on Southwest Airlines departure boards in Baltimore in June: Oakland, Calif., and Portland, Ore. While Southwest only issues its flight plans per month — its June schedule came out Monday &#...
  • Southwest Airlines struggles with being on time

    Southwest Airlines struggles with being on time
    A major airline in Baltimore suddenly can't seem to get passengers to their destinations on time, posting worst-in-the-industry on-time rates. But, surprise. It's not an airline that cynics love to hate, mega-carriers United Airlines or American...
  • Southwest sees on-time flight performance drop, but statistics questioned

    Southwest sees on-time flight performance drop, but statistics questioned
    Southwest Airlines, BWI Marshall's largest carrier, saw a larger-than-usual percentage of flights delayed in recent months — which it blamed on weather conditions along the East Coast. Those federal aviation statistics also showed Southwest had...
  • Midwest storm disrupts travel out of BWI

    Midwest storm disrupts travel out of BWI
    Lingering effects of bad weather in the midwest a few days ago were fouling up travel out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday, a spokesman for Southwest Airlines said. Dan Landson said the airline — with...
  • Four to 10 inches of snow possible in Tuesday's snowstorm

    Four to 10 inches of snow possible in Tuesday's snowstorm
    As snow started to fall across Maryland, highway officials urged people to stay off the roads, schools and offices closed, and flights were delayed. By early afternoon, multiple accidents and backups were reported throughout the area. The National...
  • Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures

    Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures
    Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures. Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
  • Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes

    Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes
    Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways. Daily flights will operate between...
  • Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?

    Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?
    I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...