| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:44 PM
A flight carrying 139 passengers and five crew members from Baltimore to Orlando was aborted on a BWI runway Tuesday afternoon when pilots noticed smoke in the cockpit.
Southwest Airlines Flight 3782, scheduled for a 3:02 p.m. departure, was on an active...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 12:48 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:36 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Continuing its expansion in the Baltimore market, Spirit Airlines announced Wednesday a new non-stop daily route between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
The service will run from May 1 through Nov. 1, officials said....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Southwest Airlines won 54 slots recently vacated amid federal litigation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, expanding its already-large presence in the region.
The airline said its pending growth at Reagan, where its number of daily...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:20 PM
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 ...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages held in other states on Ohio death certificates, a federal judge decided Monday in a case sparked by an Ohio couple's July wedding on the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport tarmac.
"The right to remain married ... is...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...