A software system airlines use to measure weight and balance planes went offline Monday morning, causing delays on airlines including Southwest, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman led a wreath laying and moment of silence for the victims of 9/11 Tuesday morning in front of the county administration building in Bel Air, on the 17th anniversary of the terror attacks.
Wind gusts over 60 mph ripped through the Baltimore region Friday, closing highway access in many areas due to accidents, high wind and felled trees, and causing more than a quarter million power outages. One Baltimore County woman was struck and killed by a falling tree.
Overseas passenger air service arrived in Baltimore in the 1930s at a piece of land where Colgate Creek met the Patapsco River. Baltimore’s airport, known as Harbor Field, replaced a primitive landing strip at Logan Field in Dundalk.
Simon Hatcher, of West Towson, set off on a weeklong dream vacation with his family last Thursday, Sept. 22. With the help of the Casey Cares Foundation and American Airlines' Something mAAgic Foundation, Simon, 8, was selected for an all-expenses paid family trip to the Give the Kids the World Resort and Florida theme parks.
Former Baltimore County resident Majid Khan, making his first appearance before a military commission in four years, is expected to agree Wednesday to a new plea deal on charges he plotted with senior al-Qaida leaders in Pakistan and helped the group carry out a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia.
Southwest Airlines is experiencing some residual delays after problems with its computer system Wednesday afternoon caused "significant flight delays" at airports across the country, including Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the airline said.
When WYPR on-air personality Diane Finlayson and her husband, Maarten Calon, return from their island vacation in the Caribbean on Tuesday, they will be met by an unusual welcome committee ¿ a friend armed with boots, gloves, brooms and a heavy-duty snow shovel. Calon and Finlayson had been scheduled to return to Baltimore from Curacao on Saturday on American Airlines.
Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv to see his son on Tuesday when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris.
Dedicated Terps fans traveled with the Maryland women's basketball team or watched closely from College Park, while a handful were stranded at the airport as plane trouble prevented planned trips to Nashville.
By By Colin Campbell and Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun
Federal aviation statistics showed Southwest Airlines had some of the worst on-time rates in America, and BWI ranked below many other major airports for on-time performance. But the data may not be telling the whole story.
Trusted fliers using Southwest Airlines out of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will now have a quicker and less invasive path through security, the Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday.
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, clearing airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones, tablets and e-readers.
A lightning strike to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport's air traffic control tower injured one person and halted all flights for nearly three hours Thursday afternoon, delaying or stranding thousands of travelers.
By By Scott Dance and Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun
In an aircraft hangar in Southern Maryland, a group of bosses dressed in slacks and polo shirts clustered around an RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aircraft. Like excited children, they peppered a Maryland National Guardsman with questions: How much does it cost? How far can it fly? Has one ever been lost?
The first phase of BWI Marshall Airport's $100 million upgrade to the oldest part of the terminal opened Tuesday morning, with nine new security check stations and a broad walkway to speed passengers making connections among three concourses.