When she's winging it, Beverly Bleything finds herself in the limelight. The South Laurel resident, a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, is a magnet for commentary from curious passengers whose safety, first and foremost, she is there to emphasize and re-emphasize.
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.
Parasailing has grown in popularity in recent years, but so have the number of fatal and near-fatal accidents. A federal agency said this week that licensing and regulations are needed keep customers safe.
A $1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress late Thursday, averting another federal shutdown and funding the federal government through October, directs tens of millions of dollars to the port of Baltimore and will keep FAA towers open across the state.
Maryland did not win Federal Aviation Administration recognition as a test site for drones, but still could be involved in federal research on how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace.
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.
Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen the state's bid to land one of six drone test sites to be awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.
A 178-foot blimp that some residents have spotted above the Baltimore region in recent days is a manned, government research airship conducting aerial mapping, according to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.
Despite concerns about privacy and public safety, Maryland is seeking to open its skies to commercial drones under a federal program that could make the state a powerhouse in the burgeoning unmanned aircraft industry.
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
Plumsteadville, Pa. — Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr.
While authorities haven't disclosed who was flying the helicopter that crashed Saturday in Pennsylvania, killing five, David Jenny, 30, was the only certified pilot on board. He was recalled by family and associates as an adventurous man who loved to fly.