Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport’s security Checkpoint A has reopened Tuesday, after closing due to “excessive call-outs” by TSA agents who have not been paid in weeks because of the federal government shutdown, an airport spokesman said.
An “unknown substance” found in a restroom of a Southwest Airlines plane at BWI Marshall Airport Monday night prompted the BWI Airport Fire & Rescue Department to meet the aircraft when it landed, the airline said Tuesday.
Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that it plans to build its first maintenance hangar in the Northeast at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, a move that further cements its ties to the airport and signals more growth for the airline in the region.
Twenty-five years after its debut at BWI Airport, Southwest — now the largest single carrier in the U.S. — offers more than 240 departures per day from Baltimore to 64 other cities. It now accounts for roughly 70 percent of the passenger volume through the airport.
Gov. Larry Hogan, Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp, who make up the board, all voiced concerns about low-flying Southwest Airlines planes in new Federal Aviation Administration flight patterns that have irritated Marylanders who live beneath the paths of the planes.
A Southwest Airlines plane was taxiing before takeoff at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Wednesday morning, when the Boeing 737 skidded while turning and came to rest with the front end of the plane hanging over the grass, according to a passenger aboard.
More than 25 million people traveled through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2016, surpassing a previous record by more than 1.29 million, Governor Larry Hogan announced Tuesday.
A Maryland man allegedly said he was going to "blow the plane up" while on a Southwest Airlines flight from Oakland, Calif. to Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday, California authorities said.
Possibly the nation's longest commute to school begins as the sun rises over the home of Stephanie Clarkson and husband Dan Gale in Locust Point, because their Southwest Airlines flight out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport normally leaves at 6 a.m. They have done it so often, six times now this fall, Gale jokes about being on a first-name basis with a stewardess.
Southwest Airlines Co. announced Monday it has reached a tentative agreement with pilots on terms of a new contract, approaching the end of negotiations on the contract that became amendable four years ago.
Numerous Southwest Airlines flights were canceled or delayed in and out of Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for the third day in a row as the airline struggled to resume normal operations on Friday.
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.
More than 1.6 million passengers traveled through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in January, setting a record for the month with a 6 percent increase from the previous year, officials said.
Southwest Airlines, the largest carrier at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, announced Monday it will add additional flights to eight cities around the country – and plans to add more flights in the future.