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  • E-cigarette sparks in-flight emergency for BWI-bound plane

    E-cigarette sparks in-flight emergency for BWI-bound plane
    The pilot of a Southwest Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. declared an in-flight emergency before landing at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport Wednesday night, the airline said. An airline spokesperson said a...
  • TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment

    TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment
    With peak holiday air travel season approaching, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials are reminding Hampton Roads travelers of its pre-screening services. For a $85 fee, area travelers can speed through the screening process at most...
  • Southwest to start nonstop flights between Orange County, Austin, Texas

    Southwest to start nonstop flights between Orange County, Austin, Texas
    Orange County travelers will have more options to fly to Austin, Texas, next summer. An added bonus: Fliers who book by Monday can take advantage of low introductory airfares on the new service. Southwest Airlines plans to start daily nonstop flights...
  • Hero pilot averts Orlando Magic blimp crash

    Hero pilot averts Orlando Magic blimp crash
    In the newest installment of ‘King of the Court’, mobile videographer Charles King spent time with Russ Prince, one of the pilots of the Southwest Airlines blimp you see at every Orlando Magic home game. Just minutes after Prince told King...
  • Airline complaints soaring in 2014

    Complaints against airlines skyrocketed during the first nine months of this year, according to a report released Thursday, with gripes about cancellations, delays and missed connections making up one-third of the total. Meanwhile, O'Hare and Midway...
  • AirTran booking website and loyalty program move to Southwest

    AirTran booking website and loyalty program move to Southwest
    Fliers looking for AirTran Airways flights won't find them on Airtran.com anymore. The website now introduces customers to Southwest Airlines, which bought the airline in 2011 and, by the end of the year, promises to have fully integrated the two...
  • Baby born on Southwest Airlines flight in California

    Baby born on Southwest Airlines flight in California
    A woman and her baby are doing well after an unexpected midair birth on a Phoenix-bound plane over California shocked passengers and crew members, Southwest Airlines officials said on Wednesday. Southwest Flight 623 started its trip from San Francisco...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face

    Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face
    The new south runway is just the beginning. Over the next three years, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport plans several major projects, from refurbishing the terminals to upgrading signs, part of its $2.3 billion improvement program. Many...
  • JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free

    JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free
    Starting next year, passengers will no longer get their first checked bag free as one of the perks of flying JetBlue Airways. On Wednesday, the New York-based carrier announced that it will launch a new fare structure in the first half of the year that...
  • Inversión millonaria mejorará el aeropuerto de Fort Lauderdale

    Inversión millonaria mejorará el aeropuerto de Fort Lauderdale
    En el transcurso de los próximos tres años, el Aeropuerto Internacional de Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood planea varios proyectos de gran envergadura, desde mejorar los terminales hasta cambiar los letreros y avisos, como parte de un programa de mejoramiento...
  • JetBlue cutting legroom, adding checked-bags fee for some fliers

    JetBlue cutting legroom, adding checked-bags fee for some fliers
    Free checked bags on airlines are not extinct, but soon they will be harder to find. To boost revenue, JetBlue Airways announced plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and squeeze the legroom on most of its planes. Those...