| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $325,000 fine against Southwest Airlines, claiming it improperly modified equipment on a small jet that has since flown more than 1,000 flights.
The fine involved an anti-icing warning system on the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dish Network is high on tablets: The satcaster is expanding its marketing deal with Southwest Airlines to loan 600 Apple iPads to travelers for watching TV on Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft.
Dish is stocking about 200 iPad 2s at each of three Southwest...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Southwest Airlines is launching service in Richmond Monday. The planes will arrive with a ceremony including water cannons and top Southwest officials including Dave Ridley, Southwest Airlines Senior Vice President Business Development, Robert F....
| Oct 29, 2013
Even though he couldn't use his airline ticket, Eric Smith refused to cancel his reservation on a United Airlines flight from Omaha to Baltimore.
The reason? Smith, a technician at an aerospace company in Montgomery Village, Md., ran a few numbers,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:16 PM
As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied.
Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:45 AM
More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening.
Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:02 AM
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A hole that opened up in the fuselage of a Southwest Airlines plane in 2011 was probably the result of a misaligned panel installed during manufacturing.
That was the finding in a report released by...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials are dealing with a double dose of bad news this week as the number of passengers using the airport slid by more than 8% in July and the airport's largest carrier announced that it will cut more than 40 flights a week at the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials announced this week that Southwest Airlines will be making major cuts to its fall schedule, but the airfield and the company have different explanations for the change.
Starting on Sept. 29, Southwest will eliminate 42 round-...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...