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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...
  • Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport

    Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport
    A brief power outage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday contributed to more than 100 flight disruptions on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The widespread outage only lasted about an hour and a half, but it temporarily stopped...
  • Storm to drop wintry mess on Thanksgiving travelers

    Storm to drop wintry mess on Thanksgiving travelers
    Though temperatures neared a record high Monday, a wintry blast looms for the busiest travel day of the year Wednesday, with a mess of rain turning to snow expected along Interstate 95 and more than 6 inches of snow possible farther inland. Highways...
  • 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...
  • Southwest, SeaWorld end partnership after 'Blackfish' backlash

    Southwest, SeaWorld end partnership after 'Blackfish' backlash
    Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain. The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...
  • Impact of airline mergers a mixed bag, study says

    Impact of airline mergers a mixed bag, study says
    The spate of airline mergers over the past decade raised fear among consumer advocates that the consolidation would kill competition and hike fares. In fact, the results have been a bit more mixed, according to a study released last week. The U.S....
  • Southwest Airlines begins international service to Caribbean

    Southwest Airlines begins international service to Caribbean
    Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest domestic carrier, begins flying outside of the borders of the U.S. on Tuesday, with flights to the Caribbean. The expansion of service comes as part of Southwest's previously announced plan to take over the...
  • Southwest Airlines' on-time performance sinks, passengers fume

    Southwest Airlines' on-time performance sinks, passengers fume
    If your last Southwest Airlines flight was late, you are not alone. On-time performance of the nation’s largest domestic carrier has deteriorated over the past year, dropping from 81% of all flights arriving on time in 2013 to 70% for the first...