| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 18, 2013
The chief executive of one of America's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on flights, despite some rumblings in Washington about lifting the ban on cellphone calls.
Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson told his employees Wednesday that the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to join the Transportation Security Administration's expedited screening program called TSA PreCheck, the federal agency announced Thursday.
Through the program,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares.
The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday called on Los Angeles and Inland Empire officials to work together to restore the economic health of LA/Ontario International Airport, which has lost more than 40% of its passengers since 2007.
In a letter to...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:06 PM
A drunken man gets tackled by a group of off-duty cops in November while trying to storm the cockpit on a flight from Warsaw to Toronto.
An inebriated passenger on a January flight from Iceland to New York tries to grope and choke fellow travelers until...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A major airline in Baltimore suddenly can't seem to get passengers to their destinations on time, posting worst-in-the-industry on-time rates.
But, surprise. It's not an airline that cynics love to hate, mega-carriers United Airlines or American...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Southwest Airlines, BWI Marshall's largest carrier, saw a larger-than-usual percentage of flights delayed in recent months — which it blamed on weather conditions along the East Coast.
Those federal aviation statistics also showed Southwest had...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways.
Daily flights will operate between...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:25 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports turn out to be exaggerated or misleading.
In a 6-3...