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  • Airlines more on time in February, but O'Hare ranks poorly

    Airlines more on time in February, but O'Hare ranks poorly
    Domestic airlines in February were more on time than a year ago, but departures from Chicago airports were among the tardiest, as usual, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. And the Transportation Department said...
  • Long tarmac delays at US airports spiked in February

    There was a surge in long tarmac delays at the nation's airports in February, including several during a snow storm in Dallas. But consumers' biggest gripe was aimed at United Airlines for refusing to honor super-cheap first-class fares that mistakenly...
  • AP probe details 12 Phoenix airport perimeter breaches

    A dozen times in the past decade, people have breached the perimeter security fences or gates at Phoenix's international airport, including a woman who drove her car onto the runway and a man who banged on the side of a jet. The 12 are among the 268...
  • Southwest throws couple surprise wedding shower at BWI

    Southwest throws couple surprise wedding shower at BWI
    Forget soda and peanuts — what if your next flight came with a complimentary wedding shower? That's exactly what Southwest Airlines planned to surprise Kelley Mulfinger upon her arrival at BWI Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon to meet her...
  • Southwest diverts flight to Idaho over burning smell

    A Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Spokane, Washington, was diverted to Idaho after a burning electrical or smoke smell was reported in the passenger cabin. The plane landed in Boise at about 5:30 p.m. Monday. Southwest Airlines spokesman...
  • Southwest Airlines CEO earns big boost in compensation

    FORT WORTH, Texas Southwest Airlines chief executive Gary Kelly received more than $5 million in executive compensation in 2014, a 24 percent jump from the previous year, as the Dallas-based airline posted its most profitable year ever. According to a...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Euro falls near $1, but European goods remain pricey Americans hunting for a bargain on a new Beemer, bottle of Chateau Margaux or Hermes handbag thanks to the sliding euro should put away their gold cards. European luxury goods sold in the U.S....
  • Renovations of BWI airport require 'unexpected' asbestos abatement

    Renovations of BWI airport require 'unexpected' asbestos abatement
    Ongoing renovations to better connect BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's concourses have uncovered asbestos and mold, and airport officials expect more could be found in the future. The discovery of the materials has not presented a danger to fliers or...
  • Virgin America's 'Blah Airlines' film will bore you -- and earn you miles

    Virgin America's 'Blah Airlines' film will bore you -- and earn you miles
    Why did Virgin America make a 5 hour and 45 minute film about the most boring plane ride ever? "Blah Airlines Flight 101" is an ad campaign and movie (likely not an Oscar contender) rolled into one. It is to debut Friday at the Dallas International Film...
  • Expensive lesson on overstaying welcome in Europe

    Thanks for publishing Catharine Hamm's article on extended European Union stays as regulated by the Schengen agreement ["Before You Book a Long Europe Stay," March 29]. Until her article, I had seen nothing in the news media nor travel sites that...
  • Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand

    Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand
    Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April. The airport added eight more flights because of increased...