| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:20 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
With JetBlue's recent announcement that it will begin offering bundled fares, the airline will soon end its policy of allowing one free checked bag for all passengers.
JetBlue will start this new policy sometime in the first half of 2015, and at that...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
An unattended bag found at Orlando International Airport forced a bomb-squad check and, while the bag turned out to be harmless, it disrupted activities enough to delay departures of at least nine flights Sunday evening.
The bag was inspected by the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Midshipmen at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and other students at U.S. military institutions will now be able to pass through airports with a little less hassle.
The Transportation Security Administration on Monday extended access to its PreCheck...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Southwest Airlines in a blog Wednesday touted its new status as the only domestic carrier not to charge a fee for checked baggage, after JetBlue Airways said it would begin charging.
Southwest carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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.