| May 14, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Expanding its roster of international destinations, Southwest Airlines is adding international service between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Liberia, Costa Rica.
The new weekly nonstop flights, Southwest's second Costa Rica route, will begin Nov. 7,...
| May 14, 2015
| 10:39 AM
Frequent-flier miles don't do much good if there's no chance to use them, but the good news is that airlines are being more generous with offering reward seats, according to a study released Thursday.
Of 25 airlines in the U.S. and abroad, the average...
| May 4, 2015
| 10:44 AM
Fliers who use BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport soon will have a couple of new options for travel.
They also will see an increased amount of construction as the airport continues to expand.
Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW Air begins flights, announced...
| May 12, 2015
| 12:11 AM
Consumer complaints against airlines are rising even as the carriers get slightly better at staying on schedule.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said Monday that it received more complaints from consumers in March than it did in either the previous...
| May 11, 2015
| 4:42 PM
Serial entrepreneur Skuli Mogensen launched WOW Air three years ago with an eye on entering the emerging market for ultra-low-cost flights between the U.S. and Europe — with his native Iceland as a well-positioned connection in between.
| May 2, 2015
A STEP FORWARD — Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's announcement on Friday was what her battered city needed. Before people will respect calls for order or devote themselves wholeheartedly to rebuilding, they need assurances the system works...
| May 11, 2015
| 3:16 PM
Why homebuyers face a tough spring
Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Be warned: there'll be plenty of competition
Bidding wars have broken out in hot real-estate markets like Denver and Los Angeles,...
| May 9, 2015
| 12:31 PM
A Southwest Airlines employee driving a baggage vehicle has been killed in a crash at Chicago's Midway International Airport.
Police say the 52-year-old man was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed into another baggage vehicle Friday night.
| May 8, 2015
| 5:04 PM
A nationwide search for Chicago's next airports chief has landed an aviation and engineering expert from the nation's capital, officials said Friday.
Ginger Evans, vice president for engineering at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, was...
| May 6, 2015
| 1:23 PM
A woman with a history of trying to sneak onto planes without a ticket has been arrested twice in recent days at both of Chicago's international airports after being spotted loitering in terminal areas, police said Wednesday.
Marilyn Hartman, 63, was...
| May 5, 2015
| 10:08 AM
As rioting broke out last Monday evening in Baltimore, Southwest Airlines canceled 10 flights scheduled to depart the following morning from nearby BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
"Many factors go into the decision to proactively cancel flights. At the...