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  • Southwest will add BWI to Liberia, Costa Rica route

    Southwest will add BWI to Liberia, Costa Rica route
    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,...
  • Airline reward seats more available, study says

     Airline reward seats more available, study says
    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...
  • New flights to begin at BWI as terminal construction continues

    New flights to begin at BWI as terminal construction continues
    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...
  • Complaints against airlines rise, Frontier ranks worst

    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...
  • WOW Air bets on BWI for push into ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic market

    WOW Air bets on BWI for push into ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic market
    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. Not long...
  • Our say: Editor's notebook: Baltimore; Ghost Game; BWI expansion

    Our say: Editor's notebook: Baltimore; Ghost Game; BWI expansion
    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...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ 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,...
  • Baggage handler killed in vehicle crash at Midway airport

    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. The...
  • New Chicago airports chief is longtime aviation professional

     New Chicago airports chief is longtime aviation professional
    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...
  • Woman known for trying to sneak on planes jailed in Chicago

    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...
  • Baltimore rioting caused 10 flights to be canceled at BWI airport

    Baltimore rioting caused 10 flights to be canceled at BWI airport
    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...