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  • WOW Air pushing cheap fares from BWI to Europe for launch of new routes

    WOW Air pushing cheap fares from BWI to Europe for launch of new routes
    There's a deal out there to fly from Baltimore to London for $99. No kidding. Icelandic airline WOW Air is pushing some major deals as part of the low-cost carrier's introduction of new routes starting next summer between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport...
  • Beats Music will be free on Southwest Airlines alongside Dish TV

    Beats Music will be free on Southwest Airlines alongside Dish TV
    Beats Music, the streaming service that Apple acquired as part of a $3-billion deal this year, has a new partner in the skies. Passengers on Southwest Airlines will be able to stream playlists from the Beats Music library free, the air carrier announced...
  • Schedule adjustments put Southwest Airlines' on-time performance back on course

    DALLAS In August 2013, Southwest Airlines tightened its schedule so it could add more flights during the day. In fact, it created the equivalent of 16 more airplanes of flying, without adding the airplanes. It spent the following 12 months trying to...
  • Southwest Airlines plans growth at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport

    Southwest Airlines is eager to expand at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, a senior executive says. New domestic and international flights are likely when improvements to Terminal 1 are done in 2017-18, Dave Harvey, senior director network...
  • Retiring flight attendant looks back on nearly 50 years of change

    Retiring flight attendant looks back on nearly 50 years of change
    When Diane Hansen first clipped on her stewardess wings as an 18-year-old, "stews" couldn't be married and had to submit to weigh-ins, girdle checks and hairdo inspections before every flight. Their most important attributes were long legs and pretty...
  • United earnings double in record quarter

    United earnings double in record quarter
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it doubled earnings to book its highest quarterly profit on the strength of higher revenue and lower costs. Meanwhile, American Airlines, now merged with US Airways,...
  • Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits

    Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits
    The nation's largest airlines are reporting record profits thanks to a stronger economy and declining fuel costs. But don't expect the once-struggling industry to pass its good fortune on to travelers during the upcoming holidays. Instead, airfares...
  • Southwest agrees to tentative, 4-year contract with customer service employees

    Southwest agrees to tentative, 4-year contract with customer service employees
    Southwest Airlines and the union that represents its customer service workers have agreed to a tentative, new four-year contract, the company announced Wednesday. The terms of the proposed deal were not released. They will be distributed to the roughly...
  • Nonstop flights to Iceland from BWI will start June 2015

    Nonstop flights to Iceland from BWI will start June 2015
    Passengers will be able to take nonstop trips to Iceland from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport beginning next year, the airport announced Wednesday. WOW air, a three-year-old Icelandic low-fare airline that flies between...
  • No U.S. Customs station at LVIA, but bluer skies may be ahead.

    No U.S. Customs station at LVIA, but bluer skies may be ahead.
    Lehigh Valley International Airport has scrapped its plan to add a $5 million U.S. Customs station, and by year's end it will likely have served the fewest passengers since 1985. Yet, for the first time in two years, airport officials say they have...
  • Southwest offers up $99 one-way fares from Florida airports

    Southwest offers up $99 one-way fares from Florida airports
    Southwest Airlines is offering up cheap one-way fares during a three-day sale on many of its routes. Most flights involving Florida will cost you $99 each way. So from Orlando International Airport, for instance, you could book flights to Baltimore,...