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  • Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI

    Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI
    A company that uses biometric technology to verify travelers' identities through fingerprint and iris scans will launch its security clearance services for enrolled members at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting next month. The company, New York-based...
  • Imagine Dragons to give surprise performance on Feb. 24 airplane flight

    Imagine Dragons to give surprise performance on Feb. 24 airplane flight
    Imagine Dragons is ready to rock you — in the sky. The Grammy-winning band and Southwest Airlines announced Monday that the group will perform a surprise Live at 35 concert at 35,000 feet on a Feb. 24 flight. Southwest will launch a sweepstakes on...
  • Bid on items to benefit horse-rescue organization

    Howey Horse Haven, a nonprofit horse rescue organization, will host "Hearts & Hooves," a silent auction and dinner Saturday in the Magnolia Room at the Leesburg campus of Lake-Sumter State College, 9501 U.S. Highway 441. The silent auction, which is 6...
  • Twitter threats lead to Chicago raid, evacuation of 2 Atlanta flights

    Twitter threats lead to Chicago raid, evacuation of 2 Atlanta flights
    Law enforcement officials found no bombs on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they considered credible threats, FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said. The threats were originally posted to Twitter by @kingZortic. At...
  • $105 million contract approved for BWI concourse connection for international service

    $105 million contract approved for BWI concourse connection for international service
    A $105 million contract for the reconstruction of two concourses at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport — meant to allow for more international service — was approved Wednesday by the Board of Public Works. The contract went to Greenbelt-based...
  • Panama City airport adds daily flights to Orlando

    Panama City airport adds daily flights to Orlando
    WEST BAY, Fla. (AP) — Silver Airways will begin offering daily flights from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Tampa and Orlando. The airlines announced Monday that it will offer twice-daily flights to Orlando International Airport...
  • SkyMall's crash landing: Structural defect or pilot error?

    SkyMall's crash landing: Structural defect or pilot error?
    SkyMall wasn't all life-size Yeti statues, John McCain gargoyle sculptures and motorized, voice-controlled Star Wars R2-D2 toys. My daughter sleeps on a bed my wife picked out of the SkyMall catalog at 30,000 feet. That's also where we found the shelves...
  • Nonstop: Jamaica in winter – or anytime

    Nonstop: Jamaica in winter – or anytime
    Nonstop: One in a series of occasional articles exploring destinations easily reached from BWI-Marshall Airport. Yes, there are gorgeous sugar sand beaches, fabulous resorts and year-round temperatures that average about 80 degrees, but Jamaica is so...
  • Southwest Airlines CEO set to speak at monthly breakfast

    The head of Southwest Airlines will be the keynote speaker at the BWI Business Partnerships February Signature Breakfast. Gary C. Kelly has been with Southwest for 28 years and began his career as a controller. He advanced to chief financial officer and...
  • Delta flight to Orlando is diverted to Dallas

    Delta flight to Orlando is diverted to Dallas
    An Orlando-bound Delta flight from Los Angeles was diverted to Dallas this afternoon. A Delta Air Lines spokesman says a flight from Los Angeles to Orlando was diverted to Dallas due to what he called "a security concern." Spokesman Morgan Durrant did...
  • Quirky in-flight catalog SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

    Quirky in-flight catalog SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions
    Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy. The quirky in-flight shopping catalog has been a mainstay on airlines for more than three decades....