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  • Travel: BWI airlines add many flights, destinations

    Travel: BWI airlines add many flights, destinations
    Some 2,000 miles south of Anne Arundel County, travelers are experiencing the sights and sounds of monkeys jumping in Costa Rican rainforests. Off the coast of Alaska, about 3,700 miles northeast, they're watching mammoth glaciers drift across the...
  • Study: Consumers benefit from fare-comparison sites

     Study: Consumers benefit from fare-comparison sites
    The value of consumers being able to shop for airfares at comparison websites is $6.7 billion per year, which shows the danger of airlines potentially pulling their fares and schedules from those sites, according to a recent study sponsored by Travel...
  • Southwest to increase flights to Austin on Nov. 1

    Southwest Airlines plans to boost flying between Fort Lauderdale and Austin, Texas, to two flights daily starting Nov. 1. The same day, it plans to add nonstop service between Orlando International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport,...
  • Southwest Airlines flies south of the border, prompting fare cuts

    Southwest Airlines flies south of the border, prompting fare cuts
    Airline travelers looking to save money have a couple of reasons to cheer and one cause to grouse. The good news is that airlines in the U.S. are setting aside more seats for travelers wanting to redeem loyalty reward points. Also, airfares to Mexico...
  • Southwest expanding its OIA maintenance hangar

    Southwest expanding its OIA maintenance hangar
    Southwest Airlines announced Wednesday it is spending $9.5 million to expand and renovate its maintenance hangar at Orlando International Airport. The airline intends to add 20,000 square feet to the facility, as well as new paint, administrative offices...
  • Chicago airports on best and worst lists for summer delays

    Chicago airports on best and worst lists for summer delays
    O'Hare International Airport is one of the worst big airports to fly from during the summer because of flight delays, while Midway is one of the best, according to a study released Tuesday. Among the 50 busiest U.S. airports, O'Hare summer flights...
  • Orlando airport set to approve new $1.8 billion terminal

    Orlando airport set to approve new $1.8 billion terminal
    The leaders of Orlando International Airport are moving forward with construction of a $1.8 billion southern terminal, despite the objection of two large airlines. Airport Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher said Monday the airport is growing at an accelerated...
  • 3 Southwest Airlines baggage handlers, 11 others accused of smuggling drugs

    3 Southwest Airlines baggage handlers, 11 others accused of smuggling drugs
    Three Southwest Airlines baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport are among 14 people charged with bypassing airport security in order to smuggle several hundred pounds of marijuana across the country, according to a criminal complaint unsealed...
  • Southwest throws couple surprise wedding shower at BWI

    Southwest throws couple surprise wedding shower at BWI
    Forget soda and peanuts — what if your next flight came with a complimentary wedding shower? That's exactly what Southwest Airlines planned to surprise Kelley Mulfinger upon her arrival at BWI Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon to meet her...
  • Spending: How to beat annoying airline fees

    Air travelers are by now all too familiar with checked-bag fees that can run from $25 each way up to $200. Allegiant, Frontier and Spirit airlines charge from $10 to $100 to bring a carry-on bag. If a security or gate agent deems that you have an...
  • You're less cranky about flying, study says, but are you really happy?

    You're less cranky about flying, study says, but are you really happy?
    Passengers are more satisfied with service they received on North American airlines, continuing an upward trajectory, according to a new J.D. Power study. Maybe it's time to say goodbye to the cranky flier. For the eighth straight year, fliers chose ...