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  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
  • United Airlines says carry-on bag crackdown is response to flyer complaints

    United Airlines says carry-on bag crackdown is response to flyer complaints
    United Airlines, the nation’s third largest carrier, has begun a crackdown on passengers who drag oversized bags into the cabin. And the airline is doing this to win points with passengers. After all, the Chicago-based carrier was recently...
  • JetBlue woos other airline loyalty club members with free membership

    Members of selected loyalty programs at Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways will receive free entry to JetBlue's premium TrueBlue Mosaic club for the rest of 2014 just by signing up....
  • Alaska Airlines launches BWI service with $119 flights to Seattle

    Alaska Airlines launches BWI service with $119 flights to Seattle
    Alaska Airlines, which today announced new flights between Baltimore and Seattle, is launching its new service at BWI-Marshall Airport with a fare sale. The airline will offer daily inbound and outbound service between BWI and Seattle-Tacoma...
  • Southwest to take over BWI flights to Cancun

    Southwest to take over BWI flights to Cancun
    Flights from Baltimore to Cancun will be offered under the Southwest Airlines banner starting in August, as the airline continues to rebrand routes formerly flown under AirTran Airways. The airline recently announced similar changes on flights from...
  • Airline cancels route -- but what about my credits?

    Airline cancels route -- but what about my credits?
    Nancy Palmer cancels her flight from Seattle to Baltimore. Then her airline stops flying from Seattle to Baltimore. So what happens with the ticket credit she was offered? Is her ticket really nonrefundable? Q. I'm writing about a recent issue I had with...
  • Southwest's big Dallas expansion -- what it means

    Southwest Airlines announced it will start flying between Dallas/Love Field and 15 new destinations this fall, as soon as the law allows: -- On October 13, it will start linking Love Field with Baltimore, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Chicago. -- On...
  • Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports later turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a...
  • Smoke in cockpit forces BWI plane to abort flight

    Smoke in cockpit forces BWI plane to abort flight
    A flight carrying 139 passengers and five crew members from Baltimore to Orlando was aborted on a BWI runway Tuesday afternoon when pilots noticed smoke in the cockpit. Southwest Airlines Flight 3782, scheduled for a 3:02 p.m. departure, was on an active...
  • Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes

    Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes
    Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways. Daily flights will operate between...
  • Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a 6-3...