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  • 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...
  • Southwest no longer cheapest airline

    Southwest Airlines, which built its reputation on no-frills planes and budget fares, is no longer the cheapest airline to fly. Southwest, which got its start in 1971 jetting among three Texas cities, has grown into the nation's largest airline by market...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New cafe, seating for Pratt Street plaza

    New cafe, seating for Pratt Street plaza
    The plaza in front of the Transamerica tower in downtown Baltimore is mostly a place to pass through, but officials hope new seating, a cafe, giant blocks screened with images from the Baltimore Museum of Art and other programs will persuade people to...
  • American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips

    American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips
    American Airlines' parent said Friday that the steep drop in fuel costs helped its first-quarter profit nearly double from a year earlier. But American Airlines Group Inc. said its revenue slipped 1.7% to $9.83 billion due to increasing competition, the...
  • Delta subsidiary laying off 98 at Orlando International

    Delta subsidiary laying off 98 at Orlando International
    DAL Global Services, which is a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, filed a notice with the state Wednesday that it would lay off 98 employees at Orlando International Airport, by June 16. DAL provides ground services, such as baggage handling, to several...
  • United Airlines expects another record profit in 2nd quarter

    United Airlines expects another record profit in 2nd quarter
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned record profit in the first quarter, more than a $1 billion improvement over the previous year's first-quarter loss. And CEO Jeff Smisek said he expects the...
  • Southwest Airlines sued over death of financial trader

    Southwest Airlines sued over death of financial trader
    The widow of a financial trader is suing Southwest Airlines, claiming the crew on her huband's flight last year didn't offer adequate medical attention when he collapsed in a lavatory. Kelly Ilczyszyn filed a wrongful death suit in Alameda County...
  • Rudeness police missed the real culprit

     Rudeness police missed the real culprit
    You must know by now that the Rudeness Police of America — those self-appointed vigilantes who yearn to publicly shame discourteous individuals — are working overtime to curb the national rudeness epidemic. Like that ESPN mean-girl broadcast...
  • Newport woman sues Southwest Airlines over death of husband stricken on plane

    Lawyers representing a Newport Beach widow filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, alleging that members of a flight crew didn't do enough to help the woman's husband when they found him moaning in an airplane bathroom after he...