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  • Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola

    Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola
    Orlando International Airport paramedics examined a sick passenger on an incoming Southwest Airlines flight from Houston earlier this afternoon, but he was not suffering from Ebola. The passenger, who was not named, had visited Kenya in August,...
  • Unattended bag forces bomb check, delayed flights

    Unattended bag forces bomb check, delayed flights
    An unattended bag found at Orlando International Airport forced a bomb-squad check and, while the bag turned out to be harmless, it disrupted activities enough to delay departures of at least nine flights Sunday evening. The bag was inspected by the...
  • Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport

    Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport
    A brief power outage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday contributed to more than 100 flight disruptions on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The widespread outage only lasted about an hour and a half, but it temporarily stopped...
  • Storm to drop wintry mess on Thanksgiving travelers

    Storm to drop wintry mess on Thanksgiving travelers
    Though temperatures neared a record high Monday, a wintry blast looms for the busiest travel day of the year Wednesday, with a mess of rain turning to snow expected along Interstate 95 and more than 6 inches of snow possible farther inland. Highways...
  • Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel

    Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel
    Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is changing its colors — but not its stripes. Following the lead of Southwest and Frontier airlines, Florida-based Spirit announced a new, very yellow livery for its fleet of 61 planes. ------------ FOR THE...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Southwest, Beats team up for onboard streaming tunes

    Southwest, Beats team up for onboard streaming tunes
    Southwest Airlines on Monday began offering Beats Music service aboard its Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft, the carrier said. Southwest, which carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline, said passengers can listen to pop, rock, country and...
  • 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...