Tag Archives: air travel

Obama budget could boost fees on airline tickets

Airline travelers would pay more to help finance airport projects under President Barack Obama’s budget plan. The president’s budget released Monday would raise the “passenger facility charge” to $7 from $4.50 per flight to offset cuts in airport grants. Just ...

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BWI set passenger traffic record in 2010

LINTHICUM — Maryland officials say Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport hit an all-time record for passenger traffic in 2010. More than 21.9 million commercial passengers flew through the airport last year. That’s an increase of 4.7 percent over 2009 and ...

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DC airports expecting cancellations in storm

WASHINGTON — Passengers flying from Washington area airports are being advised to check with their airlines for cancellations as a massive winter storm is disrupting travel across the nation. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokeswoman Courtney Mickalonis says passengers should expect ...

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BWI has extensive flight delays

LINTHICUM — Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is open, but there have been extensive flight cancellations. Airport spokesman Jonathan Dean said Thursday the airport is in clean-up mode. He says the airport’s runways have been open throughout the storm, but ...

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FDA wants stricter testing for defibrillators

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is recommending stricter safety measures for heart-zapping defibrillators after years of increasing problems with the emergency medical devices. Under the agency’s proposal posted online Friday, makers of external defibrillators would need to submit ...

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Photo of the Day – Ravens vs. Steelers bet ends badly at BWI

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff.

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