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Southwest adds BWI service to Portland, Oakland

LINTHICUM — Southwest Airlines is adding two new nonstop flights to Portland, Ore., and Oakland, Calif., from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The seasonal service announced Monday will begin on June 8. The new destinations from BWI Airport were part ...

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Get ready for cellphone yak attack on your flight

NEW YORK — Airline passengers have already been stripped of their legroom, hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence. The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cellphone calls on airplanes, ...

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FAA to weigh easing limits on electronic devices

WASHINGTON — With the blessing of an influential advisory panel, federal regulators are closer to letting airline passengers use their smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other electronic gadgets during takeoffs and landings. The 28-member FAA advisory committee voted to recommend the ...

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