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Airline fine may send flight cancellations soaring

WASHINGTON — The government’s $900,000 fine Monday against an American Airlines affiliate for holding hundreds of passengers on board a small jet for hours on an airport tarmac may serve as a deterrent to future such incidents. But industry analysts ...

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Airlines begin canceling flights in earnest

Hundreds of thousands of airline passengers will be grounded this weekend as Hurricane Irene sweeps up the East Coast, past some of the nation’s busiest airports. JetBlue Airways said Friday it was scrubbing about 880 flights between Saturday and Monday, ...

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BWI sets passenger traffic record in May

LINTHICUM — Passenger traffic at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has set another record. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday that 2,078,548 passengers traveled through BWI in May. That is an increase of 6.8 percent over May 2010 and is an ...

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BWI ponders expansion as largest carrier Southwest continues record growth

There is fresh pavement outside and new high-end stores, a chic lounge and even a French spa setting up inside as Southwest Airlines Co.’s acquisition of a top rival inspires hope of even more record-setting growth at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood ...

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