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Sep 5, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

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Apr 4, 2011

AirTran No. 1 in performance, but travelers’ complaints rise

WASHINGTON — Low-cost carrier AirTran had the best overall performance of the 16 largest U.S. carriers last year in an annual study of airline quality released Monday, knocking the previous leader — Hawaiian Airlines — into second place. Regional air carrier American Eagle ranked last in the study, which is based on Department of Transportation […]

Feb 15, 2011

Major airlines raise business travel fares

DALLAS — Major U.S. airlines are raising the price of some tickets favored by business travelers again, this time by up to $120 per round trip. Fare experts said Delta started the latest increase on Monday, which was matched immediately by American and a day later by United, Continental and US Airways. It’s the second […]

Jan 11, 2011

Airfare increases likely to stick

The airlines are at it again, imposing the first fare increase of the new year and the third within a month. The increase on many domestic routes ranges from $4 to $10 per roundtrip ticket, depending on the length of the flight. Southwest Airlines, which boasts about low fares, appears to be the prime mover […]

Dec 29, 2010

Travelers rip airlines’ poor customer service

Travelers are lashing out at airlines for poor customer service after this week’s storm on the East Coast left thousands stranded and unable to get through to reservation agents. Travelers are incensed over what they say is the airlines’ effort to blame everything on the weather and take themselves off the hook. “We don’t blame […]

Dec 15, 2010

State guarantees payment to British Airways to keep flight

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will guarantee British Airways $11 million over the next two years to maintain the airline’s service from BWI to London, a move state officials hope will help grow the airport’s international business. “It’s the way we’ve been able to keep British Airways, which is our only significant international carrier,” said Maryland Transportation […]

Dec 14, 2010

BWI plans Sept. 2011 runway closures for repaving

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport plans to close two main runways over a weekend next September to repave a critical intersection. The airport plans to close the runways from 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9 to 5 a.m. the following Monday, and will rely on a shorter runway during that time. BWI chief executive Paul […]

Dec 13, 2010

BWI Airport announces record October traffic

LINTHICUM — BWI Airport officials say nearly 2 million passengers used the airport in October, a record for the month. The airport reported Monday that 1,994,905 passengers traveled through the airport in October, a 7.2 percent increase over October 2009. BWI officials say October traffic set a monthly record for the sixth straight month with […]

Dec 5, 2010

Jack L.B. Gohn: Time to talk, Mr. Pistole

Software engineer John Tyner’s encounter with airport passenger screening agents at San Diego Airport, in which he warned screeners not to “touch my junk,” captured by Tyner’s cell phone, has gone viral. The ACLU has announced a national program of challenging “virtual strip searches of passengers.” The new regime of full-body scans for selected members […]

Nov 22, 2010

Airport security protests could disrupt Thanksgiving travel

CHICAGO — As if air travel over the Thanksgiving holiday isn’t tough enough, it could be even worse this year: Airports could see even more disruptions because of a loosely organized Internet boycott of full-body scans. Even if only a small percentage of passengers participate, experts say it could mean longer lines, bigger delays and […]

Nov 19, 2010

Airports consider congressman’s call to ditch TSA

ATLANTA — In a climate of Internet campaigns to shun airport pat-downs and veteran pilots suing over their treatment by government screeners, some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: Ditching TSA agents altogether. Federal law allows airports to opt for screeners from the private sector instead. The push is being led by a […]

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