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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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