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  • Area airports reporting major delays Saturday

    WASHINGTON — Airports along the East Coast are experiencing major delays Saturday afternoon. BWI Marshall Airport officials confirmed via Twitter that there is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical issue — a computer outage — that…

  • 2 area airports hosting jazz performances

    WASHINGTON (AP) _ Two airports in the Washington area are hosting a series of jazz performances. The performances at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport begin Thursday and continue mostly on…

  • The Best and Worst Airlines, Airports for On-Time Flights

    (NEW YORK) — If you’re a frequent air traveler, you probably already know how often flights are delayed. Now you have proof. Statistical analysis website FiveThirtyEight.com found, on average, that domestic flights miss the target…

  • NTSB: Five wrong-airport landings since 2012

    WASHINGTON – Five civil and military flights in the United States have landed at the wrong airport since 2012, a National Transportation Safety Board report says. A Southwest Airlines plane from Chicago’s Midway Airport heading…

  • AP investigation details DC-area airport perimeter breaches

    By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Over the last decade, homeless men, a job seeker, even a skateboarder and a stranded boater have gotten past perimeter security at the D.C. region’s three…

  • Loose change adds up at airports

    WASHINGTON — Airline passengers are getting nickel and dimed — at the security checkpoint. In the process of emptying their pockets, travelers have left behind quite a chunk of change. During fiscal year 2014, the…

  • Weather causing delays at area airports

    WASHINGTON — Got a plane to catch Tuesday? It could get ugly. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport told WTOP earlier Monday that crews are trying to keep the runways clear, but there will likely be…

  • Cancellations, delays continue at DC, Baltimore airports

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of flights were canceled and delayed at the three major airports in the Washington-Baltimore region as the Northeast recovers from a powerful winter storm. The flight tracking service FlightAware shows that…

  • Some flights canceled at Dulles and Reagan National

    WASHINGTON — The region’s airports are keeping a close eye on the morning’s freezing rain, and Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National have announced some flight cancellations for Monday morning. The flight delays…

  • Thanksgiving travel tips for airports

    Whether they\’re going to grandma\’s or a good friend\’s, millions of Americans are headed to the airports this week during what is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year.

  • More people than ever are ‘packing’ at the airport

    With nearly two full months remaining in the year, the Transportation Security Administration has already snagged a record number of guns at security checkpoints.

  • Dulles begins Ebola screening

    The region\’s largest international gateway on Thursday will begin
    screening selected arriving passengers for signs of the Ebola virus.

  • Airports to carry MERS warnings

    Dulles International and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be among the 22 airports where travelers will see signs warning of MERS.

  • Flight cancellations will affect area for days

    Even though the worst snowstorm in years has passed through the region, the rash of flight cancellations caused by bad weather nationwide is going to have a ripple effect for days.

  • JetBlue offers $55 flights out of Reagan National

    The flights will go to four or JetBlue\’s five nonstop locations: Boston; Fort Lauderdale; Orlando; and Tampa.