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  • Man arrested for bringing loaded handgun to BWI

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. man is in police custody after he tried to bring a loaded handgun through security at a local airport. On Thursday, Transportation Security Administration officers arrested a man who tried to…

  • DCA pulls ahead of Dulles. Here’s why that’s not necessarily a good thing.

    Dulles International Airport has slipped to the region’s third busiest airport, based on passenger count for the most recent fiscal year, while Reagan National Airport continued to see gains. Based on fiscal year passenger count,…

  • 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 arrested at Maryland airports for gun possession

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Transportation Security Administration officials say two men were arrested for bringing loaded guns into Maryland airports. Authorities say the men were stopped at Hagerstown Regional and Baltimore Washington International-Thurgood Marshal airports on…

  • Norwegian Air to offer flights from BWI to French Caribbean

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced two new international flights to French Caribbean destinations from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. On Thursday, the low-cost airliner said it will launch twice-weekly nonstop service…

  • Adding class: BWI Airport seeks bids for an attached hotel

    WASHINGTON — It’s an idea inspired by some of the busiest international airports in the world, and it’s finally coming to Baltimore-Washington International-Thurgood Marshall: a hotel connected to the terminal. Airport planners have been throwing…

  • BWI-Havana flights to start Sept. 30

    WASHINGTON — The thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba will bear for area travelers this fall. That’s when a tour company is set to begin nonstop flights from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport…

  • Cold breaks records in DC, Baltimore

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bitter cold temperatures have broken records in Washington and Baltimore. The National Weather Service says Thursday’s high temperature of 15 degree at Washington Dulles Airport broke the record for daily low maximum…

  • U.S. airport security stops record number of guns

    WASHINGTON — The number of guns detected at airport security checkpoints continues to set new records, but the reason why remains uncertain. Up to the final week of the year, the Transportation Security Administration found…

  • Area airports’ out-of-sync growth could increase fees

    The D.C. region\’s three airports generate billions of dollars in economic activity and provide more than 300,000 jobs, but they\’re competing for passengers and there are changes on the horizon.

  • Airport luxury lounges: The new wrinkle in air travel

    Air travel has become one of the most unpleasant experiences imaginable: long lines, delayed flights and overpriced food. But a new model is emerging that aims to bring comfort and even a hint of luxury to the average traveler.

  • Baltimore woman cited for stun gun at BWI Airport

    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — A Baltimore woman has been cited for taking a stun gun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The Transportation Security Administration says the woman works at…

  • BWI converts pay phone banks to charging stations

    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Old technology has given way to new technology at BWI Airport. The airport has converted three former banks of pay phones into charging stations for passengers needing juice for their cellphones,…

  • BWI brings out big shovels for snow

    Shoveling the sidewalk is one thing. Clearing a runway is something else entirely.

  • Woman tries to bring disguised stun gun on plane at BWI

    TSA officials confiscated a stun gun disguised to look like a cellphone.