Thursday, May 31, 2007

Virgin at Dulles

The federal government has given Virgin America permission to start service from Dulles International Airport. The airline expects to begin flights this summer.

National-Atlanta Run

AirTran Airways has announced it will offer weekly round-trip service to Atlanta from Reagan National Airport starting July 10.

Pittsburgh, BWI No-Go

US Airways is planning to eliminate its three daily flights to Pittsburgh from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport starting July 7. A spokesman for the airline said it will continue to offer service to Pittsburgh from and Dulles and National.

Plan for Crowds

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is reminding travelers to prepare for an estimated record number of travelers this summer at Dulles and National airports. Last year, 6.1 million people visited Dulles between June and August and 4.9 million people visited National. Be sure to plan for crowded parking lots and lines at the check-in counters and security screening areas, officials said.


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