American Airlines plans to add flights next month, in...

BWI DIGEST

March 18, 2002

American Airlines plans to add flights next month, in June

To help meet summer travel season demands, American Airlines is adding several flights at Baltimore-Washington International Airport next month and in June.

On April 7, American will add to its schedule one daily flight to Dallas/Fort Worth and one daily flight to Chicago O'Hare. A new roundtrip flight to St. Louis is to begin June 15, as will an additional daily flight to Chicago O'Hare. Also in June, the airline will add flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico, bringing the total to four flights a week to that destination.

Information: 800-433-7300 or www.aa.com.

Security workers sought for BWI, other airports

The Transportation Security Administration is recruiting and hiring more than 30,000 federal security personnel to perform airport screening duties and other functions at the nation's commercial airports, including BWI.

The agency will deploy federal personnel, including passenger and baggage screeners, law enforcement officers and others to all airports by Nov. 19. Applicants will have to meet stringent requirements.

NCS Pearson Inc. of Eden Prairie, Minn., has been contracted to help with recruiting and hiring.

Information or to apply: www. tsa.gov or www.ncs.com.

Airport program to mark Women's History Month

In observance of Women's History Month, the Maryland Aviation Administration has scheduled a program that examines the changing missions of women in the military since the terrorist attacks Sept. 11. The program will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Thursday on the upper level of BWI's Observation Gallery.

"Today's Heroes: Women Defending America's Freedom," will feature a panel representing each branch of the military. Included will be an F-16 pilot from the District of Columbia Air National Guard, who escorted Air Force One back to Washington on Sept. 11; an Army officer who was on duty at the Pentagon the day of the attack and who helped in the rescue effort; a Coast Guard administrative officer and pilot assigned to Air Station Group Atlantic City, N.J., who was on duty Sept. 11; a naval officer who was closely tied to the events; and a Marine officer and helicopter pilot who will be deployed overseas this year.

Reservations are required.

Information: 410-859-7229.

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