BWI Digest

BWI DIGEST

Howard Business

October 20, 2003

Business fair set for Nov. 13 to offer chance to network

Baltimore-Washington International Airport will hold its Business Networking Fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 13 in International Terminal E.

The eighth annual fair is an opportunity for small and minority-owned businesses to network with larger contractors that work with and service the airport.

The event is sponsored by the Maryland Aviation Administration Office of Fair Practices. Registration is required.

BWI Pathfinders group is seeking volunteers

The BWI Pathfinders group is seeking volunteers willing to spend a minimum of four hours a week assisting and directing passengers in the airport's main terminal.

The number of passengers passing through BWI in August increased by 4.4 percent over August last year, and the number of passengers international passengers increased by 18 percent over last year.

Anyone interested in becoming a BWI Pathfinder is asked to contact the Maryland Aviation Administration.

USO, airlines offering services to GIs at airport

Military personnel returning to the United States on leave from service in Iraq are being offered a wide range of services and discounts from airlines and the United Service Organizations.

USO volunteers offer assistance with travel arrangements, transportation and hotel accommodations, and provide troops with amenities including meals and phone cards.

Some airlines have announced discount programs for troops flying through BWI. Discounted tickets home are available through an office in Kuwait.

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