Airport to take part in exhibit for students commuting to UM
Baltimore-Washington International Airport will participate in the Commuter Corner exhibit at the University of Maryland, College Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26.
The exhibit, which will be held on McKeldin Mall in the center of campus, is part of Maryland's First Look Fair for new students who commute to school. It provides students with information about getting involved in campus and community activities.
BWI will offer information about public transportation to the airport from College Park. Students can ride the Metro from campus to the Greenbelt station and transfer to the BWI Express Metro Bus, which travels to the BWI airport terminal every 40 minutes.
Southwest begins nonstop service to L.A. twice a day
Southwest Airlines, BWI's largest carrier, will introduce today its first nonstop flight between BWI and Los Angeles.
Southwest is offering two daily flights between BWI and Los Angeles at an introductory round-trip fare of $99.
Southwest began operating at BWI in 1993 with eight daily nonstop departures to Chicago and Cleveland. The airline now offers 138 flights from BWI to 33 destinations. For more information, log on to www.south west.com.