Installed at Dulles
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has installed a new digital video security and surveillance system to enhance security at Washington Dulles International Airport. The Loronix Networked Video Solution, created by Verint Systems Inc., a digital video security and surveillance company in Woodbury, N.Y., provides better video picture quality and better management of retained video for subsequent review and analysis.
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific has begun code-sharing with American Airlines and its American Eagle affiliate on flights between Hong Kong and 20 U.S. airports, including Dulles, National and Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
America West has joined other airlines in waiving fees for passengers who want to alter travel plans because of the war in Iraq. For more information, call 800-2-FLY-AWA.
AirTran Airways is adding two daily nonstops from BWI to Milwaukee, beginning June 14. For more information, call 800-247-8726 or visit www.airtran.com.
Aer Lingus Flying
From BWI Again
Aer Lingus, the national air carrier of Ireland, which suspended service from BWI after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, resumed operations from BWI to Shannon and Dublin airports last Sunday.
Direct service to Shannon with continuing service to Dublin will operate daily except Tuesdays and Saturdays. Flights will depart BWI at 8:10 p.m., arriving in Shannon at 7:45 a.m. and Dublin at 9:15 a.m. Return flights will leave Dublin at 1:30 p.m., arrive at Shannon at 2:15 and depart for BWI at 3:15, arriving at 5:55 p.m.
Pan Am Adds
Pan Am is increasing daily nonstop service to Martha's Vineyard and has added new service to Hyannis, Mass., from BWI. The airline now offers six flights a day to the island off the New England coast and one daily round trip to Hyannis. For more information, call 800-359-7262 or visit www.flypanam.com.
Frontier Airlines is adding a second daily round trip between BWI and Denver beginning today, and will offer double bonus miles to members of its EarlyReturns frequent-flier program who travel between April 22 and May 21. For more information and reservations, call 800-432-1359 or visit www.frontierairlines.com.
-- Compiled by Daniele Seiss
and Alicia Cypress