- For the second year in a row, ACI-NA data shows BWI as the fastest growing airport among the 30 busiest in North America.
- Midwest Express initiates non-stop service between Milwaukee and BWI, thus becoming the fourth airline in four months to establish service at Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
- Paul J. Wiedefeld named new Executive Director of the Maryland Aviation Administration. Mr. Wiedefeld, 46, previously held the position of vice-president for the engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas, Inc., managing the company’s Baltimore Office.
- BWI becomes first U.S. airport to have federal security screeners working at checkpoints and airline jetways.
- Maryland Board of Public Works approves a $10.2 million contract for the construction of a customer service building within the new Consolidated Rental Car Facility at BWI.
- Aer Lingus Chief Executive Officer, Willie Walsh, announces the Irish national air carrier plans to re-establish direct international service between Dublin/Shannon and BWI.
- Maryland Board of Public Works approves a $3 million contract for the demolition and re-construction of Pier A to create a 31-gate continuous concourse for Southwest Airlines Co. This project signals the beginning of major terminal expansion at BWI.