LAX and Otis College of Art and Design Unveil Art for "100percentLA" Summer Selfie Campaign
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the Otis College of Art and Design, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil original art and design work created by recent Otis College graduates for the Summer Selfie campaign, "100percentLA," at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
LAX's ACE Academy Showcases Aviation Careers to Middle and High School Students
(Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX's) annual Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy kicked off this week for nearly 40 students participating in a week-long tour of two airports and exposure to more than 150 aviation-related career paths. The program started on Monday for middle school students at City of Los Angeles Fire Station 5, and will last for one week. The program for high school students begins next Monday, June 25.
LAX and United Airlines Welcome Humboldt County Students to Explore New Horizons on New Nonstop Service to Los Angeles
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) joined with United Airlines to welcome thirteen middle and high school students and their chaperones from Humboldt County to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) yesterday. Upon their arrival, United staff members took the students on a tour of the airfield and explained how passenger luggage is handled, sorted and assigned to specific baggage claim areas. During the tour, workers emphasized the company's focus on employee professionalism, timeliness and following safety procedures at all times. From there, the tour continued into United's Station Operations Control where flights are managed and coordinated to ensure timely departures. Students toured the Emergency Operations Center where the airline handles crises, and the group also learned about different career options in the Aviation industry.
LAWA Business Matchmaking Forum Hosts Nearly 1,000 Small Businesses to Discuss Contracting Opportunities at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) – Small Business Enterprises (SBEs), Local Business Enterprises (LBEs), Local Small Business Enterprises (LSBEs), Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBEs), and other business enterprises met with select firms at today's Business Matchmaking Forum, held at The Proud Bird Restaurant, next to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The forum provided businesses of many different types with chances to meet one-on-one with prime contractors working on LAX's largest capital improvement projects, some of which are already underway. Prime contractors used the opportunity to meet with nearly 1,000 local businesses in attendance.
Centurion Lounge from American Express Set to Land at LAX in 2019
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced plans to open the 12th location of the American Express signature airport lounge network, The Centurion Lounge, at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in 2019.
Los Angeles World Airports to Honor LA Pride by Turning Iconic Pylons the Colors of the Rainbow Flag
(Los Angeles, CA) In honor of LGBTQ Heritage Month, and in celebration of this weekend’s 2018 Los Angeles Pride Parade, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) will be changing its iconic pylons to red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet, the colors of the pride rainbow flag. LAWA also updated the icons on the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY) social media accounts to reflect support for Pride Month.
United Airlines Launches New Nonstop Service Between LAX and Humboldt County Airport
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) joined with United Airlines and Fly Humboldt to celebrate the launch of United Airlines new nonstop service from Humboldt County to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LAWA staff members were on hand on hand to welcome the first group of passengers flying in from Humboldt County Airport (ACV) and provide them with gift bags to commemorate United's inaugural flight from ACV to LAX on this service.
Ashland Hill Opens Up at LAX, Bringing Beach Town Vibe of Santa Monica to Terminal 7
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) joined Areas, a leading provider of food & beverage and retail services in the travel industry, to announce the opening of its second Ashland Hill location at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Located in Terminal 7, Ashland Hill focuses on rustic, yet modern dishes. The menu draws from Midwest and West Coast influences blending the new and traditional into a spectacular experience. Ashland Hill features an extensive selection of local brews, a notable wine list, and a full bar for cocktails.
Stay Hydrated! LAX Has Water Bottle Refill Stations Throughout the Airport
(Los Angeles, CA) With the busy summer travel season - and the temperatures that come with it - right around the corner, it is more important than ever to stay hydrated. On World Environment Day, Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) officials want to remind guests about the many water refills stations located throughout Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Dunkin’ Donuts opened at Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Terminal 7. Dunkin’ Donuts is an iconic brand which sells more than 1.9 billion cups of coffee, and almost 3 billion donuts and Munchkins donut hole treats per year globally. They serve more than 5 million customers per day worldwide. This is the second Dunkin’ Donuts location Areas operates at LAX. The first location is in T4.
LAX Ready to Kick Off a Busy Summer Travel Season With New Shops, Restaurants, Innovations and Volunteers to Help Create an Exceptional Guest Experience
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is expecting a busy start to the summer travel season with a 6 percent increase in passenger volume predicted for the four-day Memorial Day holiday period, which starts on Friday, May 25, and continues through the holiday on Monday, May 28.
LAX Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Pets Unstressing Passengers Program
(Los Angeles, CA) - Los Angeles World Airports celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Pets Unstressing Passengers (PUPs) Program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the courtyard of the Theme Building today. During the celebration, nearly 40 therapy dogs from the program, and their handlers, walked the grass carpet, took photos and were interviewed about their participation in PUPs.