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Aug 28 2019, 11:00 AM
LAX Gears Up for Busy Labor Day Travel, Offers Tips to Smooth Ride

(Los Angeles, CA) An estimated 1.38 million travelers will pass through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) over the six-day Labor Day weekend travel period. This year’s holiday travel period begins Thursday, Aug. 29, and ends on Tuesday, Sept. 3. 

Aug 22 2019, 03:25 PM
LAWA and Inglewood Unified School District Complete Sound Insulation Project at Payne Elementary School
(Los Angeles, CA) Just in time for the first week of classes, officials from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) are celebrating the completed installation of new sound insulation at Beulah Payne Elementary School. The sound insulation project included classrooms, administrative buildings and the school's multi-purpose auditorium. 
Aug 21 2019, 02:00 PM
Los Angeles World Airports Successfully Completes Relocation of Avis Rental Car Operations on Schedule
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) successfully completed the on-schedule relocation of Avis Rental Car operations from Airport Boulevard to its new temporary home off Westchester Parkway. The new location opened in the early hours of Aug. 20 and a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to celebrate the milestone.
Aug 16 2019, 04:30 PM
United Airlines Begins Twice-Daily Nonstop Flights from Los Angeles to Stockton, CA
 (Los Angeles, CA) Beginning today, United Airlines will offer two daily departures from its hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK).
Aug 12 2019, 11:54 AM
HireLAX Places 100th Graduate Into Job Building the Future of LAX
The HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program celebrated another milestone as the program placed its 100th graduate into a job building the future of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Aug 09 2019, 03:21 PM
First Class of BuildLAX Graduates Ready to Pursue Contracting Opportunities at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Yesterday evening, the first class of small-business construction contractors graduated from Los Angeles World Airports' (LAWA) innovative BuildLAX Academy. Launched in June, BuildLAX prepares small and local business representatives to compete for bidding opportunities with prime contractors working at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The inaugural class of the eight-week program included 17 graduates who own or work at small businesses near LAX.
Aug 07 2019, 09:00 AM
New Art Installations at LAX Explore Handmade and Digital Environments

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), is pleased to announce two new site-specific art installations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The exhibitions, featuring fiber art, video and an interactive digital installation, can be found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal and Terminal 6.

Aug 06 2019, 10:00 AM
Board of Airport Commissioners Approves Contract for Design of Proposed MSC South
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) voted unanimously Thursday to select Woods Bagot for design services for the proposed Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) South. The value of the contract is up to $12 million.
Aug 05 2019, 04:54 PM
LAX Celebrates K-9 Partners for 'Work Like a Dog Day'

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) celebrated some of the hardest working noses in the business as part of national "Work Like A Dog Day," with demonstrations and a class photo featuring canines from Los Angeles Airport Police (APD), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). A total of nine dogs showed off their skills at Tom Bradley International Terminal, demonstrating various detection and training techniques with their handlers.

Aug 05 2019, 04:15 PM
Ballet Beyond Borders' International Dancers Surprise LAX Guests with Performances in Two Terminals
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) surprised airport guests at Tom Bradley International Terminal and Terminal 4 with ballet, contemporary and hip-hop performances as well as ethnic dances by Ballet Beyond Borders' dancers from Brazil, Italy, Mexico and the U.S. Dancers from 25 countries will also be flying in to LAX to take part of a global cultural dance challenge and diplomacy conference, which will be held in Los Angeles for the first time.  
Aug 01 2019, 10:00 AM
AUGUST MODERNIZATION HIGHLIGHTS – Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports shares updates on current and upcoming construction projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). As the airport is in the midst of a multibillion-dollar modernization program, new projects are starting with regular frequency.

Jul 30 2019, 11:00 AM
‘VOICES OF LOS ANGELES’ TO WELCOME MILLIONS TO LAX IN NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

(Los Angeles, CA) Famous voices are now welcoming millions of people to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Beginning today, guests at LAX will be greeted at the terminals with welcome messages. These “Voices of Los Angeles” include local entertainers, sports figures, musicians, actors, chefs and other celebrity voices that echo the spirit of Los Angeles.

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