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Jan 09 2019, 11:38 AM
2018 Year in Review
This was a championship year for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). We achieved new heights in service and innovation as we progressed toward our vision of Gold Standard Airports – Delivered for Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys general aviation (VNY) airports.
Jan 08 2019, 02:18 PM
Los Angeles World Airports Names New Deputy Executive Director of Commercial Development
(Los Angeles, CA) After a national search that brought forward a slate of strong candidates, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is pleased to announce that Mr. Jeffrey Utterback will be joining its team as the new Deputy Executive Director of Commercial Development.
Dec 28 2018, 11:09 AM
Operational Changes Coming to Flyaway Nonstop Bus Service's Van Nuys, Orange Line, and Westwood Services in New Year
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials are announcing the following operational changes to portions of the FlyAway nonstop bus service to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). These changes are expected to enhance operational efficiency for the 1.8 million riders that use the FlyAway service each year.
Dec 28 2018, 09:10 AM
HireLAX is Accepting Applications for the First Class of 2019
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with Los Angeles Southwest College and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council, is announcing the orientation and class dates for the first HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program class of 2019, which will be the fourth class overall. This workforce development program prepares local residents for skilled craft labor careers to support the multibillion-dollar capital improvement program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Dec 19 2018, 04:21 PM
LAX Forecasts Record 5.8 Million Passengers for 25-Day Holiday Period, Encourages Use of Century Boulevard and Lower Level to Help with Traffic Flow
(Los Angeles, CA) With a record 5.8 million guests expected to use Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) during the 25-day holiday travel season, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials are sharing several suggestions that could make the trip a bit easier.
Dec 11 2018, 02:52 PM
Art Exhibits Debut at LAX's Newly Renovated Space
LOS ANGELES, CA - Just in time for the winter holiday travel season, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), is showcasing four new art exhibitions at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), three of which are located in either newly constructed or renovated exhibition spaces.
Dec 10 2018, 12:06 PM
LAX City Bus Transit Center Moves to New $5.8 Million Facility to Make Way for Work on Automated People Mover
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has opened a new $5.8 million bus center on 96th Street, between Vicksburg and Jenny avenues, as part of the preparation for the construction of an Automated People Mover (APM) and the Intermodal Transportation Facility-West near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Dec 07 2018, 11:15 AM
Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners Approves Modernization of Los Angeles Airport Police's Dispatch and Record-Keeping Systems
(Los Angeles, CA) Yesterday, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) approved the purchase of new computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS) infrastructure for use by Los Angeles World Airports' (LAWA) Los Angeles Airport Police Division (APD). In accordance with LAWA's strategic goal of innovating for security, efficiency and effectiveness, the new CAD and RMS system will modernize APD's dispatching and records retrieval systems, allowing the division to respond rapidly to situations with a reliable and quick connection to intelligence information and other first-responder agencies.
Dec 06 2018, 12:04 PM
The Holiday Season Is In Full Swing at LAX, Kicking Off With Sounds of the Season Performances
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to celebrate the holiday season with a variety of festive events to entertain our guests. From December 7 to 25, travelers in each of our terminals at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will enjoy holiday fun and have the opportunity to participate in festive activities.
Dec 06 2018, 10:32 AM
LAWA Receives Public Agency of the Year Award from Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition for Automated People Mover
(Los Angeles, CA) Yesterday, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) was honored by the Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition as "Public Agency of the Year" at its annual awards dinner. The award recognized the transformative potential of Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) forthcoming Automated People Mover (APM), which is scheduled to open in 2023. The APM, when complete, will connect LAX to Los Angeles Metro's light rail network, allowing riders from throughout Los Angeles County to travel to and from LAX and further reduce the region's carbon footprint.
Nov 30 2018, 02:50 PM
LAX Celebrates New Terminal 1 Guest Experience
(LOS ANGELES) Today, Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Southwest Airlines to unveil the new Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 1. This follows a half-billion-dollar, curb-to-gate redevelopment that showcases a new check-in area featuring all-new self-service ticket kiosks, an efficient 9-lane security checkpoint, new area for baggage claim, and exciting new dining and retail destinations with state-of-the-art design.
Nov 28 2018, 01:55 PM
LAX Awarded Best Overall Customer Service Program by Airports Council International - North America
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to announce that it has received the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) award for Best Overall Customer Service Program in the category of Large Airports for its LAXceptional Xperience program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
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