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Mar 18 2019, 02:18 PM
Spring Arrives at LAX with Spectacular Airfield Super Bloom
(Los Angeles, CA) Travelers taking off or landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are in for a spectacular visual treat with the arrival of a rare super bloom of wildflowers on the airfield.
Mar 18 2019, 02:13 PM
Parking Relief Is On the Way with Opening of Economy Lot E on March 28
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be expanding the number of spaces available for economy parking to approximately 2,000 later this month. A new long-term lot, Economy Lot E, will officially open to the public on Thursday, March 28.
Mar 14 2019, 02:18 PM
Mayor Garcetti and Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on Historic LAX Airport Train
(Los Angeles, CA) Mayor Eric Garcetti today broke ground on the Automated People Mover (APM), a train which will connect travelers directly to airport terminals and create new and convenient locations for passenger pick-up and drop-off outside the Central Terminal Area. The historic infrastructure project will transform public transportation, reduce traffic congestion, and deliver a world-class experience for travelers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Mar 13 2019, 03:00 PM
LAX Soars in World Airport Rankings, Moves to Fourth Busiest in the World, No. 10 Busiest Cargo Operation Globally
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has regained its position as the fourth busiest commercial airport in the world, while also growing in the global rankings for its cargo operations, according to Airports Council International (ACI) World data.
Mar 12 2019, 02:18 PM
Los Angeles World Airports Names New Deputy Executive Director of Construction Management
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is pleased to announce that Mr. Hans Thilenius has been named Deputy Executive Director of Construction Management.
Mar 11 2019, 01:15 PM
LAX Flyaway Westwood Service to Relocate Operations Closer to UCLA Campus on March 18
(Los Angeles, CA) On Monday, March 18, the FlyAway® bus stop in Westwood will move to its new location on Galey Avenue, just north of Strathmore Place on the east side of the street. The new location is adjacent to UCLA student housing and dormitories. Previously, the Westwood FlyAway® stop was a nearly 1-mile walk into Westwood Village from the campus. The new location's intersection also services Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) buses, Santa Clarita Transit, LADOT, Antelope Valley Transit Authority commuter express buses, the Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Amtrak Thruway, and FlixBus long distance service.
Mar 04 2019, 10:30 AM
LAWA Now Accepting Applications for Paid Summer Interns at LAX and Van Nuys Airports
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is seeking college students who want to gain hands-on experience working in one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic industries to apply for paid summer internships at Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) airports. These internships provide valuable career-relevant experience at two of the busiest airports in the world of their types. To be eligible, undergraduate and graduate students must be at least 18 years old and available to work at least 20 hours a week for 16 weeks. Hourly rates for these positions start at $16.77.
Mar 01 2019, 11:30 AM
Los Angeles World Airports is Transforming the Future with AMAC
(Los Angeles, CA) The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) are pleased to announce that registration is now open for AMAC’s 35th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference: Transforming the Future of Airports. The conference will be held at the JW Marriott in Downtown Los Angeles from August 20 to 23, 2019. This highly acclaimed conference is AMAC’s flagship event – serving as a hub for education, advocacy and networking opportunities that promote diversity and inclusion in airports.
Feb 27 2019, 03:07 PM
California Department of Motor Vehicles Shares Real ID Act Information with LAX Guests
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, representatives from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) came to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to share information with airport guests about the federal REAL ID Act.
Feb 12 2019, 10:22 AM
Terminal 1 Project Wraps Up On Time, On Budget, Without Lost-Time Injury
(Los Angeles, CA) When the ribbon was cut at the end of 2018, the $516 million overhaul of Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) came in on schedule and on budget, with no lost-time injuries over the four-year construction project that modernized the 34-year-old building.
Feb 08 2019, 12:00 PM
Love Takes Flight at LAX, Couples Encouraged to Enter Valentine's Day Photo Contest Featuring Iconic Sign on Sepulveda Boulevard
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is helping love take flight this Valentine's Day with a special "Love LAX" photo contest. From now until Feb. 14, couples, families and individuals are encouraged to take a romantic, quirky or stylish photo in front of the iconic LAX sign on Sepulveda Boulevard, which Cupid has decorated to celebrate the holiday of love. People who tag their photos with #LoveLAX and @flyLAXairport on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram will be eligible to win Los Angeles World Airports swag. (The sign can be found on the east side of Sepulveda Blvd, north of LAX, where Sepulveda Blvd. meets Lincoln Blvd.)
Feb 05 2019, 05:05 PM
LAWA Announces $500,000 Incentive Program to Replace Polluting Heavy Vehicles with Cleaner, Zero or Near-Zero Emissions Vehicles
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is now accepting applications for a new voluntary incentive program designed to help airport operators achieve compliance with LAWA's environmental policies and further improve the air quality surrounding Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
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