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Jan 13 2020, 04:00 PM
LAX WELCOMES THE RETURN OF SCANDINAVIAN AIRLINES' NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN LAX AND COPENHAGEN

(Los Angeles, CA) City and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials today welcomed the return of Scandinavian Airlines’ (SAS) nonstop service to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Copenhagen Airport (CPH), the airline’s largest Scandinavian hub. The airline is offering flights six times a week, and will increase that frequency to daily service beginning March 31. This new nonstop route makes LAX one of only two West Coast airports providing nonstop flights to and from Copenhagen.
 

Jan 08 2020, 10:15 AM
LOS ANGELES WORLD AIRPORTS - 2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

(Los Angeles, CA) In 2019, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) worked to accomplish a wide variety of successes at Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys general aviation (VNY) airports. With the leadership of the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the LAWA executive team, we have worked to revolutionize the way guests access LAX; modernize LAX’s terminals; improve the overall guest experience; increase the operational efficiency and sustainability of both LAX and VNY; make our airports more safe and secure; and continue our collaborative partnerships to deliver LAX's capital program successfully. 


 

Jan 03 2020, 10:00 AM
LAX TO CONDUCT WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERT TEST ON JAN. 15

(Los Angeles, CA)  Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will conduct a full-scale test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system on Jan. 15. Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is now among the government agencies across the country granted authority by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to utilize the WEA system, in which emergency text messages and an alert tone are pushed to compatible mobile devices – such as cell phones – within a pre-defined geographic area.

Jan 02 2020, 12:00 PM
MONTHLY CONSTRUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: Key Updates on LAX Modernization Projects

(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) 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.

Jan 02 2020, 12:10 AM
FIRST FOUNDATION POUR FOR PEOPLE MOVER TRAIN MAINTENANCE FACILITY MOVES CONSTRUCTION FORWARD
(Los Angeles) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced another significant milestone in the construction of Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) with the start of foundation work on the Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF), which will serve as the hub for operations and maintenance of the APM trains and system. 
Dec 23 2019, 08:00 AM
‘SUPER PEAK’ HOLIDAY TRAVEL DAYS IN FULL SWING AT LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Holiday travel season is in full swing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). During the 25-day holiday period a total of 5.9 million passengers are estimated to use the airport. The busiest stretch will last until Dec.30. Today is considered a "super peak" travel day at the nation’s second-busiest airport, and passenger volume is projected to exceed 249,000 travelers today.

Dec 13 2019, 02:30 PM
LOS ANGELES WORLD AIRPORTS FINISHES KEY POWER UTILITY RELOCATION AHEAD OF SCHEDULE TO SUPPORT LANDSIDE ACCESS MODERNIZATION PROGRAM

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has announced the completion of the Scattergood No. 2 project, a critical power utility relocation for Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). The Scattergood No. 2 project was completed three weeks ahead of schedule.

Dec 13 2019, 08:00 AM
ON NATIONAL LOST & FOUND DAY, LAX ANNOUNCES NEW TECHNOLOGY TO REUNITE GUESTS WITH THEIR MISPLACED BELONGINGS

(Los Angeles, CA) From wallets and purses to laptops and teddy bears, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has a new way to reconnect airport guests with lost belongings. 

LAX, the second-busiest airport in the United States, receives an average of 5,000 to 7,000 items each month at the airport’s Lost and Found office. Managed by the Los Angeles Airport Police Department, the LAX Lost and Found is a warehouse filled with tens of thousands of items left behind by airport visitors. With recovered items kept for at least 90 days in the hope of finding their owners, Airport Police stores up to 30,000 individual items on any given day.

Dec 12 2019, 04:30 PM
HOLIDAY CHEER ARRIVES AT LAX, KICKS OFF WITH 'SOUNDS OF THE SEASON' PERFORMANCES

(Los Angeles, CA)(Los Angeles, CA) During the holiday season, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is spreading joyful cheer with a variety of festive events to entertain airport guests.

Dec 12 2019, 11:00 AM
LAX COMPLETES FIRST FOUNDATION POUR FOR INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION FACILITY – WEST
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) future parking and mobility hub – the Intermodal Transportation Facility – West (ITF-West) – notched a significant milestone with the first foundation pour for the 1.7-million-square-foot facility, marking a new phase in construction for the facility. ITF-West will provide much needed pick-up/drop-off locations and parking options outside of the airport’s Central Terminal Area (CTA) when it opens in 2021 and then reaches full optimization with connection to the new Automated People Mover train in 2023.
Dec 04 2019, 09:07 AM
‘VOICES OF LOS ANGELES’ BRINGS FOUR NEW CELEBRITY WELCOME MESSAGES TO LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Four new famous voices are now greeting guests at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), welcoming travelers to Los Angeles as the latest in the airport's "Voices of Los Angeles" project.

In July, LAX launched “Voices of Los Angeles,” playing recorded messages from iconic local figures who reflect the diversity, creativity and wow-factor you can only find in the City of Angels.
Dec 03 2019, 11:00 AM
DECEMBER MODERNIZATION HIGHLIGHTS: Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) 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. This newsletter contains information about the status of projects within the terminals at LAX, as well as construction impacts to the airport roadways and the surrounding communities.
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