'LAX Presents' Performance Series Returns for 2019, Beginning with The Love Uninhibited Orchestra
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Grand Performances present the Love Uninhibited Orchestra (LUO) to launch the third season of LAX Presents, a cultural performance series staged in locations across the airport's domestic and international terminals from March until December. Now in its third year of a three-year contract, LAX Presents will bring 38 performances featuring an eclectic array of styles, such as smooth bossa nova, vintage West Coast rock, Mexican folklórico dance, a music and Japanese calligraphy collaboration, jazz piano, and classical ensembles.
IJGlobal Chooses LAX People Mover as 'North American PPP Deal of the Year'
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) was recognized as the "North American PPP (Public-Private Partnership) Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal, a leading online database of infrastructure and project finance transactions and one of the world’s most-respected infrastructure news sites. The award was presented during a ceremony last week at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.