Structure Demolished in Preparation for Construction of the LAX Automated People Mover
(Los Angeles, CA) Marking a new phase of construction at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the first structure was demolished to allow for the construction of the Automated People Mover (APM) guideway. LAX Integrated Express Solution (LINXS), the developer of the APM, successfully demolished the former Burger King property on the corner of 96th St. and Airport Blvd. The demo was completed on Jan. 28 and took less than six hours to complete. Construction on the APM itself is scheduled to begin this spring.
LAWA Reports Record Passenger Volume at LAX, Strong Operational Increases at Van Nuys
(Los Angeles, CA) Driven by new air service and continued growth in international destinations, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) set a new all-time record for passenger traffic in 2018 with 87.5 million travelers, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) reported today.
LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to announce that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was ranked fifth in the world and third in the United States by OAG for on-time flight performance among Mega airports with more than 30 million departing scheduled seats in 2018. LAX's on-time flight performance was 79.95 percent last year.
Van Nuys Airport Is First General Aviation Airport to Offer Commercially Available Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels
(Van Nuys, CA) Yesterday, Van Nuys Airport (VNY) hosted “Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability,” a daylong event devoted to the use and awareness of sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF), which include the latest formulations of jet fuel that come from renewable and sustainable sources. Los Angeles City Councilmember Nury Martinez and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) executives, including LAWA Chief Executive Officer Deborah Flint, joined a consortium of general aviation and business aviation advocates to promote the use of SAJF as part of a shared commitment to combating climate change through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from jet fuel.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.