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Nov 27 2018, 12:33 PM
Ethiopian Airlines Launches First of Its Kind Nonstop Service Connecting LAX and Africa
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and a SKYTRAX certified Four Star Airline, will launch a new first-of-its-kind flight, connecting Los Angeles travelers to West Africa through Lomé-Tokoin Airport (LFW) in Togo. The inaugural flight is scheduled for December 17, 2018. With the launch of this new route, LAX will become one of only two airports in the world to serve six continents with nonstop flights, joining London-Heathrow in this distinction. LAX will be the only U.S. west coast gateway airport with nonstop service to Africa.
Nov 26 2018, 04:02 PM
Three Top Airport CEO's Join AMAC's Board of Directors
(Washington, DC) The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Board of Directors. An election took place at AMAC’s 34th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference: Inspiring Possibilities, which was held in Seattle in August. Following the election, At-Large Directors were appointed by new Board Chairman John D. Clark III. The AMAC Board of Directors now includes three top airport CEOs representing Philadelphia International Airport, Los Angeles World Airports and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Nov 23 2018, 01:23 PM
LAX Encourages Guests to Support Food and Beverage Concessionaires on Small Business Saturday
(Los Angeles, CA) In anticipation of Small Business Saturday, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is encouraging guests to stop by one of our many locally-owned and operated small businesses at LAX during this busy holiday weekend. Small Business Saturday is a day to support small businesses and their significant contributions to communities across the country.
Nov 20 2018, 12:09 PM
LAX Forecasts Record 2.52 Million Passengers Over 11-Day Thanksgiving Travel Period
(Los Angeles, CA) With a record 2.52 million passengers expected at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) during the 11-day Thanksgiving travel period, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is reminding guests of a number of ways they can help make their experience as smooth as possible.
Nov 14 2018, 02:15 PM
LAX Unveils Its First Augmented Reality Wall
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) debuted its first use of augmented reality (AR) technology, a next-generation application of virtual reality. AR allows visible reality, such as that seen through a smartphone camera, to be augmented by objects or interactive imagery rendered within the guest's view. In Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX staff joined with software developer Trigger to unveil an AR rendering of the forthcoming Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC).
Nov 14 2018, 09:06 AM
Los Angeles World Airports Announces New Managing Director, Media Relations
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the promotion of Becca Doten to the position of Managing Director, Media Relations.
Nov 08 2018, 03:00 PM
LAX Aviation Career Day Hosts Over 500 High School Students
(Los Angeles, CA) Twenty months after breaking ground for the Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials gathered for a “topping out” ceremony at the 12-gate addition to the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).
Nov 02 2018, 04:07 PM
Power Shutdown Exercise Is Successful at Tom Bradley Internationl Terminal
(Los Angeles, CA) On the evening of Tuesday, October 30, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Los Angeles Airport Police Division, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, concessionaires, airlines, and airport partners gathered on the roof of Parking Structure 2A and at the Department Operations Center (DOC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to participate in a planned early-morning power resiliency exercise.
Nov 02 2018, 03:26 PM
LAX Marks Milestone at New International Concourse with "Topping Out" Ceremony
(Los Angeles, CA) Twenty months after breaking ground for the Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials gathered for a “topping out” ceremony at the 12-gate addition to the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).
Oct 31 2018, 01:30 PM
Los Angeles City Council Approves $2B ConRAC Contract
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles City Council today voted unanimously to approve a 28-year not-to-exceed $2,028,302,301 contract with L.A. Gateway Partners (LAGP) to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain (DBFOM) the Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) Facility at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The item previously was heard at Los Angeles City Council’s Trade, Travel and Tourism (TTT) Committee meeting on Oct. 30, where it was recommended for City Council approval.
Oct 26 2018, 01:00 PM
Moody's Upgrades LAX's Senior Lien Credit Rating
(Los Angeles, CA) This week, Moody’s Investors Service announced that they have upgraded the credit rating for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LAX’s $3.4B in outstanding Senior Revenue Bonds were upgraded to Aa2 from Aa3, and the $2.7B in outstanding Subordinate Revenue Bonds (in addition to the bonds expected to price next week) were upgraded to Aa3 from A1. Moody’s also maintained the outlook for LAWA as stable. High ratings are generally a factor in lowering borrowing costs for issuers.
Oct 24 2018, 03:51 PM
Solar Energy Projects Take Flight at Van Nuys Airport
(Van Nuys, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today joined with local elected leaders and aviation executives to further embrace sustainable energy with the announcement of solar power generation at Van Nuys general aviation Airport (VNY). VNY business tenant Aeroplex/Aerolease Group showcased the recent operational launch of its solar rooftop and canopy installation — a first at VNY – and six other business tenants also unveiled solar energy project commitments. This is the first installment of solar power generation at a LAWA airport, with future projects projected to come online, pending regulatory approvals. Upon completion of all seven projects presented today, VNY will become one of California’s leading general aviation airports for solar energy production.
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