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Aug 30 2018, 01:50 PM
LAX and TSA Showcase New Scanning and Screening Technology at Terminal 1
(Los Angeles, CA) The traditional end of the busy summer travel season will bring with it an estimated 2.35 percent increase in the number of travelers over the five-day Labor Day weekend travel period compared to 2017 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LAX officials expect 1,131,405 passengers to use the airport between Friday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 4 this year. That compares to 1,105,295 for the same Friday - Tuesday period in 2017.
Aug 30 2018, 11:25 AM
LAX Expects to Close Summer Travel Season with Record-Breaking Labor Day Weekend
(Los Angeles, CA) The traditional end of the busy summer travel season will bring with it an estimated 2.35 percent increase in the number of travelers over the five-day Labor Day weekend travel period compared to 2017 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LAX officials expect 1,131,405 passengers to use the airport between Friday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 4 this year. That compares to 1,105,295 for the same Friday - Tuesday period in 2017.
Aug 17 2018, 12:45 PM
LAWA Welcomes New LAFD Assistant Chief Elise Brodowy as Liaison to LAX and VNY Airports
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Elise "Nikki" Brodowy was recently appointed as Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Liaison alongside her promotion to Assistant Chief. In her new role, Assistant Chief Brodowy will oversee all LAFD operations at Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation airports, including emergency response and coordination between LAFD and other first responders operating at both airports. As an LAFD veteran, Chief Brodowy brings 24 years of leadership and administrative experience to her position, which will be applied to matters of public safety and airport security.
Aug 16 2018, 12:10 PM
Board of Airport Commissioners Approves Concession, Lease Agreements with Seven Companies to Locate at New Consolidated Rent-A-Car Facility
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) approved concession and lease agreements with seven rental car companies representing 14 brands that will relocate to the new Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility when it opens in 2023.
Jul 27 2018, 01:30 PM
Bob Hope USO Moves Into New Home at LAX's Historic Theme Building
(Los Angeles, CA) Bob Hope USO at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has a new address today, after moving earlier this morning into the ground level of the iconic Theme Building on Center Way.
Jul 26 2018, 08:20 AM
LAWA CEO Flint and Board President Burton Head to Asia to Join Delegation Led by Mayor Garcetti to Promote International Trade and Tourism
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) President Sean Burton and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) CEO Deborah Flint are traveling to Asia to join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for a portion of his 10-day trade mission. President Burton and CEO Flint will be working with Mayor Garcetti and representatives from the Port of Los Angeles, the Department of Convention and Tourism Development and the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board to further promote travel and tourism between our partners and pave the way for possible new routes and nonstop destinations to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and key Asian cities. For their portion of the trade mission, President Burton and CEO Flint will both be traveling to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hong Kong.
Jul 24 2018, 11:05 PM
Local Youths Aged 16-24 Participate in New Volunteer Program at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has expanded its popular Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP) program to include a new program for students, the LAXceeders Student Volunteer Program. The year-round program is open to high school students and college undergraduates, ages 16-24 who want to volunteer at LAX. While directing guests and assisting with internal events at the airport, students will learn about the many jobs and opportunities in the field of aviation and get to meet travelers from around the world.
Jul 20 2018, 01:25 PM
LAX Opens New Restrooms in Terminal 1, Including Adult Changing Table for Elderly and Disabled Guests
(Los Angeles, CA) A new restroom that opened in Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this month includes an adult changing table, a feature guests traveling with special-needs or older individuals will find particularly helpful.
Jul 17 2018, 01:00 PM
The Bay Foundation 5-Year Report on LAX Dunes 6-Acre Restoration Area Suggests a Healthy Dune Habitat
(Los Angeles, CA) After five years of restoration efforts by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), The Bay Foundation (TBF), and their partners, including Friends of the LAX Dunes (FOLD) and thousands of volunteers, the LAX Dunes Coastal Dunes Improvement Project (CDIP) area is a dramatically improved habitat with mostly native plants that supports an abundance of native and rare wildlife. As one of the largest coastal dune systems in Southern California, protection and restoration of the LAX Dunes is vital for regional conservation. A five-year post-restoration assessment conducted by TBF is summarized in a technical report called the Los Angeles International Airport Coastal Dunes Improvement Project Ecological Monitoring Report.
Jul 11 2018, 05:30 PM
Board of Airport Commissioners Awards $209M Design-Build Contract to Swinerton Builders for Intermodal Transportation Facility - West
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) approved a contract for a not-to-exceed amount of $209M to Swinerton Builders to design and construct the Intermodal Transportation Facility – West (ITF-West), an integral component of the Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP).
Jul 09 2018, 09:30 AM
Ready for a Career in Construction? HireLAX is Accepting Applications!
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the schedule for the third HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program class. A partnership with Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles Southwest College, and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council, 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).
Jul 06 2018, 10:30 AM
LAX Pilots "AskLAX" Kiosks
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is offering guests a fun and innovative way to stay informed with the launch of self-assistance kiosks in two of LAX's terminals, Terminal 2 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The AskLAX kiosks provide a wealth of information at the touch of a virtual button across a 36-inch touch screen. This includes terminal maps, concession and retail information, emergency information, transportation options, and traffic conditions. Guests can even take email-able selfies. Additionally, guests can speak directly with a knowledgeable LAX GEM (Guest Experience Member) over video chat in real-time.
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