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Latest LA/Palmdale Regional Airport Stories

2008-10-09 21:00:28

By Art Marroquin LAX RELATED LINKS: PHOTOS Gallery of The Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles, based in LAX, at its wet drill FlyAway bus service fees to climb in 2009 No decision made on 'pay to play' legal fees LAX-bound flight diverted due to illness The FAA launched an investigation in July to determine whether LAWA has violated federal spending laws since 2002, when it provided the funds to L.A. Inc. for a series of marketing efforts aimed at attracting travelers to Los Angeles...

2008-10-01 18:00:29

Considering the state of the economy, the cost of fuel and the loss of a federal grant, it's not a huge surprise that United Airlines has decided to stop flying out of L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport. But it is a blow to regionalizing air traffic. It was just a year ago that United decided to return to Palmdale, giving travelers another alternative to the crunch of LAX and the pressure on smaller airports such as Long Beach. To its credit, Los Angeles World Airports, a department...

2008-09-29 03:00:23

CONSIDERING the state of the economy, the cost of fuel and the loss of a federal grant, it's not a huge surprise that United Airlines decided to stop flying out of L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport in December. Not surprising, perhaps, but truly unfortunate to the greater goal of regionalizing Los Angeles' heavy air traffic. It was just a year ago that the major carrier decided to return to Palmdale, giving travelers in Southern California another option to the crunch of Los Angeles...

2008-09-26 09:00:27

WHAT: LA/Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) will join over 100 other community organizations in hosting the 17th annual Salute to Youth event. Over 2,500 high school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to visit with employers and discuss career opportunities. WHO: Southern California and Antelope Valley area employers High Desert area High school juniors and seniors WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2008...

2008-09-23 21:00:22

WHAT: LA/Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) will join over 100 other community organizations in hosting the 17th annual Salute to Youth event. Over 2,500 high school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to visit with employers and discuss career opportunities. WHO: Southern California and Antelope Valley area employers High Desert area High school juniors and seniors WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2008...

2008-09-20 12:00:00

By Art Marroquin United Airlines will pull service from L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport on Dec. 7, dealing a massive setback in the effort to divert air traffic from Los Angeles International Airport to outlying facilities. Record-high fuel costs and a general lack of traveler interest hampered United since it launched service between Palmdale and San Francisco on June 7, 2007. "I'm not surprised at all because this wasn't a lucrative route to begin with," said Los Angeles City Councilman...

2008-08-27 18:00:39

Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) busy summer travel season concludes with the four-day Labor Day weekend. An estimated 825,000 travelers are expected to depart and arrive on flights at LAX from Friday, August 29 through Monday, Sept. 1, approximately the same number as Labor Day weekend last year. LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) is expecting to serve approximately 79,000 travelers over the four-day holiday weekend, five percent less than last year. In the first seven...

2008-07-10 12:00:47

Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to the Department of Airports of the City of Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) senior and subordinate revenue bonds: --$618 million senior revenue bonds 2008 series A (AMT) 'AA' --$8.3 million senior revenue refunding bonds 2008 series B (AMT) 'AA' --$250 million subordinate revenue bonds 2008 series C (Non-AMT) 'AA-' --Senior refunding revenue bonds 2008 series D (Non-AMT) 'AA' (subject to...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

By Karen Maeshiro PALMDALE -- Beginning Sept. 3, United Airlines will add two more daily flights between Palmdale and San Francisco in a bid to lure more people to use the Palmdale airport. Commercial flights -- two per day -- resumed at the L.A./ Palmdale Regional Airport a year ago, but flights on average have been less than one-third full. The slow start to the service in Palmdale highlights the continuing challenges for officials trying to spread air traffic across the region to...

2007-07-12 09:18:54

Commercial airline jet service at LA/Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) will get a schedule change effective September 5 to enable customers to more easily connect with flights to the east coast. Based on feedback from travelers, travel agents and companies in the Antelope Valley/High Desert, United Airlines will re-time its flights to provide more connecting flight opportunities at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). "We're pleased United has responded to feedback from business...


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