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2011-01-18 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received an award from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to provide facilities management implementation support services. Officials did not disclose the contract value. The scope of the contract includes services provided as part of an integrated team to assist and support the development of a facilities management program to ensure LAWA exemplifies best facilities...

2010-08-17 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received an award from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to provide on-call professional construction support services for various airport and capital improvement projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY). The contract has a maximum value of $25 million. LAWA's staff currently manages, programs,...

2010-07-22 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, one of the world's leading airport food and retail providers, will hold the official grand opening of Pink's Hot Dogs at Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The new location is the first time that the well-known Pink's brand has been featured at an airport anywhere in the world. In celebration of the grand opening, a portion of the...

2010-03-10 18:57:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Airport Police Officer Thomas Dye of the Patrol Services Section was recently commended for his efforts to establish the Los Angeles Airport Police Honor Guard Detail for the return of fallen soldiers. He was honored in early March during the Westchester Elks Lodge's Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. Officer Dye, a seven-year veteran of Los Angeles Airport Police, also received a commendation from Los Angeles Airport Police Chief George...

2010-03-09 21:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the recipient of the Excellence in Concrete Award presented annually by the Southern California chapter of the American Concrete Institute in recognition of "excellence in environmental usage of concrete on the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Crossfield Taxiway Project." As part of the project, a 1,600 space parking lot was constructed to accommodate airline tenants who were being displaced by the new...

2010-03-03 12:54:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announces a new exhibition of over 25 paintings of inspired abstract forms made from acrylic, masking tape, paper and wood titled Op Collage by artist Yong Sin, on display at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) until May 31, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-d) Located in Terminal 1, in Gates 1 and 2,...

2010-02-24 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SDI (System Development.Integration, LLC), a systems integrator specializing in airport command center security technologies and infrastructure, announces that it has been contracted by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Airports (also known as Los Angeles World Airports, or LAWA) to design and implement its Airport Response Coordination Center, ARCC. The 14-month, $2.3MM project is part of a multi-phased initiative that will result in a new...

2010-02-22 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Freeman, manager of the Environmental Services Division at Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), will serve as a panelist on the Sustainable Airfields workshop during a three-day Planning Design and Construction Symposium in Atlanta. The symposium, to be held in the Omni CNN Center on Feb. 24-26, is being sponsored by the America Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and Airports Consultants Council (ACC). The symposium will highlight the...

2010-02-22 18:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa was joined today by City Councilmembers Janice Hahn and Bill Rosendahl, airport commissioners and other officials in a ceremony to break ground on a long-awaited major modernization of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The $1.545-billion total cost Bradley West Project, as it is known, will create a new world-class terminal that will offer travelers the very best...

2010-02-16 21:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today entered into a Memorandum of Agreement for a program installation of a Runway Safety Status Lights (RWSL) system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This agreement augments a prototype system that was installed June 2009. The RWSL system will increase the overall safety of aircraft operations at LAX by reducing the likelihood of a runway collision. (Logo:...


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