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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:...

2010-02-12 22:38:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officials issued the following statement upon the retirement announcement this afternoon by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Federal Security Director-LAX Lawrence Fetters, effective Saturday, February 13, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-d) LAWA Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey said, "On behalf of Los Angeles World Airports we very much appreciate Larry Fetters'...

2010-02-08 16:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has announced that Jess Romo, airport manager at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT), will also manage Van Nuys Airport (VNY). Selena Birk, VNY airport manager for the past 10 years, has been selected to lead the Regulatory Compliance and Standards Division at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This group is responsible for Ground Transportation, Permits, Landside Administration, Regulatory Compliance and...

2010-02-04 19:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The winter issue of the Re:LAX Capital Improvements e-newsletter is now available online at http://www.lawa.org/welcome_LAX.aspx?id=502. The newsletter describes new developments and current status of the multi-billion-dollar capital improvements program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The current issue highlights: Completion of In-Line Baggage Screening system at Terminal 3 Completion of Terminal 6 renovation Ground breaking on new...

2010-01-14 13:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announces a new exhibition, Art Saving Lives, on display at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT). Art Saving Lives is a celebration of color and style featuring elaborate beadwork sculptures, dolls, animals and wearable accessories. The exhibit is on display in four cases in Terminal 2 and in eight cases in Terminal 4 through May 7, 2010....

2010-01-11 20:27:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), in partnership with FLU*Ease, Inc., is now offering flu shots to travelers in most of the airline terminals as a public safety measure against the flu, especially the H1N1 strain. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a) FLU*Ease stations, complete with privacy screens, are set up beyond passenger security screening in Terminals 1, 3, 4, 6, 7 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal...

2009-12-31 18:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 7, 2010, Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Parking Lot B will close permanently to public parking. Returning passengers can pick-up their vehicles parked in long-term Parking Lot B, located at 111th Street and La Cienega Boulevard, through January 31. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a) Passengers and visitors who normally use Lot B are encouraged now to park in economy Lot C, conveniently...

2009-12-30 20:12:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The December issue of the LAX Connection E-newsletter is now available online at http://www.lawa.aero/connectionLAX.aspx. The newsletter provides information and news about Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) passenger services and new air service to the public and the travel-tourism industry. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a) This month's issue features news on Economy Parking Lot B permanently closing effective...

2009-12-24 10:16:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the heavy volume, the FlyAway long term parking lots are at or close to capacity and passengers should use curb side drop off/pick-up. Passengers are encouraged to visit the FlyAway website at www.lawa.aero/flyaway to receive parking availability updates. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-c) Only credit and debt cards are accepted for bus ticket purchases at the popular Van Nuys FlyAway. There will be no...

2009-12-18 18:39:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is expected to serve 2.4 million travelers during the annual year-end holiday travel season that begins Saturday, Dec. 19, and continues through Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. This year's holiday-period total of air travelers is forecast to exceed last year's comparable period by 1.9 percent due to airlines shifting their flight schedules resulting in more flights to and from LAX. (Logo:...


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