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2009-12-10 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional animal relief stations have been added within the Central Terminal Area at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to better accommodate travelers with service animals. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a) "Three new relief areas have been added to the existing two, to better assist travelers with disabilities who are accompanied by guide dogs or other assistance animals," said Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)...

2009-12-09 13:49:00

ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 11, 2010, LA/Ontario International Airport's (ONT) Lot 3 will close to public parking. Passengers and visitors who normally use Lot 3 are encouraged to park in Lot 5, located just east of Terminal 4. Lot 5 is priced lower than other on-airport lots at only $9 per day. Patrons who park in this lot can conveniently walk to Terminal 4 or ride the 24-hour courtesy shuttles to Terminals 2 and 4. The entrance to Lot 5 is located on...

2009-12-07 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners today awarded a contract to Harry H. Joh Construction, Inc. of Paramount for a portion of the work being undertaken as part of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Residential Soundproofing Program. The contract, for $1,522,400, covers sound-insulation modifications on 47 dwelling units (40 single-family residences, 1 duplex and 1 five-unit apartment) all within Los Angeles City Council District 8....

2009-12-07 13:46:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- An agreement was announced today between Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security which secured $150 million in federal funds for a key security project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a ) The funding will support the completion of the inline baggage screening program in several terminals...

2009-12-03 20:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Directors and CEO's of California's 30 commercial airports have formed a statewide airport consortium, the California Airports Council (CAC), it was announced today. "Airports play a critical role in the fabric of the state's economy, providing billions in revenue and tens of thousands of jobs statewide," said John Martin, executive director of San Francisco International Airport and president of the organization. (Logo:...

2009-12-02 20:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announces - "Only 99 Cents!" - an art exhibition of twelve Southern California artists on display at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Using merchandise solely from 99 Cents Only Stores®, twelve humorous and sly artworks are on display offering viewers an unexpected art experience inspired by the identity of the everyday...

2009-03-20 07:30:00

GREENWICH, Conn., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSSR) announced today that Los Angeles World Airports has contracted for PASSUR solutions designed to ensure that the airport's large new investments in critical business and customer service processes are optimized by the most complete, accurate, and timely aviation information. Processes like flight status displays for passengers, revenue management, and aviation operations planning will be...

2008-11-14 09:00:21

Van Nuys Airport tenants and employees in conjunction with the Economic Alliance are hosting a food drive to benefit the SOVA Food Pantry in Van Nuys. The collection runs until 5 p.m., November 21. "The collection encourages employees and community members to donate non-perishable, unopened items to those in need," said Selena Birk, Van Nuys Airport Manager. Collection boxes are located at the following locations: Economic Alliance -- 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Van...

2008-11-06 03:00:13

The LAX FlyAway Program received the first Innovative Transportation Solutions Award today from the Women's Transportation Seminar - Los Angeles Chapter recognizing the program's contributions to improving the quality of life for users and the community. Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) operates the LAX FlyAway network of non-stop buses between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and three locations: Union Station, Van Nuys and Westwood. The regularly scheduled buses carried 1.3...

2008-11-04 18:00:11

On Wednesday, November 5, starting at 3 p.m., the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) will hold a second public meeting associated with the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that the airport is preparing for the Noisier Aircraft Phaseout project at VNY. Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the department of the City of Los Angeles that owns and operates VNY, has released the Draft EIR which is required to evaluate the potential impacts associated with the proposed phaseout. "This second meeting...


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