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2008-10-31 15:00:19

The October issue of the LAX Connection E-newsletter is now available online at http://www.lawa.org/lax/laxConnection.cfm. 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. This month's issue features news about the opening of new restaurants by three brands in LAX terminals, the arrival of the first A380 passenger service to Los Angeles by Qantas, the Jan. 1...

2008-10-15 15:00:16

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and HMSHost Corporation today announced the opening of five new restaurants at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), giving passengers dining choices that are favorites of Southern Californians. La Brea Bakery, known for fresh-baked artisan breads matching a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner menu offerings, has opened in three terminals, Terminal 1 (Southwest Airlines and USAirways), Terminal 2 (13 international airlines) and Terminal 7 (United...

2008-10-10 18:00:24

LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) officials today announced the closing of remote parking Lot F, located on the corner of Airport Drive and Vineyard Avenue. Effective Oct. 14, Lot F will close to public parking as part of the airport's plans to contain operational costs. "Closing Lot F is projected to save the airport about $1 million annually in expenses," said Doug Kallemeyn, ONT's manager of Landside Operations. Passengers who normally use Lot F are encouraged to park in Lot 5,...

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...

2008-10-09 12:00:28

Los Angeles International Airport's Flight Path Learning Center and Museum will salute the airport's 80th anniversary with a festive benefit on Monday, October 20, in the Imperial Terminal on LAX's south perimeter. Themed "Those Were the Days," the evening includes a reception at 5:30 and a full-service dinner at 7. Featured will be the new Qantas A-380 super-jumbo aircraft, on static display on the tarmac near the dining area. More than 400 guests are expected. Reservations are available by...

2008-10-08 03:00:17

Paul Haney, a former deputy executive director with Los Angeles World Airports, has been named a partner with Englander and Associates, officials announced Tuesday. Haney will begin working for the Los Angeles-based public relations firm in November, helping aerospace, airline and other travel-related companies develop business strategies. Haney worked for eight years with LAWA, where he oversaw operations, construction, security and public relations for Los Angeles International Airport...

2008-10-07 12:00:37

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Englander & Associates announced today that veteran aviation and public relations executive Paul A. Haney will join the strategic communications and public affairs firm in November as a partner helping aerospace, airline and other travel-related companies develop and execute strategies to achieve their goals. The Los Angeles Business Journal ranked Englander & Associates as the fastest growing independent public relations firm, and the...

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...