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Aug 12 2019, 11:54 AM
HireLAX Places 100th Graduate Into Job Building the Future of LAX
The HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program celebrated another milestone as the program placed its 100th graduate into a job building the future of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Aug 09 2019, 03:21 PM
First Class of BuildLAX Graduates Ready to Pursue Contracting Opportunities at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Yesterday evening, the first class of small-business construction contractors graduated from Los Angeles World Airports' (LAWA) innovative BuildLAX Academy. Launched in June, BuildLAX prepares small and local business representatives to compete for bidding opportunities with prime contractors working at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The inaugural class of the eight-week program included 17 graduates who own or work at small businesses near LAX.
Aug 07 2019, 09:00 AM
New Art Installations at LAX Explore Handmade and Digital Environments

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), is pleased to announce two new site-specific art installations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The exhibitions, featuring fiber art, video and an interactive digital installation, can be found in the Tom Bradley International Terminal and Terminal 6.

Aug 06 2019, 10:00 AM
Board of Airport Commissioners Approves Contract for Design of Proposed MSC South
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) voted unanimously Thursday to select Woods Bagot for design services for the proposed Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) South. The value of the contract is up to $12 million.
Aug 05 2019, 04:54 PM
LAX Celebrates K-9 Partners for 'Work Like a Dog Day'

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) celebrated some of the hardest working noses in the business as part of national "Work Like A Dog Day," with demonstrations and a class photo featuring canines from Los Angeles Airport Police (APD), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). A total of nine dogs showed off their skills at Tom Bradley International Terminal, demonstrating various detection and training techniques with their handlers.

Aug 05 2019, 04:15 PM
Ballet Beyond Borders' International Dancers Surprise LAX Guests with Performances in Two Terminals
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) surprised airport guests at Tom Bradley International Terminal and Terminal 4 with ballet, contemporary and hip-hop performances as well as ethnic dances by Ballet Beyond Borders' dancers from Brazil, Italy, Mexico and the U.S. Dancers from 25 countries will also be flying in to LAX to take part of a global cultural dance challenge and diplomacy conference, which will be held in Los Angeles for the first time.  
Aug 01 2019, 10:00 AM
AUGUST MODERNIZATION HIGHLIGHTS – Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports shares updates on current and upcoming construction projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). As the airport is in the midst of a multibillion-dollar modernization program, new projects are starting with regular frequency.

Jul 30 2019, 11:00 AM
‘VOICES OF LOS ANGELES’ TO WELCOME MILLIONS TO LAX IN NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

(Los Angeles, CA) Famous voices are now welcoming millions of people to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Beginning today, guests at LAX will be greeted at the terminals with welcome messages. These “Voices of Los Angeles” include local entertainers, sports figures, musicians, actors, chefs and other celebrity voices that echo the spirit of Los Angeles.

Jul 29 2019, 11:00 AM
LAWA Completes 'Shoofly' to Allow for Through Traffic During Construction of 98th Street Extension

(Los Angeles, CA) Today, as part of its Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) to transform how people access Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officially opened to vehicle use an auxiliary road called a “shoofly” on Aviation Boulevard between Arbor Vitae Street and Century Boulevard. The shoofly, one of several enabling projects that are preparing LAX and the surrounding streets for heavy construction, will allow the flow of traffic between Century Boulevard and Arbor Vitae Street to be maintained during construction of the future extension of 98th Street.

Jul 24 2019, 06:00 PM
David L. Maggard Named Deputy Executive Director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security at Los Angeles World Airports

(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that following a nationwide search, Chief of Airport Police David L. Maggard has been named Deputy Executive Director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security, effective Monday, August 5. 

Jul 22 2019, 06:00 PM
Mayor Garcetti and Councilman Buscaino Join LAWA Officials for Tour of Midfield Satellite Concourse
(Los Angeles, CA) This morning, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino (District 15) joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) CEO Deborah Flint and other airport officials for a hard-hat tour of the Midfield Satellite Concourse, greeting dozens of HireLAX graduates and other workers at the $2 billion facility. 
Jul 22 2019, 12:30 PM
LAX Volunteers, Including 40-Year Veteran, Recognized at Annual Luncheon
(Los Angeles, CA) Every year, tens of millions of travelers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are greeted and assisted by a corps of dedicated volunteers, but none has served as long as Carole Mullaney, who has volunteered for 41 of the airport's more than 90-year history.
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