News Releases

Jun 07 2019, 09:03 AM
LAX Power Update - Final
At 5:54 p.m. yesterday evening, the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) completed work to repair the primary power line for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). All roadwork associated with power system repairs was completed at that time as well.
Jun 06 2019, 12:46 PM
LAX Power Update
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is working closely with the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) to determine the exact cause and permanent fix for the power disruption that occurred at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday night.
Jun 06 2019, 11:30 AM
LAX Terminal 1 Update #2
All operations have returned to normal at Terminal 1 of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Jun 06 2019, 05:30 AM
LAX Terminal 1 Update
This morning, at approximately 5:30 a.m., all passengers and employees in Terminal 1 of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were asked to exit the secure area of the terminal to be rescreened. This action was taken at the direction of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and out of an abundance of caution, due to the disruption of power experienced by LAX the previous evening.
Jun 05 2019, 11:58 PM
LAX Power Disruption Update
This evening at 6:29 p.m., Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) experienced a significant power disruption that caused the loss of power to the entire Central Terminal Area (CTA). This occurred due to a power "bump" at an off-airport Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) substation, which caused a power disruption throughout the airport.
Jun 05 2019, 04:15 PM
LAX Welcomes World's Most Eco-Friendly Commercial Flight as United Commits to LAX 'Eco-Hub- with Purchase of Biofuel
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, World Environment Day, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) welcomed United Airlines flight 310, the most eco-friendly commercial flight in aviation history. The arrival of this historic flight coincides with United’s commitment to purchase up to 10 million gallons of sustainable aviation biofuel at LAX.
Jun 05 2019, 12:50 PM
LAWA Announces the Retirement of Chief Operating Officer Samson Mengistu
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the retirement of Chief Operating Officer Samson Mengistu. His retirement comes after a 30-year career at the City of Los Angeles, more than 25 of them at LAWA. He has served under four Los Angeles mayors, and numerous Airport Commissions and LAWA administrations.
Jun 03 2019, 09:13 AM
June Modernization Highlights
(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. This newsletter contains information about the status of projects within the terminals at LAX, as well as construction impacts to the airport roadways and the surrounding communities.
May 28 2019, 10:00 AM
Leo's Xpress Food Truck Brings Authentic Mexican Street Food to Terminal 4 at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Are you ready to taste some of the best Mexican food that Los Angeles has to offer? Now that Leo's Xpress Food Truck is open for business in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), you can do so right after you touch down in LA. The truck is the newest local food concept by global restaurateur HMSHost and its Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise partner, Havana House.
May 23 2019, 04:23 PM
Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Unified Partner to Put Students and Adults to Work at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Los Angeles Unified School District have announced a new initiative to prepare students from schools across Los Angeles Unified for jobs in the aviation industry. This conversation between LAWA, Los Angeles Unified and the Mayor's office began last summer in an effort to prepare students for college and career.
May 23 2019, 02:57 PM
LAX Forecasts Nearly 1.4 Million Guests for the Memorial Day Holiday, Unveils Real-Time Travel Info Via @FlyLAXstats
(Los Angeles, CA) Memorial Day represents the unofficial kick-off to the busy summer travel season, and this year Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is providing more information than ever to help passengers plan ahead for a smooth travel experience.
May 17 2019, 12:00 PM
Success! Pedestrian Bridge Removed from LAX Central Terminal Area
(Los Angeles, CA) Following two nights of painstakingly precise work, construction crews have successfully removed the pedestrian bridge between Terminal 6 and Parking Structure 6 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), marking a major milestone in the construction of an Automated People Mover, slated to open in 2023. The work was completed in a way that minimized the impact on airport guests, with complete closures of the roadway taking place after 2 a.m., during the time period with the fewest vehicles.
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