Looking for a Career in Construction? HireLAX Is Accepting Applications
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with Los Angeles Southwest College and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council, is announcing the orientation and class dates for the next HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program. This is the second class of 2019, and the fifth class overall. This workforce development program prepares local residents for skilled craft labor careers to support the multibillion-dollar capital improvement program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
City Council Approves Appointment of Nicholas P. Roxborough to the Board of Airport Commissioners
(Los Angeles, CA) Today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Nicholas P. Roxborough to the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC). The seven-member board governs Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). It is comprised of public-spirited business and civic leaders who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. As laid out in the City Charter, at least one member of BOAC shall reside within the area surrounding Van Nuys Airport. Commissioner Roxborough serves in that capacity.
LAWA Recognizes Gold-Standard Employees and Partners at First LAX Gold Star Awards Celebration
(Los Angeles, CA) From reuniting family members to helping children with special needs get comfortable with the airport environment, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today recognized 18 airport employees and terminal teams who have gone above and beyond in providing gold-standard customer service with the first annual LAX Gold Star Awards.
Get the ‘HEL’ Out of Town With Finnair's New Nonstop Service from LAX To Helsinki
(Los Angeles, CA) Just in time for spring break, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today announced that Finnair, the ninth Oneworld alliance carrier to begin service at LAX, will launch a new nonstop flight, connecting Los Angeles travelers to Helsinki (HEL), Finland.
'LAX Presents' Performance Series Returns for 2019, Beginning with The Love Uninhibited Orchestra
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Grand Performances present the Love Uninhibited Orchestra (LUO) to launch the third season of LAX Presents, a cultural performance series staged in locations across the airport's domestic and international terminals from March until December. Now in its third year of a three-year contract, LAX Presents will bring 38 performances featuring an eclectic array of styles, such as smooth bossa nova, vintage West Coast rock, Mexican folklórico dance, a music and Japanese calligraphy collaboration, jazz piano, and classical ensembles.
IJGlobal Chooses LAX People Mover as 'North American PPP Deal of the Year'
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) was recognized as the "North American PPP (Public-Private Partnership) Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal, a leading online database of infrastructure and project finance transactions and one of the world’s most-respected infrastructure news sites. The award was presented during a ceremony last week at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.
Spring Arrives at LAX with Spectacular Airfield Super Bloom
(Los Angeles, CA) Travelers taking off or landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are in for a spectacular visual treat with the arrival of a rare super bloom of wildflowers on the airfield.
Parking Relief Is On the Way with Opening of Economy Lot E on March 28
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be expanding the number of spaces available for economy parking to approximately 2,000 later this month. A new long-term lot, Economy Lot E, will officially open to the public on Thursday, March 28.
Mayor Garcetti and Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on Historic LAX Airport Train
(Los Angeles, CA) Mayor Eric Garcetti today broke ground on the Automated People Mover (APM), a train which will connect travelers directly to airport terminals and create new and convenient locations for passenger pick-up and drop-off outside the Central Terminal Area. The historic infrastructure project will transform public transportation, reduce traffic congestion, and deliver a world-class experience for travelers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
LAX Soars in World Airport Rankings, Moves to Fourth Busiest in the World, No. 10 Busiest Cargo Operation Globally
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has regained its position as the fourth busiest commercial airport in the world, while also growing in the global rankings for its cargo operations, according to Airports Council International (ACI) World data.
LAX Flyaway Westwood Service to Relocate Operations Closer to UCLA Campus on March 18
(Los Angeles, CA) On Monday, March 18, the FlyAway® bus stop in Westwood will move to its new location on Galey Avenue, just north of Strathmore Place on the east side of the street. The new location is adjacent to UCLA student housing and dormitories. Previously, the Westwood FlyAway® stop was a nearly 1-mile walk into Westwood Village from the campus. The new location's intersection also services Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) buses, Santa Clarita Transit, LADOT, Antelope Valley Transit Authority commuter express buses, the Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Amtrak Thruway, and FlixBus long distance service.