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LAX Forecast To Be Nation's Busiest Airport Over 11-Day Thanksgiving Travel Period

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:11 am

Los Angeles International Airport is forecast to be the nation's busiest airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period which begins today.

Walter Wenko has been missing since Monday after getting off a flight at LAX.

News, Police Department, Lax

LAX Police Ask For Help Finding 70-Year-Old Man Last Seen Monday

Posted Nov. 19, 2014, 9:18 am

Los Angeles police asked for the public's help in finding a 70-year-old man who got off an Evergreen International Airlines flight and was last seen leaving Los Angeles International Airport's customs area.

News, Transportation, Lax

Century Boulevard To LAX Begins Overnight Closures For Two Weeks

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 12:12 pm

Motorists heading toward Los Angeles International Airport may want to plan ahead starting next week, with overnight closures planned on westbound Century Boulevard beginning Monday and continuing for two weeks.

News, Health, Business, Lax

Labor Union Partners With Menzies Aviation Following LAX Death

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:56 am

A labor union trying to organize airport ramp and cargo workers announced it is partnering with Menzies Aviation to help the airline contractor improve health and safety conditions for its Los Angeles International Airport employees.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns To LAX After Reported Bird Strike

Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:23 am

A reported bird strike forced a domestic flight from LAX into an extended holding pattern above Los Angeles before it returned to the airport early today.

News, Hotels, Lax

Westin LAX Hotel Workers To Stage One-Day Strike Today

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:18 am

Workers at the Westin LAX Hotel plan to stage a one-day strike today to protest disciplinary measures taken against a housekeeper for failing to spot bedbugs in a room she was assigned to clear, a union official said.

News, Health, Lax

Congresswoman Wants Meeting With LAX Officials On Ebola Screenings

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:02 am

Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday requested a meeting with officials from Los Angeles International Airport and a variety of federal agencies to discuss procedures being taken to screen passengers and respond to potential cases of Ebola at the airport.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Lax

Second LAX Ebola Scare Determined To Be No Threat

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:08 am

A woman vomited and exhibited flu-like systems aboard a Los Angeles bound flight from New York, prompting authorities to divert the plane to a remote terminal at LAX out of concern over possible Ebola exposure, but authorities determined there was no threat.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Lax

LAX Passenger Cleared Of Having Ebola After Arriving From Liberia

Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 8:57 am

An arriving airline passenger from Liberia, who was isolated for observation in the ebola scare, does not have the disease and left a hospital near Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night, a hospital spokesman said today.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Lax

Amanda Bynes Remains On Psychiatric Hold After Arriving At LAX Friday

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:21 am

Actress Amanda Bynes was hospitalized and placed on a psychiatric hold Friday after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

American Airlines To Expand LAX Hub With New Nonstop Flights To Atlanta

Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:15 am

American Airlines will begin nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on March 5, the carrier announced Thursday.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

FAA Investigates Aeromexico Takeoff Incident Saturday That Closed Runway

Posted Oct. 5, 2014, 9:11 am

An Aeromexico jet's brakes were slammed on, and a landing gear collapsed on takeoff from Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday, and 129 passengers were evacuated past "red hot brakes'' onto the runway.

News, Santa Monica, Busines, Lax

Greater Los Angeles Job Fair To Take Place Monday At Holiday Inn LAX

Posted Sep. 28, 2014, 9:21 am

The Greater Los Angeles Job Fair will take place this Monday, Sept. 29 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Holiday Inn LAX.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Two Dozen LAX To Chicago Flights Canceled Friday Due To Chicago Fire

Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:08 am

At least 23 flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Chicago were canceled Friday because of a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility.

News, Santa Monica, Politics, Lax

California Republican Party Convention Begins Today At LAX Marriott

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:20 am

The three-day California Republican Party convention will begin today at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott with a series of committee meetings and workshops and a dinner banquet honoring the party's women leaders.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Delta To Add New Service From Los Angeles To San Antonio & Dallas

Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 9:08 am

Delta Air Lines will begin twice-daily nonstop service from Los Angeles to San Antonio, Texas, beginning April 7, the carrier announced on Tuesday.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

$508 Million Facelift For Southwest Airlines Terminal At LAX Begins

Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 9:05 am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined city leaders and airport officials on Tuesday to mark the beginning of a $508 million facelift for the terminal that houses Southwest Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

LAX Employee Crashes Car On Taxiway Causing Runway To Briefly Close

Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:44 am

A Los Angeles World Airports employee's car crashed today on a taxiway at Los Angeles International Airport, resulting in an injury, authorities said.

News, Transportation, Hollywood, Lax

FlyAway Bus System From Hollywood To LAX Begins Today

Posted Sep. 3, 2014, 9:30 am

The FlyAway bus system today will begin service from Hollywood to Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, Lax

LAX Meth Case: British Gay Porn Star "Bruno Knight" Pleads Guilty

Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:05 am

A British gay porn star busted at Los Angeles International Airport after he was found attempting to smuggle a half-pound of crystal meth in his body pleaded guilty on Friday to a federal drug possession charge.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Suspicious Bag At LAX Causes Chaos, But Turns Out To Be Someone's Clothes

Posted Aug. 23, 2014, 9:47 am

It turned out to be a bag of someone's clothes, but it was left unattended on an airport sidewalk, and that was enough to cause traffic chaos and bring out the bomb-sniffing dogs at LAX today.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Begging Ban At LAX Affirmed By Federal Appeals Court

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:29 am

A federal appeals panel on Wednesday upheld a city ordinance that bans begging for funds inside the terminals, parking areas or sidewalks at Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Menzies Aviation Fined $77,250 For LAX Worker Fatality

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:27 am

Cal/OSHA fined LAX contractor Menzies Aviation $77,250 on Wednesday for three accident-related workplace safety violations found during an investigation prompted by the Feb. 21 death of a 51-year-old baggage cart tug driver who fell off the vehicle.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, Lax

Southwest Airlines Stowaway Woman Ordered To Stay Away From LAX

Posted Aug. 12, 2014, 9:15 am

A woman who stowed away on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose to Los Angeles and was ordered to stay away from LAX, only to be arrested one day later at the airport, had her probation revoked today.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Authorities Arrest Woman Who Flew San Jose To LAX Without Ticket

Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:15 am

A woman was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after taking a flight there from Mineta San Jose International Airport without a ticket or boarding pass, authorities said today.

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