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Apr 18 2018, 05:30 PM
Los Angeles World Airports Celebrates National Volunteer Recognition Week with Motivation and Milestones

(Los Angeles, CA) In honor of National Volunteer Recognition Week, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) proudly recognizes our many volunteers and team members who give back to the local community and serve the guests and staff at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY). These volunteers include greeters, help desk staff, and the volunteers of our Pets Unstressing Passengers (or PUPs) program.

Apr 13 2018, 02:45 PM
LAX Breaks 18-Year-Old Cargo Record, Processing 2.158 Million Metric Tons in 2017
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) processed more than 2.158 million metric tons of cargo in 2017, breaking an 18-year-old record for cargo tonnage processed. The figure, which is inclusive of goods destined for both domestic and international destinations, has also increased LAX’s worldwide and national cargo processing ranking to #13 in the world and #4 in the nation, an increase from #14 and #5, respectively. The increase is an indicator that Los Angeles remains an important economic conduit for the world’s goods, and reaffirms Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) strategic goal of “sustaining a strong business."
Apr 11 2018, 08:00 PM
Emergency Workers Converge on LAX as Part of Largest Patient-Moving Exercise in Department of Health and Human Services History
(Los Angeles, CA) – The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously voted to approve a 30-year $4.9B contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) train system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Today’s approval marks the largest contract ever awarded in the City’s history. The item was heard at Los Angeles City Council’s Trade, Travel and Tourism (TTT) committee meeting on April 10, where it was also unanimously approved.
Apr 11 2018, 12:40 PM
Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Approves Contract for LINXS to Build Automated People Mover at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) – The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously voted to approve a 30-year $4.9B contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) train system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Today’s approval marks the largest contract ever awarded in the City’s history. The item was heard at Los Angeles City Council’s Trade, Travel and Tourism (TTT) committee meeting on April 10, where it was also unanimously approved.
Apr 06 2018, 04:15 PM
April Modernization Highlights: Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX
  • Terminal Loop: Projects in the terminal loop will restrict the right-most lanes on the Lower/Arrivals Level overnight near Terminal 2 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal.
  • Parking Structure 3 & 4: Upper levels of Parking Structure 4 can only be reached through Parking Structure 3 until early summer.
  • Metro Project: Metro’s work on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project will require lane closures on Century Boulevard. Guests should allow additional time to reach the airport.  
Apr 05 2018, 01:00 PM
Board of Airport Commissioners Approves $4.9B 30-Year Contract with LINXS for Automated People Mover System at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) today approved a $4.9B 30-year Public-Private Partnership (P3) contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LINXS' proposal had the highest technical score and the lowest cost proposal of the three teams that participated in the procurement process.
Apr 04 2018, 01:45 PM
LAX Launches “Smart Restrooms” Pilot Project
(Los Angeles, CA) Just in time for the busy spring break travel season, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Tooshlights®, the only smart restroom traffic management system that helps guests “know where to go®,” announced today a pilot program of smart restrooms in one of Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) terminals. The patented technology helps passengers navigate busy bathrooms and will now light the way for them in American Airlines’ Terminal 4.  
Apr 02 2018, 05:10 PM
Reduced TSA Screening Wait Times at Tom Bradley International Terminal Thanks to 14 Automated Screening Lanes
.(Los Angeles, CA) With the opening of the final two Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs), a project to upgrade the Security Screening Check Point at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) by installing 14 of the high-tech, time-saving lanes is complete, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today.    
Mar 30 2018, 03:30 PM
29 New HIRELAX Graduates Ready to Build LA Through a Career In the Construction Trades
(Los Angeles, CA) Following an eight-week course consisting of construction principles, mathematics, hands-on construction training and physical education, 29 students graduated today as the second class of the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program.
Mar 29 2018, 12:00 PM
LAX's Central Utility Plant Wins "Innovation Award" From Los Angeles Better Building Challenge
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge (LABBC) recently awarded its “Walk the Walk” Innovation Award in recognition of Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Central Utility Plant (CUP). The CUP uses co-generation technology to generate electricity, heating and cooling for the airport’s terminals from natural gas. The “Walk the Walk” award recognizes Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) efforts to increase the CUP’s efficiency through strategic improvements to the facility’s infrastructure that have resulted in a savings of 1.6 million kilowatt hours annually and increased HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) efficiency improvements. LAWA officials received the award from LABBC staff during the group’s fourth annual Innovation Awards luncheon on Monday.
Mar 28 2018, 07:00 PM
Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson Inducted Into Flight Path Museum's Aviation Walk Of Fame
(Los Angeles, CA) Entrepreneur, philanthropist and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson was inducted into the Flight Path Aviation Walk of Fame during a ceremony held on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center on Wednesday afternoon.
Mar 28 2018, 09:30 AM
Fresh Flavors, Local Brands Headed To LAX's Terminal 1
(Los Angeles, CA) The wait is over as LAX Terminal 1 reaches its final phase of redevelopment in 2018. Los Angeles World Airports, Southwest®, and Westfield are bringing new energy and excitement amid a $508 million modernization project of LAX Terminal 1 scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018. The project, which launched in September 2014, has been intentionally constructed to minimize impact to passengers. The final phase of the redevelopment includes 10 new dining and retail destinations, three L.A.-based concepts and three airport firsts.    
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