Articles tagged “lax”

Los Angeles Airport Created a Celeb-Friendly, Paparazzi-Free Terminal

Los Angeles Airport Created a Celeb-Friendly, Paparazzi-Free Terminal

Associated Press

A win for celebrities and high-profile jet setters but arguably, a loss for TMZ.

1 year ago

Los Angeles’ Airport Swapped All the Airlines at Its Terminals

Los Angeles’ Airport Swapped All the Airlines at Its Terminals

Associated Press

Business travelers running on autopilot are the ones who are most likely to show up at the old terminal and then utter a few choice words.

1 year ago

New York and Los Angeles Airport Scares Highlight TSA’s Failures

New York and Los Angeles Airport Scares Highlight TSA’s Failures

Colin Nagy, Skift

The U.S. government has had nearly 15 years to figure out how to fund and staff the TSA. It's still failing.

2 years ago

The Battle to Be the Biggest Airline at LAX Is One Without a Winner

The Battle to Be the Biggest Airline at LAX Is One Without a Winner

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

And the consumer is the clear winner.

2 years ago

Uber and Lyft Now Have Free Rein at Los Angeles Airport

Uber and Lyft Now Have Free Rein at Los Angeles Airport

James Nash, Bloomberg

3 years ago

Delta and American Air Are Fighting to Fly Hollywood’s Jetsetters

Delta and American Air Are Fighting to Fly Hollywood’s Jetsetters

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

In related news, JetBlue's Mint has been pretty full lately, too.

3 years ago

Inside Virgin Atlantic’s Swanky New Lounge at Los Angeles International

Inside Virgin Atlantic’s Swanky New Lounge at Los Angeles International

Grant Martin, Skift

3 years ago

Lawsuit Charges Water Bottle Price Gouging at Los Angeles Airport

Lawsuit Charges Water Bottle Price Gouging at Los Angeles Airport

Associated Press

This appears to be a squabble between two retail groups, but we'd be remiss if we didn't take this opportunity to remind everyone that retail at U.S. airports almost always by the worst combination of local politics, nepotism, and the shadiest of contracts, as well as a complete disregard for the consumer.

3 years ago

TSA Officers Waver on Whether LAX Is Safer One Year After Shooting

TSA Officers Waver on Whether LAX Is Safer One Year After Shooting

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press

Although additional safety protocols have been put in places since last year’s shooting, fear remains that a similar incident could happen at any U.S. airport.

4 years ago

U.S. Customs and Border Control Expand Overtime to Ease Long Waits at Airports

U.S. Customs and Border Control Expand Overtime to Ease Long Waits at Airports

Caelainn Barr, Bloomberg

Not to be the pessimist, but we'll believe it when we see it.

4 years ago

Direct Rail Connection Between LAX and Downtown Approved

Direct Rail Connection Between LAX and Downtown Approved

Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times

Providing seamless connection from airport to city centers is considered standard today, making the decision more of a necessity than an innovation in the current competitive landscape.

4 years ago

Los Angeles Airport Is Bringing the City’s Farmers Market to the Terminal

Los Angeles Airport Is Bringing the City’s Farmers Market to the Terminal

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The airports-as-destinations trends is great for flyers who have better food and retail options, for cities who can show off their culture, and airports who strive to increase shopping revenues.

4 years ago