Articles tagged “lax”

LAX Leads Airport Stand Against Uber and Lyft Congestion

LAX Leads Airport Stand Against Uber and Lyft Congestion

Brian Sumers, Skift

This is a bad development for frequent flyers. Many Uber and Lyft riders value their time, and they don't want to have to hop on a shuttle bus to get to a rideshare pickup area. Here's a better idea: Let people arrange for rideshare pickups at the terminals — but only if they pay extra money for the privilege.

2 weeks ago

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American Airlines Expands Its Luxury Five Star Service Options

American Airlines Expands Its Luxury Five Star Service Options

American Airlines + Skift

Travelers seeking next-level experiences now expect end-to-end service that is designed specifically for their needs. American Airlines realizes this and recently expanded its luxury experiences to include exclusive suite and transportation options.

3 months ago

How Southwest Airlines Looks to Grow in Los Angeles

How Southwest Airlines Looks to Grow in Los Angeles

Brian Sumers, Skift

It has been a long time since Los Angeles International Airport has seen real gate growth. It's nice to see the airport considering some expansion.

11 months ago

Los Angeles Airport Grapples With Conflicted U.S. Approach to Marijuana

Los Angeles Airport Grapples With Conflicted U.S. Approach to Marijuana

John Rogers, Associated Press

What a legal mess.

1 year ago

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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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.

3 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.

4 years ago

Uber and Lyft Now Have Free Rein at Los Angeles Airport

4 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.

4 years ago

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

4 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.

5 years ago