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Hawaii-Bound Flight Diverted Because Man Was Upset Over A Blanket

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.10.2017 | Travel

It takes a very serious problem to divert a flight, especially ones bound for a far-flung destination like Hawaii. Turns out, anger over blanket fees ...

Afghan Family Detained At LAX To Be Released

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.06.2017 | Politics

A family of refugees from Afghanistan detained by immigration officials at Los Angeles International Airport last week even though they held valid vis...

U.S. Agents Detain Afghan Family With Visas At LAX, Hold Them For Days

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.05.2017 | Politics

March 5 (Reuters) - U.S. agents unlawfully detained an Afghan family of five at Los Angeles International Airport and have been holding them for sever...

Louis Tomlinson Arrested In Los Angeles After Paparazzo Incident

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.04.2017 | Entertainment

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson was arrested after an altercation with a paparazzo at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night. The male ph...

Parents Create Teachable Moments At Immigration Protests

The 74 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.03.2017 | Parents is a non-profit education news site, devoted to telling the stories of schools, teachers, parents and America’s 74 million kids. T...

Trump Administration: We Aren’t Detaining Anyone Because Airport Questioning Doesn’t Count

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration claims it is not currently detaining anyone under the president’s controversial anti-immigration executive o...

Protests Erupt At Airports After Trump's Executive Order Limiting Muslim Entry Into U.S.

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics

Thousands of chanting demonstrators blocked roadways, doorways and ticketing areas at airports across the nation Saturday to protest President Donald ...

An Entire Day Of LAX Takeoffs In One Epic Photo

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel

If you want to know what a takeoff at Los Angeles International Airport looks like, just ask Mike Kelley. The L.A.-based photographer recently spe...

NRA, Pro-Gun Movement, Are Major Source of TSA Animus

Josh Horwitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The NRA, of course, has taken the lead in advancing the twisted idea that the Second Amendment protects to the rights of individuals to go to war with their own government.

Bomb Scare At LAX Reportedly Halts Some Outgoing Flights

Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

A bomb scare at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has reportedly halted departures from the airport's Terminal 2. NBC Los Angeles first repor...

Free Wine And Beer!

Los Angeles Daily News | Brian Sumers | Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Continuing its build-up at Los Angeles International Airport, Delta Air Lines announced Thursday it will start hourly service to San Francisco Interna...

LOOK: Teen Was 'Shamed' By TSA Officer For This Outfit

Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents

What's wrong with this picture? And whose business is it, anyway? Those questions have had Boing Boing founder Mark Frauenfelder -- and others foll...

Flying Anxiety? Pet This Adorable Dog

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.19.2013 | Travel

Some people recommend a stiff drink to combat anxiety about flying. Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) think they have a better solu...

Why Modern Airports Have to Change

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The fact is that the everyday-ness of today's airports is exactly the opposite of what we flyers need. Don't wall us off, you builders, from where we are and what we are about to do. We may be frightened but we are not dumb.

8 Airports To Avoid This Holiday Season

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.20.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

To avoid throngs of fellow passengers, consider swapping your SFO ticket for a seat on a plane leaving from Sacramento International.

Bomb Threat Scare At LAX

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Operations at LAX have ground to a halt Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into Terminal 2 and on a plane, reports the Los Angeles Times...

The Latest On That Free Wifi Deal At LAX

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Angelenos flying through LAX could soon be looking at sunny skies when it comes to free wifi at the airport. LA City Council’s Trade, Commerce, ...

No Free Wi-Fi At LAX Due To Suspicious Hiring Practices

Posted 06.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles International Airport may not be getting online just yet. The Los Angeles City Council put the brakes on establishing free Wi-Fi at LA...

Best News Ever About Los Angeles International Airport

Posted 06.05.2012 | Los Angeles

It's easy to dream of a free Wi-Fi connection when roaming the magazine stands, fast food stalls and duty free stores at LAX. Well, LAX is now prepare...

Pinkberry Co-Founder Arrested On Assault Warrant

Posted 01.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Things have taken a turn for the sour for Young Lee, a co-founder of the Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain famous for its tart frozen treats. Lee was ...

Spreading Good Old Holiday Cheer To LAX Travelers

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.07.2012 | Los Angeles

If you are worried that your holiday spirit will be squashed by long lines at the airport, the Trasportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Los...

Loaded Gun Missed By Lax LAX Security

Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel

A loaded .38-caliber handgun was discovered at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday as checked baggage was being loaded onto an Alaska Airlines fl...

More Economic Output "Bang" for Our Investment "Buck"

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

As the country slowly crawls out of the global economic recession, Los Angeles is taking bold steps to invest in infrastructure, create jobs, increase...

Exhibition Spotlight: Celebrating "Human Nature" At LAX

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Annie Buckley and Dane Picard WHAT: Human Nature WHEN: October 2010 - February 2011 WHERE: Los Angeles International Airport Gate One, Termina...

Modernized Tom Bradley International Terminal To Be Unveiled At LAX Today

89.3 KPCC | 6:06 a.m. | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

After more than three years of renovations at a cost of $737 million, an upgraded Tom Bradley International Terminal will be unveiled at LAX today. ...