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LAX to JFK -- Who to Choose?

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Terry Gardner

For the last few years, several actors and other frequent travelers have told me that when it comes to flights between LA and Manhattan, they choose between two carriers: JetBlue Airways or Virgin America Airlines.

LAX Shut Down By Security Breach

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A man who walked onto an airplane with a bag flagged for further inspection touched off a security breach Thursday that delayed 15...

SF Airport Video Criticizes Airport Resembling LAX

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

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The New and Improved International Gateway to LA

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

This morning, I was at LAX to proudly unveil the $737 million Bradley Terminal renovation project that has improved passenger convenience and safety. ...

Report From DC: 30/10 On Right Track

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

I asked leaders in DC to help us with Measure R by accelerating our 12 transit projects so we can build them in ten years instead of 30. They are listening.

Thomas Friedman: LAX As Metaphor For America

nytimes.com | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(Found via LA Observed) I was traveling via Los Angeles International Airport -- LAX -- last week. Walking through its faded, cramped domestic termin...

Public Space = Public Health

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In a city with many neighborhoods starved for public space, CicLAvia promotes a creative way to make over LA for a few hours a week by converting city streets to pedestrian thoroughfares.

$1.55B LAX Renovation Breaking Ground Today

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Construction began Monday on a $1.5 billion project to expand the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport &nda...

Stolen Plane Lands At LAX

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A man with an expired student pilot license allegedly stole a single-engine plane from a small airfield near San Diego, flew it no...

Take That, Newark!: LAX Finishes Next To Last Among Major Airports

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

J.D Power has released its annual survey of large airports in the US, and as is customary, Los Angeles' aging international airport has finished near ...

I'll Have a BRT With the Sepulveda Pass

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Every time I go over that damn Pass there's something missing for me. And that something is a light rail line running up the center divide of the freeway.

LAX Among Airports Hit by New Security Overreaction

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

A Christmas Day alleged attempt to blow up a Delta-Northwest jet from Amsterdam to Detroit resulted in a hasty regrouping by security officials. But do their latest measures make any sense?

Stop Yawning and Start Building Trains and Other Infrastructure

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joel Epstein

If we want to join the Chinese and other innovators in finding solutions to our clean energy and infrastructure challenges we need to wake up before we sleep through the Green Revolution

Dozens Of LAX Flights Canceled Due To East Coast Storms

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

At least 38 flights from Los Angeles International airport to East Coast destinations hit by winter storms were canceled Saturday, airport officials s...

The Not-Too-Distant Future of Air Travel: Drop That Sippy Cup!

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bob Geiger

At Los Angeles International Airport a suspicious toddler was recently subdued by alert Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while creating a disturbance.

No Charges For Tyson In Scuffle With Photographer

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Mike Tyson and a photographer won't face charges after their scuffle last month at Los Angeles International Airport, city prosecu...

Joan Crawford to James Cameron: "Even I Signed Autographs" (Video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

2009-12-26-Screenshot20091226at10.07.41AM.jpg I know we buy petroleum from a terrorist nation or two, but must Americans give this guy our dollar?

Jet Stopped At LAX, Two Men Removed By Police

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Officials say there is no threat aboard a United Airlines aircraft that was cleared of passengers and searched in Los Angeles afte...

LAX: Two Men Removed From New York-Bound Flight In Los Angeles

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- Authorities removed two men from a United Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport for suspicious behavior on Mon...

United Airlines Ripping Consumers Off?

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Renee

United Airlines is emerging from a bankruptcy filing and flying in the wrong direction when it comes to customer satisfaction. Robbing customers blind every chance they get is simply bad business.

Rapper Subdues Bomb Suspect on LAX Flight

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Leon Roker

According to his publicist, none other than Atlanta rapper Asher Roth was involved in detaining the man who just made a bomb threat on an Atlanta-to-L...

LAX Passengers Trapped On Plane For Nine Hours (VIDEO)

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

via the LA Times Normally, a flight from San Salvador to Los Angeles takes 4 1/2 hours. On Sunday, however, a TACA International Airlines flight to...

Is This Legal? TMZ Livestreams From LAX

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TMZ has made a recent habit of livestreaming from "celebrity hotspots" (The Ivy, The Arclight, The Grove) and seminal celebrity events (Heath Ledger's...

Airport Screeners At LAX Missed 75 Percent Of Fake Bombs

USA Today | Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Security screeners at two of the nation's busiest airports failed to find fake bombs hidden on undercover agents posing as passengers in more than 60%...