With roadway traffic mounting, Los Angeles International Airport soon will bar rideshare and taxi drivers from picking up passengers outside its terminals, forcing travelers to ride shuttle buses to a nearby parking lot where they will be matched with a car. Continue reading American and Alaska Airlines Cut Back Loyalty Ties
When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport. Global trade group the Airports Council estimates U.S. airports will need $128 billion in upgrades by 2023. Continue reading America’s push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year
American partners with The Private Suite and Blade at LAX and JFK
American Airlines is expanding its exclusive Five Star Service options for its top customers traveling through Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). The new additions offer off-terminal entrance and private screening service with The Private Suite in LAX and a unique effortless travel experience to JFK or LAX airports with Blade, a digitally powered aviation company.
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. For years, Los Angeles has considered building a new terminal, just east of Southwest Airlines’ Terminal 1, in what is today an airport-owned parking lot. Continue reading How Southwest Airlines Looks to Grow in Los Angeles
American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officially broke ground on a $1.6 billion modernization project to fully reimagine Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminals 4 and 5. The project marks American’s largest individual investment at an airport in its 92-year history and reaffirms the airline’s commitment to Los Angeles. Continue reading American Airlines, Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on $1.6 Billion Reimagining of Terminals 4 and 5
As Delta prepares for the upcoming construction of the Delta Sky Way at LAX, security screening in Terminal 3 will be relocated to level one beginning today. There is no change to the security screening process in Terminal 2.
Los Angeles International Airport is the nation’s second-busiest airport, but it is now No. 1 in the number of new “automated” lanes designed to speed security screenings.
LAX last week added 14 lanes that use multiple conveyor belts to allow five passengers to simultaneously unload bags, shoes and clothes into bins to be screened. Airline officials say the lanes can make screenings up to 30% faster.
American Airlines has officially opened the latest of its revamped Flagship Lounges, with a 14,500 square foot facility at Los Angeles International airport.