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America’s push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year

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 Airlines Enhances Five Star Service with Private Airport Entrance, Security Screening and Helicopter Transfers

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.

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How Southwest Airlines Looks to Grow in Los Angeles

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, Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on $1.6 Billion Reimagining of Terminals 4 and 5

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

LAX now leads nation in ‘automated’ lanes designed to speed bag screening

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.

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