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Bird flies into LAX power line causing surge

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A bird flew into a high-voltage power line serving Los Angeles International Airport today, affecting some baggage and conveyance systems at five terminals, but not impacting any flights, authorities said. It happened about 6:45 a.m., and caused a power surge that required crews to reset the systems in Terminals 2, 4, […]

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Long Beach man arrested for stealing bags from LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Long Beach man was in custody today for allegedly stealing baggage from claim areas at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. Ryan Green, 23, was arrested on Sunday by members of the Los Angeles Airport Crime Task Force, and was booked on suspicion of commercial burglary, airport police said. Green was being held on […]

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Israel: The tiny country that could

PART 1: Getting There: First Leg of the Journey & Observations Usually when I’m invited to go on a press trip, my family and friends are very excited for me. When my trip to Israel materialized, I eagerly shared with everyone what for me what was great news. Their smiles suddenly faded and were replaced […]

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LAX executive director to retire

m4s0n501 LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Gina Marie Lindsey, who has led the city agency that operates Los Angeles International Airport for nearly eight years, overseeing an ambitious redevelopment of the Tom Bradley International Terminal, announced today that she plans to retire. Lindsey has been the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports since June 4, 2007. Lindsey, who has […]

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70+ million passed through LAX in 2014

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Touting the region’s burgeoning tourism industry, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that about 70.7 million passengers passed through Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, making it the nation’s second-busiest airport.   According to airport officials, LAX ranked as the nation’s third-busiest in 2013, behind Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International and Chicago O’Hare International. The […]

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