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Lyft begins LAX pick-up service today

The ride-hailing company Lyft will begin pick-up service at Los Angeles International Airport today, just in time for the holiday travel season. City leaders approved a blanket licensing agreement earlier this year to allow Lyft and similar companies, such as Uber, to apply for permits to operate at LAX alongside taxis, shuttles and other transportation services. Lyft, […]

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American Airlines jet makes emergency landing at LAX

An American Airlines jet made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport today after the plane was believed to have struck a bird shortly after takeoff. Flight 641 from Washington, D.C. reported a mechanical problem, but safely made it to Los Angeles and landed at 8:30 p.m., American Airlines spokeswoman Leslie Scott said. Declaring the need […]

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First charter flight to Cuba from LAX departs today

The inaugural charter flight between Los Angeles International Airport and Havana, Cuba, will depart today, creating the first West Coast link between the cities in light of improved U.S.-Cuban political relations. The American Airlines flight is scheduled to depart at 12:30 p.m., following a ceremony attended by Mayor Eric Garcetti and officials with the airline and LAX. The […]

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Where to eat healthy at LAX

According to the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, Los Angeles International Airport is #1 among 24 airports nationwide for healthy food choices. The report takes a look at “physician-approved customizable entrées at diners, cafés, chain restaurants, sports bars, and upscale restaurants at 24 of the nation’s busiest airports.” It found that: “71 percent of all […]

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LAX featuring nature-inspired work by two local artists in terminal 3

A pair of nature-inspired artworks will be on display at Los Angeles International Airport through next June, airport officials announced today. The works by artists Pontus Willfors and Cathy Weiss can be viewed in the arrivals level hallways of Terminal 3, which houses gates for JetBlue, Spirit, Virgin America, Allegiant Air, Boutique Air and Frontier. Willfors’ piece, titled “Douglas […]

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