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  • LAX May 23

    LAX Reminds Passengers to Travel Safely over Memorial Day Weekend

    With Memorial Day Weekend arriving, one of the busiest travel times at Los Angeles International Airport, officials are reminding people to travel safely and that they must wear a mask at the airport due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The safety and security of our guests and employees has always been our first priority, and since the global pandemic began,…

  • Mar 11

    Photos: This Is Daily Life Around SoCal in the Shadow of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Daily life has changed dramatically in Southern California. Freeways are free flowing. Baseball stadiums usually filled with the familiar sounds of cheering fans are now hushed. Movie theater marquees display public health recommendations instead of what’s showing inside. Even LAX, normally buzzing with activity at all hours, is a ghost town. Those are just some of the ripple effects of the...
  • Delta Air Lines May 9

    Delta Suspends Flights Out of Burbank, Long Beach Airports

    The air line says the services will remain suspended at least until September. As seen on the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020.

  • LAX May 10

    Coroner Identifies Man Killed In Apparent Construction-Related Accident At LAX

    The Coroner’s Office Sunday released the name of a 39-year-old man who was killed during an apparent construction-related accident at Los Angeles International Airport. The worker was identified as Juan Barajas, of Bloomington, California, according to the coroner’s office. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to 205 World Way at 5:57 a.m. Saturday, according to Nicholas Prange of the Los...

  • Delta Air Lines May 9

    Delta to Temporarily Suspend Service from Long Beach, Burbank Airports

    Delta Air Lines announced Friday that it plans to temporarily suspend service until at least September at 10 U.S. airports, including Long Beach and Burbank, while customer traffic is low due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move, effective next Wednesday, will temporarily consolidate the airline’s operations in several markets served by multiple airports and allow its front-line employees to...

  • san fernando valley May 9

    Task Force Votes to Send FAA Recommendations to Reduce Noise Over Homes

    The Southern San Fernando Valley Airplane Noise Task Force has voted to send 15 recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration to address months of complaints from residents about increased airplane noise and flight concentrations from both the Hollywood Burbank and Van Nuys airports, it was announced Friday. After two days of final deliberation, the recommendations approved Thursday included increasing climb…

  • LAX May 9

    Man Killed In Apparent Construction-Related Accident At LAX

    A man was killed Saturday during an apparent construction-related accident at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to 205 World Way at 5:57 a.m., according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department. LAFD confirmed the man who died was a worker and died at the scene. “Los Angeles World Airports’ thoughts and prayers…

  • LAX May 9

    Alleged Construction-Related Accident Leads to Worker’s Death at LAX

    As seen on Today in LA on Saturday, May 9, 2020.

  • coronavirus May 2

    Airports Have New Health Guidelines Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    Airports like LAX look very different these days, and because of the pandemic, they’re making adjustments. The NBC4 I-Team has learned of new guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 I-Team at 6 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020.

  • dogs May 3

    The LAX Pups Will Host a Dog-Cute DJ Bash

    Join a virtual “Sunday Funday” gathering helmed by Discover Los Angeles, Annenberg PetSpace, and LAX.

  • LAX May 2

    Airports Adjust Their Health Guidelines During Coronavirus Pandemic

    While airports like LAX look very different these days, they are still open for business and because of the coronavirus pandemic, they’re making adjustments. Empty check in stands and no lines is the harsh reality of airline travel during the pandemic. LAX is seeing about 95% less daily travelers than this time last year. With government and health officials only…

  • LAX Apr 30

    LAX Owner Projects Heavy Hit to Revenue As Air Traffic Declines

    The financial outlook for Los Angeles World Airports remains gloomy, with a budget forecast for next year providing scenarios in which its revenues will continue to decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commercial air traffic continues to be down about 95% compared to prior years at Los Angeles International Airport, according to Sean Burton, president of the Board of Airport…

  • road closures Apr 25

    Overnight Closures Planned for Road Work on 105 Freeway Near LAX

    Caltrans has announced that overnight closures are planned this weekend for the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway near Los Angeles International Airport so crews can re-stripe the roadway. The freeway is scheduled to be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday until to 8 a.m. Sunday between Sepulveda Boulevard and California Street. If the work is not completed during those hours, the freeway…

  • LAX Apr 4

    Portion of 105 Freeway to Close Near LAX Until Sunday Morning

    Los Angeles International Airport announced Friday that Caltrans will close all lanes of the westbound Interstate 105 Freeway at the Aviation Boulevard/La Cienega Boulevard exit, just east of the airport, starting Friday night. The lanes will be closed at 10 p.m. and reopen at 9 a.m. on Sunday for Caltrans to conduct bridge maintenance. All traffic must exit the westbound…

  • LAX Mar 28

    LAX FlyAway Service Times Change After Ridership Falls Nearly 30%

    Due to decreased ridership amid the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles World will reduce the frequency of FlyAway bus service on the Van Nuys and Union Station routes, and temporarily suspend operations on the Hollywood and Long Beach lines. “Ridership has declined sharply since the beginning of March, with 29.4 percent fewer riders March 1-23 than the same period last year,” according...

  • coronavirus Mar 14

    Suspected Fake Coronavirus Testing Kits Found at LAX

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered a shipment at LAX containing what authorities believe are fake coronavirus test kits from the United Kingdom, the agency said Saturday. The package, labeled as “Purified Water Vials,” had a declared value of nearly $200, according to a news release from the agency. While making an enforcement examination of the shipment on Thursday,…

  • LAX Mar 14

    LAX One of 13 Airports to Screen Returners for Coronavirus

    Los Angeles International Airport has been designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as one of 13 airports that will screen Americans and their immediate families returning from a list of restricted countries for the coronavirus. “Flights departing after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, March 13, 2020, and covered by the arrival restrictions regarding the countries of…

  • LAX Mar 12

    President Trump Restricts Travel From Europe for Foreigners

    The president announced restrictions for the travel ban. Christine Kim reported on NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

  • coronavirus Mar 7

    LAX Takes Steps to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

    LAX is taking extra measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. As seen on the NBC4 News March 6, 2020. 

  • coronavirus Mar 6

    Here’s What LAX is Doing to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

    Los Angeles International Airport officials reiterated Friday they are taking steps to reduce the spread of germs to protect employees and travelers from exposure to the coronavirus. Those steps include partnering with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Customs and Border Protection and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to implement federally mandated screening of...

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