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LAX forewarns of mid-July traffic chaos near airport

June 28, 2011 by

Whether you are traveling from LAX airport or any other airport, it is vital that you get there with plenty of time so that you can safely make your flight. Unfortunately, airlines will wait for no man. Whether you are late due to your alarm clock not going off or because you have been stuck in traffic, once the gates are closed, they are closed. You will have to face up to the fact that you will not be boarding… read more »

Should LAX passengers pack valuables in their suitcases?

June 27, 2011 by

For those traveling through LAX airport – or any other airport for that matter – it can be difficult to determine what you should pack into your hand luggage and what you should pack in your suitcase for checked luggage. Many people end up putting valuable items, including cash, in their checked luggage, but some officials are now warning against this in light of recent thefts. According to reports two U.S. Transportation Security Administration officers have been arrested in the… read more »

LAX airport proving increasingly popular

June 15, 2011 by

According to recently released figures, the number of passengers that have been passing through the hugely popular LAX airport has increased year on year, reflecting the increasing popularity of this international travel hub. The airport has reported that in April there was a significant rise in the number of passengers passing through the terminal. Over the course of April this year more than five million passengers are said to have passed through LAX, which reflected an increase of 7.2 percent… read more »

Dressing for LAX

June 14, 2011 by

Most people would not really think much about what they should wear to LAX airport when they are traveling, as they simply want to get through the airport and get on their flight. However, it is important to consider what you wear, both for your own comfort and to make the check in and security process a smoother one for both you and the airport staff. Many people head off to the airport dressed to the nines, with jewelery hanging… read more »

Dogs trained to aid anti-terrorism at LAX

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For many years now, LAX airport and other international airports around the world have deployed specially trained dogs to help combat problems such as drug smuggling. These dogs have been trained to sniff out drugs so that authorities can take the appropriate action and reduce the risk of drugs being smuggled in or out of the country. However, it seems that dogs are set to play an even bigger part in helping to keep citizens and travelers safe, with LAX… read more »

How to Save Money When Traveling

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Traveling is costly and keeps getting more expensive all the time.  Not only have airfare prices gone up, but everything associated with travel has been on the rise.  There are some ways to save money as well as some ways to avoid extra charges. Airfare Try to save money on your airfare by purchasing your ticket well in advance.  Check with the travel agent to find out about any special fares that you may qualify for.  Be sure to ask… read more »

Picking up passengers now more convenient at LAX

June 9, 2011 by

For the many people that drive to LAX to pick up passengers, such as friends and family, that are arriving here, things have recently become a little more convenient and simple. This is because LAX now enables those picking people up to wait for free in a Cell Phone Waiting Lot which is located at the intersection of 96th Street and Vicksburg Avenue in Westchester. This convenient new lot opened at the end of April and has twenty five spaces… read more »

LAX to celebrate 50th anniversary with treat for plane spotters

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Later this month LAX airport will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with a treat for plane spotters. The airport is holding a ‘Sunday Morning Coffee’ event, which will be aimed at aviation enthusiasts, plane spotters, and the general public. The event is set to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the Observation Deck on top of the Theme Building at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The date for the event is June 19th 2011, and it has… read more »

Be prepared when traveling from LAX

June 7, 2011 by

Every year many passengers pass through LAX in order to jet off somewhere either on holiday or on business. No matter what your reason for traveling, it can be quite a stressful process particularly when it comes to packing. It is important to be very organized when packing for travel from LAX as there are many things that you will be prohibited from taking in your hand luggage and many others things that you will need to have at hand… read more »

Summer Airport Travel Tips

June 3, 2011 by

Traveling in the summer can be fun and exciting but it can also prove to be stressful.  With summer comes a much larger group of travelers.  Many families take their yearly vacations when the children are out of school and when the weather is warm.  As a result, airports are much busier than ever. Airport Parking Parking at the airport can be a big issue, especially if you don’t think about it ahead of time at airports such as LAX,… read more »