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Normality returns to airports following hurricane

August 28, 2011 by

The recent chaos that has ensued in the wake of Hurricane Irene across the East coast of the USA has caused a lot of problems for many people. Of course, many industries have also been affected, the airline industry being just one of them. There has been disruption at East coast airports as a result of the hurricane with thousands of flights being affected by the severe disruption. Over the weekend alone close to twelve thousand flights were cancelled because… read more »

Blown tires lead to emergency landing at LAX

August 27, 2011 by

According to recent reports an airline pilot made a dramatic yet perfect emergency landing at LAX Airport recently as a result of two blown tires on the aircraft. The jumbo jet had over four hundred passengers aboard and made its emergency landing at LAX in front of watching camera crews and onlookers, who waited with bated breath. The flight was a Philippine Airlines one, which was headed to Manila. The tires are said to have blown on the aircraft while… read more »

Jet way collapse causes injuries at LAX

August 25, 2011 by

While airport officials at LAX International Airport try to keep passengers as safe as possible, it isn’t always possible to avoid all accidents. There is always the potential to have accidents that can occur in various parts of the huge airport even when people are getting off an aircraft. In a recent incident at LAX International Airport, two people suffered injuries as a result of a jet way collapse. According to officials the two people that were affected were hurt… read more »

Traveling from LAX: FAQs

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Many people who are planning to travel from LAX International Airport for the first time may have a variety of questions before they head off so that they can make their trip more convenient and manageable. Some of these are listed below. How long before my flight must I arrive at the airport? This can vary based on the airline, the time of day that you are flying and other factors. It is advisable to contact the airline the day… read more »

American Airlines workers at LAX enjoy customer service victory

August 24, 2011 by

Employees of American Airlines at LAX International Airport have been celebrating recently after enjoying a customer service victory. The airline recently announced the top five airports in relation to improved customer service and problem solving for the second quarter of this year, as part of a program called the ‘Customer Cup’. The staff at American Airlines at LAX has received the honor as a result of improvements seen and noted in customers service levels. A number of different aspects of… read more »

LA Airport Commissioner resigns

August 22, 2011 by

It was reported recently that Walter Zifkin has resigned early from the Board of Airport Commissioners, with his resignation coming four years early. The former chief executive for William Morris Endeavor Entertainment was heavily involved in guiding the improvements and modernization of the LAX Airport for a number of years. The seventy five year old was appointed in 2004 by the Mayor, James Hahn. He said that the reason behind his retirement was because he wanted to pursue personal interests… read more »

Keeping yourself and your belongings safe at LAX

August 17, 2011 by

If you are traveling through LAX airport then you will be traveling through an extremely busy airport, which has a lot of human traffic passing through and can become quite daunting and stressful. One of the things that you need to consider when traveling from such a busy airport is how to keep yourself and your belongings safe and secure, as it can be all too easy to find yourself very open and vulnerable to a range of situations in… read more »

LAX Airport officer accused of sexual assault

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An officer from LAX airport has been accused by a female passenger of sexual assault and has been placed on administrative leave as a result of an investigation. A young woman has alleged that the officer made sexual remarks and then assaulted her after she arrived at LAX airport security. The twenty five year old female was apparently traveling with friends when the male officer called her over stating “I just wanted to see that sexy ass walk over here.”… read more »

Getting Through Airport Security Quickly

August 16, 2011 by

If you have ever traveled via airplane, you know the hassle of getting through airport security. If you have never flown before, then you have most likely heard horror stories about getting through airport security. It can certainly be a headache, especially with the restrictions, rules and regulations put into effect over the past few years. However, if you know how the whole airport security system works, you can actually get through quite smoothly. It does not require rocket science…. read more »

Fired TSA worker from LAX received payout

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It was reported recently that a transgender TSA employee who was based at LAX Airport received a five figure payout from the company after she was fired for using the ladies’ toilets at the airport. According to reports Ashley Yang was ordered to dress like a male and engage in patting down men during security checks. Yang is said to have informed the Human Resources department that she was born male and had not had any sex change surgery. However,… read more »