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Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles At LAX

The Korean Air flight arrived from Seoul on Wednesday afternoon with 384 people aboard and an airport operations vehicle misguided the jet, which caused the incident, said airline spokeswoman Penny Pfaelzer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Santa Monica City Council Approves Plan To Take Over Portion Of Airport

City officials heard from aviation officials and local residents at a packed meeting Tuesday over the fate of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Report: ‘Serious’ Communication Flaws Hampered LAX Shooting Response

Lapses in communications between agencies hampered the emergency response to a deadly shooting last year at Los Angeles International Airport, according to a report released Tuesday.

03/18/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Airport Workers Rally Over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ At LAX After Man’s Death

Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report.

03/06/2014

The City Council is considering legislation similar to a living wage ordinance passed in 2007 for workers employed in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Proposed Pay Hike For Hotel Workers Would Nearly Double Minimum Wage

Under the proposal, employees at some of the city’s largest hotels could see a raise to a living wage of $15.37 an hour.

02/18/2014

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Report: Crime Up At LAX In 2013

A new report released Monday by Los Angeles World Airports found that reported crimes were up 10 percent at LAX in 2013.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

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Study: LAX Neighbors May Be Exposed To Toxic Particles From Airport Activity

Residents living near LAX may be exposed to extremely tiny particles from airport activity that carry toxins into the lungs, according to a City Council member.

01/09/2014

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LAX Passengers Face Post-Holiday Travel Rush, Massive Northeast Storm

The holiday season is winding down, but Thursday was still expected to be one of the busiest travel days at Southland airports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2014

Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, a children’s play area named “LAX Beach” has opened in the New Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo courtesy Westfield/LAX)

LAX Debuts Kids’ Playground At Bradley International Terminal

Now even the youngest travelers at LAX can enjoy their layovers.

12/19/2013

AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Rolls Out Expedited Screening Program At SoCal Airports

Travelers in Southern California can go through expedited security at airports nationwide under a new program offered by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

12/18/2013

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Lawsuit Delayed In Fight For Control Of Ontario Airport

A lawsuit over control of Southern California’s Ontario International Airport has been put on hold to allow Los Angeles and Ontario time to try to settle.

12/06/2013

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Operations Resume At LAX After Night Of Chaos

Operations at Los Angeles International Airport returned to normal on Saturday morning, a day after pandemonium erupted following a loud car crash and a concurrent anonymous call of a person with a gun.

11/23/2013

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Drift In Magnetic North Spurs Runway Updates At John Wayne Airport

John Wayne Airport is set to become the first airport in Southern California to re-number its runways in response to Earth’s changing magnetic field.

11/21/2013

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Merger OK’d, But US Airways, American Will Lose Gates At LAX

The Justice Department says an agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines will require the airlines to give up some airport gates at LAX.

11/12/2013

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