Some in the aviation community are calling for tighter laws and regulations after a potentially hazardous event was avoided at LAX involving a commercial flight and a drone.
The plane was making its final descent into the Los Angeles airport Sunday when the pilot reported the close call, according to audio obtained by NBC News.
Flight 623 departed New York’s JFK International Airport (JFK) for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 10:37 p.m.
The woman who helped launch a major overhaul of Los Angeles International Airport said Tuesday that she plans to retire after nearly eight years in charge.
A woman who died after being struck by a vehicle on Sepulveda Boulevard near LAX Wednesday night has been identified as an El Segundo resident.
The Northeast blizzard led to approximately 100 flight cancellations Tuesday at Los Angeles International Airport.
More than 70 flights were canceled Monday at Los Angeles International Airport due to a powerful winter storm battering the East Coast.
Meanwhile, two planes were evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a “security concern.”
The new FlyAway bus service to LAX, formerly touted by Mayor Garcetti as reliable, is under fire from customers who say they were stranded and late for their flights.
Work on the runways at Los Angeles International Airport will mean some flight delays starting in March.
Local airport police say there is no specific threat against LAX, but they are working with federal law enforcement officials to make sure travelers are safe and are reminding them to be vigilant.
A Delta Airlines plane Tuesday landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport after the crew reported a mechanical issue in flight.
A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing on Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport.
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that 43.4 million people made LA their ultimate destination last year — up more than 1 million from 2013.
Southern California’s tourism industry is booming, shown in part by the 70.7 million passengers that passed through Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, making it the nation’s second-busiest airport.