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Los Angeles Airport Reopens after Police Say Report of LAX Shooter Unfounded

Los Angeles Airport Reopens after Police Say Report of LAX Shooter Unfounded

Some two weeks after three terminals at John F. Kennedy International Airport were evacuated and the airport was shut down due to erroneous reports of shots fired, the Central Terminal Area at Los Angeles International Airport was shut down for the same reason.
Just like at JFK, “loud noises” were misinterpreted. Authorities at JFK believe banging on tables or other loud noises when Usain Bolt won the gold medal for the …

Delta to Launch New Flights to Mexico

Delta to Launch New Flights to Mexico

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to begin three new routes to Mexico come December. The carrier will begin New York-Cancun, Los Angeles-Los Cabos, and Kansas City-Cancun service all on December 17.
Flights will depart New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport daily at 8:55 a.m. and arrive at Cancun International Airport at 1:13 p.m. Return flights will depart at 2:10 p.m. and arrive at 5:57 p.m.
Flights from Los Angeles …

Southwest to Begin Service From Los Angeles to 3 Mexican Cities

Southwest to Begin Service From Los Angeles to 3 Mexican Cities

Southwest Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to three Mexican destinations from Los Angeles on December 4.
The carrier will begin daily service to Puerto Vallarta, as well as twice-daily flights to both Cancun and Los Cabos.
All routes are subject to approval by the Mexican government.
Last month, Southwest received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fly to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta from Oakland, California. This …

American to Double Los Angeles-Toronto Service with Premium Transcon Service

American to Double Los Angeles-Toronto Service with Premium Transcon Service

American Airlines plans to add an additional flight between Los Angeles and Toronto, Canada, starting in September.
The flight will reportedly run during the Toronto Film Festival, which takes place from September 7 through September 14. The Fort Worth-based airline will operate the additional flight using the same Airbus A321T aircraft it uses on its premium transcon routes that link New York with San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The move is apparently …

Virgin America to Add Extra Flights From Newark to LAX, SFO

Virgin America to Add Extra Flights From Newark to LAX, SFO

Virgin America announced that it plans to increase service from Newark to both Los Angeles and San Francisco starting November 18. At that point, the airline will offer four daily non-stop flights to each of the two cities from Newark Liberty International Airport. It currently offers three to each destination.
Flights will depart Newark at 8 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:05 p.m., and 5:59 pm., and will arrive at Los Angeles International …

WestJet to Add Dozens of New Flights in the Fall

WestJet to Add Dozens of New Flights in the Fall

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet announced its winter schedule Monday.
The Calgary-based airline said it plans to add a number of new routes to both domestic and international destinations starting later this year.
New routes include non-stop weekly service between Regina and Orlando, Florida, to start October 27 and new flights from Toronto to destinations that include Aruba; Kingston, Jamaica; Myrtle Beach; San Jose and Liberia, Costa Rica, and Port of Spain.
The carrier …

Delta Unveils $1.9 Billion Relocation and Expansion Project at LAX

Delta Unveils $1.9 Billion Relocation and Expansion Project at LAX

Delta Air Lines announced on Wednesday ambitious plans to relocate and expand its existing operations at Los Angeles International Airport.
The announcement follows the approval of a terminal facilities lease and license by the airport’s governing body, the Board of Commissioners.
“This agreement represents a monumental step forward as we invest billions to make LAX the world-class airport that Angelenos and our visitors expect and deserve,” said the city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti.
The …