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The LAX sign at the Century Boulevard entrance to Los Angeles International Airport
The LAX control tower and Theme Building


          (L os Angeles, California – March 30, 2012) The March issue of LAX Connection E-newsletter is now available online at  The newsletter provides information to the public and the travel-tourism industry about Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) passenger services and new air service.

            This month’s issue features news on the changing terminal locations for three airlines at LAX; United and Continental completing its merger at LAX; the rebranding of VAustralia to Virgin Australia; Turkish Airlines now operating daily service to Istanbul; JetBlue and Korean Air forming an interline agreement; Virgin America announcing two daily nonstop flights to Portland; American Airlines adding nonstop service to Washington beginning June 2012; and Malaysia Airlines announcing changes in their summer routes.

About Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

            LAX is the sixth busiest airport in the world and third in the United States, offering more than 600 daily flights to 91 domestic cities and more than 1,000 weekly nonstop flights to 56 cities in 32 countries on nearly 75 air carriers.  It ranks 13th in the world in air cargo tonnage processed.  In 2011, LAX served more than 61 million passengers, processed over 1.8 million tons of air cargo valued at nearly $80 billion, and handled 603,912 aircraft operations (landings and takeoffs).  LAX is part of a system of three Southern California airports – along with LA/Ontario International and Van Nuys general aviation – that are owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports, a proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles that receives no funding from the City’s general fund.  For more information about LAX, please visit or follow us on Twitter @LAX_Official, on Facebook at and on YouTube at .        


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